ELECTION DAY PRAYERS
We invite you to join IFA in prayer today. Call (712) 775-7431, code 2452# any time today to pray with others. At 12 pm ET, IFA and One Voice Prayer Movement offer a special Election Day prayer call, or watch IFApray.org/live. Let’s pray in agreement today, as the nation goes out to vote:
1. Pray for God’s purposes to be fulfilled in our nation. (Prv 29:2, 2 Tm 1:9, Ps 99:1-9)
2. Pray that the schemes of the enemy would be exposed, dismantled, and destroyed. (1 Pt 5:8)
3. Pray for swift justice for any unlawful or corrupt action that is taken to thwart our nation’s Constitution, laws, or integrity. (Eph 4:28, Prv 21:15)
4. Pray for the election process to be fair, honest, and free of corruption and manipulation. (2 Cor 8:21)
5. Pray for candidates to have an encounter with Christ that is life-changing if they do not know Him. (Ps 145:18)
6. Pray for candidates and leaders who are God-fearing to be protected, continue seeking God, and to have favor. (2 Cor 9:8, Ps 111:10)
7. Pray that believers conduct due diligence on candidates and their positions, and that they would weigh those positions with the Word of God. (Heb 5:14, Hos 14:9)
8. Pray that believers would take their responsibility to vote seriously, and would cast their votes in much greater numbers. (Prv 29:2)
9. Pray for citizens to be able to discern the truth as they hear the candidates, see ads, watch debates, and tune in to pundits and the media. May they have the desire to seek truth and discern it. (Ps 43:3, Hos 14:9)
10. Pray that discourse would be civil and respectful during this time of polarizing views. (Eph 4:32)
11. Pray for physical protection for our President, Vice President, all candidates, and current leaders during this time. (2 Thes 3:3, Ps 34:7)
12. Pray that the election outcome would result in our nation being poised for greater spiritual growth and revival. (Ps 85:6, 2 Chr 7:14, Ps 22:27)
An Election Day Prayer by IFA Founder Derek Prince
Almighty God, our Heavenly Father, we come to You in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, redeemed by His blood, committed to serve and follow Him. We come to You as Your believing people; Your representatives in this earth, the agents of Your government in the earth. We lift up to You this nation of ours, the United States of America. We thank You for the many centuries of special grace and mercy that You have granted to this nation. We thank You for the godly seeds that have been sown over the centuries by men of faith who have followed in Your footsteps—labored, sacrificed, prayed, and given for Your kingdom.
Lord, we desire that these godly seeds shall develop into a harvest that shall be reaped for Your purposes. We ask You to extend Your grace and mercy to this nation. We ask You to send a mighty visitation of the Holy Spirit that will overthrow the strongholds of Satan and uplift and glorify the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. We ask You for a mighty floodtide of spiritual revival that will sweep across this nation, casting down everything that opposes itself against the knowledge of God.
And we commit to You now specifically the forthcoming elections and all of the political processes involved. We take our stand in Jesus’ name against every satanic principality and power that would seek to exercise control in these elections. We break their power; we release the elective and the governmental processes from their control, and we put them in Your hands. We pray that You will guide and overrule. That You will raise up the men and women of Your choice; put down those who will oppose and stand against Your purposes, and bring Your purposes to fulfillment in this nation.
Lord, we do believe that You have a special destiny for the United States, and we pray that nothing that Satan will do will be able to hinder that destiny.
We also pray, Lord, for the relationship of the United States to Israel. That You will keep Your hand upon it and that You will also guide and overrule, to the benefit of Israel. That this nation will not turn against Israel or take its stand among the enemies of Israel. That You will graciously use this nation continually to support and uphold Your people, Israel, and their state.
Lord, we ask all these things, believing them to be Your will and believing them to be for Your glory, in the precious all-prevailing name of Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Savior. Amen.
“So let me remind you again, remember to pray, ask God to show you how to pray, remember to cast your vote and do not be afraid of the battle. They that be with us are more than they that be with them.” — Derek Prince, taken from “Update 7,” October 1980. Used with permission of DPM-USA.
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