Larry Tomczak, Intercessors for American Board member, recently wrote an article where he encourages those praying for the president. He spoke with Ralph Reed, former executive director of the Christian Coalition and currently president of Century Strategies, who spoke with key national leaders last month. Out of those meetings, Reed highlighted four primary areas where Christians must be faithful to pray.
Our elected officials and Trump Cabinet members know what to do but with nonstop attacks and media bias we must remain faithful to pray they have divine enablement to carry out the tasks no matter what the price.
An official told Ralph that when he returns home his own teenagers face such intense opposition he has to encourage them not to waver but stay on the path of righteousness. Our leaders, their spouses and their families need our prayer support in this critical area.
High-level officials standing for righteousness are prime targets of the enemy! A cursory review of history highlighting leaders standing on God’s side of the aisle, reminds us of the dangerous waters prominent leaders must navigate. 1 Timothy 2:1-3 directs us to pray “first of all” for them.
Our adversary’s strategy has always been to divide and conquer. Ralph pointed out the sniping on Capitol Hill and the constant distortion of truth that brings confusion and division.
He emphasized that we are on the verge of taking back ground for which we’ve long contended. We must remain grateful for the gains that have been made and remember God sent them into the promised land to take it “little by little” (Deut. 7:22).
“Courage is not the absence of fear but the overcoming of it!”
The meltdown in our culture and the hostility of those standing against God’s unchanging standards are intense. Attempts to squelch freedom of religion and freedom of speech are evident on college campuses and in the news media weekly.
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