There is, however, an answer from Scritpure and from our own history as a nation that, I believe, will bring the breakthrough we long to see.
The earliest immigrants to America and their descendants, right on up through the Revoutionary War, were people of prayer. However, there is a word they often used in regards to their special times of prayer that we seldom hear today--the word "humiliation."
What will save America is not pontificating declarations and prayers. What will save America is a realiziation of how poor and needy we are apart from His mercy and grace. As we turn to Him in humiliation and prayer, we can expect to see displays of His power that will change the course of history.
We will also see the great, national spiritual awakening for which so many long, for the promise of a national healing in II Chronicles 7:14 begins with the condition, If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray . . ..
This article was derived in part from Dr. Eddie Hyatt's latest book, 1726: The Year that Defined America, available from Amazon and his website at www.eddiehyatt.com. He is also the founder of the "1726 Project" that is dedicated to helping America reconnect with her Christian roots in Spiritual Awakening.