New York City Mayor Laments Lack of Prayer in Schools

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Critics said it could never be done, but after decades of prayer, legal battles and faith in God instead of man, Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court.

A decade prior to this ruling, the Warren Court set the United States on a spiritual path that would see God removed from American schools and a culture steeped in darkness.

While the pro-life fight is far from over, the devil will not simply roll over and give up, the fight for prayer is now being brought to the forefront of American culture.

With the mutilation of children, violent crime rising and government oppression in the name of security, Americans have witnessed the decline of a society that removed the God on which it was founded.

Now, taking a stand against his party's notoriously anti-God platform, Democratic Mayor of New York City Eric Adams is lamenting the impact of removing prayer from schools.

As reported by The Daily Wire, "During remarks at an interfaith breakfast, Adams spoke about the intersection of faith and realizing one's full potential. He said people going to places of worship, regardless of religion, can help alleviate the city's various problems, such as homelessness and domestic violence."

"When we took prayers out of schools, guns came into schools," he said.

"Don't tell me about no separation of church and state," Adams continued. "State is the body. Church is the heart. You take the heart out of the body, the body dies. I can't separate my beliefs because I'm an elected official."

He added: "When I walk, I walk with God, when I talk, I talk with God. When I put policies in place, I put them in with a God-like approach to them—that's who I am."

While some Democrats and Republicans may differ on their stance regarding guns and the causations behind gun violence in America, Mayor Adams highlights the root behind not just gun violence in New York City schools, but the decline of American society.

When prayer and the Bible was removed from American schools, entire generations were raised without a foundation in the God and His principles that made this country a world power.

This moral decline has been orchestrated and planned out by dark forces for decades. With counterculture movements promoting lifestyles of rampant drug use, disrespect for authority and promiscuity replacing the designs of God, it was inevitable for STD's, violence, indoctrination, witchcraft and more take up residence in American society.

But God always provides an opportunity for repentance and restoration.

Americans see the radical shift in culture and regret it every day on platforms across social media, in news programs and even in churches. But what are they doing about it?

Well, Mayor Adams hit the nail on the head.

If parents want violence to go down in schools, bring back prayer.

If citizens want a government that works for them instead of oppressing them, bring back prayer.

If America truly wants to heal the division within her borders and become a society filled with peace and unity, bring back prayer.

Naysayers will say it can't be done, but the Word of God says in Matthew 19:26: "But Jesus looked at them and said to them, 'With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'"

Those same critics said the same about Roe v. Wade.

Prayer can be brought back to American society, but not without a fight. Satan will try and stop that from happening with every trick, deception and scheme that he knows.

It will take the church engaging in intercession, fasting, voting and being active members of society that extol the necessities of prayer in American society, and reliance on God and faith in Him to accomplish the seemingly impossible.

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James Lasher is Staff Writer for Charisma Media.

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