Broken Nation-Broken Heart

Broken Nation-Broken Heart

Nehemiah 2:1-5 (NLT)

Early the following spring, in the month of Nisan, during the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes’ reign, I was serving the king his wine. I had never before appeared sad in his presence. So the king asked me, “Why are you looking so sad? You don’t look sick to me. You must be deeply troubled.” Then I was terrified, but I replied, “Long live the king! How can I not be sad? For the city where my ancestors are buried is in ruins, and the gates have been destroyed by fire.” The king asked, “Well, how can I help you?” With a prayer to the God of heaven, I replied, “If it please the king, and if you are pleased with me, your servant, send me to Judah to rebuild the city where my ancestors are buried.”

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Nehemiah was a man who loved and blessed his city and nation. In answer to his prayer, God led him from being a slave of the king of Persia to becoming the Governor of his nation.

Of course you must keep asking God for the things you need, for your household, for your business. But also ask the Lord for your city and nation. He is eager to respond and to supernaturally move the heavens so that His salvation is made manifest on earth.

You may want to pray like this: Father God, I need Your help. My community and my nation need Your intervention. I raise them up before You. May Your almighty hand open a new path for me and for them. Help us, O Lord! Save my city, heal my nation. I ask You in the name of Jesus, Amen!

Have a blessed day!

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