If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land”
God is speaking…
God is speaking to His people. John 1:12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name:
Pray: Thank you Father that through Jesus you know my name. Direct me today and show me how to live for you.
Shall humble himself…
James 4:6 God resists the proud but gives Grace to the humble.
Prayer: Lord God, reveal to me how I have become proud. Help me Lord, to turn to You with a humble and open heart.
God desires that you come before Him and spend time in His presence.
Pray: Hear my prayer dear Lord as I bow my heart to You and seek You.
And seek my face….
God wants you to know Him in a personal and intimate way. He wants you to know His heart.
Pray: Lord, I come before you seeking You, draw me close to you to renew a relationship that seems to have grown cold. I want to spend time with You today
….And turn from their wicked ways….
Allow God to look into your heart. John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Pray: Father, I know there is no sin so big that you cannot forgive, and no sin so small that you will overlook. Forgive me Father and allow me to walk with You in a new way without the heavy burden of sin.
The next phrases tell you that after you have done those things required by God, He will then do those things that only He can do. He will hear from heaven, He will forgive our sins, and He will heal our land.
Pray: Heavenly Father, I look for your forgiveness and healing touch for me, for my family, for my church, and for my country.