You have covered Yourself with a cloud,
That prayer should not pass through. Lamentations 3:44 (NKJV)
Some of us are sad today. Some of us are weeping for the babies who will not get to live if abortion continues across our land. Some of us are not happy with the media’s report of the outcome of the recent election. If you are one of those “someones,” I invite you to share a CUPP of Lamentations TEA with me.
Today we lift up prayers and supplications, with vehement cries and tears to Jesus who is able to save babies everywhere from death. Did you know that TEN times more babies have been aborted since Roe vs. Wade than Jews died during the Holocaust of WW II? 61 million babies who could have blessed this world in some way, were taken straight to the arms of Jesus. When a pastor shared these statistics on the radio, I wept with vehement cries and tears to Jesus. Please join me in raising prayers to the throne of heaven for those babies, that the election will be recounted and the USA can continue on the path to saving babies’ lives (as well as freedom to worship God and hundreds of other things!).
The prophet Jeremiah shared similar woes. He prophesied the destruction of Jerusalem and then saw it happen with his own eyes. What he penned in Lamentations are his heart cries to the Lord as he witnessed the destruction and wept for the daughters of his people. Let us join Jeremiah and cry out to God with these same verses…
T for Thanksgiving:
Let us lift our hearts and hands
To God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41 (NKJV)
E for Exalting:
You, O Lord, remain forever;
Your throne from generation to generation. Lamentations 5:19 (NKJV)
A for Admitting:
Even when I cry and shout,
He shuts out my prayer. Lamentations 3:8 (NKJV)
Let us search out and examine our ways,
And turn back to the Lord. Lamentations 3:40 (NKJV)
We have transgressed and rebelled;
You have not pardoned. Lamentations 3:42 (NKJV)
C for Calling:
It is good that one should hope and wait quietly
For the salvation of the Lord. Lamentations 3:26 (NKJV)
U for Understanding:
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:24 (NKJV)
My eyes overflow with rivers of water
For the destruction of the daughter of my people. Lamentations 3:48 (NKJV)
You drew near on the day I called on You, and said, “Do not fear!” O Lord, You have pleaded the case for my soul;You have redeemed my life. Lamentations 3:57-58 (NKJV)
P for Promises:
Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed,
Because His compassions fail not.
They are new every morning;
Great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 (NKJV)
The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the soul who seeks Him. Lamentations 3:25 (NKJV)
P for Petitions:
I called on Your name, O Lord,
From the lowest pit.
You have heard my voice:
“Do not hide Your ear
From my sighing, from my cry for help.” Lamentations 3:55-56 (NKJV)
Why do You forget us forever,
And forsake us for so long a time?
Turn us back to You, O Lord, and we will be restored;
Renew our days as of old. Lamentations 5:20-21 (NKJV)
Today’s TEA CUPP: Read and pray Lamentations today. Pray especially Lamentations 3:59-66 for our President and the USA elections. If we all search out and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord, we will break through the cloud and reach the throne room of heaven where Jesus sits at the right hand of the Father. Keep praying for miracles and all those babies, dear prayer friends!
Another prayer for our President:
O Lord, You have seen how I am wronged;
Judge my case.
You have seen all their vengeance,
All their schemes against me.
You have heard their reproach, O Lord,
All their schemes against me,
The lips of my enemies
And their whispering against me all the day.
Look at their sitting down and their rising up;
I am their taunting song.
Repay them, O Lord,
According to the work of their hands.
Give them a veiled heart;
Your curse be upon them!
In Your anger,
Pursue and destroy them
From under the heavens of the Lord. Lamentations 3:59-66 (NKJV)
Scripture from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982