You said that if we followed You we would be hated. If we are hated, may it be for Your sake, and not for the reason that we’ve been jerks. Help us to know the difference.
When people are getting on our last nerve, remind us that if we are to grow in grace, sometimes it is necessary that we be stretched.
Show us what the word “sacrifice” means to You, and what it means for us. Remind us that sacrifice does not mean “left-overs,” and that what You sacrificed for us set the standard for what our sacrifices should entail.
The United States Senate voted on Monday to block consideration of a measure that would punish any doctor who fails to provide medical care to a child born alive after an attempted abortion. Shame on our U.S. Senate! Make no…