By Steve Gaines
SBC President & Pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova
MEMPHIS (BP) — Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States of America. As Bible-believing Christians, we believe in prayer.
We know that God answers the faith-filled, frequent, fervent prayers of His people. As Southern Baptists, we believe that we should pray and ask God to bless our nation and its leaders. We should pray for our leaders and for every citizen of our nation, asking the Lord to forgive our sins and to guide us in His will in the future. We should also confess the sins of our nation and beseech the Lord to be merciful and gracious to every person in our country. [Read more…]