Oh Heavenly and mighty Father, we give You thanks and praise for the privilege to participate in this year’s elections to choose those who would lead our country. You are Lord over us and our nation.
We thank You for the opportunity that this year’s elections now puts before us. As we exercise our solemn duty to vote, guide and direct our minds and hearts, so that we do so with Godly wisdom and Your guidance.
1 Timothy 2:1-3 – I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people, for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior.
Proverbs 11:14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisors.
Putting God First
Lord, open the eyes of your people today, that we will realize that the politics of the land does not determine our salvation. In all things, may we put You first and not allow division to take place.
Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people
Psalm 20:7 – Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
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Wisdom During And After Elections
We pray for spiritual discernment even as we choose our leaders. Let us not be swayed by sweet words and gentle manners, but by an understanding of Your will for our lives.
Let us choose leaders who will hear and honor Your word and Your people, so that we may continue to worship You in peace and with total freedom.
Grant our leaders wisdom that they will seek out the advice of those who follow in the footsteps of Your son Jesus Christ and are led by the Holy Spirit. In Jesus name we pray, Amen!
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
Psalm 118:8 It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in humans.
1 Timothy 2:1-2 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.