Sovereign Lord, we lift up our nation to You. You have blessed us and established us since the beginning. You have been our shield and our covering of protection. You have made us a great nation on this earth.
Our forefathers honored You on historical documents, solemn oaths, and in courtrooms. Songs have been written proclaiming Your glory in our beautiful land. Your precepts have been the very foundation this country was built on. You have been our might, our justice, our freedom, and our victory.
We praise you for your great power. We praise you for your Truth. We are grateful that you have set us free from the clutching grasp of sin and death.
Be with your people, extending your grace, granting your freedom, providing your protection, and empowering them with your strength.
We bow our knees and our hearts in thanksgiving to You for preserving us and ask that You'd bring about an awakening of your presence as never seen before. We ask that your Name be proclaimed, that all plans to silence the Name of Jesus would be thwarted and crushed.
We pray that many would come to know you as Lord and Savior. We pray that many would see your Light, that you would open blind eyes and release those still imprisoned.
We pray that you would unify your people for the glory of your Name, that all who call themselves Christians would rise up, believing your great Truth.
Wake us up, Lord! Remind us to live aware, to redeem the time, to listen to your words, to be willing to make a difference in this land.
We pray for all those in authority, that you would give them your wisdom and discernment as they lead. We ask that you would appoint strong, faithful men and women to serve this nation and our people.
We pray for your great healing on our land. Shine your face on us dear God. We need you now, more than ever before. Our times are in your hands.
Thank you that you are rich in mercy and full of grace. Thank you that you are forgiving and merciful. Thank you that you are strong and mighty. Thank you that you are for us and that you fight for us still today.
Bring honor to your Name, Oh Lord, for You alone are worthy, you alone are our hope and our future. Turn the hearts of all Americans toward You. In the Powerful Name of Jesus, we pray, Amen.
Father Bill Burk†