(Updated September 17, 2022, 3:25 am)
The following are words I include nearly every day, more or less verbatim, in my personal prayers. I’ve given a lot of time and thought to their wording, especially in recent years, so they say precisely what I believe needs to be said at this critical time in the cause of imploring God to save our country—in words heavily influenced by the King James Version of the Bible.
If you can relate to any part of them, don’t hesitate to appropriate them for your own use. In the least, consider their substance and sincerity.
As part of your personal devotionals, you might occasionally take a little time to appreciate the following exquisite rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer”—sung with disarming sincerity and extraordinary virtuosity by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. Consider this remarkable song (no matter the performer) the ultimate petition for all human needs, taken directly from scripture: Matt. 6:9-13.
(Please also take a moment to read, for context about this brief post, an article I posted at RenewAmerica on Jan. 23, 2017, titled "
May God bless America. And may God bless all of us in our efforts to strengthen America by our example.© Stephen Stone