Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and ask for the watchful eye of the LORD to be over Israel. Praise the Lord who surrounds His people and helps them. The Lord is on their side, and they will not be shaken, but will endure forever.
Father, we ask that our children grow daily in wisdom, stature, and favor with God and with man. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
“Seek the things that are above, where Christ is…Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” Lord, help your people to have their gaze set on only one thing, You! May they know their citizenship is in heaven and eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
“The secret counsel of the Lord is for those who fear him, and he reveals his covenant to them.”
“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Pray for the salvation of your local, state, and federal government leaders.
God, may Your people praise Your name in song, glorify You with thanksgiving, and delight You with the sacrifice of a contrite heart.
God, you formed us in our mother’s womb and planned a unique and special life and purpose for each of us, and we do thank you. Grant that we may pray and work for the end of abortion. We join with each other in the shared belief that every human life has inherent value and is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. Have mercy, Lord, and help us. Amen.
“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity” (Psalm 133:1). Repent over historic divisions that have taken root in your city between races, groups, churches, families, and friends.
Pray for the healing of broken relationships in marriages and families. May God bestow on our brothers and sisters in Christ the gifts of comfort, reconciliation, and renewal.
“No matter the society of culture, the city or the town, God has never lacked the power to work through available people to glorify his name.” ~Jim Cymbala
Lord, be attentive to the prayer of your servants who fear your name and grant them favor in the presence of their state and city leaders. Grant them a bold witness, so that truth, righteousness, and gracious wisdom would exalt their state and city. Amen.
Father, we center our thoughts and actions on Jesus who gives us the gift of joy and contentment in knowing we are eternally loved. We give thanks that Jesus came to be born into this sinful world, to live in a way to teach us how to love, and to sacrifice Himself on the cross for us.
“The word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit” (Hebrews 4:12). Pray that pastors will teach straight from the Bible so their community of believers can better understand and apply the Truth to their lives.
Pray for your community of faith, that the work of the Holy Spirit will increase in each life, producing holiness. Ask God to give your church community the gift of repentance.
God, you are the Lord and Creator of life. We ask this day that the people of our country would pursue and strive to maintain the truth that all human life is fearfully and wonderfully made. We ask for more laborers to work to protect life and ensure its sanctity. Amen.