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Father, we thank You for bringing prayer back into the schools that have rejected it previously. Allow this change to sweep across the nation, God, and inspire students and faculty everywhere to be in constant conversation with You.

The Miami-Dade school board in Florida recently unanimously approved the Nation Day of Prayer, encouraging students in the county to pray.

From Doral Family Journal. National Day of Prayer, to be celebrated on May 5th, was unanimously approved and recognized by Miami-Dade County School Board Wednesday night.

Established in 1952 when it was first honored by presidents, governors and legislators in the United States, this day has granted a space for people to come together and pray for the nation’s leaders. However, up until now it hadn’t been recognized in any school board.

“Prayer and religion has been taken out of our education system a long time ago,” Christi Fraga, School Board representative for District 5 and the person behind the proposal, explained.

But now with the approval of this agenda item, students are encouraged to organize and have a day to pray together as a community for its leaders….

“My belief is that this is one step in the right direction to restoring certain values in our education system that has been ripped away from our students,” Fraga adds, who also shared her gratitude towards the Christian Family Coalition Florida and all those who spoke at the School Board Agenda Meeting on social media. “This was a United Effort.”

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Clayshia A Willis
May 16, 2022

Praise and glory to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit!!! Amen!

Dona
May 6, 2022

Father, thank You for schools boards who understand the importance of prayer may we see that spread like wildfire across this nation! Invoke our hearts to pray, Your Kingdom come Your will being done on earth as it is in Heaven! ,

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CM Brown
May 3, 2022

May God intervene on this situation. May NO evil prosper. God is in control! Amen!

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Santos Garcia Jr.
May 3, 2022

This is a very positive step that confirms that the LORD is answering our many prayers over the decades. When I attended elementary public school in New York City in the late 50’s, we opened the day with the Pledge of Allegiance and a short innocuous prayer that only asked for Wisdom and protection for the teachers, students, and families represented.

Father, we continue to plead for a Great Awakening in our wayward nation. Remove the curse of abortion from our land; protect our children and families from the drug and sex trafficking scourge that is amplified by the open southern border; and reveal and end the corruption that pervades our government at all levels, our education system, the medical establishment, and our compromised media. Your Holy Will be done in our nation and the world community, in Jesus’ Name, AMEN!

https://zionsgate.wordpress.com/2015/01/12/prayer-the-church-and-the-next-great-awakening/

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Elizabeth Dawson
May 3, 2022

Thank God for prayers 🙏 I know they work. Hopefully other states will bring 🙏back to classes. We need more prayers and less hatred in our life 🙏

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Terry
May 3, 2022

Thank you for sharing this! We are currently working on putting the 1962 prayer back into public schools in Washington state. All we have left to do here is collect 405,000 signatures. Please pray 🙏 for us., Thank you again.

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Annette Giordano
May 3, 2022

Amen

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Kathis Ruiz
May 2, 2022

Thank you so much and thank God

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Gayle Olheiser
May 2, 2022

Hallelujah, Praise the Lord, Glory to God! We thank you Father for hearing our prayers.

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Beverly
May 2, 2022

Father we thank You for bringing the saints together in agreement. We know You are able to do much more than what we ask, think, or imagine. To God be the Glory.

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Marie Burnett
May 2, 2022

Definitely a step in the right direction and we know GOD answers prayer. GOD is still in control!!!

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Tikvah
May 2, 2022

Praise the Lord!

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Jan W Howe
May 2, 2022

Praise God for his faithfulness.

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Edwina scally
May 1, 2022

Praise the LORD!!!! Thank you Jesus!!

James cobb
May 1, 2022

It’s my understanding there is no place in the constitution that’s states anything about separation of church and state ??

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Sharon
May 1, 2022

I am certainly very encouraged to hear that prayer is allowed in the schools again. It means that our prayers are being answered. However, here where I live, the schools seem to be more interested in instilling in the students everything other than what the Bible says. For instance (transgenger students being allowed to room with students who are biologically opposite to the biological gender of the transgender student; allowing literature that entices sexual exploration beginning in the elementary school level, etc.). These things actually dismiss (without them actually saying so) all godly training that the Christian children have had throughout the years in their homes. We need to pray that the schools begin to align with the Kingdom of God. However, I also believe that parents need to find ways to protect their children from the underground indoctrination that is going on. I firmly believe, they need to remove their children from these schools if they intend to protect their minds from this onslaught. This is what we had to do years ago for our own children and we do not regret it at all.

