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Bible Bites – Election Prayer Guide

For the Lord is our judge, our lawgiver, and our king. He will care for us and save us.

Isaiah 33:22 (NLT)

We all need God’s help to guide American’s selection for leaders.  That means we use focused prayer with God’s Word to ask for God’s Guidance to vote for those who respect the U.S. Constitution in order to restore America as the Greatest Country in the World!

Bible Bites makes it easy for you to pray for candidates for this upcoming election.  Print out the attached and enter the names of candidates who will appear on your ballot.

Pray that God’s Sovereign Will guides your actions and behaviors.  Then cast your informed vote.  The results are up to God.    Join many others in praying for God’s Will in all 2016 elections.  In just two minutes each day, you will pray in Jesus’ Name with selected Scripture for your set of candidates.

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Day 1 – Humility / Arrogance
Humility Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land.      2 Chronicles 7:14 (NLT)

 Heavenly Father, I praise You for Your Word that states that those who humble themselves will pray and seek You in repentance.  I pray You will forgive sins and restore our land.  I know you hear all prayers.  I pray that You will favor Candidates __________ with Your blessings as honest and true public servants. In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Arrogance Why do you boast about your crimes? Don’t you realize God’s justice continues forever?  All day long you plot destruction. Your tongue cuts like a sharp razor; you’re an expert at telling lies.  You love evil more than good and lies more than truth.  Psalms 52:1-3 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father, Can I believe or trust Candidates ____________ to speak truth, to love truth and to refrain from evil?  Because Your justice continues forever, I trust that all destructive activities of these candidates will be exposed and revealed.  May those activities be measured so that citizens vote according to Your Truth.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Day 2 – Leadership / Justice
Leadership But select from all the people some capable, honest men who fear God and hate bribes.  Exodus 18:21 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father, America can only be successful with leaders who are capable and honest, who fear You and hate bribes.  I pray that Candidates _________ pay attention to wise counsel and will be strong advocates for the limits established in Constitutional government. In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Justice Justice—do you rulers know the meaning of the word? Do you judge the people fairly?  No! You plot injustice in your hearts. You spread violence throughout the land. Psalms 58:1-2 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, All true law comes from You for You alone are just.  Will Candidates __________ turn to You for counsel and wisdom?  We’ve seen too much injustice and violence.  Please open the eyes of voting citizens to seek Your will as the only source for true and lasting justice, not a temporary man-imposed “legal justice” on an unwilling populace.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

 

 Day 3 – Talk / Pride
Talk My enemies cannot speak a truthful word. Their deepest desire is to destroy others. . . .  O God, declare them guilty. Let them be caught in their own traps. Drive them away because of their many sins, for they have rebelled against You. Psalms 5:9-10 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father, Honest candidates face destructive traps set for them by opponents who seek to destroy.  Please protect Candidates __________ from dishonest opponents, from rebellion, from attacks coming from every direction and uphold these candidates with strength, confidence, integrity and a firm reliance on Your eternal truths. In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Pride Because of the sinful things they say, because of the evil that is on their lips, let them be captured by their pride, their curses, and their lies.  Destroy them in your anger! Wipe them out completely!  Psalms 59:12-13 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, I’ve heard too many statements that are outright lies that reflect sin, evil, pride and.  I pray that voters reject candidates who exhibit pride, the opposite of humility, Your desired human characteristic, and instead seek to turn to You. In Jesus’ Name – Amen

 Day 4 – Protection / Rejection
Protection God is my helper. The Lord keeps me alive!  May the evil plans of my enemies be turned against them.    Psalms 54:4-5 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father.  Running for political office is never an easy decision and Candidates __________ are the target of many distortions, fabrications and outright lies.  I pray that Truth prevails throughout the campaign and that every evil scheme of their opponents will be exposed as voters seek true and honest candidates.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Rejection He strikes them down because they are wicked, doing it openly for all to see.  For they turned away from following Him. They have no respect for any of His ways.  Job 34:26-27 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, I have seen how Candidates__________ disrespect human life, Your Word, and Truth.  I fear for those candidates who embrace evil and call it ‘good’ while at the same time ridicule Your Eternal Truth.  I pray that voters reject evil, reject lies and embrace truth as they cast vote on election day.   In Jesus’ Name – Amen

 

Day 5 – Wisdom / Scoffers
Wisdom . . .  the virtuous think before they act.  No human wisdom or understanding or plan can stand against the Lord.   Proverbs 21:29-30 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, I pray that Candidates __________ are considerate and thoughtful before responding or taking action.  May these candidates speak the wisdom that reflects Your eternal truths and prevail on election day.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Scoffers These fat cats have everything their hearts could ever wish for!  They scoff and speak only evil; in their pride they seek to crush others.  Psalms 73:7-8 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, Prosperity is a false ‘god’ and seems to have blinded Candidates __________ to evil that resides in the heart and is reflected through words and deeds.  This evil crushes others while it seeks its own highest ‘good.’   I pray that Your Will prevails and that evil pride will be crushed on election day.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

 Day 6 – Integrity / Stubbornness
Integrity The godly are showered with blessings . . . The wise are glad to be instructed . . . People with integrity walk safely . . . The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain . . . Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding.  Proverbs 10:6, 8-9; 11,13 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father, Those who follow You are the recipients of many godly blessings.  I pray that Candidates __________ have access to wise counselors throughout the campaign.  I pray these candidates speak with honesty and integrity at all times throughout the campaign and are blessed with a favorable outcome on election day. In Jesus’ Name – Amen 

Stubbornness “You warned them to return to your Law, but they became proud and obstinate and disobeyed your commands. They did not follow your regulations, by which people will find life if only they obey. They stubbornly turned their backs on you and refused to listen.  Nehemiah 9:29 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, Decades ago the “Supreme Court” banned prayer and Bible reading from public schools.  America is becoming increasingly secular claiming this falsehood as truth: “the separation of church and state.”  Candidates __________ would continue this falsehood through bureaucratic legalize and lawsuits, rather than comply with Freedoms listed by Constitutional Bill of Rights of the.   I pray that voters favor Your Truth rather than falsehoods.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

 

Day 7 – Honesty / Discord
Honesty . . . with humility comes wisdom.   Honesty guides good people . . .  The godly are directed by honesty . . .  The godliness of good people rescues them. Proverbs 11:2-3, 5-6 (NLT) 

Heavenly Father, Wise leadership reflects humility learned through honest relationships.  May Candidates __________ succeed on election day and model honesty and integrity before all the people.  In Jesus’ Name – Amen

Discord There are six things the Lord hates— no, seven things he detests: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent, a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong, a false witness who pours out lies, a person who sows discord in a family. Prov. 6:16-19 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, I have seen Candidates __________ speak with prideful arrogance and present lies as truth.  Abortion is promoted as a woman’s choice to kill her human baby without the ethical benefit of accurate medical information.  Marriage has been re-defined by human courts.  Your ideal, intact functional working families, is no longer the norm as dysfunction is encouraged by too many government programs.  I pray that pride, dysfunction and lies will all be exposed to voters who desire honesty and integrity in their candidates.     In Jesus’ Name – Amen

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Everyone says that a Christian should journal their prayer requests. Several years ago I finally found a system that works for me and have been journaling my prayer requests ever since. I became a Christian in my 30's but wonder how I ever missed the invitation to accept Christ prior to that time. Bible Bites makes it easy to be exposed to, and respond to, one Scripture each day. It's like a having a conversation with God!