"The memory of the righteous will be a blessing,
but the name of the wicked will rot." Proverbs 10:7
This week as we continue to remember President Obama in our prayers, we are going to spend some time praying for the upcoming process to confirm a Supreme Court Justice. Sonia Sotomayor has been nominated by the president to succeed Justice David Souter, who is retiring this year. Let us pray for God's peace and wisdom throughout the process, and pray for unity among the committee who will guide the nomination process. May God's Will prevail in this process, and may the country as a whole not become more divided over this nomination.
I think we also need to pray for the situation with North Korea this morning. As I read about the fact that on Monday North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb underground... I just can't fathom how the nations nearby must be feeling. And then on Tuesday North Koreans tested more missiles above ground. I think it's high time for Christians all over to unite in prayer and intercession for the tyranny in North Korea to come to an end. May the Peace of God pass through the nation of North Korea like wildfire, and may the dictatorship come to an end. May the presence of God become known to each and every person in that country, and may God's Will prevail above all. Let us also pray for Godly wisdom for President Obama and all the other world leaders who now turn their attention to North Korea and how to deal with the military action. We need to pray for peace along the South Korea and North Korea border, as well as the border North Korea shares with China. May the peace of God grab hold of North Korea, and then spread to the other troubled areas in that part of the world.
And as long as we're focusing on the world this morning, let's also pray for humanitarian efforts in general around the world. I know that many of the organizations that feed the poor are struggling in the rough economy right now. May God stir the hearts of the people to be willing to give to these organizations. And may these organizations not see a decrease in the amount of food they are able to deliver. May God bless the contributions of those who give, and may the world's poor see more abundance than they've ever seen before. May God bless them, and may they know that He is watching over them and loves them.