July 13th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Lamentations 3:40-41

Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord!
Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven.”

Heavenly Father,

Only you are Holy. We acknowledge we have sinned against You – as a people and individually. Guide us to truly examine ourselves and our ways and to repent, for ourselves and this nation. Be merciful to us and guide us back to a right relationship with You. We lift up our hearts and hands in praise and thanksgiving to You Lord, and we and thank You for Your blessings, guidance, and forgiveness.

Amen.

 

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July 9th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Job 12:23

He makes nations great, and he destroys them; he enlarges nations, and leads them away.”

 

Great and Mighty God,

We know your blessing has been upon this nation. You have given our citizens the ability to be creative in solving our problems. Our labor is talented and you have provided for us with the choicest of food, beautiful and functional shelter, the finest clothing, and the greatest advances in medicine. We are blessed with a very comfortable life style. Our prosperity could have only come from you. Help us to remember that these blessings are from You alone. We are grateful and thank You for these many blessings and ask you to protect them, and protect us from those who would do us harm.

Amen.

 

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Scripture: English Standard Version

July 8th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Romans 13:1

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.”

Mighty and Wise Lord,

We recognize that You have placed certain authorities over us to govern and lead us, and to provide for the public good. Grant those in authority great wisdom them to act justly in every circumstance. Surround them with godly counsel and inspire then to enact just laws and policies to bring the ultimate good to our nation and its citizens. Help us to be obedient and follow the laws put in place for the welfare of the masses. Yet, help us also recognize any deviation from your commands and remember to always act according to Your Word.

Amen.

 

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Scripture: English Standard Version

 

July 7th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Psalm 102:15

Nations will fear the name of the Lord, and all the kings of the earth will fear your glory.”

Heavenly Father,

We know it is You who has provided everything we have. That includes the nation in which we live. Remind us to give You reverence and respect at all times. Help us also remember that every good gift is from You and to not take You and Your blessings for granted. Instead, help us use those blessings wisely. We thank You for your constant provision and granting us freedom to choose to worship You. As a people, guide us back to You, to give You the place in our hearts, and the praise and honor You deserve. Touch the hearts of our leaders to become the example of how to be obedient to You, honor You, and love You.

Amen.

July 6th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

1 Timothy 2:1-2

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.”

Dear Heavenly Father,

You created us for relationships, so we lift up our family, friends, and neighbors, and leaders to You and give You thanks for them. Help us all to live peaceably with all people and to behave in a godly way with everyone we interact with. We lift up sincere prayers and intercessions for all people to live a dignified life that is pleasing to You. We pray with emphasis for divine guidance and wisdom for our national and local leaders so that their decisions and actions are just and benefit all our citizens.

Amen.

 

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July 5th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Jeremiah 29:7

But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”

Mighty God,

We lift up to You the community where You have placed us with your sovereign hand. We ask you to protect this city and all its citizens. We pray for the welfare of this city and a vibrant economy so that everyone may be provided for. Grant us wise leaders who will have a beneficial vision for this city, and nation, to benefit the population in a godly way. Keep this community safe. Let everyone here be blessed and come to know you.

Amen.

 

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Scripture: English Standard Version

July 3 ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Proverbs 11:14

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.”

Heavenly Father,

We lift up all this nation’s leaders to You and ask You to give them Your great wisdom. Surround our leaders with wise people with great integrity so they can give appropriate counsel to our leaders. Open their hearts and minds to receive Your guidance and to act and lead honorably. Help them to guide this nation justly, making appropriate laws. Guide them to create policies and opportunities that will allow all citizens to become all You created them to be. Allow us to prosper and keep this nation safe. Guide our leaders to protect this nation and our freedoms.

Amen.