Confessions That Transform Culture Daniel 9:1-5 Courage In A Hostile Culture (Stories From Daniel)
Daniel 9:1-3 In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the Lord given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy years. 3 So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes.
In the first year of King Darius, Daniel reads Jeremiah’s prophecies.
Daniel turns to prayer once again.
This week commit to a new focus on prayer. What is the Holy Spirit saying to you about your prayer life?
Daniel 9:4-5 I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed: “Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments, 5 we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled; we have turned away from your commands and laws.
Prayer starts with a heart of repentance.
What would happen if our nation turned to God with humble hearts?
It starts with us. Are you willing to commit to prayer and fasting?