Challenge

Families strengthened:  Public morality reinforces personal morality and brings honor to any culture. 

“Unfailing love and truth have met together. Righteousness and peace have kissed! Truth springs up from the earth, and righteousness smiles down from heaven. Yes, the Lord pours down his blessings. Our land will yield its bountiful harvest. Righteousness goes as a herald before him, preparing the way for his steps.” 
Psalm 85:10-13

“Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.” 
Matthew 7:12

Preparation
• Praise God for who He is
• Confess your sinfulness and need for cleansing
• Allow His Spirit to draw you near
• Listen as He speaks to you

Requests

• Help people who disagree with each other to treat each other with respect
• Remind community leaders to insist on high standards of public morality
• Give judges the wisdom to rule on obscenity issues like pornography and vulgarity
• Put it in the hearts of media producers to produce media that promotes the public good
• Help people engage in acts of kindness toward others
• Restrain Satan from encouraging violence and hatred

Thanksgiving

• Thank God for hearing you
• Trust that God is at work to accomplish His will

Optional Readings

Ecclesiastes 2:4-5,11