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Father, thank You for giving us leaders who honor Christmas with prayer. We ask You to bless Sen. Lankford's family, God, and the families of all of our leaders at every level.

The following prayer was written by Sen. James Lankford, of Oklahoma. Let’s pray in agreement with him.

From Fox News. Rather than a typical editorial, let us shift from the anger and struggle in our world to a focus on the only One who can calm the storm and give real Christmas cheer. Would you join me in prayer?

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Lord, we come to You with grateful hearts because we know You provide every good gift. …

Most of all, thank You for sending Your only Son, whose birth we celebrate in this season, to deliver us from our sin and give us the opportunity to receive Your indescribable gift of forgiveness and salvation. Thank You.

Please help our family to not get lost this December in the packages and prices, yet forget the reason we have so much to celebrate this Christmas. …

Our nation is drifting and troubled in so many ways. People are struggling, frustrated and hurting. I pray they could see You as the source of truth, light and life. …

Please bless our local, state and national leaders and their families. Though we do not always agree, we pray that You would guide our leaders in Your truth. …

Teach me how to love and serve people of all backgrounds, knowing that every person is created in Your image. You came to the first Christmas in humility. Help me to live in humility as well. …

I pray that anyone who does not know You, would feel the warmth of Your presence in their heart in this season and fill them with the joy that only You can provide.

I pray all this in Your Holy name.

Amen.

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(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Sheila Dunn
December 26, 2022

What a great pray for all people and especially for our nation as a whole. It is important that we don’t get caught up in gifts and forget the gift giver. Our heavenly Father gave us His best and His name is Jesus the son of the living God.
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. ( John 3:16).

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Kathy Emahiser
December 26, 2022

Father, we lift up Senator Lankford and his family to you. We ask you to bless and honor him as he honors you and his heartfelt gratitude for the gift of Jesus. We are grateful for his boldness to acknowledge you Jesus as the true gift because of your sacrificial death in order for mankind to receive salvation. Let him be a powerful influence to those who don’t acknowledge you either out of fear or unbelief. I pray in Jesus’ name, Amen.

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Greg Ingalls
December 25, 2022

Praise God for Senator Lankford. Praise to him for the wise citizens of the state of Oklahoma for sending a man like Senator Lankford to represent them in Washington D.C. I only hope and pray that other members of both houses of congress take a few moments to read and really listen to this non partisan message of truth. I pray my Congressman, James B. Clyburn can some how hear this message and it will touch his heart and”mind”. My God continue to bless the U.S.A.

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Marsha Carol Watson Gandy
December 25, 2022

HEAVENLY FATHER, Thank YOU for Senator Lankford, YOUR servant. May he and his Family be Blessed in a Special Way this Christmas Day and season, and as the New Year begins—FATHER, Bless and Protect them and all that are a part of them. In the Precious and Holy name of YOUR Only Begotten SON, JESUS CHRIST, my Savior and my LORD. Amen

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Priscilla Meyenburg
December 24, 2022

HappyBirthday Jesus as we gather to celebrate your birthday and acknowledge you as our Savior. Lord Jesus – the One whom we celebrate, we are grateful for Your gift to us – Your willingness to come to earth in order to redeem a fallen world and give us life. We honor You and Your sacrifice.

Today, Lord, we pray for those who minister in the nations of the earth – the missionaries, the officials who have taken an oath to support our America, the indigenous peoples of the earth who carry You in their hearts and serve you with their lives, sharing the Gospel in other lands. Strengthen and encourage them. “Give them surprises, Lord, Your provision and gifts from heaven.” I ask that this holy weekend be a time of miracles and answered prayers.

Thank You for Your plans for America – a nation that will carry the Gospel to the ends of the earth. We love this nation and agree with You that Baal’s hold will be broken, and redemption will come. We declare breakthrough. As we join in unity to begin a new journey with Jesus. “ I pray that anyone who does not know You, would feel the warmth of Your presence in their heart in this season “ to really get to know God and his words of Truth and His Love. In John 14, Your Word says, “I am the way and the truth and the life.” Because of this principle, we boldly ask that You would uncover what needs to be uncovered and cause TRUTH to shine forth in America. We ask that You would cause the lake to flip, as it were, and uncover what tries to hide per the prophets words they share from your voice. We ask that the unmasking would occur and You, the One who sees all, would judge the good and the evil. Father God I pray for th (18) Senators that have forgotten the Platform of the Republican Party that voted for a bill that includes Sin in this bill that does not please God and will harm America and many families as they try to survive.. God we have been praying for a breakthrough, that many of the leaders need a change in understanding of why Jesus was hung on the Cross to save us from Sin. God I ask you to send a mighty shaking to the ones that are listening to man and not following the Constitution that our forefathers set forth with Gods help to help preserve our walk with our Father. Father God many are in fear, frustrated, hurting , they do not know how to fight the demonic spirits that are guiding the Democratic Party to shut God out of our lives so they react out of fear. Father God I ask that you send angels to direct these days of uncertainty and open their eyes to see the destruction that they are causing by voting wrong on a bill that was riddled with sin. God I lift up Senator Langford and his family for Believing and Standing in Faith spreading Gods words, let his influence shine brightly upon the other Senators to help guide them to the path that God provides for Eternal Life. I pray for a Miracle of drastic change to give us HOPE and a Hunger for Gods word. Trust in Gods words as we forge ahead believing in Gods presence that is coming. 💗✝️🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️ We shall not give in or back down standing for Gods promises. Love the Senators prayer 🙏

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Denise
December 24, 2022

What a Beautiful prayer. It must be divinely guided. Merry Christmas wishing you joy , peace and wisdom. God Bless America!!

