Matthew 6:9-13 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
- Glenn has referenced a sobering poll from the Wall Street Journal that shows the state of the average American. Most Americans are worried about the future and believe their children will be worse off than they are. Other studies shed light on the mental health crisis plaguing our nation. Glenn discussed the heartbreaking statistic that suicide rates skyrocketed 30 percent in 2022. Moreover, the CDC declared mental health and suicidal thoughts, especially amongst teenage girls, a countrywide crisis. Glenn hit the nail on the head: there is “something rotten at the core” infecting our country.
- It is evident that our nation needs hope in something that transcends the political battles of the day. We cannot put our faith in politics, because doing so would be putting our faith in mankind—and we all know its poor track record.
- While you fast, would you pray that God would bring about his redemption through our present darkness, for both our souls and our nation?
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