Safe Place with Ruth Graham

Safe Place with Ruth Graham


Obama Care and God

posted by Ruth Graham

The debate seems endless. Good people, highly educated people, thinking people are walking around in circles. What they are saying doesn’t make sense. They speak gobblety-gook. There are times I feel they puposefully complicate the issues so as to confuse the American people.  I don’t know about you, but I am weary of Congress’ inability to get anything done.  Not just weary, pretty mad, actually. I know it is a tough job in a tougher town but if businesses were run this way, they would be forced to close down and perhaps sued for not delivering the product paid for.

As Americans we have paid a high price for these overpaid, over-egoed folks to not deliver the goods they promised.  And we paid for this with our tax dollars. Why are we not demanding more from them? Have we been lulled into complacency? Are we like the proverbial frog in boiling water? Have we passed the time when we can jump out to save our lives? Are we only interested in our corner of the pie? Being comfortable?

I have a friend who lives in the D.C. area. He is optimistic about our future – that Americans will pull this out once again and straighten our course. I don’t share his optimism. I desperately want to…but I see such a lack of character in our leaders – whether Democrat or Republican. And there is lack of character in our population. We have forgotten integrity – to be the same inside as we are outside. This friend has a huge amount of integrity.

However, I was encouraged this week after dining at a restaurant in Bristol, VA. I got up to leave in a hurry and left my credit card; I also left a notebook I needed for my meeting. I returned to get the notebook unaware of my missing credit card and was greeted outside the restaurant by my young waiter who told me I had left my credit card. That’s character – he could have easily slipped it into his pocket. (He works at O’Charleys.)

There are glimmers of hope. Let’s fan them until there is a brightness the Congress cannot ignore. We have an obligation to hold these folks accountable. I know we have the power of the ballot…but right now I see that as a flaw –  too many people are voting to keep their subsidies. Irresponsible! (My more liberal friends will jump all over me.)

Now that I have “vented” my frustration…I have to come back to the sovreignty of God. He is still in charge…not the President. Not the Congress. God is. Psalm 75:7 says, “But God is the Judge: He puts down one and exalts another.” The people in leadership in the world are there because God put them there. They may think it is the voters or their hard work or their smarts…it is God. He will hold them responsible. And our job is to pray for them. We don’t have to agree – and there is little I agree within D.C. these days – but we are told to pray. Paul says in I Tim. 2:1-2, “First of all, then, I urge you that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgiving, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, in order, that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable in teh sight of God our Savior.”

Have you prayed for our President today? Your Senator? Your Congressman? Your Govenor? Your mayor? Take just a moment to do so right now.

 



  • Gabby

    Amen. Thank you very much, I have a job interview tomorrow afternoon & need prayers for success as I have been struggling financially from my current job & need to move on. May God shine His beautiful light upon us & open the doors for me to be able to keep going forward. I fully believe in God, if it’s meant to be it will be & He knows what’s best for me. Amen.

  • kim coleman

    amen ! i have an interview tomorrow. this will be my first job, i am 16 and i believe that God see’s my situation and he is granting me with the chance to take a step forward to overflow!

  • dan rutz

    I am sitting here reading that prayer from that man, who prayed, and man this is so helpful and just fills me up with Gods peace, not like peace around here like quiet nice peaceful, nature peace, but the peace like there is an ok word being said over us, like everything is going to be ok with you because I got you and I’ll never let your out of my sight, I know where you are and in fact I see where you are going, and its good.!!! That kind of mindset hitting my heart right now is of God and I am thankful to the man that wrote this and also God because I am in a transition period right now and know when we come together and pray and see what God is saying He wants to give us the job of our dreams, He wants us to have a smooth ride here before heaven and that prayer is just getting to see what God already is providing and giving us in our lives hahaha… there is a victory here in Jesus name, let the fear of financial provisions, food provisions, gas provisions, house provisions, begin and end knowing that God is going to give us these things lol its almost more believable that He gives us these things than to believe out of our own hands or random events make it happen you know, I’d rather release that word of belief in my Father who wants to give me His stuff His cool and awesome blessings. I know I wrote like a novel, but I have been talking to God for the whole weekend about this issue and because my heart wants what he wants I know that someone will read this and be like wow that there is the way God is doing it for him, well I want that to, I want some peace from God, you know, thanks Lord you are providing and here with us in this very place. peace. dan.

