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1

Pray For Stability and Freedom of Choices
Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
2 For behold, darkness shall cover the earth,
and thick darkness the peoples;
but the Lord will arise upon you,
and his glory will be seen upon you.
3 And nations shall come to your light,
and kings to the brightness of your rising.

2

Pray For Stability and Freedom of Choices
Isaiah 61:4

They shall build up the ancient ruins;
they shall raise up the former devastations;
they shall repair the ruined cities,
the devastations of many generations.

3

Pray Against Corruption
Psalm 7:9

Oh, let the evil of the wicked come to an end,
and may you establish the righteous—
you who test the minds and hearts,
O righteous God!

4

Pray Against Corruption
Psalm 2:10-11

10 Now therefore, O kings, be wise;
be warned, O rulers of the earth.
11 Serve the Lord with fear,
and rejoice with trembling.

5

Pray Against Corruption
Jeremiah 22:3

3 Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.

6

Pray Against Violence
Psalm 145:18-19

18 The Lord is near to all who call on him,
to all who call on him in truth.
19 He fulfils the desire of those who fear him;
he also hears their cry and saves them.

7

Pray Against Violence
Psalm 140:12

I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
and will execute justice for the needy.

8

Pray Against Violence
Luke 18:7-8a

7 And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? 8 I tell you, he will give justice to them speedily.

9

Pray For The Vulnerable and The Oppressed
Psalm 82:3-4

3 Give justice to the weak and the fatherless;
maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.
4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”

10

Pray For The Vulnerable and The Oppressed
Isaiah 40:29

He gives power to the faint,
and to him who has no might he increases strength.

11

Pray For The Vulnerable and The Oppressed
Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

12

Pray For The Vulnerable and The Oppressed
Jeremiah 31:17

There is hope for your future,
declares the Lord,
and your children shall come back to their own country.

13

Pray For The Vulnerable and The Oppressed
Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

14

Pray Against War
Leviticus 26:6

I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land, and the sword shall not go through your land.

15

Pray Against War
Psalm 99:4

The King in his might loves justice.
You have established equity;
you have executed justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

16

Pray Against War
John 16:33

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.

17

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Isaiah 55:7

let the wicked forsake his way,
and the unrighteous man his thoughts;
let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him,
and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

18

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Romans 5:6-8

6 For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. 7 For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— 8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

19

Pray For The Persecuted Church
2 Timothy 2:25

correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth

20

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Psalm 94:16

Who rises up for me against the wicked?
Who stands up for me against evildoers?

21

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the mute,
for the rights of all who are destitute.

22

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Matthew 9:37-38

37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; 38 therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.”

23

Pray For The Persecuted Church
Psalm 37:20

But the wicked will perish;
the enemies of the Lord are like the glory of the pastures;
they vanish—like smoke they vanish away.

24

Pray For The Persecuted Church
2 Corinthians 10:3-5

3 For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. 5 We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ

25

Pray For The Government
1 Timothy 2:1-2

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.

26

Pray For The Government
James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

27

Pray For The Government
Psalm 29:11

May the Lord give strength to his people!
May the Lord bless his people with peace!

28

Pray For The Government
John 16:33

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.

29

Pray Against Conflict
Leviticus 26:6

I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land, and the sword shall not go through your land.

30

Pray Against Conflict
Psalm 99:4

The King in his might loves justice.
You have established equity;
you have executed justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

31

Pray Against Conflict
John 16:33

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.

32

Pray For The Refugee Crisis
Psalm 145:18-19

18 The Lord is near to all who call on him,
to all who call on him in truth.
19 He fulfils the desire of those who fear him;
he also hears their cry and saves them.

33

Pray For The Refugee Crisis
Psalm 140:12

I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
and will execute justice for the needy.

34

Pray For The Refugee Crisis
Proverbs 31:8-9

8 Open your mouth for the mute,
for the rights of all who are destitute.
9 Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor and needy.

35

Pray For The Refugee Crisis
Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to bring good news to the poor;
he has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives,
and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
2 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour,
and the day of vengeance of our God;
to comfort all who mourn;
3 to grant to those who mourn in Zion—
to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes,
the oil of gladness instead of mourning,
the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit;
that they may be called oaks of righteousness,
the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.

36

Pray For Families
Isaiah 1:!7

Your country lies desolate;
your cities are burned with fire;
in your very presence
foreigners devour your land;
it is desolate, as overthrown by foreigners.

37

Pray For Unity
Psalm 133:1

Behold, how good and pleasant it is
when brothers dwell in unity!

38

Pray For Unity
Romans 15:5-7

5 May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, 6 that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 7 Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.

39

Pray For Unity
1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

40

Pray For Unity
Colossians 3:13-14

13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

41

Pray For Unity
1 John 4:12

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

42

Pray For Wisdom Concerning Immigration and Refugee Laws
Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.

43

Pray For Wisdom Concerning Immigration and Refugee Laws
Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to bring good news to the poor;
he has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives,
and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
2 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour,
and the day of vengeance of our God;
to comfort all who mourn;
3 to grant to those who mourn in Zion—
to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes,
the oil of gladness instead of mourning,
the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit;
that they may be called oaks of righteousness,
the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.

44

Pray For Wisdom Concerning Immigration and Refugee Laws
Ezekiel 36:26-28

26 And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27 And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.[a] 28 You shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers, and you shall be my people, and I will be your God.

45

Pray For Climate Change
Proverbs 31:8-9

8 Open your mouth for the mute,
for the rights of all who are destitute.
9 Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor and needy.

46

Pray For Climate Change
Isaiah 1:17

learn to do good;
seek justice,
correct oppression;
bring justice to the fatherless,
plead the widow's cause.

47

Pray For Climate Change
Psalm 102:16-17

16 For the Lord builds up Zion;
he appears in his glory;
17 he regards the prayer of the destitute
and does not despise their prayer.

48

Pray For Climate Change
Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

49

Pray For Women and Girls
Psalm 140:12

I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
and will execute justice for the needy.

50

Pray For Women and Girls
Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the mountains of God;
your judgements are like the great deep;
man and beast you save, O Lord.