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THIS TOOK GUTS! BUT HOW TRUE IT IS. DID THIS PASTOR NOT HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD?

09 Sep

 

 

 

 

             


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> >> DID THIS PASTOR NOT HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD?
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> > A Pastor with GUTS!
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> > Thought you might enjoy this interesting
> > prayer given in Kansas at
> > the opening session of their House of Representatives. It seems
> > prayer still upsets some
> > people.. When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open
> > the new session of the Kansas House, everyone was expecting the usual
> > generalities, but this is
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> > what they heard:
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> > Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask
> > your forgiveness and to seek your direction and
> > guidance. We know Your Word says, ‘Woe to those
> > who call evil good,’ but that is exactly what we
> > have done.
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> > We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed
> > our values.
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> > We have exploited the poor and called it
> > the lottery.
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> > We have rewarded laziness and called it
> > welfare..
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> > We have killed our unborn and called it
> > choice.
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> > We have shot abortionists and called it
> > justifiable.
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> > We have neglected to discipline our
> > children and called it
> > building self esteem….
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> > We have abused power and called it
> > politics.
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> > We have coveted our neighbor’s possessions
> > and called it
> > ambition.
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> > We have pollutedthe air with profanity and
> > pornography and called it
> > freedom of expression.
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> > We have ridiculed the time-honored values
> > of our forefathers and called it
> > enlightenment.
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> > Search us, Oh, God, and know our hearts
> > today; cleanse us from every sin and set us free.
> > Amen!
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> > The response was immediate. A number of
> > legislators walked out during the prayer in
> > protest. In 6 short weeks, Central Christian
> > Church, where Wright is pastor, logged more than
> > 5,000 phone calls with only 47 of those calls
> > responding negatively. The church is now receiving
> > international requests for copies of this prayer
> > from India , Africa and Korea .
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> > Commentator Paul Harvey aired this prayer on
> > his radio program, ‘The Rest of the Story,’and
> > received a larger response to this program than any
> > other he has ever aired.
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> > With the Lord’s help, may this prayer sweep
> > over our nation and wholeheartedly become our
> > desire so that we again can be called ‘one nation
> > under God.’
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> > If possible, please pass this prayer on to
> > your friends.. ‘If you don’t stand for something,
> > you will fall for everything.’
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> > Think about this: If you forward this
> > prayer to everyone on your
> > e-mail list, in less than 30 days it would be
> > heard by the world.
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> > How many people in your address book will
> > not receive thisprayer……
> > do you have the guts to pass it on?
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