Category Historical Perspectives on Intercessory Prayer
Restoration of Culture and Calling: A Historical Perspective on Intercessory Prayer for Native America
RESTORATION OF CULTURE AND CALLING Historical References and Anniversaries Indians Forced to Cut Their Hair – January 13, 1902 ( http://www.bluecloud.org/misunder.html ) On January 13, 1902, Commissioner W.S. Jones, from the Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior in Washington, wrote a letter stating that all Indian men should cut their hair so that […]
PROPHECY Historical References and Anniversaries Jesuits Foretell of a Lunar Eclipse – January 31, 1646 (http://americanindian.net/January.html ) Father Pierre Millet Foretells of a Lunar Eclipse – January 21, 1674 (http://americanindian.net/January.html ) According to Phil Konstantin’s book, This Day In North American Indian History, both instances tell of American Indians being converted to Christianity because a […]
PEACE Historical References and Anniversaries Killing at Peace Talks – January 26, 1716 (http://americanindian.net/January.html ) In consulting Phil Konstantin’s book, This Day In North American Indian History, I read that January 26, 1716, a group of Cherokee, Creek and Yamassee representatives met at a Cherokee village in Georgia for peace talks. It was noted that […]
SITTING BULL, GHOST DANCE, WOUNDED KNEE & NEARING DEATH AWARENESS: A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON INTERCESSORY PRAYER FOR NATIVE AMERICA
Sitting Bull, Ghost Dance, Wounded Knee & Nearing Death Awareness Historical References / Anniversaries: December 15, 1890 – Sitting Bull is murdered by American Indian Police http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sitting-bull-killed-by-indian-police PBS – The West – Regarding Sitting Bull and the Ghost Dance http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/program/episodes/eight/likegrass.htm The History and Culture of the Standing Rock Oyate: The Ghost Dance http://www.ndstudies.org/resources/IndianStudies/standingrock/historical_ghostdance.html December 17, […]
Is it any wonder we seek out rivers, mountains, prairies, lakes … nature … when we need to slow down, relax or regroup? We seek out environments (including our prayer closets) that will bring our brainwaves and heart rates down to a healing frequency.
Even with countless testimonies of miracles associated with playing the drum, there are also many Christians who teach against the use of indigenous drums in church.
Yahweh, Great Mystery and Sovereign Deliverer, just as You guided us in prayer regarding suicide and indigenous people, guide our prayers regarding substance abuse. It is also a subject clouded by poor doctrine and misunderstandings. Teach us to pray in ways that are significant and effective.
There are people all over North America striving to heal hearts and end suicide. Yet, it is still at epidemic proportions. All Knowing Creator of All, how do we pray?