10 Scriptures to Pray for Our Nation and Our Leaders
As Christians, we must strike a delicate balance between standing for what is right and seeking unity among ourselves. Hold our leaders accountable while praying for their wisdom and well-being. Download Prayers for America and use them as a reminder to pray for our country and leaders throughout the day.
Scriptures to Pray For Ourselves:
1 Timothy 2:1-2. Therefore, I urge you to make petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings for everyone. 1 Peter 2:17 00-. Show proper respect to everyone, love the believers’ family, fear God, and honor the emperor.
Scriptures to Pray for our Leaders:
Proverbs 21:1 -0The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD. Job 12:23-25 -0He makes nations great and destroys them. Psalms 2:10-11 -0Serve the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.
How do you pray for our leaders?
Thank You, God, for the men and women who serve in leadership roles in our country, as well as their families; please remind our leaders every day of why they chose to dedicate their lives to public service, and use that commitment to inspire them.
What does God say about good leaders?
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.u201d Great leaders know what they are capable of doing and when they are capable of doing it, and they believe they can overcome any challenge they face.
Where in the Bible does it say to pray for kings and those in authority?
u201cTherefore, first and foremost, I exhort you to make supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings for all men, for kings, and for all who are in authorityu201d ( 1 Tim 2:1-2a ).
What do you pray for spiritual leaders?
What Leaders Should Pray For:
- Pray for wisdom.
- Pray that leaders do not tire of doing good.
- Pray for humility.
- Pray for unity and love in the families of the leaders.
- Pray for faith in God.
- Pray for encouragement.
- Pray for Godly friendship and connection.
- Pray for boldness.
What does Jesus say about prayer?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus taught.
How do you end a prayer?
You’ll probably hear an amen at the end of a Christian prayer, and some Christians will say things like “All God’s people said” or “In Jesus’ name.” The endings to prayers express your agreement and sincerity.
Why Was Jesus a good leader?
Jesus was a patient, pleading, loving leader who listened without being condescending because he loved others with a perfect love. A great leader listens not only to others, but also to his conscience and the promptings of God.
What did Jesus say about leadership?
u201cA good leader seeks the Lord, commits his way to the Lord, and the Lord determines the next steps.u201d The heart’s preparations belong to man, but the tongue’s response belongs to the LORD.
Who is a good leader?
u201cA great leader has a clear vision, is courageous, possesses integrity, honesty, humility, and a laser-like focus, is a strategic planner, and believes in teamwork.
What does the Bible say about praying for everyone?
6 Be careful for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
How many mediators are there between God and men?
u201cFor there is one God, and one Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,u201d 1 Timothy 2.5. You will find a description of Jesus, the only Mediator between God and men, in this text of Holy Scripture.
How do you pray for a king?
O Lord, our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who beholds all the dwellers on earth from his throne; most heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our most gracious Sovereign Lord, King Francis; and so replenish him with thy Holy Grace.
What does the Bible say about praying for spiritual leaders?
When we pray for our leaders, we are praying for God’s will to be done, as Romans 13:1 acknowledges that those in positions of power may have been placed there by God for a specific purpose. It is also important to remember that our leaders face spiritual battles and opposition that they may not be aware of.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
How do you pray for someone?
Here are seven ways to pray for the people on your mind:
- Let the Lord know you’re available to be the answer to the prayer(s) you’re praying for people.
- Let the people know you’re praying for them and ask if there’s anything they’d like you to pray for.