40 Days of Prayer to Change America
(Day 31: Freedom)
"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery." --- Galatians 5:1
Freedom has a high value in God's Kingdom --- not a freedom to do as you please, but rather a freedom to please God. Freedom is a gift of God and is to be treasured. As you pray for America, pray that the Spirit of Freedom would be rekindled. Paul encouraged the Galatians to "stand firm" against any attempt to take away their freedom. There are certainly many today who fear that our freedom to live lives pleasing to God is being eroded by growing governmental control over many aspects of our lives. Praying for freedom is praying a Kingdom value into our nation.
- Pray for vigilance over any erosion of freedom.
- Pray that we will not again be burdened with the yoke of slavery.
Thank You, Lord, that You have set us free from bondage. Thank You for the founders of our nation who built that love and respect for freedom into the core of who we are. Amen.
(reprinted from Charisma magazine)