WHEREAS, Our nation has given evidence of being in dire need of a spiritual awakening,
WHEREAS, There are many indications of a genuine moving of the Holy Spirit in our nation,
WHEREAS, The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention has clearly emphasized the primacy of evangelism in future programming for Southern Baptist Convention agencies,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That we the messengers of this Convention rededicate ourselves and lead our churches to rededicate themselves to the task of witnessing to the unsaved and unchurched, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the officers of our Convention join in asking President Nixon to set aside July 18 and 19, 1970, as special days of prayer for a spiritual awakening in our nation, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the officers of our Convention ask the Baptist World Alliance which will be meeting in Tokyo, Japan, July 12-19, 1970, to set aside a prayer time on July 18 for worldwide revival while calling attention to the special days of prayer in our nation, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That we ask our churches to observe a twenty-four hour prayer period beginning at 12 midnight (Eastern Daylight Time) July 18 and closing as 12 midnight (Eastern Daylight Time) on July 19 at which time the churches will be encouraged to be open for prayer in the interest of revival in our nation.