CORBIN — Court Square in Barbourville was shut down briefly on Thursday — but it wasn’t a medical emergency. It was Knox County’s celebration of the National Day of Prayer.
More than 50 people stood at the courthouse steps to offer praises and prayer for all. Toward the end of the program, the group was divided into four prayer circles. One group prayed for the United States’ judicial branch of government. A second group prayed for the executive branch. Yet a third group prayed for the U.S. legislative branch. The fourth group prayed for the local
The theme for the 2014 National Day of Prayer is One Voice, United in Prayer. According to their website, the theme is based on the Bible book Romans 15:6, which states, “So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”