How to be a blessing to our nation!
October 25, 2020 / Christ Independent Methodist Church
Matthew 22:21 ESV “They said, “Caesar’s.” Then he said to them, “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.””
Proverbs 14:34 KJV “¶ Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”
Isaiah 1:2–3 ESV “1:2 ¶ Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me.
1:3 The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master’s crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.””
Sin brings the and the .
Four reasons for the judgment
Sin brings the from others.
R cause the people to go into sin.
2 Peter 2:1
Righteousness brings the and of God.
Righteousness a nation.
What can we do?
Proverbs 14:34 ESV “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”
Provide for the
Pray for our
1 Timothy 2:1–4
1 Timothy 6:6–8
2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV “if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
Biggest word in the verse is “If”. If my people – the choice to make. Will you make that choice today to pray for your nation? Will you make that choice today to make a difference for your nation?