Do You Seek God’s Glory?

By Adrian Rogers


“Now therefore, our God, hear the prayer of Your servant, and his supplications, and for the Lord’s sake cause Your face to shine on Your sanctuary, which is desolate. O my God, incline Your ear and hear; open Your eyes and see our desolations, and the city which is called by Your name; for we do not present our supplications before You because of our righteous deeds, but because of Your great mercies. O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, listen and act! Do not delay for Your own sake, my God, for Your city and Your people are called by Your name” Daniel 9:17-19


Be honest. When you cry out to God on behalf of our nation, what’s foremost in your mind? Many of us pray “for America’s sake.” So often we’re simply trying to get out of difficulty. Rather than going to God in praise, seeking His glory, we say, “God, we’re in a mess. Get us out so we can go right back on to our sinful lifestyle.”

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Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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