Stories have always moved the hearts of Americans. Not only stories, but good stories. We like to see happy endings, stories of redemption, and restoration. Our desire for good stories stems from our one great desire to be a part of God’s story. It’s the story that we were made to live, and sometimes movies remind us of this story. However, movies also reflect our fallen flesh and our desire for the things of this world. Pray that God will invade the movie industry. Pray that He will send in bold witnesses who will produce films that draw Americans and turn their hearts back to God. Pray that Americans would no longer crave the filth and defilement the fill the industry because of changed hearts. Pray for the production of films that reach audiences who would not otherwise be open to hearing about the story of Jesus. Pray that the profits from godly films would go toward spreading the Good News about Jesus around the world.
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.