Praying for our Nation and State
This Tuesday, April 28th, the Supreme Court will be hearing a case on same sex marriage. The court's decision will have an impact on the state of Kentucky as well as other states in our nation. We will have a time of prayer on April 28th at 12:00 noon at LWC in the worship center.
We are living in a time that reminds me of Jeremiah's day. We, as a nation, no longer look to Christ and His ways for direction. We have, instead, ceased to drink the living water of God's grace and have dug our own wells of self-gratification and independence from the Maker of heaven and earth. Our culture rejects the authority of God's Word and has replaced it with our own hedonistic desires.
The sad truth the Bible reveals is that the Sovereign God will allow people and nations to reject His good name. Romans 1 describes what happens when we worship the creature rather than the Creator. He turns us over to our desires and in due time we will reap the penalty of lawlessness.
Marriage is a fresh well the Lord Himself dug for us to drink. Through it He provides encouragement, pleasure, companionship, and even children. God instituted marriage long before our great nation existed. Marriage between one man and one woman is His definition of marriage. We now come to a crossroads as a nation and a state. Will we look unto God and drink from His well, or will we reject His refreshing water, dig our own well, and redefine God's definition of marriage?
We can, as a nation, forsake God and not honor Him as God or give thanks. We can become futile in our speculations and our foolish heart can become darkened. The Lord will give us what we want and turn us over to our lusts and desires. The result of rejecting His word will be devastating for individuals and for our state and nation.
We can, as a nation and state, fix our eyes on Christ. We can drink from the Fountain of living water and reap the blessings and benefits of obedience. We can honor God and give him due praise. Those of us who live according to His Word will experience God's delight and blessing for ourselves and for our state and nation.
Join me this Tuesday to pray for Kentucky and our nation!
"For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, to hew for themselves cisterns, broken cisterns that can hold no water."