“Call on Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall honor and glorify Me.” Psalm 50:15
“The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, Lord have never forsaken those who seek you.” Psalm 9:9-10
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1
Pray for protection, respect and community support for our first responders and thank God for each of them. Pray for wisdom as they deal with crisis situations. Pray for needed resources to be provided and for our community to be well protected. Pray for God’s will to be done in this community “as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:10).
Education and Schools
“And if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.” Proverbs 2:3-6
“Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands.” Psalms 119:66
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of Wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10
Pray for God’s presence in schools, colleges and universities. Ask God to select teachers and administrators who honor His statutes, protect our children and inspire them to discover their God-given callings. Pray for a reverence for scriptural tenets to once again permeate America’s classrooms.
“But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream.” Amos 5:24
“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” 1 Peter 3:12
“See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody.” 1 Thessalonians 5:15 AMP
Pray for protection, respect and community support for our police force and thank God for each of them. Pray for wisdom, justice and fairness to be practiced in all aspects of law enforcement and for God’s laws to be upheld. Pray for God’s will to be done in this community “as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:10).
City and County Government
“I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Timothy 2:1-2
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He chose for His inheritance.” Psalm 33:12
Pray for our city and county government leaders & thank God for each of them. Ask God to grant them wisdom, discernment and hearts open to His leading. Pray that believers would be faithful to lift up our officials and the decisions that will affect our future, so that biblical principles might prevail in the public square and throughout the halls of government.
Homes, Families, and Neighbors
“Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”Romans 13:9b-10
"Regard (treat with honor, due obedience and courtesy) your father and mother, that your days may be long in the land the Lord your God gives you." Exodus 20:12 AMP
Pray for God’s blessings on families in your community. Ask God to strengthen marriages, encourage parents toward His priorities, heal relationships and secure traditional values in the home. Pray that husbands, wives, parents and children will grow in respect for one another and will experience the love, grace and truth of Christ in their homes.
“Then Jesus told His disciples…that they should always pray and not give up.” Luke 18:1