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How The U.S. Government Prayed Back In The Day

The following is a fine example of how the God-Fearing men who founded this nation prayed before they began the business of government of this nation. I pray that God will raise up more people today who will pray like this... and that they will mean it!

The First Prayer of the Continental Congress, 1774:
O Lord our Heavenly Father, high and mighty King of kings, and Lord of lords, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers on earth and reignest with power supreme and uncontrolled over all the Kingdoms, Empires and Governments; look down in mercy, we beseech Thee, on these our American States, who have fled to Thee from the rod of the oppressor and thrown themselves on Thy gracious protection, desiring to be henceforth dependent only on Thee.
To Thee have they appealed for the righteousness of their cause; to Thee do they now look up for that countenance and support, which Thou alone canst give. Take them, therefore, Heavenly Father, under Thy nurturing care; give them wisdom in Council and valor in the field; defeat the malicious designs of our cruel adversaries; convince them of the unrighteousness of their Cause and if they persist in their sanguinary purposes, of own unerring justice, sounding in their hearts, constrain them to drop the weapons of war from their unnerved hands in the day of battle!
Be Thou present, O God of wisdom, and direct the councils of this honorable assembly; enable them to settle things on the best and surest foundation. That the scene of blood may be speedily closed; that order, harmony and peace may be effectually restored, and truth and justice, religion and piety, prevail and flourish amongst the people.
Preserve the health of their bodies and vigor of their minds; shower down on them and the millions they here represent, such temporal blessings as Thou seest expedient for them in this world and crown them with everlasting glory in the world to come. All this we ask in the name and through the merits of Jesus Christ, Thy Son and our Savior. Amen.
-Reverend Jacob Duché, Rector of Christ Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (First spoken before God on September 7, 1774, 9 o’clock a.m.)
Please join me in Praying For America...

One Nation Under God U.S.A. is asking our
Members, Friends, and all other God - Fearing Patriotic Americans to join us, all across America, today, and each day thereafter; but especially, and collectively in groups, on the last Saturday of every month, to pray for this People and this Nation.
All of us are concerned for the future of America. Many of us are becoming increasingly more involved in local and national politics. The American people are beginning to rise up again and take their government back from the mostly God-less group in Washington, D.C.
Be Warned: If we as a nation, continue to ignore God, His Laws, and His Word, we will not succeed!
Only God can rid us of the evil in our society today.
Only God can forgive our national sins and restore this nation.
Only God can protect us from our enemies and provide for our safety.
Only God can again unify us in truth and restore this country to a right pathway to a better future.
We must do our part first!

"If my people, who are called by my name,
will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face,
and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven,
and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land." (II Chronicles 7:14)

God - Fearing Americans must stand up and repent of our national sins in the stead of our fellow Americans that don't yet know how to, or may not care to! Sin is what is separating our nation from God and his blessings.
Confessing our sins (even the sins of others in our nation) and repenting of our personal and national sins, will remove that separation!
"Confess your faults one to another,
and pray for one another, that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much." (James 5:16)
Today and on the last Saturday of every month, gather with fellow Members, Friends and Family. Find a public place and PRAY to our God and our Creator.
"Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of Grace,
that we may obtain Mercy and find Grace to help in time of need." (Hebrews 4:16) 
Pray For Our Nation:
If you want to help save America... This is the most important thing we can do to restore our nation!
We ask you to commit to pray for our country seven days a week. Set aside time in your car, during your coffee break, or before bedtime. We ask you to make this personal prayer commitment to our nation. It involves praying for seven centers of power, seven days a week: Government, Military, Media, Business, Education, Church and Family. By remembering these specific prayer points, we can cover all Americans with God's power.
"God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?" -Benjamin Franklin 
You cannot fix a broken Christian nation without Christ. America today needs a lot more Jesus in it! (John 15:4-5)
If you would like to assemble with others who are called by His name, in your area, this Saturday at noon, please let us know. We would be happy to put you in contact with groups praying near you.
Join us as we gather in fellowship and in prayer before The Great King over all the earth, and practically apply God's instructions on how to fix broken and sick nations (2 Chronicles 7:14) to America today. 
May God Continue to Bless the United States of America!
For God and My Country,
Bob Brown
One Nation Under God U.S.A.

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