Please Plan To Participate In The National Day Of Prayer On May 2

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April 18, 2013

Our nation is in a crucial time and in serious need of prayer. We face grave challenges on every front and most of all, the spiritual front. We’re sure you sense the peril that we, as a country, are in as never before. Even as our nation deals with the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Boston, the deep ideological divisions in our nation remain. Faith-based institutions are being forced to fund abortions, our national debt continues to skyrocket while cities are going bankrupt, pornography is running rampant on the Internet and we are potentially one Supreme Court vote away from making same-sex “marriage” the law of the land.

But we are not as those who have no hope. Our hope is in the Lord, the maker of Heaven and Earth.

This is a reminder that the National Day of Prayer is coming up on Thursday, May 2. It’s a day when Americans will gather together to pray that God will grant us mercy and send us the help we need to turn our nation back to Him. The theme this year is “Pray for America.” The Scripture that that the organizers have chosen to highlight this theme is Matthew 12:21:

In His name the nations will put their hope.

While we will continue to work hard to ensure that the Virginia General Assembly passes laws that protect life, marriage and our religious liberty in the commonwealth, we are convinced that only through the Lord will our state and nation be saved.┬áPlease consider finding a local gathering and participating this year. For your convenience, click here to visit the National Day of Prayer official website. There, you can find locations of announced events as well as other useful information. Click on the “Events” tab to find a prayer gathering near you.

The National Day of Prayer is an important time for us to stop and recognize our need for the Lord as a nation. We all know what a critical time this is. Let us not neglect the One who can deliver us from the dangers that await us if we fail to act.

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3 Responses to “Please Plan To Participate In The National Day Of Prayer On May 2”

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  2. els says:

    Why hasn’t Family Foundation protested publicly the scum morality of Governor McDonnell!?

    Treating his daughter’s wedding like a racketeering scheme! Scum morality! And, all the while claiming to respect and protect the ‘holiness’ of marriage!

    Perverse hypocrisy and scum morality from the Governor. And, from Family Foundation.

    http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/latest-news/cuccinelli-sold-remaining-star-scientific-shares-at-nearly-loss/article_d7999012-6372-5b6c-91c7-562dffd922c0.html

  3. Isabel says:

    Els~
    I would add to your very good point, the following issues they do not take a stand on:
    1. Death penalty
    2. War
    3. Westboro Baptist
    4. Background checks on guns
    5. Torture
    6. Cuccinelli/ Star Scientific

    And further, why didn’t they support Sister Simone/ Nuns on a Bus? That was a great example of a person in the church fighting for social justice.

    I would love to see them become more well rounded,, and address these issues. Unfortunately, they are too myopic to look at anything other abortion, gay and homeschooling rights.

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