> > MAX LUCADO ON PRESIDENT BUSH
> > Max Lucado is a Christian author who is very popular
> > for his many wonderful books about the Lord.
> > This week, Max was invited (along with several
> > other famous preachers) to have lunch at the
> > White House with President Bush.
> > Their meeting took place on Thursday and
> > Max shared with us this morning how it had gone.
> > As the ministers sat down to lunch and
> > waited for President Bush to appear, Max
> > said that he was expecting G.W. to walk in
> > the room looking tired, serious, and depressed.
> > When the President came in, Max said he
> > looked totally the opposite of tired:
> > he was energetic, joyful, and very
> > focused on his talk with the ministers.
> > Max asked President Bush how he could seem so
> > calm and peaceful in the midst of all the tragedy.
> > The president's reply was, "I'm feeling
> > stronger now than I've ever been in my life.
> > And the reason is because every person
> > in America is praying for me. "When I stay
> > on my knees, that's when I have power."
> > The ministers then asked the President how
> > he would like them to pray for him, and how
> > their congregations back home should be praying.
> > Mr. Bush asked, first, for clarity of mind
> > so that he could make wise decisions,
> > and then he asked that we pray specifically
> > for his wife and two daughters,
> > as he is very concerned about their safety.
> > I knew that you would be as encouraged
> > as I was to hear about this meeting.
> > We must thank God that we have a President
> > who loves and fears the Lord.
> > No human leader is perfect, but God is perfect,
> > so let's keep President Bush lifted up
> > in prayer before the Father.
> > PASS THIS ON TO EVERY CHRISTIAN THAT YOU
> > KNOW AROUND THE WORLD...OUR GOD IS AN
> > AWESOME GOD AND REIGNS OVER HEAVEN AND
> > EARTH.
> > "For I the Lord, your God, will hold thy right
> > hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee." (Isaiah
> > 41:13)