After 20 years, it has been suddenly announced that Western troops left Afghanistan. This has become the overriding subject of news and discussions on TV and the internet. We will leave the diverse political aspects and speculations to others. As biblically thinking Christians, however, we need to be reminded of our Lord’s firm exhortation to “first seek God’s kingdom and righteousness” and His perfect design for our daily prayers – the sanctity of our heavenly Father’s name, the coming of His kingdom and the application of His will.