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Father, we thank You for this victory. Prevent the Biden administration from stopping our oil and gas production, God.

A federal judge has now permanently stopped Biden from pausing new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. This is an answered prayer!

From The Epoch Times. A federal judge issued a permanent injunction on Aug. 18 against the Biden administration’s pause of new oil and gas leasing in federal lands.

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The injunction applies to the 13 states that sued the Biden administration over the moratorium in March 2021, including Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

Terry Doughty, U.S. district judge for the Western District of Louisiana, ruled that the White House overreached with the ban.

President Joe Biden signed Executive Order 14008 on Jan. 27, 2021, banning all new oil and natural gas leases on federal lands and offshore waters. The order didn’t cancel existing leases on federal lands and offshore waters. Leases on private lands also weren’t affected.

Thirteen states, led by Louisiana, sued the Biden administration, saying the lease ban violated the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), which governs offshore oil and gas leases, and the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA), which governs onshore land leases on federal lands.

Doughty issued a temporary injunction in the case in June. The injunction was overthrown by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 17.

Doughty’s permanent injunction came a day after the circuit court’s ruling (pdf). In the permanent injunction, Doughty ruled that the executive branch has no authority to change both laws….

“Both statutes require Government Defendants’ agencies to sell oil and gas leases. The OCSLA has a Five-Year Plan in effect that requires eligible leases to be sold. Government Defendants’ agencies have no authority to make significant revisions in the OCSLA Five-Year Plan without going through the procedure mandated by Congress. The MLA requires the DOI to hold lease sales, where eligible lands are available at least quarterly,” he wrote in the ruling (pdf). “By stopping the process, the agencies are in effect amending two Congressional statutes. Neither the OCSLA nor the MLA gives the Government Defendants’ agencies the authority to implement a Stop of lease sales….”

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(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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OTILIA M OSTERLUND
August 30, 2022

Cry to the God who bear the government on His shoulders. Cry for grace and mercy. Cry in joy and thanksgiving for He is God Almighty. Cry to God for His justice to come that His righteousness and peace may reign. We stand on what Jesus has done. Jesus overcame the world. We stand on what He has done. Let us praise Him and bless Him and worship Him with great thanksgiving for He has delivered on His promise. To Him alne be honor and glory and thanksgiving, Amen. Alleluia.

Eva
August 29, 2022

Glory to God

Tammy Lynn
August 29, 2022

Alleluia ❤️‍🔥 GIAG!!! We appreciate our Lord and Savior 24/7/365 + We praise and esteem the word of the most high God!!! There is no moster high!!! Goshen here!!! Thank you Jesus for choosing our Father’s will!!! WRWY 🤝 Alleluia 👏👏👏 Shalom🖖Shalom!!!

Dee Bostick
August 28, 2022

Thank you Lord for this Judge that did the right thing regarding Biden stopping our oil and gas production. Thank you for answered prayer. Thank you that You are an everpresent help in time of need.

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Victoria Z
August 26, 2022

Yes! Thank you, Jesus!

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Leonard Bateman
August 24, 2022

Praise God.

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Yoshisa
August 24, 2022

James 5:16 KJV “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”

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Zoe Ella
August 23, 2022

It does not take much observation to see how the climate is changing. How are we going to protect the livability of our planet, and the denizens with whom we share the planet. How are we going to be good custodians?

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    C
    August 24, 2022

    Genesis 8:21, 22
    And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man’s sake; for the imagination of man’s heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

    22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

    Our GOD shall supply all of our need according to HIS riches in Glory by CHRIST JESUS!
    Christians should trust GOD alone and stop listening to the fear mongering news! Until JESUS returns for HIS Bride this earth, and we who trust HIM will have all we need to survive! Global warming/cold alarmists have predicted the end of our resources and planet for decades to no avail! Please do your own research! The green new deal is to put money in the pockets of the global alarmists. Most of them have jets that use fuel but they want us to have an electric over-priced auto that the electric power grid is not equipped to handle. Look at the lifestyle of those that yell global warming during each hot day. They use more fuel in a week than most of us would use in a year. They are hypocritical liars and want rules for us but not them! FATHER GOD please open Americans’ eyes and minds to the deceptions going on today perpetuated by certain
    government officials in JESUS NAME! AMEN!

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Jennifer Shetler
August 23, 2022

Let’s keep this going… prayers are being answered. We need to be free to produce / bring up the natural resources God has blessed this country with. There is an unlimited supply we have available to us . Pray for Biden to repent before His God!

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Alexander Breeding
August 23, 2022

LET’S GO BRANDON!!

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Evelyn M Brunette
August 23, 2022

Praise the Lord for starting to put our lives back together❤️

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Susan Bryg
August 23, 2022

This may sound like a dumb question, but there is so much that I don’t understand about how the law works.

Does this injunction pertain to Biden’s stopping the keystone pipeline? Does that mean that it can be opened again?

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    Mar L.
    August 23, 2022

    I think the Keystone Pipeline runs through North and South Dakota and a few other states. However, I didnt see those states on the list of the states that sued the administration.

Ilene
August 23, 2022

Praise God! Prayer does work and God has sent reinforcements from heaven as we the Church continue to pray and pull down principalities, powers, rulers of darkness and spiritual wickedness that sits in high places. God we speak to these wicked spirits and pull them down in FAITH by CHRIST JESUS! AMEN to God be all the Glory!

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DAVID LITTLEFIELD
August 23, 2022

Praise God for Judge Doughty’s action! Our nation is in turmoil and desperately needs God’s guidance! May we pray earnestly for God’s intervention to provide wisdom, discernment, encouragement, protection, sensitivity to His Spirit and the courage to DO WHAT IS BEST FOR AMERICA!

To God be the glory!

David Littlefield

Romans 8:37-39

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Peggy
August 23, 2022

Prayer is what gives us our power as Christians. “Prayer is the Key to Heaven, Faith unlocks the Door,”. Allen and Peg Stewart

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Valerie G Boyd
August 23, 2022

Praise the Lord for this outcome. Much prayer has gone forward.

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Flora G Vela
August 23, 2022

His word says that He turns evil to good! All praise to our King of Kings and we continue with ours prayers for this is just the begining.

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Stella Nobles
August 23, 2022

I shared this with my email friends. What a PRAISE!!!

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MaryElizabeth
August 23, 2022

Thank God for the judge who has blocked Biden(aka destroyer) from stopping the leases!

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MB Gregory
August 23, 2022

This is exciting – we have to stop government overreach. The Constitution stands firm and so should we!

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ML
August 23, 2022

Yes! I am encouraged and thankful!!

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Marsha Bashor
August 23, 2022

Thank you Lord for answering this prayer to maintain the leasing of oil and gas. We ask that you would cause the government to open the pipelines once again, and to save the production of gas and oil, we ask that fracking would return in our states. Thank you Lord.

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A Beard
August 23, 2022

Praise God That He Is Turning Evil For Good!

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Robert
August 23, 2022

Thank you Lord!
Our sincere prayers to you can make a big difference

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Suzie
August 23, 2022

This was a great turn around!!! Thank God and all who stood up against the over reach of manipulation..

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AmericanPatriot
August 23, 2022

HALLELUJAH and AMEN!

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