Micah 3: 9, 12 You who abhor what is just, and pervert all that is right, . . . because of you, Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem reduced to rubble, And the mount of the temple to a forest ridge.
“My child, this is an oracle for your time-a time when leaders offend against the cause of justice, when they sack their own people and pillage their stores. They have perverted all good things. My child, woe to this generation! For they have brought destruction on their own heads. The innocent will suffer as well as the guilty. My child, do not let up on your prayers and sacrifices. For the prayers of God’s faithful will be given renewed power in this time of great trial. My child-pray!”
Lord Jesus, you have given us so much and we have trampled it underfoot. In your mercy , help all those who most need you right now. I pray for conversions, especially in our leaders, and I pray for the spiritual and temporal needs of all, especially the children. Amen.