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Theresa Malin
May 1, 2022

Wonderful news. May this spread across the USA and reach the UK PLEASE LORD.

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David Hamel
May 1, 2022

Thank you Lord for hearing our prayers. Keep the blessings coming across this land & thank you for godly people stepping up & representing the vast majority of Americans. It’s coming time that the extreme minority are pushed back upon to restore our nation. PTL!

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Amy
May 1, 2022

Thank you Jesus! Our children are precious to us, we must protect them with Almighty God guiding us. Praying that more schools across the country are doing the same.

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Shirley Stidham
May 1, 2022

Thanks to the members of this school board for setting this standard. Praying that other school boards will follow suit!

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Theresa Zimmerman
May 1, 2022

Thank you Jesus!!!

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Toni
May 1, 2022

Hallelujah! May more join in quickly!

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Julia Gurule
April 30, 2022

Thanks be to God!

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Nanci Chinen
April 30, 2022

As a Floridian, I grew up believing in the power of prayer! Now, living in Hawaii I am praying that prayer will again be recognized in our schools for the safety and protection of our children.

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Herb Johnston
April 30, 2022

Praise God for this.
I vividly remember being five years old ..in 1959-, when prayer was taken out of schools.
It was announced by the teacher that morning-,that. the morning news had announced it. This was in Florida. I am 68 years old.
Interesting that it came out of the South.
Lord God thank you so much, as we know that the slightest crack in the armor of the enemy.. will allow a powerful ray of light to get in- and a root of Truth as well.
And, no matter the length of the battle.. or the duress of the challenge, we ..must stay focused.
I must remember-, that at any moment the holy spirit’s force of goodness could burst through the enemy’s stronghold. Thank you Lord and praise you for this great advance. In Jesus mighty name, amen

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    KRamos
    May 2, 2022

    It isn’t that it came out of the South. It’s that many Northern liberals move to Florida when they retire and some before that and they brought their liberal ideologies with them. Unfortunately, a large part of those people were/are Jews. Many of them to this day resent Christianity because they’ve been lead to believe it was us who persecuted them & agreed w/ Hitler. They are slowly being turned around & learning from other Jews & from Christians that WE are not their enemy, just the devil, who does his dirty work through unbelievers.

Charlene
April 30, 2022

This is AWESOME! The glory of the Lord will cover the earth as the water covers the seas!

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Rose Rocha
April 30, 2022

I am so happy that revival is starting. There is nothing that can stop the move of God in America. Lord have your way in Jesus’s name.

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Herb Johnston
April 30, 2022

Yes praise God in heaven

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Lane
April 30, 2022

Thank you Jesus for this great news for the schools of Florida being able to pray. We pray this will give other states and districts boldness to put prayer back into our schools.

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Verna Knox
April 30, 2022

Hallelujah!

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Geneva Iijima
April 30, 2022

Lord, bless Florida for leading the way back to You!

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Marsha Carol Watson Gandy
April 30, 2022

This is so Encouraging and so Thrilling! The journey of a thousand miles BEGINS WITH THE FIRST STEP.

All the PRAYERS GOING FORTH IN AND AROUND AMERICA are Not in Vain….The “walls of darkness” are fracturing and coming down.

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Turner Teresa
April 30, 2022

Thank you so much for this resource on how to pray on these matters. It helps me a lot and I forward to many of my friends!

God bless
Teresa Turner

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Jan Barwick
April 30, 2022

Praise the Lord! May this sweep out country. I am in my 80s, and I remember giving devotionals in schools and having prayer and pledging allegiance to our flag. Observe how we have deteriorated since. Out went God…in walks satan. Lord, please have mercy on us……

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Linda` Roberts
April 30, 2022

I think it would be so wonderful to bring back Prayer within schools. It would start the day for students out right and adding the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag. It would show so much inspiration back in the schools To God and Jesus Christ and teach students so much nd evilness took out of schools. This is the way I was taught many years ago.

