Saturday, January 7, 2017

Patriots' Prayers for 1-8-2016

"First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." - 1 Timothy 2: 1-4 (ESV) 

Prayer For Our Government Officials

 Save, O Lord, and have mercy upon all leaders, politicians, and civil authorities of these United States of America. I especially hold up to you President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump, Vice-President Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence, Chief Justice John Roberts, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. I also pray for all the current President's Cabinet members and advisers,  as well as all the future President's Cabinet members and advisers. I hold up to You all the associate judges of the Supreme Court, all federal, state, and local judges, all members of the House of Representatives and Senate, as well as all governors, state legislators, and local authorities. Grant them wisdom in their duties and decisions, and have them serve Your Will in all things. Let them know your love and saving grace. Block all of their plots and schemes that run counter to Your good and perfect Will, or that threaten the inalienable rights You have given to us. Above all, Your Will be done.

Father, bless and have mercy on all law enforcement officers at all levels throughout these United States of America. Save them, protect them, and keep them safe. Guide them in their duties, and grant them courage and wisdom. Watch over and protect their families. Comfort those who have lost friends and loved ones in the line of duty. Let them know your love and saving grace. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ we pray, Amen. 

(Additionally, please feel free to pray by name for any elected officials or law enforcement officers at any level, especially those with jurisdiction over your locality.

Prayer for America (short version)

God, we have sinned and deserve the just punishment for our sins as a nation who has rejected you in every possible way. And yet, Lord, I cry out for mercy for myself, my family, and this nation. In the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christi, I pray. Amen.

Supporting Verse: "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." --2 Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV) 

Daily Bible Reading 
(Continuing in the book of Genesis this week.)

Sunday: Genesis 8:20 - 9:29 (God's Covenant & Promise to Noah) 
Monday: Genesis 10 (Mankind begins to rebuild) 
Tuesday: Genesis 11 (Tower of Babel & aftermath) 
Wednesday: Genesis 12 (Abram) 
Thursday: Genesis 13 (Abram in Canaan) 
Friday: Genesis 14 (Lot; Melchizedek) 
Saturday: Genesis 15 (God’s Covenant with Abram)


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