Driven Down Upon My Knees… Nowhere else to go

Abraham Lincoln on Prayer

Abraham Lincoln on Prayer

Abraham Lincoln

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for that day.” -Abraham Lincoln

How often, as Christian patriots, do we feel this strongly about our time in prayer? How often are we reminded that our own wisdom is insufficient?

In times of trouble, the Enemy seductively whispers into our ears that prayer doesn’t help, but that’s because he fears it. He knows prayer is our greatest weapon during personal trials or in times of national crisis. Perhaps you feel your prayers don’t matter; you may feel your prayers can’t possibly

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Patriot Prayers for America

American Psalms

In addition to posts on Spiritual Formation, History and Prayer, American Psalms offers this weekly update with relevant Prayer Points, a featured American leader to pray for, and tips on growing in your Christian walk as you pray for America. Please join us in praying for the nation.

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Sometimes it’s hard to know how to pray for the United States. It can feel overwhelming. Where do you start? Well, you’re clearly on the right track by coming to this site (a little self promotion never hurt). But aside from the posts at American Psalms, I suggest setting up Prayer Prompts in your mind.

Prayer Prompts are how I remind myself that praying for the nation doesn’t have to be flowery or eloquent; your prayers only need to be sincere. Prayer Prompts are visual reminders to say a quick prayer for our nation in addition to the Weekly Prayer…

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