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    Nancy Berkey
    April 30, 2022

    I teach at a local Highschool. Many of the students r disrespectful during the AM silent time (prayer for some). They play their phobes and carry on. Many also won’t stand in respect for the flag salute. I pray that God takes the scales from their eyes and they see truth.

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      Herb Johnston
      April 30, 2022

      I agree wholeheartedly
      There needs to be a complete inversion of fifty years of social engineering where respect was not taught because the Bible was not present

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Priscilla Meyenburg
April 30, 2022

Praise God, PraiseGod.- Jesus listens I am thankful that God uses our Prayers not only Change circumstances but to change us. Psalms 62:8 urges us to Trust God at all times and pour out our hearts to him. Jeremiah -29:12:13 The prophetic Jeremiah assures us: “ You will call to Me and find Me when you search for me with all of your heart” Let’s us fulfill these Words and make it a dedicated practice to search Gods heart and bring back one-off the greatest Tools given to us which is specific prayer. Prayer back in schools, prayer back in work places, prayer back in homes, churches. I remember in the 80,s my daughter had a prayer room in the school she attended for others to join her. Let us bring that back. We have the miraculous help of The Holy Spirit. Let’s make this a priority essential So other schools will catch the Fire 🔥 and our dreams of what God can do will come to pass. Thank you Miami Dade school board. Trust that God will lite the Fire if we act. God says children will lead in the last days. I pray for all States and schools will start standing for prayer and petition back in schools, school boards, God will bless those who Bless Him. Let us take back the schools with prayer. You do not need to pray long prayers, just praise Him and thank Jesus for just listening to your thanks then He will give you words to say. Praying for Miracles . God is so good

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Linda Vaughan
April 30, 2022

Praise God! Bless every member of that school board & those who spoke up in favor of it! If there was ever a time we need to pray for our nation & leaders it’s now!

Thank You Jesus! May this movement spread across America & the nations of the earth!

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Cathy
April 30, 2022

Beyond Thrilling news for this nation!!! A great start to gaining God’s foothold back in America where the enemy has used it to kill and destroy. ✝️🙏🇺🇸

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Etta Danielson
April 30, 2022

I have been praying with others for restored prayer in schools for years. It is so wonderful to see THE LORD bringing it to pass!!!

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Jacquelyn Miller
April 30, 2022

If my people, which are called by MY NAME, SHALL HUMBLE THEMSELVES, and PRAY, and SEEK MY FACE, and TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS; THEN WILL I HEAR FROM HEAVEN, and WILL FORGIVE THEIR SIN, and WILL HEAL THEIR LAND.
2 Chronicles 7:14 (KJV).
Thank You, Father, for You are the GREAT PROMISE KEEPER.
AMEN.

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Jeannie
April 30, 2022

So proud for the people in FL for pioneering the way and seeing answered prayer. May CA follow in their footsteps.

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Robert E Brook
April 30, 2022

Praise the Lord and give thanks with grateful hearts. This is a move in the right direction.

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Elizabeth
April 30, 2022

Thank you Jesus for boldness in your people ph God. Jesus we ask for this boldness to sweep across the earth. One Nation Under God. God Your Kingdom Come Your Will Be Done. In Jesus name the name above all names! Change hearts oh God.

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Connie Harper
April 30, 2022

Hallelujah!!! The day of New Beginnings!!

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Brian
April 30, 2022

Very encouraging news. It shows that people ARE capable of waking up to the need for prayer, especially in our schools and nation. Please, let this be but a beginning, Lord, with greater things to come.

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Boyd LeCheminant
April 30, 2022

This is only a beginning of the future of prayer in school. Once the fire is lit inside of the children to have their God join them in school…He will join them! Thank you…all who pray for this!

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Terri
April 30, 2022

Thank you Lord for showing favor to those who are bold for you!

