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November 6, 2012

Program urges prayer for candidates, election, nation

TERRE HAUTE —

Americans face tough choices today, and the prayers of Christians around the world are with them, thanks to a group of the faithful.

The Hulman Street Wesleyan Church was full Monday evening at a gathering to close a program titled “40 Days of Prayer to Change the Heart of a Nation.” Members gathered to pray for today’s election, the process and the candidates.

Senior Pastor Dan Willis said prayer is always a good move to make.

“There are a lot of things we can’t control in this world, but we can always pray,” he said.

David Butts of Harvest Prayer Ministries and the chairman of America’s National Prayer Committee addressed the congregation, explaining at one point the emotions he felt when a Christian from China told him that nation would be praying for the U.S. this election.

Rather than sway people to one side or the other, Butts said the program’s mission was to invoke prayer for America, its leaders and the integrity of today’s electoral process. American Christians, he said, face a tough choice in today’s presidential race.

Ultimately, this election is about Jesus, he said.

“The news media isn’t going to tell you that, but it really is,” he said.

America needs another “Great Awakening,” a spiritual revival and re-orientation to God’s will, not just a switch from one candidate to the other, he explained.

Throughout the service, participants prayed aloud that the nation’s leaders receive God’s wisdom throughout their tenure, and that the election process be conducted with integrity.

Beginning at 6 a.m. today, a 24-hour prayer program for the election will be conducted across the world, Butts said.

Shelley Delish, 26, played guitar for the church praise team. Praying about the election is very important, she said.

“To make sure that we get the president that the Lord wants us to have,” she explained, adding that the winner should rely upon God’s wisdom instead of his own.

 

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