A Time Like No Other: Calling WISCONSIN to PRAYER for MARRIAGE

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in News, SCOTUS & Marriage 2015


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CALLING THE STATE TO PRAYER FOR MARRIAGE

Marriage is on trial…for real.  Are you ready?

On April 28, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states have the right to define and recognize marriage exclusively as the unique relationship between one man and one woman.

This is an historic event—with incredibly important short-term and long-term consequences.  (Think Indiana and Memories Pizza.)

Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Family Council are alone in our public defense of marriage.  While we wish that were different, it’s OK.  We know we speak for tens of thousands of people across the state who share our belief and who stand with us.

We know there’s a great deal of confusion and fear. And we’re working to change that.  It takes time and money—but it must happen.

However, right now what can and must be done quickly and without major financial commitment is to call the state to prayer for April 28.  We are urging individuals, families, and churches to join with us in concentrated, focused, intentional prayer between now and the hearing.

TAKE THE PLEDGE!

CLICK HERE to read our Pledge to Pray for Marriage and make the commitment today!

Pray for Marriage

Pray for Marriage

  •  Pray that God will rule and over-rule in the hearts and minds of the Supreme Court justices:  Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan.  Court observers say this decision will very likely come down to how Justice Kennedy and Chief Justice Roberts vote.
  • Pray for the attorneys who are defending God’s plan for marriage—that they will have strength, health, wisdom, the very best arguments presented in the very best way, insight, courage, and appropriate boldness.
  • Pray that God will confuse the minds and the words of those attorneys who are arguing to redefine marriage.
  • Pray that church leaders all across the country will speak up knowledgeably and wisely on this issue, helping their people to understand this is not a political issue but a biblical issue.

In the absence of any elected official or any ministry leader calling the state to prayer, we are honored to do so. At the end of this, God may choose to allow His institution of marriage to be dishonored in our country—or He may because of the persistent and passionate prayers of His people give us yet more grace.  Regardless of the outcome, our responsibility as Christians is to faithfully pray. Will you join us?

CLICK HERE to commit to pray and sign the PLEDGE TO PRAY FOR MARRIAGE!

CLICK HERE for more information on the call to prayer for marriage and the court hearing on April 28.

CLICK HERE for a “TIME LINE” to April 28, the day the Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments on marriage.  The time line has been created from a Wisconsin perspective.

CLICK HERE for a list of extremely valuable resources for individuals, families, pastors, and churches.  These resources range from commentaries about the upcoming Supreme Court decision on marriage to information on how you can get involved in praying, engaging others, and taking action as you take a stand for marriage.

 

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