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Esther Arndt
April 30, 2022

Oh praise the Lord almighty! Thank you Father for this miracle. I pray and decree that it spreads like a wild fire across our nation and jumps to all other nations in Jesus name. Amen! Hallelujah! I’m so full of joy I can jump 🙂

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Kim Dillon
April 30, 2022

Growing up in a school that had prayer and the pledge of allegiance every morning gave me such peace as a child. Standing up next to my desk with my hand over my heart —gave me such purpose and peace.

Thank you Daddy God and Jesus for the changes we are seeing. We can trust You Lord God to take care of our children even better than we can. Help us not to live in fear of possible dangers, but in the joy and peace of knowing that You are in control. Glory to Him! Amen.

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Norma
April 30, 2022

AMEN

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Susan
April 30, 2022

Thank you for the schools who have brought prayer back. If children are not
taught at home, then praying with other students will help bring them closer
to each other.

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Maria Egan-Vernum
April 30, 2022

Hallelujah Tkq Lord JESUS for this DIVINE WISDOM to permeate our Leaders. Infuse the same spiritual transformation in all leaders of all countries of d World..to be a Heaven on Earth. Amen Hallelujah Ave Maria

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Dominique
April 30, 2022

May all school boards across the nation be inspired by this! May all children turn to God and pray Him in gratitude asking Him for leaders who are holy and doing His will.

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Linda L Ciciotti
April 30, 2022

Woohoo! Praise God & kudos to my old school district where I grew up, PRAYED, & said the Pledge & sang the National Anthem every day, learned for 18 years, and taught for 10 years!
“. . . if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14 🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼🇺🇸🙏🏼💙🙏🏼

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June
April 30, 2022

MAGA… make America GODLY again🙏

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Linda
April 30, 2022

Wow…this is a step in the right direction…back to GOD, values, morals, sound judgement. Baby steps back to the world I grew up in (not the evilness that is going on now. Thank you Dear GOD for sharing YOUR Light onto these leaders and may it spread over our country – the USA that will be “Great Again”.

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jill marshall
April 30, 2022

Is it a typo “nation” day of prayer instead of” National” day of prayer? Or is there a difference between the two?

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Kathleen Cottrell
April 30, 2022

God Bless our country and for the small successes each day for religious rights.

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ML
April 30, 2022

“Let the little children come unto Me and forbid the not, for of such is the kingdom of Heaven .”
Let Your kingdom move forward Lord, and Your gospel spread… the darkness cannot put out Your Light!

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Rebecca Williams
April 30, 2022

Our Nation is in dire straits; I pray that we all turn back to Our Lord Jesus Christ for the repentance of our sins, Amen 🙏

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Barbara Janicki
April 30, 2022

Wonderful, positive news – someone has to have the courage to be first, now hopefully other school boards will take note, take heart and also be bold enough to allow the freedom of prayer in public schools. Our “one nation, under God”, needs to return to God and “in all our ways acknowledge Him.” This is a step in that direction, praying it ignites a fire and gains momentum in every state. Thank You Lord for the members of the school board following You rather than this current culture. http://www.mtothe5th.wordpress.com

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Raquel Eagle
April 30, 2022

Thank you Lord for your Grace, thank you for Yeshua, all the Glory and Power are yours forever and ever! Keep praying warriors, the victory belongs to our King!

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Joyce Neeley
April 30, 2022

Praise God 🙌
One day at a time…..🙏
GLORY!! AMEN

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Maureen Kurp
April 30, 2022

Thank You Lord for the courage of these brave adults and children in Florida! May every school in America have the freedom and opportunity to pray – so that You would move on hearts and heal our land!!! For Your honor and glory, King Jesus! Amen!

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Sherry
April 30, 2022

Praising God for the changes happening in The state of Florida. We continúe to pray for the boldness of the leadership in this state. Let the fire of the Holy Spirit continue to spread.. changing hearts and lives throughout our nation !

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John Butler
April 30, 2022

Good news!!

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Nikki Thomas
April 30, 2022

Thank you dear LORD !!! I noticed that’s a 70 year cycle. Praise the LORD.

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Sue M
April 30, 2022

Thank you Jesus for this breakthrough! Thank You for hearing our prayers and doing what seemed to be impossible. All things are possible with You!

