25 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Pray for Our Nation(s)
“I will hear from heaven if my people humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways,” 1 Kings 8:28. “He will judge between the nations and settle disputes for many peoples,” Isaiah 2:4. “All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord,” Jeremiah 29:7.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,” Proverbs 9:10. “I have installed my king on Zion, my holy mountain,” Daniel 2:44. “Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?” Matthew 25:32-34: “He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.” Daniel 7:27:
What the Bible says about praying for our government?
If our leaders do not have a biblical worldview, we can pray for their minds to align with God’s Word, as Romans 13:1 acknowledges that those in positions of power may have been placed there by God for a specific purpose; when we pray for them, we are praying that God’s will be done; if our leaders do not have a biblical worldview, we can pray for their minds to align with God’s Word.
How do you pray for the nations of the world?
You can pray for the nations by praying the Lord’s Prayer and scripture over unreached people groups, asking the Holy Spirit for guidance in your prayers, and praying for God to send workers or missionaries to these people groups, as well as for persecuted believers and their persecutors.
How do we pray for our nations and leaders?
Thank You, God, for the men and women who serve in leadership roles for our country, as well as their families; grant them peace when their work takes them away from them; we also pray for the wives, husbands, and children of our leaders.
How do you pray for a nation in crisis?
Bind the spirit of hatred and dissent. Pray for wisdom and courage in those in positions of leadership to stand up to bigotry and prejudice. Pray for softened hearts in those in positions of leadership who have yet to see how divided the country is.
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.
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.
What countries need prayer?
Because of political instability, Haiti, Venezuela, Lebanon, Afghanistan, and Iraq are among the countries that need prayer the most.
How many countries are in this world?
There are currently 195 countries in the world, including 193 UN member states and two non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.
What should I pray for in the world?
Four Ways to Intercede for the World
- Pray for Those Suffering From Hunger.
- Pray for Peace in the Face of International Unrest.
- Pray for Climate Change’s Impacts.
- Pray for Those Suffering From Mental Illness.
Is Father a prayer?
Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
How do you start a prayer?
We express our gratitude to our Father in Heaven by telling him what we are thankful for, beginning with “I thank thee” or “I am grateful for.” We show our gratitude to our Father by telling him what we are thankful for in our prayer, such as our home, family, health, the earth, and other blessings.
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.
How do you pray for peace in the world?
Dear God, our world is hurting and broken; we pray for those who have lost loved ones this week; comfort them in their grief and loss, as only your Spirit can, and cover them with your peace and presence; we know that you are our peace and refuge, a very present help in times of trouble.
What is a prayer for peace?
I trust your Love God, and know that you will heal this stress, just as the sun rises each day against the darkness of night.
How do you pray for family members?
I give you all of our family members, knowing how well you know them and how much you love them, and I ask that you cover us in a rainbow of hope.