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Prayers for California (2/6/2018)

In 2 Samuel 11 & 12, we read:

King David committed adultery with Bathsheba. She became pregnant. Bathsheba’s husband was murdered by David. A baby boy was born to David and Bathsheba. The prophet Nathan arrived at David’s home, pointed out David’s sin, and stated that the baby would die.

David therefore pleaded with God for the child, and David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground. (1 Samuel 12:16)

King David continued fasting and praying for seven days, but the baby still died.

Did King David waste his time by fasting and praying for his baby?

No, David’s fasting and praying prepared his heart for the tough days ahead of him when his son Absalom rebelled and took over Israel. The House of David ended up surviving Absalom’s rebellion.

What about fasting and praying for California? Will we be able to turn around all of the problems facing our state?

So King David said, “While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept; for I said, ‘Who can tell whether the Lord will be gracious to me, that the child may live?'” (2 Samuel 12: 22)

Like King David, I can’t say for sure California will be turned around and end up surviving, but I can say with certainty that we will be changed and prepared for whatever happens in the future.

My prayer today:

Lord, raise up believers who are willing to fast and pray for California, trusting You to use our efforts for Your purposes and not for our comforts and desires.

What do you think and has the Lord spoken to you today?

Join with me on Tuesdays to fast and pray for California.

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Is God Judging America’s Newspapers?

From 1950 to 2000, advertising revenue for America’s newspapers had a consistent growth pattern year after year. Then something happened, which changed the whole economic model for newspapers. What was it?

Was it the growth of the internet? Yes, in small part; but this excuse becomes lame when you consider that newspapers could have reaped financial profits by jumping on the internet bandwagon early on. What stopped them from doing so?

Was it the souring of the economy? Yes, in small part; but hey, it was the newspapers who told us day after day after day the economy was bad. Don’t they believe their own words? Why didn’t they make cut-backs?

If it wasn the internet or the economy which has sealed the doom of the newspaper industry, especially the LA Times, Chicago Tribune and the New York Times, then what was it?

The election of George W. Bush as president of the United States. This man was the most lied about, most lambasted and most hated president by the newspaper industry – as a whole – in the history of the United States. The ink on each paper dripped with venom, nothing was too outrageous to print about Bush.

And at the same time, President Bush was the most vocal Christian proponent in the history of the White House. A man whose faith was always apparent for all to see.

So, is God judging America’s newspapers? Of course, He is. He’s a Father who loves His son, George, and knows how to avenge the wrongs done to this man.

Saying, “Do not touch My annointed ones…” (Psalm 105:15)

Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. (Romans 12:19)

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