AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER
WEEK 4 – PRAYING FOR ALL STANDING FOR ELECTION
Day 1 – Monday 26 August
Thanksgiving, Requests, Prayers and Intercession – Let us begin this week by giving thanksgiving to the Lord for all who are standing for election. Pray and ask the Lord that He would lead us to pray His heart for them. Make your requests known to Him asking that all who seek to serve our nation would walk in truth, integrity and righteousness. Intercede that in the election process and outcome the Lord’s will be done here on earth as it is in Heaven.
Scriptures – 1 Timothy 2:1-6
Day 2 – Tuesday 27 August
That we may lead peaceful and quiet lives in all Godliness and holiness – Pray for the Peace of God to invade this Election and that Leaders and Candidates would experience God’s peace. Pray and Intercede that they will receive visions and dreams of, and from, God. Pray for the Prophetic voice of encouragement to come alongside those standing for election, that they would speak truth in all their utterances.
Scriptures – Isaiah 60:1-2
Day 3 – Wednesday 28 August
For there is one mediator between God and Mankind, the man Jesus Christ – Remember in our prayers that Jesus gave His life for all mankind. Give thanksgiving and praise that Jesus gave himself as ransom for those standing for election. Pray for the salvation of all those who seek to serve us that they will not reject ‘the truth’ that Jesus gave His life for them. Pray that in the lead up to the elections many Leaders and Candidates who believe would publicly confess their faith in Jesus as Lord
Scriptures – Hebrews 9:11-15
Day 4 – Thursday 29 August
Do nothing out of selfish ambition and vain conceit but in humility consider others better than yourselves – Pray that those seeking public office would walk in humility not pride as they prepare to serve our Nation of Australia. Pray that Leaders and Candidates will live in love, humility and service to one another. That they be unified as one in purpose for the betterment of our nation.
Scriptures – Philippians 2:1-11 Proverbs 14:34
Day 5 – Friday 30 August
Praying for the character of God to emerge in those standing for election –
Pray for electoral success for all Leaders and Candidates who are prepared to walk in righteousness and justice. Pray that they would recognise the need to be in right standing with God in personal moral, spiritual, and relationship issues. Pray they would be faithful, thoughtful and wise as the Lord places them in strategic areas to serve our Nation
Scriptures – Romans 5:1-5
Day 6 – Saturday 31 August
Immersing all candidates in His love – Read today’s scripture and pray that all who are standing for election would exhibit the qualities of love outlined in verses 4 to 7. Pray for the raising up of the banner of His love over all standing for election.
Scriptures – 1 Corinthians 13:1-8a
Day 7 – Sunday 1 September
Praying for our nation to be built on the foundation of Jesus Christ – Pray that candidates will acknowledge and honour the Christian foundations of our nation and continue to build around the Chief Corner Stone (Jesus Christ). Pray for believing politicians to stand firm and profess their faith in Christ. Pray that the Spirit of God would speak clearly to all who put themselves up for election bringing conviction of their need to rely on Him for all wisdom. Pray with confidence remembering that God works quietly and continuously to bring His kingdom on earth.
Scriptures – Matthew 21:42-44
Source: Australian Prayer Network