Daily Devotional: What to do for your countryJuly 6, 2019 Save Article
I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession…. Daniel 9:4
The greatest thing we can do for America is to pray for America. I am convinced if there were ever a need for prayer, this is the hour.
But I think it is unmitigated hypocrisy to carp and criticize about children not being able to pray in school unless we ourselves are prayer warriors, don’t you?
It’s one thing to protest that our children cannot pray in school. But we must teach our children to pray in the home. We are unvarnished hypocrites to criticize, yet not teach our children to pray—by both gentle instruction and by example. Our children are watching us and will model our behavior.
Teach your children how to pray in the home. Take them beyond “Now I lay me down to sleep.” We rattle off our little prayers. But have you really set your face to pray?