Only 1 week left before our country elects a president. In the midst of all that is happening in our nation right now, please keep the focus to pray!
The prayer points below were written by a dear friend of mine, Pam Schulz, who has such a wise, discerning ministry and voice in praying for our political world today. I’m always so grateful for her insights. Just wanted to share this one with you…
Prayer for the Upcoming Election
It is critical that Christians pray for the coming presidential election. There is amazing power in united prayer. Pray with others whever possible. the power of prayer can overcome any obstacle or ungodly influence and, indeed, do great things!
II Chronicles 7:14 – “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”
Acts 17:30 – Pray for repentance for yourself and for our nation.
Psalm 32:6-7 – Pray that Christians will be motivated to pray faithfully for this election and that the Lord would deliver us from the wrong leaders.
Proverbs 16:13 – Pray that our nation will listen to the truth and not be led astray.
Psalm 125 – Pray that those who trust in the Lord will not be shaken.
Psalm 86:14-17 – Pray that the Lord would defeat those who have no regard for Him in this election.
II Kings 13:16 – Pray that the Lord would put His hands on the man of His choice for President (and his team) and guide them in this election.
Luke 12:54-57 – Pray that God’s man and our nation will be discerning and do what is right.
Psalm 16:7-8 – Pray that the Lord would give wise counsel and guidance to His choice for President in this campaign.
Proverbs 1:5-6- Pray that God’s man will listen with discernment, add to his knowledge, and receive wise counsel in the campaign.
John 16:33 – Pray that the man of God’s choice would be given wisdom and ability from the Lord to overcome any obstacle or difficulty during theis campaign.
Philippians 4:13 – Pray that the Lord’s choice for President will have special strength and unusual ability from God.
Psalm 18:32-36 – Pray that the Lord would arm the man of His choice with strength, would guide him in battle (this election), and would sustain him and give him vicotry.
Hebrews 11: 32-34 – Pray that God’s man could, through faith, persevere and maintain his courage throughout this election.
II Corinithians 12:9 – Pray that the Lord would empower and enable His man in any area of weakness.
Habakkuk 1:5 and 3:2 – Pray that the Lord would do something that would utterly amaze us and give His servant victory.