Thursday, August 18, 2016

Prayer Points for Elections Part 2

4. The Church

Pray for a spirit of humility and an outreach in the Church toward those whom the Bible calls the least among us. (Psalm 9:18)

Pray that the churches in your community and area will preach the gospel of Christ powerfully.

Thank the Lord for the freedom we have in Him and for the wisdom to understand that freedom. (Gal. 5:13)

Pray for a spirit of consecration and holiness to come upon the Church in America. (Joshua 3:5)

Pray for a spirit of compassion to come over the Church in the United States so that we will begin seriously to live out the lifestyle of Jesus in our communities. (Philemon 1:6)

Ask the Lord to help strengthen the trumpet call to intensive prayer so that it is heard throughout the Church in the United States. (1 Tim. 2:8)

Ask the Lord for the Church to rise up with a strong prophetic voice for America. (Eph. 6:19)

Pray for a spirit of repentance to fall upon the Church in America that would cause us to turn back to God and seek Him. (2 Cor. 5:10)

Pray for a spirit of courage to rise within the Church. Commit to enduring whatever it takes to see the fulfillment of God’s purposes in our nation. (1 Thess.1:6)

Pray that the Church in America will live in such a way that the peace of Christ comes into the councils of our nation. (Rom.12:2)

Pray for a movement of the Spirit that creates a dramatic cultural transformation in the United States, bringing about a nation that has learned to put its hope in the Word of God. (Matt. 4:16)

Ask the Lord to awaken the Church to the temporary nature of the nations and to the eternal nature of the reign of God. (Matt. 6:33)

Pray that courage born of wisdom will be given to Christians in places of leadership in government, the courts, and law schools across the nation so that they will stand for a godly basis for law. (Joshua 1:9)

5. Media

Pray specifically for truth to be an established standard in our news media. (John 8:32)

Pray that media bias will be tempered by fairness. (Eph. 5:11)

Ask that Christianity will receive fair coverage in all reports. (1 Sam. 2:24)

6. Spiritual Warfare

Ask for great awareness and discernment for the Lord’s praying people as they pray over the election. (Numbers 10:9)

Pray for physical protection for all candidates and their families throughout this campaign season. (Isaiah 54:1)

Beseech the Lord for a strong hedge of protection around the nation itself during this time of decision. (Deut. 31:6)

7. Revival

Pray for another great spiritual awakening to sweep the nation as the Lord’s people learn to humble themselves with a contrite spirit, and to tremble at the Word of the Lord. (Isaiah 66:2)

Ask the Lord to bring revival to the Church in America. (Heb. 12:2)

Pray for the preachers of America to fearlessly proclaim the Word of God regarding sin and God’s love. (Rom. 5:8)

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