  • Makisha

    I just prayed this. Whoever wrote I thank God for allowing you to be used by him, because I said it out loud and now I have peace! My interview is tomorrow but no matter what happens I trust God’s will, plan, and protection over my life!!

  • angelique

    Lord i know that you have a best plan for me.. i believed that you are always at my side, please guide me in my interview for tomorrow. Enlightened my way for my journey that will give a great outcome. Sorry for everything, what i’ve done before! thank you for youre unending love.Guide us especially my GRANDMOTHER.Amen!

  • Crystal Perdue

    Yes, amen! Peace be with me.

    My interview is tomorrow. I will be interviewing for the first time in the job profession I have studied for. I am very nervous. Thank you to whom wrote this prayer it has brought back prospective in my eyes. You are doing great things.

  • nandi

    Thank you, Lord Jesus.
    Jehovah , Shama, Jire. King of Kings , Alpha and Omega.My one and only God.The only one I bow down to.You are mighty , be lifted up high, increase Lord, we magnify your name, we give you praise. We glorify your name, Be exalted mighty God.
    Amen

  • simon bvumi

    God help me get a right job for me in Jesus name amen

  • Tunde

    Amen. Oh Lord, I confess I don’t have any power of my own but depend on you. See me through.

  • Andrew

    it’s is nice being able to express my feelings to God here.

  • suman

    In Jesus name Amen…

  • Andrew

    I have been through the final round of my interview, and I pray that God will open doors for opportunities and faith that it will go smoothly. I have always been struggling with finding the right job, I pray that God will create this peace in me in the process of finding a job.

  • suman

    Amen. I have an interview next week. I pray for confidence, peace, God’s presence and His favour for me and others in similar position. God has best in store for His children and soon we will get a breakthrough in Jesus name.

  • priest brown

    I have a interview for a transfer with my job that will require me to relocate keep me in y’all prayer
    prayer

  • Chibz

    I have an interview for medicine on Monday. I ask of you to pray for me so they see I have the qualities of a doctor. I believe God has gone before me to pave the right way. Amen

  • Kennith Patrick

    Amen…. I prayed that God have open the door for you…..In You Jesus…

  • Xoxluluzxox

    Got a interview in 3 hours please god help me ace this interview I really this job I promise if I get this job I will help the homeless please be with today in the interview

  • USER1

    i am here to give testimony of how i got back my husband, we got married for more than 9 years and have gotten two kids. thing were going well with us and we are always happy. until one day my husband started to behave in a way i could not understand, i was very confused by the way he treat me and the kids. later that month he did not come home again and he called me that he want a divorce, i asked him what have i done wrong to deserve this from him, all he was saying is that he want a divorce that he hate me and do not want to see me again in his life, i was mad and also frustrated do not know what to do,i was sick for more than 2 weeks because of the divorce. i love him so much he was everything to me without him my life is incomplete. i told my sister and she told me to contact a spell caster, i never believe in all this spell casting of a thing. i just want to try if something will come out of it. i contacted Dr papa for the return of my husband to me, they told me that my husband have been taken by another woman, that she cast a spell on him that is why he hate me and also want us to divorce. then they told me that they have to cast a spell on him that will make him return to me and the kids, they casted the spell and after 1 week my husband called me and he told me that i should forgive him, he started to apologize on phone and said that he still live me that he did not know what happen to him that he left me. it was the spell that he Dr papa casted on him that make him comeback to me today,me and my family are now happy again today. thank you Dr Papa for what you have done for me i would have been nothing today if not for your great spell. i want you my friends who are passing through all this kind of love problem of getting back their husband, wife , or ex boyfriend and girlfriend to contact supremetemple@hotmail.com and you will see that your problem will be solved without any delay.

  • rose

    amen got my interview tomorrow, may God be with me and many other in my position. The God’s light shine upon us as we emabrk of a journey that wil give us the outcome that the Lord has intended for you. Amen.

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