'If my people, which are called by my name...' Is not His name Christ?
Are His people not called Christians?
'shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face,
Key words there is... 'seek His face'
Only complete belief in Jesus Christ will cut the mustard.
'and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.'
Right now America is so polluted that the people don't even know they are sick.
The verse is not a prayer.
This verse is a promise for whosoever will comply.
"..receiving the word with all readiness of mind and searching the scriptures daily to see if these things are so."
"I am the Good Shepherd, I know my sheep and my sheep know me."
"Let no one judge you in respect of an holy day or of the sabbath day." Col 2;16