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jane
December 24, 2022

Beautiful prayer.
So honest and humble and on target.
I am blessed by it.

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Kelley Alfordd
December 24, 2022

I pray that you, Lord, will fill our nation’s capital with leaders like senator Lankford who know you and realize our need to trust in You.

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Darlene Estlow
December 24, 2022

Father, thank you for leaders in government who love you and follow your word. Bless Senator Lankford. Protect him and his family.

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Beverly Patterson
December 24, 2022

Father God thank you for giving your only begotten Son to wash us from all our sins, and give us eternal life with You, Father I pray for all of our leaders the right and left to use them for your glory, I pray in Jesus name, Amen.

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Victoria Z
December 24, 2022

FATHER, thank you for the courage of Senators such as James Lankford, who are unashamed of their Christian faith, and pray openly in the name of Jesus, I pray that it would encourage others in Congress and the Senate, and other State and national leaders who are “closet Christians” (and devote closet Jews) to come out and be proud of their faith and who they are in You. Father we live in a day where people are unashamed of lascivious lifestyles and even flaunt them on reality shows, and create entertainment that glorifies these lifestyles, while some Christians in Hollywood, sports, and politics are ashamed of their Christian roots. Father, deal with the roots of their shame, and fear, whether it be their concern over their own weaknesses and failures, perhaps they are embarrassed of themselves not You, or are fearful in a culture that openly calls out famous Christians as hypocrits and bigots who stand for biblical traditional lifestyles, perhaps they are afraid of losing voters or offending others who don’t share their beliefs, perhaps they are ashamed to admit their faith knowing that their party affiliation has become so openly left and liberal, Father whatever their reasons for silence, fear, and shame, for closeting their faith, do a work in them to understand that YOU are sovereign, that YOU have placed them in their position for a time such as this and can enable them to live victorious and step out courageously for YOUR glory during these critical days in our nation. Father help them to stand up to party tyranny, to stand up to party excess and ridiculous spending, to have the courage to vote righteously, with wisdom, to remember that to serve America and it’s people’s best interest comes before partisan special interests, that special interests that raise taxes and inflation exponentially are harmful overall to the majority of middle class and lower class taxpayers, Father give them ideas for wise spending alternatives and put your words in their mouth with all good timing to know when and what to speak and to help come up with better alternatives for the best interests of the majority of America not just a few. Glorify yourself in the Lives of our Politicians who try their best to seek and know you and truly serve America, and multiply them. Raise up more for our future. THANK YOU FOR HEARING AND ANSWERING OUR PRAYERS.

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    Victoria Z
    December 24, 2022

    Ps An after thought, to add to this prayer: Father, we ask you to help your faithful American citizens and your faithful servants in American Politics to overcome the giants, the extreme liberal minority, the naysayers, to overcome wavering faith, to overcome those who say that things will never change for the better in America politics and in America…hat America can never be great again, Father put faith in their hearts, their minds, and put your words in their hearts, minds, and mouths that WILL overcome that negativity and WILL PREVAIL, as YOU are truly willing and able to bless America and bring the changes most Americans need and hope to see in our nation, and in the world, and only YOU can open doors (and hearts, minds and mouths) that no one can shut and close doors (mindsets, hearts, and mouths) no one can open, to pour out your blessings and justice in America, make it happen, Lord, please. Thank you for hearing and answering our prayers

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      Victoria Z
      December 24, 2022

      Proverbs 11:11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.

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Norma Sue Ketola
December 24, 2022

I pray for you and your family regularly. I am so grateful for Godly leaders who are in the forefront of the current battle going on in this country. I am a widow living alone and you encourage me as I read your updates. Keep them coming! I trust God will bless you and your family in a special way this Christmas!

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    Victoria Z
    December 24, 2022

    An after thought, to pray: Father, we ask you to help your faithful American citizens and your faithful servants in American Politics to overcome the giants, the extreme liberal minority, the naysayers, to overcome wavering faith, to overcome those who say that things will never change for the better in America politics and in America…hat America can never be great again, Father put faith in their hearts, their minds, and put your words in their hearts, minds, and mouths that WILL overcome that negativity and WILL PREVAIL, as YOU are truly willing and able to bless America and bring the changes most Americans need and hope to see in our nation, and in the world, and only YOU can open doors (and hearts, minds and mouths) that no one can shut and close doors (mindsets, hearts, and mouths) no one can open, to pour out your blessings and justice in America, make it happen, Lord, please. Thank you for hearing and answering our prayers.

