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America Needs God

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America Needs God

Our nation needs God.  He is the God of all comfort and is able to comfort those who seek Him,        2 Corinthians 1:3-4.

Our nation needs God.  The God who works against evil, Psalm 10:17-18.

Psalms 10:17–18, “O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, so that man who is of the earth may strike terror no more.”

Our nation needs God.  The God who values life, Genesis 1:27-28.

Our nation needs God.  He is a refuge you can go to during hard times, Psalm 46:1.

Our nation needs God.  There is a devil who is real, powerful and works to harm people, John 10:10. 

Our nation needs God.  Rebellion against God and His commands (including the command to not kill) was at the root of this evil, Proverbs 17:11.

Our nation needs God.  Christians need to pray for the power of God to prevail over the power of sin, John 8:34.

Our nation needs God.  We all need the perspective of God’s Word to remind us that victims of evil were no less loved by God or abandoned by God than those who survived the attack – John 3:16 refers to everyone who has ever lived.  Everyone.

Our nation needs God.  We need God’s people to demonstrate unshakable confidence in the goodness and sovereignty of God who rules over sin and the rebellious plans of people, Genesis 50:20, Ephesians 1:11, Proverbs 3:5-6.

Our nation needs God.  We all need to remember that life is fragile and the time to get right with God and with people is now, Psalm 90:12.

Our nation needs God.  We, the people of the United States of America have always needed God.  Always have and always will.