40 Days of Praying

For Truth to Prevail

By September 27, 2020No Comments

For our nation to survive in the internet era, Christians need to pray that Congress and the Justice Department break up technology monopolies and aggressively protect our free speech. You can also put pressure on your congressperson or senator to hold tech companies accountable for censoring speech, which is illegal under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Pray also that those who manipulate information and stifle free speech would repent.

You can also develop a healthy skepticism over anything you hear or read online. Realize that right now, most websites—even news or search sites—give you their perspective on the world, which may be true, partly true, or outright false. Check out alternative search websites, social media sites, and streaming video sites. And pray that your fellow Americans develop a healthy skepticism about what they hear or read online as well and that the truth prevails. American democracy depends on it.

A Prayer for America

Lord Jesus, You are the ultimate embodiment of truth. When You walked the earth, the rich and powerful tried to silence You because You spoke hard truths to them. They killed You, but they could not suppress the truth, for You rose again. Thank You, Lord, that truth will ultimately prevail. But that is no excuse for my complacency. You have called every Christian to stand up for the truth. In the short term, lies can do immense harm. Motivate Your people to stand for truth and free speech. Protect the free speech of every American and of every person worldwide. May honest debate and discussion happen freely. May we boldly speak the truth in love. And may those who suppress the truth repent. In Your name I pray, Lord Jesus. Amen.

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The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness.

—Romans 1:18