Today is the annual National Day of Prayer which will be recognized in Washington D.C. and at thousands of gatherings around the country.
This special day of prayer is a healthy reminder for us all. Has it ever been more self-evident that we ought to turn our hearts to God in prayer—individually, in our communities and collectively as a nation?
It’s hard to make the point better than did President Abraham Lincoln—back in 1863—when he proclaimed a day of prayer. He wrote:
it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.
Won’t you join me and all of us at Salem Media as we set our hearts toward God on this National Day of Prayer?[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/262487199″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]