Only those who have received the mark of God will be rescued. You find yourself also repenting, not just for yourself, but on behalf of your whole nation. 10 Aug, 2020. Verses 20, 21. Proponents of repenting on behalf of our country use the examples of Jonah and Daniel to support their position. However, if that nation about which I have made the announcement turns from its evil, I will relent concerning the disaster I had planned to do to it. Thoroughly search the hearts and examine the secret motives of the American people. As they cancel that curse, they affirm it as a new covenant, this time through the blood of Jesus. All of us, whether we are called to the ministry of the pro-life cause or not, should mourn the sin of abortion and demonstrate ongoing repentance before God for this and the many other grievous sins of our nation. Kym Farnik from Adelaide, South Australia shared with us about answered prayer in Australia from their national prayer networks. Their proof texts are those above, the prayers of Nehemiah and Daniel, although Moses is often cited as well. Prayer Tool: Identificational Repentance ... you are repenting of … But some intercessors go further, confessing the nation's sins and, as they believe, repenting on behalf of the nation, and regarding all that as part and parcel of intercession. Contemporary English Version and that nation turns from its evil, I will change my mind. Good News Translation but then that nation turns from its evil, I will not do what I said I would. We begin the Christian life through repentance and faith (Acts 11:18; 16:31). Holy Spirit, help me to pray regarding the sins of _____ in our nation, today: _____ Holy Spirit, without Your power working in us, we cannot have lasting change. If any nation continues to defy God by going against His ways, that nation will be judged and the prayers of the righteous people in it will only benefit themselves. footsteps of the remarkable intercession of their leader Moses on behalf of his (God’s) people, Israel were encouraged to repent on behalf of the sins of the nation and on behalf of the sins of their ancestors. - And whiles I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God for the holy mountain of my God; yea, whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening oblation. The church sects of Anglican, Pentecostal and Catholics are kneeling at each other’s feet in repentance. Stir within the people of our nation the desire to know the Father’s ways, not just His acts. If any nation continues to defy God by going against His ways, that nation will be judged and the prayers of the righteous people in it will only benefit themselves. Proponents of repenting on behalf of our country use the examples of Jonah and Daniel to support their position. They embrace in forgiveness. The Power of Repenting on Behalf of the Nation. Only those who have received the mark of God will be rescued.