I Prayed have prayed
Father, we ask that You bring a newfound appreciation for unborn children, including those who have disabilities of any kind. Put an end to the killing of disabled children, Lord.

There is a great desire for justice in our nation, but what about justice for the disabled children aborted in the womb every day?

One recent conversation showed me that maybe giving them justice and life could be the a to unlocking justice nationwide.

Get prayer updates from IFA.

Insider Intercessory Information

I know a D.C.-based Christian prayer warrior who works with the federal government and has many dreams from God that have come true.

She shared with me a recent dream and what God has put on her heart related to the overturn of Roe v. Wade that I think can guide our prayers specifically right now.

Read it below:

Two nights before the Roe v. Wade decision was released, I had a dream where I was in the Supreme Court, and I saw that there was going to be this decision released, and I saw this letter go out that was rooted in Psalm 67…but in the basement of the Supreme Court there were all these special needs children. And I saw through their parents’ eyes what they were seeing. There were low ceilings, and a dark room, and there wasn’t ultimate hope. But when the time for justice arrived, I knocked at the door, and they became the guide for justice. I really think we are about to see this in a big way.

I believe we are about to see a strong move of the Lord in the area of special needs children, and in that regard I’m praying for grace and strength for parents. I’m praying for avenues for these children and the decisions, and all that is a part of raising a special needs child. But more than that, what I really believe that the Lord is speaking is that He is about to use them as a voice really strongly

It is no secret that so many children with Down syndrome and other conditions are aborted in the womb when their disability is discovered. Let’s pray for justice for them that would lead to justice around the nation. There is not much reliable data, but estimates say that about two out of three pregnancies are aborted when it is discovered the baby will have down syndrome.

A key passage of Scripture on this topic is 2 Samuel 9, where David cares for Mephibosheth, one of Saul’s sons who was crippled in his feet. David took great care to have Mephibosheth looked after with servants and resources, which may be a picture of how Jesus takes a great care of us all, even in disability or our own weakness.

What if we took the same care in prayer for those who are weak and disabled? Share your thoughts in the comments.

With that in mind, let us pray:

-Father, we ask that you bring a newfound appreciation for unborn children, including those who have disabilities of any kind. Put an end to the killing of disabled children, Lord.

-Father, raise up voices among the disabled community to speak for Justice in our nation.

-Father, we ask that you put an end to abortion nationwide, that children would be loved and valued regardless of their condition. Thank you, Lord!


Verse to press into as you pray on this issue: 

The beautiful story of David and Mephibosheth:

“Don’t be afraid,” David said to him, “for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table.”

Mephibosheth bowed down and said, “What is your servant, that you should notice a dead dog like me?”

Then the king summoned Ziba, Saul’s steward, and said to him, “I have given your master’s grandson everything that belonged to Saul and his family. You and your sons and your servants are to farm the land for him and bring in the crops, so that your master’s grandson may be provided for. And Mephibosheth, grandson of your master, will always eat at my table.” (Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.)

Then Ziba said to the king, “Your servant will do whatever my lord the king commands his servant to do.” So Mephibosheth ate at David’s table like one of the king’s sons.

Mephibosheth had a young son named Mika, and all the members of Ziba’s household were servants of Mephibosheth. And Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king’s table; he was lame in both feet.

(2 Samuel 9:7-13)


Casey Harper is a writer in the Washington, D.C. area covering national politics. He has worked for The Daily Caller, The Hill, and Sinclair Broadcast Group. A graduate of Hillsdale College, Casey’s work has also appeared in Fox News, Fox Business, Washington Examiner, and USA Today. Follow him on Twitter: @CaseyHarper33. (Photo Credit: Canva.)

Comments (20) Print


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Lugene Rogers
July 18, 2022

Praise the Lord… my sister is 42 now and was born with Down Syndrome.. As her sister and caregiver, it has been a constant joy to pray with her read the word with her and watch her blossom in Jesus!! I’m the one getting blessed! God just keeps wowing us everyday day! We love you Jesus!!❤️❤️❤️

Miss Cynthia Townsend
July 18, 2022

I’m awake. 4am. Sometimes we can live in a place complacency. I ask GOD what is it? Why am I awake? So I start scrolling down my email….. you are what I found. I work a lot and care for disabled 76 yr old sister. Needless to say I prayed. More awareness JESUS 🙏🏼 🙌🏽

Roseann Davis
July 17, 2022

Our GOD and our King, Maker of all things in the Universe we are amazed YOU have come to us and bless us to know YOU. Open the eyes of all as to YOUR greatness, love and precious MESSIAH. Praises, honor are YOURS now and for evermore. We look so forward to the time when YOUR glory fills the whole earth.

LORD, our hearts aches to think how far from truth, original self and compassion we have changed into the selfish and unloving self at the destruction of the little ones. Help us to realize that YOU have allowed all and especially certain little ones to come into being to know true love and service. We thank YOU our GOD. Amen and Amen

Devanah McGinnis
July 16, 2022

Father forgive is fro the injustices to our children. Heal our land. May we unite in faith and save our children and this country. May the churches and the home schools get the same funding for teaching the children in the fear of the Lord as the public schools do for teaching our children that they originated from monkeys. Choose life! Choose Christ! Amen.

Herb Johnston
July 16, 2022

Lord thank you for your ongoing lessons to us, – as we are out in the world- you know we get dirty feet..and just need to have them washed- which means sometimes I feel like I am not worthy- even because of the blood of your son Jesus -that has redeemed me.. but I know ultimately you work in mysterious ways.. and I do not understand how your gracious Mercy that saves these special needs children from being terminated,- will ultimately end abortion.. but I will defer to my brothers and sisters here -who do understand -and I thank you so much.

