“Lord Chamberlain, wanted peace. Sat at a table and drank some tea. Smiled for a while and he poured some out for his guest that day, Tea for Hitler.”
Peace and compromise are two different things. There was no peace without prayer and no compromise can be reached when the person sitting on the other side is proposing evil.
Scene two in the poem goes this way,
“See a leader looking for his legacy. At the throne of compromise, now wonders never cease. You may recognize the fellow, who shakes his head in disbelief. Then he holds his nose and shakes a hand, and pours some tea.”
A mess without a prayer
Planning and negotiating are only as good as our prayer life. Too many leaders have been tripped up with the quest for leaving a legacy. What commonly happens is that in pursuit of a self-fulfilling legacy to be gazed at in a future presidential library, many of our leaders have left a mess, without a prayer.
The chorus goes something like this:
“Never,never,never, never never give up. Pray without ceasing seek his face and boldly say it.” And we sing, never, never, never, never, never, give in. When you seek the face of God you’ll see grace once again. And that grace will bring you to the table. His hand will guide you and you’ll be able-to lead and stand up to evil!”
The power of the name
The danger of a constant campaigning; compromise without backbone or values is that it leads to unfettered chaos. Did you pray for change when the president made that his campaign mantra? The President delivered on that promise, we did get change. Yet we lost something in that change of leadership, we lost “leadership!” Servant Leaders which include Public Servants, make changes by working on correcting our course; rising to uncompromising challenges; and waiting for God on change. That means that you have to talk to God and the only way any human can do that is to pray to God through the power of the name and the cost of the blood of Jesus Christ.
Poured out as a drink offering
This means to look across the table and call sin, sin. To call wrong, wrong. And to call evil, evil. When you draw the line on chemical weapons in taking action, then take a stand. That line was crossed by Saddam Husein in 2001. There is no doubt that we as a praying people should pray for a redirection of this administration, to cease campaigning and to embrace correction. To rise to the many challenges that we as a nation have caused. And that our hearts and minds will accept the changes orchestrated by God and to never, never, never give up on prayer.
Never, never, never, never, never, give up.
Verse 3: “So I guess that leaves it up to you and me. Let’s come together and let’s hit our knees.” pray for our nation and agree to disagree. Stand up in the face of evil and bring hope and love and peace, yeah just never,never,never, never, never, never give up. Talk to God, never, never, never, never, never, never, give up.”
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