In 2004 a group of intercessors fasted and prayed 50 days for the ending of abortion and sought God for a way to act and then headed to Washington D.C. confident that prayer could change things. Thus was born Bound4Life, a group dedicated to prayer for the ending of abortion. Instead of picketing abortion clinics, they felt led to stand in silent vigil with their mouths covered by red tape with the word “life” in black letters. This unspoken siege, multiplied across the nation, has had a powerful impact and saved many lives.
During one of these silent sieges, someone had an idea that if they turned the “life” tape into a wristband, it would be an ongoing symbol and commitment to pray for the ending of abortion. Over 450,000 life bands have been distributed to date along with this simple prayer:
“Jesus, I plead your blood over my sins and the sins of my nation. God, end abortion and send revival to America.”
This is a prayer of identificational repentance as we recognize and repent for our own sins and the sins of our nation in supporting abortion. When I first heard about the Life band prayer, I applauded the effort, but didn’t feel particularly connected to it…that is until Read more »