Every time I see a Down syndrome child it makes me do a pride check -on my pride that I need to be delivered from.. along with another unwanted renter in my spirit -that I need to go see Pastor Locke about at his Deliverance Ministry on Sunday night in Tennessee.. but I cannot get there yet. Blessings to all, in the mighty name of Jesus, Amen

July 16, 2022

I know a couple who adopt downs syndrome children and raise them in a Christian home. All children are precious in His site.

Jerry Edwards
July 16, 2022

All we have been seeing especially since Sept 2012 when the Kingdom Age began is ALL about the CHILDREN and will continue for Many Generations..A Child Shall Lead Them.. there’s been many 4 yr old Prophets as of late. Babies will live to be 120 yrs old.

Linda’s Vaughan
July 16, 2022

Father God, I give You praise for every child born. They’re all created in Your image for a purpose & for Your glory.

I pray That You would bring justice to our disabled children & help everyone to realize that EVERY LIFE IS PRECIOUS!

Thank you & we pray this in the Powerful Name of Jesus, Amen!

Anna Rechel
July 16, 2022

Lord, help us to find that precious gift that you have put in each of us, your creation. Our special needs grandson has to gift of love, giving out big hugs. Not matter what is happening, his smile and hug makes a difference. Thanks you, Lord.

Christine Korrodi
July 16, 2022

Yes and amen, I to have dreams.
One dream Chrildren all differ ages going into a court room. No emotional on their faces saying on word “BURDENSOMENESS” I was praying for the children to have a voice.

July 16, 2022

Dear Lord we ask you to help people with disabilities especially babies that need our love. They are the most precious people in gods eyes they are so special. I pray for protection for them and no harm done to them.

July 16, 2022

I love 💘 the story of Mephibosheth! FATHER GOD please send YOUR Mercy and Grace to the imperfect ones in the womb! Keep YOUR Hands upon them all of the days of their long lives in JESUS Name! Amen!

Julie Leon
July 16, 2022

I have Turner Syndrome. A missing (part of) my second X chromosome. I was diagnosed at age 16 when I didn’t go through puberty on my own.
(98% of girls with Turner Syndrome don’t make it and are miscarried. )
I am a sidewalk counselor and have two adopted children.
I try to share my story when ever I can.

    (Another) Julie
    July 16, 2022

    God bless you for your courageous testimony, Julie, and for all you do for the unborn as a sidewalk counselor!

    (My name is Julie, too, btw!)

    Have a blessed and joyful day!

    Herb Johnston
    July 16, 2022

    Wow!! That is amazing..thank you for being courageous!!
    It is good to know that someone with search a big heart your size-, and now have adopted children.. the Lord knows just how to work in our lives. Blessings to your family..
    Amen and amen

Carole Schultz
July 16, 2022

Father in Heaven we come this morning to thank You for Your for love. Just to know You are waiting for our requests for Your creation. I personally ask that You become involved in the high places in our government and in our education systems where these evil decisions are being made. And You will take full authority. The decisions will now be what You want, what Jesus died for at Calvary. May Your presence be felt in the rooms where these decisions of evil against Your children and those children You have given us are being made. May Your will be done on earth as you would have in Heaven. May we grow in our love for YOU. Thank You Lord for what You are doing.

Virginia in Tennessee
July 16, 2022

This topic is near and dear to my heart as my career is as an early intervention service coordinator with Tennessee Early Intervention Services for the state of Tennessee. I work with families who have infants and toddlers with developmental delays and it’s such a blessing to see the young parents doing their best to see that their children meet their full potential. I do my best to be a Christian influence when I visit in their homes and encourage them that they are always the ones who know what’s best for their child. To me, children are so close to being godly because of their purity and still being untouched yet by the world. They are a breath of fresh air and a gift from our good Father to nurture, love and cherish-no matter their abilities or lack of. God made all of us and has a plan for our lives!

    Herb Johnston
    July 16, 2022

    Tennessee is wonderful. My church is there.. global vision Bible Church. Thank you for being such a good civil servant in consideration of those little lives oh, and of course you would because you are a glorious Christian lady

July 16, 2022

Heavenly Father, thank You for giving us the gift of having children. No matter their condition, I pray that we would respect their right to live, as it is You who start lives and end lives, and we bow before You for Your sovereignty. Let there be a change of mind and heart in our nation, and strengthen the anxious and upset parents who are contemplating aborting a disabled baby. Lead parents in our nation to know Your truth and Your will on the unborn. In Jesus’ name, amen.

July 16, 2022

Heavenly Father Lord have mercy on us open up our eyes to see that every life is precious let us have regard for the weak and claim your Holy word in psalm 41 says if we have regard for the weak you will deliver us in times of trouble you Lord will protect us and preserve our life and bless us in the land and not surrender us to the desire of our foes I pray and believe your Holy word will not return void in Jesus name


Partner with Us

Intercessors for America is the trusted resource for millions of people across the United States committed to praying for our nation. If you have benefited from IFA's resources and community, please consider joining us as a monthly support partner. As a 501(c)3 organization, it's through your support that all this possible.

Dave Kubal
IFA President
Become a Monthly Partner


Click below to share this with others

Log in to Join the Conversation

Log in to your IFA account to start a discussion, comment, pray, and interact with our community.