Mike Pence Calls On Americans To Pray So That God Will ‘Hear From Heaven’ And ‘Heal The Land’

Vice President Pence was grateful for the prayers of Americans and asked them to be “persistent” in prayer for those fighting COVID-19.

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On Thursday, Pence spoke alongside President Trump in the Rose Garden on the National Day of Prayer with religious leaders and also delivered a video address to Pray.com National Day of Prayer streaming ceremony later during the day.

“Karen and I will both attest that the sweetest words that we ever hear are when people will take a moment, walk up, and say, ‘I’m praying for you,’” Pence said, referencing Second Lady Karen Pence. “And you know they mean it from their hearts and we hear it all of the time. We can attest, firsthand, America is a nation of prayer.

“The American people have long believed in the power of prayer, that the effective and fervent prayer of a righteous person availeth much, and that in everything by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, we’re to present our request to God with the promise that the peace of God that passes all understanding will guard our hearts and our minds in Christ Jesus.”

Prayer, Pence said, is the “core that runs through every era of American history.”

“In 1775, the Second Continental Congress established a day of fasting and prayer,” he said. “In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln urged Americans to pray so that, in his words, ‘The united cry of the nation would be heard on high, and answered with a blessing.’ And since 1952, every president has issued a proclamation in honor of the National Day of Prayer.”

Pence thanked Americans for praying and encouraged them to continue praying during the current crisis.

“Thank you for all you have done to see your family, your friends, your neighbors, and even strangers through these unprecedented times,” Pence said. “But today, with the deepest respect and a grateful heart, we urge you to be persistent in prayer.”

Pence asked Americans to pray for those who have the coronavirus and for the families who have lost loved ones. He requested prayer for “doctors and nurses and healthcare workers who have cared for our families as if they were their own” and for the “police, firefighters and first responders” who “have rendered care and sped those impacted by this dread virus to healing hands.” He also asked Americans to pray for the “men and women who defend this nation” and “are standing [at] a post at this hour in far-flung places around the world.”

Pence then spoke on 2 Chronicles 7:14. “On this National Day of Prayer, as we pray for the American people, for every American of every creed, let’s do so with faith in those ancient words that Americans have clung to throughout our history: ‘That if His people who are called by His name will humble themselves and pray … He’ll do like He’s always done throughout every challenging hour in the history of this nation. He’ll hear from Heaven, and He’ll heal this land.”

Today, more than ever before, we are called to be prayer warriors for our families, country, and the world. We are called by God as “My people,” we are His people. We don’t belong to ourselves, because we belong to the Sovereign Lord. The same God who sent His only Son-Jesus Christ as a ransom for us. He is the coming King of the whole earth and the judge who is going to judge the whole earth.

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Moussa Boureima

Amen ! Jehovah-Adon Kal Ha’arets

LESSIE N SIMS

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE ELECTION OF YOU AS VICE-PRESIDENT……I’VE HEARD YOU SPEAK TRULY ABOUT GOD…….BEFORE AND DURING THE CAMPAIGN YOU SEEMED MORE RELIGIOUS…AND WHEN YOU BECAME THE VICE-PRESIDENT….YOUR WAYS CHANGED AND I DO BELIEVE ITS BECAUSE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP….I REALLY DON’T THINK HE IS A RELIGIOUS MAN..HE HAS NO FEELINGS FOR PEOPLE…..THIS IS MY OPINION..AND I DO PRAY WE WILL GET THRU THIS CORONA VIRUS IF WE JUST BELIEVE IN GOD…HE WILL GUIDE US THRU IT ALL….THANK YOU……

Cheryl Herman

Dear Lord our God, I am thankful for every day you give us. You and you alone are the healer of all things. Not only physically, but our homes and lands as well… We have turned our nation upside down. We as the small human beings that we are. Are not capable of doing things right without you. You have given these problems we face today as a way to pull us back home to you. To bring us back into your glory. Bring all your people to prayer. To Confess all of our sins. To forgive all others. So… Read more »

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