God so loved the world that He gave Jesus – (John 3:16). And Jesus so loved us that He gave Himself for us – Rom 5:5, John 15:13.
It involves sacrifice and depicts laying down your own desires for the benefit of mankind, especially your nation. That is, giving up your own will and time to pray for the peace, unity and progress of this nation.
Love is a spiritual catalyst that empowers the purposeful and people-oriented leadership that transforms a nation.
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Whosoever loves God should also love his nation by praying for her peace, unity and socio-economic advancement – Ps 122:6-8.
Nehemiah prayed and fasted for the restoration of glory and colour of Jerusalem – (Neh 1:4 -11). Daniel also prayed and fasted for the freedom of his nation from captivity – Dan 9:3-20.
It is good and acceptable in the sight of God to pray and intercede for the peace of our nation and for those in authority – 1Tim 2:2-3.
For the sake of love for his nephew Lot, Abraham interceded for the city of Sodom and Gomorrah – Gen 18:23-32.
In the same vein, we must intercede for the peace of our nation, “Nigeria” for the sake of all the Christians in the country that they may prosper in the land –PS 122:6-8
As you pray for the peace and growth of this country, you shall experience peace and divine lifting in your life, in Jesus name.
“2Tim 2:6 The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits”.
God Bless you.