Prayer for the United States

841479_17427852Reaction was swift to Friday’s 5-4 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that made gay marriage a right under the U.S. Constitution. Gay marriage pro-ponents celebrated, but many in the Christian com-munity mourned. Why? Because the High Court’s ruling completely rejected God’s divine order of marriage being between a man and a woman (Read about the first marriage that God ordained in Genesis 2).

As witnessed time and time again in the Bible, disobedience to God’s Divine laws brings down judgment upon those who replace His plans with their own. For instance, Numbers 16:41-50, NIV, tells us how the Israelites murmured against Aaron and Moses after God punished Korah, a Levite, and 250 tribal leaders for their rejection of God’s appointment of Aaron as High Priest and Moses, as Israel’s leader. God sent a plague throughout the Israeli community and Moses directed Aaron to make an “atonement” (reconciliation to God) for the people: Continue reading