“No People can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand, which conducts the Affairs of men more than the People of the United States. Every step, by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation, seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency.”
– President George Washington, from his first inaugural address, April 30, 1789.
WASHINGTON – What advice would George Washington have for voters in 2016?
“Pray,” he would probably say.
Not just because the bombastic presidential campaign of 2016 has been so unlike any other in U.S. history, and may well prove to be one of the most consequential.
But also because the nation’s first president didn’t just truly believe in the power of prayer. He believed prayer was indispensable to the welfare of the republic.
Many Americans still feel that way.
That’s why some the nation’s most well-known Christian churches and organizations have organized a non-partisan three-night prayer rally on Capitol Hill, culminating on the evening the ballots are counted, when the nation will find out if the next president will be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump….. [read more]
2 Chronicles 7:14 If My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves, pray, seek, crave, and require of necessity My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.