What should we be praying for amidst the chaos, the lies, and the evil which we are seeing? The greatest prayer is also the simplest: “God, may Your will be done on Earth.” While no one knows exactly what God has in store for America, we can have peace and assurance in knowing that He is fully in control and He works out His perfect plan to our eternal benefit.
Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you, Lord, that in this world where there are powers that strive against You, organizations of great wealth that dismiss Your Word, that You hear us as individuals, that our voice is raised up to You and You have the power to break the chains of darkness over this land. We pray, Lord, that Your Spirit would empower each believer. Strengthen us in faith. Give us clear minds. Give us persuasive voices. We ask that You would please bless this country and the people who call upon You.
Lord, our president carries an enormous burden. The decisions made by the President of the United States affect the lives of people not just in our nation, but all over the world, and he especially needs your touch to lead. Strengthen him, Lord. Give him wisdom and grace. Let him speak and act with honesty and integrity in all situations. Give him a glimpse of how much you love him and how much you love the world you created. Draw him to yourself, Jesus, into an ever-closer relationship with you. Anoint him with your Holy Spirit. Speak to him in the quiet moments as well as amid the chaos. Soften his heart and make him a true servant leader.
Bring strong, wise, and spiritually mature people to surround him. Speak truth to him through the voices of those he trusts. Give him wisdom to reject the voices of those who would urge him to seek only personal power, vengeance, or glory. Let him know, deep in his soul, that only with and through YOU is the victory won. Only through your power is our country and our world made whole.
And finally Lord, we tell you how grateful we are that you hear the prayers of your children and we give you the glory for all victories last night during the debate. We know that it is by your hand that we are saved, that we are guided, and that we are corrected. Each victory can be laid at your feet and we praise You for your goodness towards us. May you continue to bless the conservative movement and direct us in YOUR plan. (Rev 7:12) “Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever!”
“I will go before you and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze. And cut the bars of iron. I will give you the treasures of darkness. And hidden riches of secret places, That you may know that I, the Lord, who call you by your name, am the God of Israel.” Isaiah 45
AS THE LORD LEADS, PRAY FOR
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Lifting our elections up to the Lord helps all of us keep the focus on the most important topics as well as softens our hearts to love everyone, even those with whom we may disagree. Believing differently shouldn't stop us from sharing God's love and His Word with others.
“By yourself you're unprotected. With a friend you can face the worst. Can you round up a third? A three-stranded rope isn't easily snapped.”
Ecclesiastes 4:12 (MSG)
“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.”
– Thomas Jefferson