This is a prayer guide I created for my Facebook pages, but I’m putting it here so you may copy, paste and reproduce to use for yourself or a group.
How to Pray Over America Today
Fighting on our knees for our country
1. Pray for wisdom and skill for all political leaders in hot zones “And pray for every political leader[ and representative,[so that we would be able to live tranquil, undisturbed lives, as we worship the awe-inspiring God with pure hearts.” 1 Timothy 2:2
2. Pray for all law enforcement and military that they will be protected as they serve us by confronting violent and criminal behavior.Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”
John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.”
3. With the destruction of entire communities, losses of businesses and jobs, pray that God’s comfort and peace will be carried to those who need it most today.“ The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18
4. Pray for the physical safety and hearts and minds of peaceful protestors that they will sense God’s presence in their midst and that those who do not know him will come to know him. “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.” Nahum 1:7 “I am the Lord, and there is no other, besides me there is no God; I equip you, though you do not know me…” Isaiah 45:5
5.Pray that the body of Christ will function as we ought, helping to clean up messes and provide comfort and supplies for those who need them. James 2: 8 ,17‘Your calling is to fulfill the royal law of love as given to us in this Scripture: “You must love and value your neighbor as you love and value yourself. Faith without action is phony.
6. Pray for the rioters and looters that their eyes and ears will be open to the Truth, who is a person, not an ideology. “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
7. Above all, pray that the Holy Spirit will be poured out on our country so the gospel of love may go forth. Acts 2:17 And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.” sharonstults.com