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Debra signor
December 24, 2022

If the majority of our representatives had the heart and wisdom of Senator Lankford, our country would be flourishing, instead of disintegrating before our very eyes. Thank God for men like Mr. Lankford, who are directed by the absolute morality of our Creator.

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Frank Hagan
December 24, 2022

Lankford are you serious

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    MN
    December 24, 2022

    I don’t know if Senator Lankford can answer your question…. maybe call him & talk to him directly is my suggestion since you seem to be taking issue with it.
    Personally, I think it’s pretty sad taking “pot shots” at this senator for a prayer offered up. Sort of reminds me of…… Scrooge?

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Samson
December 24, 2022

Amen! We need to get more of this in our country to save it, otherwise we are going to continue the downward spiral. Prayer and God is the only answer to our problem!

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Carolyn W Billington
December 24, 2022

What a blessing to pray this prayer. Thank you for posting it and praise God for Senator Lankford. Lord protect and direct him, give him wisdom and favor along with his family and staff.

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Pam O
December 24, 2022

BUT no mention of the Son’s name Jesus! No courage, no power … the un named God is JESUS.

Sorry, just like Biden’s so called Christmas message, another huge, soft, ineffective statement. JESUS is the indescribable gift, He is the Only Way, the Only Truth & the Only Life…. the Only Solution.

He won’t acknowledge & say the name of Jesus. He needs our prayers.

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    MN
    December 24, 2022

    Soooo then…..when Sen. Lankford mentions that God sent His only “SON”, because the Senator didn’t say Jesus….it becomes a “disqualifying prayer”??? Talk about “majoring on the minors”. If you somehow don’t think Lankford isn’t a believer in the son of God (Jesus – emphasis “mine”), then I suggest you talk to him directly….you will then see. Whether it will appease what you seek, that’s between you & God.

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Darlene
December 24, 2022

Father God thank you for your public servant thank you for his belief in you Lord keep him strong give him courage and boldness to speak loud and clear give each of you a Christian children the same boldness and courage we are to represent you Lord and you are Almighty all powerful thank you Jesus

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Dorothy Glover
December 24, 2022

Thank you, Senator Lankford. You are an encouragement. May God bless you and multiply your influence among your colleagues and constituents.

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Sharon Kay Hessler
December 24, 2022

Thank you for this prayer for each one of us. I pray that all mankind recoinage what Jesus did for us when he was born as a baby and grew to be a man who is the hope for all of us.

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Marsha Bashor
December 24, 2022

Thank you Senator Lankford. Your prayer is very meaningful. We thank the Lord for you and what you are doing and representing in the Senate. We pray the Lord’s blessing upon you and your family and for protection as well. And we pray for favor and success for you. In Jesus’ name we pray.🙏

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Judy
December 24, 2022

Amen

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Jamie McDonald
December 24, 2022

I wish this would have been the message the president had delivered. Well done good. & faithful servant

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Carol Dowe
December 24, 2022

Dear Lord, Help us not to judge, but love and respect one another.
Open hearts of all to receive our Lord Jesus our Savior and think on
his birth, his death and resurrection and his forgiveness for our sins. He gave us an avenue to be forgiven and to honor Him. Thank you Lord.

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Pamela Childers
December 24, 2022

Seeking God in prayer each day and with each thought will soften our hearts to our Savior Christ Jesus with increased faith of Salvation. Help all to feel peace. Thank you Jesus for taking our sins away and for the Leaders to pray in your name. I pray.

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Glenn Jackson
December 24, 2022

Just what a leader should be thinking and doing. You aspire to give us what our forefathers say in your heart & mind. Go bless you, thank you tremendously.

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Richard
December 24, 2022

So refreshing to hear this from one of our senators on Christmas Eve.

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Elizabeth J Lishen
December 24, 2022

Father, thank you for God fearing, godly leaders in our government such as senator Langford. May Your hand be upon them and raise up more like them for Your honor and glory as we all seek to pray our nation back to You.
Thank You. In Jesus name, I ask for Your Glory and Honor
Elizabeth

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Kimberly Greene
December 24, 2022

Father thank you for senator Lankford and this wonderful prayer! I come in agreement and declare this over America.

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Louise
December 24, 2022

We must thank our Lord throughout the day every day and watch the Blessings multiply!
Our God can never be outdone in generosity! Thank You Lord!

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Sandra Chank
December 24, 2022

Praying that all of us would be reminded daily that Jesus came to save ALL of us. He walked among the most mean, lowly and unloveable of people seeking to heal and draw them to HIS FATHER. Yhese days we are severely divided by the enemies design. Let us remember the howling crowd need salvation desperately. ….Lord, help me to love the unloveable too. YOUR heart is the one I seek to be most like. A happy birthday remembrance is what we all celebrate today. And those that love YOU, daily. AMEN.

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Mildred Hall
December 24, 2022

Praise the Lord! Oh that my senators would repent and receive our Savior! This prayer touched my heart. Thank you.

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