My heart is grieving but hope remains that as we Christians humble ourselves under the mighty hand of God, seek His face and pray and turn from our wicked ways, He will forgive our sins and heal our land. 2 Chronicles 7:14
The Supreme Court Justices ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With the ruling, gay marriage will become legal in all 50 states. However, their ruling does not define marriage. Marriage between one man and one women was God’s forever design for human kind. Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts read a summary of his dissent from the bench, the first time he has ever done so in his 10 years on the court. Roberts said although there are strong policy arguments in same-sex marriage, it was not the court’s role to force states to change their marriage laws. “Five lawyers have closed the debate and enacted their own vision of marriage as a matter of constitutional law,” Roberts wrote.
What God has allowed to take place today is heart wrenching. We would have never thought that we would ever hear this during our lifetime here on earth. A cry out to the heavens for repentance of the body of Christ will be our heart’s cry out to God that our families in this nation will not endorse or accept the five Supreme Court Justices spitting in the face of the one and only Jehovah God. We, as the body of Christ have not heeded God’s call to repentance forsaking the ways of the world. We have conformed more to the world standards than Biblical truths. The question I believe God is asking us “Will we continue to go the ways of the world or will we surrender to become true followers of Christ and surrender to His Lordship over our lives.
The prayers of the women in WP have not been in vain over these 17 + years. He has shown us many answers to prayer. He is working in the unseen and He has kept evil away from our doors. We will continue to pray the Prayer Focus that moves society toward the things of God and the Christ-centered future that we will pass on to our children and grandchildren. We will not give up in praying for God to heal our land. Now, more than ever God is calling the body of Christ to a united repentance so deep that we will no longer be like the world.
You can read about it at: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/us-supreme-court-rules-in-favor-of-gay-marriage-nationwide/ar-AAcaBM5?ocid=se
May God have mercy on us and deliver us as we adhere to and live out the truth of His word. By Joan Courtney, WPI Founder/CEO