July 12 ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Proverbs 28:2

When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but with a man of understanding and knowledge, its stability will long continue.”

 

Father God,

We have sinned greatly as a nation and dishonored You in so many ways. We have listened to those who speak with evil tongues, and we have followed the wrong leaders. This had divided our nation. Forgive us and set us on the right path. Choose godly leaders for us and grant them Your wisdom. Help us honor You in everything we say and do, and guide us to create social order for the good of all our citizens. We pray for stability in our leaders, a prosperous economy, and protection for this nation. Help us to act honorably in every way and guide us live righteous lives so we may point the way to a relationship with You.

Amen.

 

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Scripture: English Standard Version

July 11th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

Matthew 12:25

Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand.”

 Dear Heavenly Father,

We lift up to you our divided nation and pray for healing. Self-interest and thoughts of power permeate many who lead us, and even those in the general population. Help us remember our common interests and work together to solve our problems in a godly way. Help us to embrace and celebrate our similarities as well as our differences. That is where solutions will come from. Remind us daily that we all your precious children and we are better together.

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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Scripture: American Standard Version

July 4th ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

1 Peter 2:16

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.”

Most Precious Heavenly Father,

You have blessed us with great freedoms as citizens of this nation, and in You. Although we are free to choose, help us to remember to think through our actions to their final outcome. Help us also remember that over-indulgence brings consequences. Instead, help us to use the freedoms You have blessed us with to serve you well and act honorably to all people and in every situation. Help us to use our freedom to bring you glory. As we celebrate our freedoms today, make us ever mindful that they are a great gift from 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.

July 2 ~ Prayer Challenge for America


pray for America

1 Peter 2:17

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.”

Father God,

We thank You for the gift of this nation. Thank You for Your Word and reminder to love everyone, just as You love us all. Help us to honor and respect all people and their positions, and treat each other with dignity and respect. Help us to be helpful and generous to others. Remind us to honor and give respect to those in authority over us. Help us to be people of integrity, and generous, and obey every law from our leaders, that does not conflict with Your Word.

Amen.

 

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Scripture: English Standard Version