In many Christian circles both prayer and proclamation lift the verse from 2 Chronicles 7:14 with great passion.
What does 2 Chronicles 7 14 mean in the Bible?
2 Chronicles 7:14. This verse is often quoted as a call to prayer and revival for American Christians, suggesting that if we pray, repent, and humble ourselves, God will turn America around and make it “one nation under God” again.
Will heal your land?
I believe it’s what God told Israel in 2 Chronicles 7:14, “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and turn from their wicked ways then I will hear from Heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
Why do we ask God to heal our land?
Our land is hurting and in deep need of God’s divine healing. If we are going to call on God to heal our land, to heal our nation, and to heal our human community, it is vital that we are also forthright in changing our wicked ways.
What does it mean to heal their land?
The manifestation of the sons of God brings with it the responsibility of restoring the earth and the abounding presence of every animal and plant species.
What does it mean to pray and seek God’s face?
Seeking the Lord means seeking his presence. “Presence” is a common translation of the Hebrew word “face.” Literally, we are to seek his “face.” But this is the Hebraic way of having access to God. To be before his face is to be in his presence.
What does it mean to be called by the name of the Lord?
Calling upon the name of the Lord, then, means trusting in what he revealed to be true. It means true, genuine repentance from your wicked ways and the pursuit of a godly life. It means becoming a bearer of God’s name, representing him before the world, and following him in unwavering believing loyalty.
What does God say about healing the land?
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”
How do you pray for land?
Dear God, I bless your Name today and thank You that You are a loving God. I pray that you will revive every individual upon this land today. Give them a refreshing, from Your Holy Spirit, that they may be able to rejoice in You again Lord. Quicken Your people God and make them alive for You again.
What verse is if my people will humble?
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.
What does the speaker ask the Lord to heal?
“The speaker ask the Lord to Heal our land and to forget our sins.It symbolizes hope and peace.”
Where in the Bible If my people humble themselves and pray?
“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.”
What does wickedness mean in the Bible?
The International Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE) gives this definition of wicked according to the Bible: “The state of being wicked; a mental disregard for justice, righteousness, truth, honor, virtue; evil in thought and life; depravity; sinfulness; criminality.”
What does God promise about healing?
“Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” “And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.” “‘But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord.”
What does if my people?
Second Chronicles 7:14 contains an awesome promise: “If My people who are called by My name will 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.” In this hallmark passage, God calls a nation to pray.
What does humbling yourself mean?
: to do or say something which shows that one knows one has been wrong, has behaved with too much pride, etc. He needs to humble himself and ask for their forgiveness.