God Be with Us: A Daily Guide to Praying for Our Nation

God Be with Us: A Daily Guide to Praying for Our Nation

by Quin Sherrer, Ruthanne Garlock

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780446530873
Publisher: FaithWords
Publication date: 11/20/2001
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
The Day the World Stopped to Prayxiii
1God Be with Us
We Need God's Comfort2
God Has Blessed Us5
God Owns It All8
Mysteries Remain10
There Are Always Tragedies and Natural Disasters12
2Seeking God's Face
The Problem of Greed16
The Problem of Ease18
The Problem of Disregard for Life20
The Problem of Prejudice22
We Need God's Heart25
3Praying for Our Nation and Its People
Comfort Those Who Grieve29
Unite Us32
Strengthen Our Judicial System35
Strengthen Our Military38
Help Us Appreciate Our Heroes41
Give Us Hope44
4Praying for Our National Leaders
Our President and His Cabinet47
Congress50
Military Leaders53
Transportation Authorities55
Security and Intelligence Officers58
5Praying for Our Families
Protection62
Blessings for Our Children64
Provision and Blessing67
Forgiveness and Reconciliation70
Strength and Courage72
6Praying for Our State and Community Leaders
Governor and State Legislators75
Mayor, City Council, and Business Leaders78
Police Officers81
Firefighters84
7Praying for Our Spiritual Leaders and Churches
Humility and Repentance87
Unity and Vision90
Speaking the Truth in Love92
Thanksgiving for Those Who Lead94
8Praying for Our Friends, Neighbors, and Coworkers
Comfort Those in Difficulty97
Guide Our Youth100
Help Me Share Your Love102
9Praying for Our Enemies
Restrain Their Wrath106
Reveal Your Truth108
Bring Good Out of Evil110
Bring Them to Justice112
10Praying for Personal Peace and Protection
Personal Protection115
My Struggle with Grief and Guilt117
My Struggle with Fear119
My Struggle with Anger121
Strengthening My Faith124
11How to Pray Effectively
Praying in Agreement with God's Word128
Finding a Prayer Partner130
Remaining Steadfast and Focused133
Praying Unselfish Prayers136
It Is Well with My Soul139
Notes141

What People are Saying About This

Neil Clark Warren

...a book that speaks with a depth of wisdom and perspective, and when you put it down, you are ready to talk to God with clarity. — Dr. Neil Clark Warren Founder, eharmony.com author of Make Anger Your Ally

Jim Cymbala

...a book that will help us draw near to God in prayer so that he will draw near to us with power and blessing. — Jim Cymbala Sr. Pastor The Brooklyn abernacle Author of Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire

Max Lucado

In a time when prayer is needed, this volume can serve as a great encouragement. — Max Lucado Sr. Minister, Oak Hills Church of Christ, San Antonio, TX Author of Travelling Light

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