A COMMENTARY FROM THE HEART

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There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.  – Proverbs 21:30

God has impressed on me to ask everyone to pray for the President elect and pray for America.  I know most of us have been doing that for a very long time, but when God gives me a job to do…  I do it.

prayGod does not care which side of the political fence you sit on – and neither do I.  We need to unite and pray as God’s children – it’s as simple as that.

On January 20th, the President elect will become the President.  He has so much work to do in his first 100 days – I certainly do not envy his position.  Let’s come together and pray for God to give him the courage, strength, humility to lean on Him, and especially wisdom to do the right thing for Americans everywhere!

Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?  – 2 Chronicles 1:1

So that they may offer sacrifices pleasing to the God of heaven and pray for the well-being of the king and his sons.  – Ezra 6:10

For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good.  But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason.  They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.  – Romans 13:4

Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile.  Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.  – Jeremiah 29:7

In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water that he channels toward all who please him.  – Proverbs 21:1

 

Our Heavenly Father,

We humbly bow before You to ask Your blessings on our President elect, Donald Trump.  We pray that you would endow him with Your wisdom and knowledge as he makes decisions that will affect Americans everywhere.  May he execute justice for everyone equally.  We pray that You would build a hedge and surround him with angels at all times.  Keep him healthy and safe please.  Help him to stay focused and energized from above.  May he stay encouraged and positive about the direction America heads from now on.  Please help him to pursue peace and prosperity for Americans as he has promised to do.  Above all, we pray for Your perfect will to be done in our country, Lord.  May we be a blessing to You every day as we are showered with blessings every day.

We ask all of this in the precious name of Christ Jesus our Lord,

Amen.

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During this administration, it’s my hope and prayer that our country will turn back to God and understand that it’s HE who will make America truly great.  May He guide and direct our new President and keep him as only He can.  🙂

 

 

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A COMMENTARY FROM THE HEART

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I COULD NOT HAVE DONE THIS

Have you ever wondered how people cope with difficulties if they do not have the Lord in their hearts and lives? All you have to do is turn on your television to learn the answer to that question. There are so many addictions to choose from! I’ve been asked if I think a person can get too much Christianity – too much “Jesus” in their lives. Well, no I don’t think you can go overboard on your walk with the Lord.

I’m so thankful for God’s Holy Spirit in my life! I acknowledge His working in my life every day. To be honest, I don’t think I could take my next breath without Him. If that’s too radical, then so be it. Remember the guy who said his barns were all full and he made all these lofty plans to build more barns to store more of his stuff? God called him and fool and said that night his life would be required of him – he was gonna die.

When we get to thinking we are indestructible and infallible, we are treading on dangerous ground. When we have the attitude that we are somehow self-made, God can and will humble us and quickly. Back in the Ten Commandments we are told that our God is a jealous God – He will not have anything or anyone compete with Him. God is either Lord of all, or He’s not Lord at all. Those are the choices. There is no middle ground.

If someone would have told me a year ago that I would be writing a blog post on a fairly regular basis, I would not have believed it!  A dyslexic writer – ???  That’s an oxymoron if ever I heard one.  But you know what?  The glory goes to God because He is definitely guiding me!

Old McDonald was dyslexic, I-E-I-E-O.  – Billy Connolly

I could not have taken on so much this year if He was not leading me. God has a plan for my life and every morning I wake up with a new enthusiasm, anxious to watch His plan for my life be revealed a little more. Where are these opportunities leading? I don’t know, but that’s okay! My heavenly Father knows! That’s good enough for me! 🙂