Friday, February 15, 2008

What's happened??? The Wright Stuff

I'm sure many of you have already seen this, but it's one of those things that bears reading and being reminded again!

When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was expecting the usual generalities, but this is what they heard;
"Heavenly Father, We come before you today to ask for your forgiveness and to seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, "Woe to those who call evil good"But that is exactly what we have done. We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values.We have exploited the poor and called it the lottery.We have rewarded laziness and called it welfare.We have killed our unbornand called it choice.We have shot abortionistsand called it justifiable.We have neglected to discipline our childrenAnd called it building self esteem.We have abused powerAnd called it politics.We have coveted our neighbor's Possessionsand called it ambition.We have polluted the air with profanity and Pornographyand called it Freedom of speech and expression. We have ridiculed the time Honored values of our Forefathersand called it enlightenment.Search us, Oh, God, And know our hearts today;Cleanse us from every sin And set us free. Amen!"

The response was immediate. A number of legislators walked out during the prayer in protest.In 6 short weeks, Central Christian Church, where Rev. Wright is pastor, 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 this prayer from India , Africa and Korea .

Commentator Paul Harvey aired this prayer on his radio program, "The Rest of the Story," and received a larger response to this program than any other he has ever aired.With the Lord's help, may this prayer sweep over our Nation andwholeheartedly become our desire so that we again can be called "One Nation Under God."

If possible, please pass this prayer on to your friends "if you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything."


According to snopes this is a true story. http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/wright.asp
Regardless, imo it's a great message, and true to what we've allowed in America!







1 comments:

Carli said...

This was an awesome read and I did pass it on! Thanks for posting this!
Lovin' you babe!