O Lord thank You for Your grace to forgive us when we realize our wicked ways and repent. Lord help us to realize we need to change to Your ways and not be stubborn in our ways. Help us follow You. Amen.
If they turn to you with their whole heart and soul in the land of their captivity and pray toward the land you gave to their ancestors – toward this city you have chosen, and toward this Temple I have built to honor your name – then hear their prayers and their petitions from heaven where you live, and uphold their cause. Forgive your people who have sinned against you. (2 Chronicles 6:38-39)
Relate: The Temple was built. The praises had gone up and God’s presence had come down. From there Solomon went into one of the longest prayers in the Bible. Normally I am not a big fan of long winded prayers. Usually when a person who is praying starts to go long it is more because the pray-er wants to be heard by others. They are giving little thought to whether their prayer is being heard by…
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