Praying That God Will Bless America

Posted on January 18, 2017.

This Friday will be the historic day when the world will witness one of the wonders of our American way of life; the peaceful transfer of government. It is incumbent upon us as Americans, and even more so as Christians, to pray for those who God allows to be in places of authority. For the past eight years we, at Northside Baptist Church, have been faithful to lift up our President week by week in prayer even though many of his policies have stood against principles clearly taught in the Scriptures. While we did not always agree with his stands, we continued to pray for him and his safety.

Now, I understand that there are many who did not vote for our President-Elect. This is and has been the case in every election our nation has conducted. Yet, understanding the American way of government, losing parties have consistently stepped aside to allow our nation to move forward. I urge you to follow God’s directive to pray for those who are in authority over us. Pray that God will lead, guide and protect President Trump and Vice President Pence as they take office. Pray for our Senate and Congress. Pray that God would use those in power to draw our nation together under His holy will. Whether or not you voted for the new administration, we must come together in praying for it’s success. A successful administration will lead our nation to greater success and that would be a blessing for us all. A truly successful administration will call us together as “One Nation under God.”

Praying that God will bless America,
Bro. Jerry