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Victoria Mitchell
April 30, 2022

I praise and thank our wonderful Heavenly Father for this victory! May it spread like wildfire across this nation.

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Dorothy Renter
April 30, 2022

Praise God!

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Karen Martin
April 30, 2022

I am so excited for our children in this school district to be able to pray freely in school. May thief decision sweep across this nation to the glory of God.

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Ronald Bangert
April 30, 2022

Rejoice ALWAYS,
Pray CONSTANTLY,
Give THANKS, in ALL Circumsstances!
For this is the WILL of Christ Jesus!

Praying without ceasing with our Hope fixed on Him! Intimacy is what we desire for anyone, along with “Seek Ye First…..”

My wife and I were public high school teachers in Berwyn & Cicero, Illinois (Cook County). We advised student Bible clubs, many events, all under Illinois School Code/Laws. Dot the I’s and Cross the T’s. We had resistance to be sure, So what? Sometimes vehement, usually from isolated staff or parents. Great time to teach kids how to press into God, Love, Forgive, and Pray. After all Stephen was stoned and so was the man at the coatcheck, Saul! (If course things changed after Annanias and the street called ‘Straight, right Paul?)

Prayer is nothing less than Intamacy and Dependancy on Jesus at all costs. We prayed all the time and listened for that still small voice, still do. The problem with Public Schools they are Secular in their activity, a magnet for every ideology opposed to Christ! Nothing new for the devout follower of Christ.

My wife, myself and several othe Believers lived out our Christian walk and were most Beloved by our students. Living testimonies as it were, not trying to prove anything, It’s Jesus Christ who came to seek the lost! We’re just foot soldiers in the Kingdom. Actively clandestine. Faceless.

So, did we have other weird clubs and ongoing stuff? Sure! America is not the Church or The Body of Christ! We both have many stories concerning power encounters with darkness. All to take us deeper in Christlikeness.

We prayed all day, every day, and no school board can deny us that, our human spirit did not belong to them, it belongs to Christ. We were never abandoned or alone. Discipleship begins in the home. As teachers we knew which parents were working overtime, our students reflected home.

In all this? PRAY!
Ask, and keep on asking,
Seek, and keep on seeking,
Knock, and keep on knocking!
We’re followers of Jesus afterall.

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John Meadows
April 30, 2022

Praise the name of the lord!! Of all places safe county Fla.. A school board with courage. 👍👏👏

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Wendi Wallace
April 30, 2022

Praise God! Through Him all is possible, we must have faith and complete trust in Our Lord to reveal himself so others can taste and see.

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Bob Huseby
April 30, 2022

In Jesus name may this be only th beginning!! Jus like th heartbeat bill which is spreading from state to state, Father let this show school boards across our nation that they can take a step to restore America back to your ideals. Holy Spirit give boldness to individuals in each community to begin this process of returning prayer to our schools !!! In Jesus mighty name we swing our swords of th spirit across America to cut th demonic strongholds in our schools!!’

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Mary Ahlborn
April 30, 2022

I remember when prayer from the White House represented the foundation of our established government / the God of our Bible whose first commandments are to have no other gods before Him. Yet from the White House Rose Garden , Muslims, Hindus along with Christian prayer was offered during Trump’s presidency. We are a Christian Nation with Judeo- Christianity roots. I don’t think our God was pleased with those prayers. What say you?

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Shelly
April 30, 2022

Praise You Lord, God…thank you for this superb school board that would allow prayer back in school. Things are looking up and prayers are being answered in the name of Jesus. Amen

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Marilyn Crady
April 30, 2022

How wonderful, how marvelous! Thank you Father.

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PAD
April 30, 2022

WOW and to think with Gangster Biden in office This would happen Fact is Stranger than Truth

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John
April 30, 2022

Glory be to God!
The best is yet to come. Amen!

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Roxie Crews
April 30, 2022

And all our children shall. be taught of the Lord and great shall be the peace of our children.( Bibles are coming back too ) Glory to God!!❤️🙏🏼👑

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Jeanne
April 30, 2022

Amen. Thanks be to God!

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