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This will give you goosebumps and a lot to think about.  Pass it on.
Marlene

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> > > When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the
> > > new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was
> > > expecting the usual generalities, but this is
> > > what
> > > they heard:
> > > 
> > > "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.  We have lost our
> > > spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values.
> > > We confess that.  We have ridiculed the absolute
> > > truth of Your Word and called it Pluralism;   We
> > > have worshiped other gods and called it
> > > multiculturalism; We have endorsed perversion and
> > > called it alternative lifestyle; We have
> > > exploited the poor and called it the lottery; We
> > > have rewarded laziness and called it welfare;
> > > We have killed our unborn and called it choice;
> > > We have shot abortionists and called it
> > > justifiable; We have neglected to discipline our
> > > children and called it building self-esteem; We
> > > have abused power and called it politics;  We
> > > have coveted our neighbor's possessions and
> > > called it ambition; We have polluted the air with
> > > profanity and pornography and called it freedom
> > > of expression; We have ridiculed the time-honored
> > > values of our forefathers and called it
> > > enlightenment.
> > > 
> > > Search us, Oh, God, and know our hearts today;
> > > cleanse us from every sin and set us free.  Guide
> > > and bless these men and women who have been
> > > sent to direct us to the center of Your will, we
> > > ask it in the name of Your Son, the living
> > > Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen"
> > > 
> > > The response was immediate.  A number of
> > > legislators walked out during the prayer in
> > > protest.  In 6 short weeks, there were 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.
> > > Commentator Paul Harvey aired this prayer  on
> > > "The Rest of the Story" on the radio and received
> > > a larger response to this program than any other
> > > he has ever aired.
> > > 
> > > 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.
> > > 
> > > If possible, please pass this prayer on to your
> > > friends.
> > > "If you don't stand for something, you'll fall
> > > for everything."
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