PRAYER FROM THE KANSAS SENATE LEGISLATURE
November 30, 1998
This prayer was actually spoken before the Kansas State Legislature.
When minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was expecting the usual generalities, but what they heard instead was a stirring prayer, passionately calling our country to repentance and righteousness.
The response was immediate. A number of legislators walked out during the prayer in protest. In six short weeks, the Central Christian Church had logged more than 5,000 phone calls with only 47 of those calls responding negatively. The church is now receiving international requests for copies of the prayer from India, Africa and Korea.
Commentator PAUL HARVEY aired the prayer on The Rest of the Story on the radio and reportedly received a larger response to this program than any other he has ever aired !!
Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask Your forgiveness and to seek Your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, "Woe on those who call evil good," but that's exactly what we have done. We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values. We confess that:
We have ridiculed the absolute truth of Your Word and called it pluralism.
Search us, O God, and know our hearts today; cleanse us from every
sin and set us free. Guide and bless these men and women who have
been sent to direct us to the center of Your will. Ask it in the name of
Your Son, the living Savior, Jesus Christ.