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Lord, we pray for Your will to be done in every election. We ask to You mobilize Your church and inspire believers to vote for godly candidates!
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Intercessor, did you know that God established government? Not only did He establish government, He also gave us in America the opportunity to choose our government through elections.

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If you care about our nation, our government, and our elections, we encourage you to pray through these scriptures!

Does God care about our government?

God established government and delegates this authority to mankind to accomplish His will on earth. (Rom 13:1)

He holds nations accountable for their collective actions. (2 Chr 20:6)

Godly government should reflect Kingdom values. (Mt 6:10)

Civil government is called to protect law-abiding citizens and punish lawbreakers. (Rom 13:3)

Why should believers participate in elections?

We influence government officials through our involvement, witness, and prayer. (1 Tm 2:1-2)

We pray for God-fearing leaders to promote peace and order in society. (Ex 18:21)

We can affect the nation through our involvement in voting—reflecting biblical values in legislation and leadership. (Mt 5:13)

“We are charged to be good citizens of the nations where we live.” (Jer 29:7)

12 Points of Prayer for our ELECTIONS

  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)

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(Photo Credit: Phil Roeder from Des Moines, IA, USA – Election Day 2020, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons)

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Darlene Estlow
June 17, 2024

Father, we thank you for the blessings you have given our nation. Now as we go through dark times, we know that you are sovereign and are allowing this to draw us back to you. Give us leaders that will honor you as they serve, people of integrity, who will stand strong for righteousness. May citizens of our country honor you and inform themselves about issues and candidates. Protect our elections against fraudulent activity and may you be glorified by righteousness over our nation.


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