Prayer for the Nation as the Election Approaches

A Collection of Prayers

Father of heavenly lights
we pray for our nation in the coming election.
As we choose our leaders
guide us by your commandments
and teach us not to put our trust
in mortal men who cannot save,
but to trust you alone
for every good and perfect gift.

Lord Jesus, you are the King of kings
and Lord of lords,
and you live and reign over all.
Bless your church
and move us to use the freedoms our nation grants us
to make your Gospel known in our land.

Spirit of life,
stir our faith in your holy Word so that,
even as we do what we can and as we seek to do your will,
we trust your promise that you are our Refuge and Fortress,
and that you alone can work all things
for the good of your holy people.

Gracious God, rule in our hearts alone—now and…

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

3 thoughts on “Prayer for the Nation as the Election Approaches”

  1. Pastor Stratman,
    May I post your prayer on my site for Tuesday, November 8th?
    If so, is there a Biblical passage you would prefer that I include?
    Thanks,
    Eric Mathews

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