Pray On... Fear
Selected scriptures to guide you in praying
for our President. Submitted by Dianne Bennett (see also her
God is bigger than [James Jeffords], our God is bigger than the Senate,
than the entire US Government [believe it or not]. He can change this
man's heart. Or He could have the constituents impeach this man & replace
him. Or He could keep the change in place and pass through the items He
has planned for our country despite the "balance of power". Can we be
righteous in our fervent prayers for our government, and ask God for His
will? What will glorify Him most? Perhaps to keep this scary & revolting
change and do miracles in our government anyway? Let's keep praying for
spiritual revival, prayer back in schools, an end to abortion. What does
God have in mind?
"The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord. Like
the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes." (Proverbs 21:1)
And James 5:16, "The effective fervent prayer of a
righteous man avails much."
Proverbs 29:25, "The fear of man brings a snare, but
whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe."
I Tim 2:1, "Therefore, I exhort first of all that
supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for
all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a
quiet and peaceable life in all godliness & reverence."
I Peter 3:12, "For the eyes of the Lord are on the
righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers; but the face of the
Lord is against those who do evil."
Romans 8:26, "Likewise the Spirit also helps in our
weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but
the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot
I Peter 4:7, "But the end of all things is at hand;
therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers."
Phil. 4:6-7, "Be anxious for nothing, but in
everything by prayer and supplication, WITH THANKSGIVING, let your
requests be made known to God, and the peace of God, which surpasses all
understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
2 Chronicles 7:14, "if My people who are called by My
name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face, and turn from
their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their
sin and heal their land."
II Kings 19:19, "Now therefore, O Lord our God, I
pray, save us from his hand that all the kingdoms of the earth may know
that You are the Lord God, You alone."
Psalm 34:10b, "but those who seek the Lord shall not
lack any good thing!"
Matthew 7:7, "Ask, and it will be given to you, seek,
and you will find, knock, and it will be open to you."
Psalm 66:18, "If I regard iniquity in my heart, the
Lord will not hear."
Daniel 10:12, "...from the first day that you set
your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your
words were heard;..."
I Samuel 12:23, "Moreover, as for me, far be it from
me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I
will teach you the good and the right way."