Today is the first of 40 Days of Prayer leading up to the presidential election.

Although the event ends the same day as the November election, Dave Butts, who chairs America’s National Prayer Committee (NPC), tells OneNewsNow that is not the central theme. He says the religious leaders he has met throughout his travels agree that the country is in trouble.

“We’ve got serious issues — economic, social, cultural, racial, international [and] political. We have problems, and no one person is going to solve this,” Butts asserts. “The problem ultimately isn’t in the White House; it’s in our house. This is an act of humility before God that the church in America needs desperately to do.”

He says the nation needs repentance and revival.

Read More at onenewsnow.com. By Charlie Butts.

Photo Credit: John H. Wright (Creative Commons)

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