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Praying for the media with Psalm 12

As you read Psalm 12, keep the media in mind and prayer. Perhaps our complaints about them and our prayers for them might help them to see the tremendous power they have for good, for healing, and for unity in this country and around the world. Help, LORD! Have godly people gone? Have the faithful disappeared from the human race? Who’s lying now? Slick speech and double-mindedness make it hard to tell. LORD, please put a stop to slick talk! Shut boastful mouths who have said, “We can say what we like! Who will stop us?” LORD, You know how poor people have been oppressed, and needy people from every race and culture groan. Help us to stand up for them! And, please, LORD, provide the help they’re gasping to get! Only Your promises have no self-serving motives. Your Word is like silver purified seven times. You, O LORD, will protect us from all ills. You will guard us from all jadedness, even while wickedness struts about, and people keep lifting up the e