Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple

A Prayer for Obama. Day Three.

The past few posts have outlined the prayer objectives found in Psalm 72 to raise up a praying army for our political leaders. We encourage you to read the whole Psalm; we have listed some prayer points from the chapter written by Solomon.

Lord, hear our prayer for President Barak Obama…

  • That He would rescue the poor and listen to their cries. (vs. 12)
  • That the poor would have a voice in his administration. (vs. 12)
  • When no one else is available to defend the poor, the he would step forward and be their voice. (vs 12)
  • That he would be truly empathic and sympathetic to the weak and needy. (vs. 13)
  • That his compassion would move him to action on their behalf. (vs. 13)
  • May he value and improve of the lives of the oppressed and abused in society so that they can live well. (vs. 14)


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A Prayer to be a Peacemaker
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posted 12:48:31pm Nov. 23, 2015 | read full post »

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posted 9:43:50am Nov. 19, 2015 | read full post »

A Prayer For Sanity
“After this time had passed, I, Nebuchadnezzar, looked up to heaven. My sanity returned, and I praised and worshiped the Most High and honored the one who lives forever... When my sanity returned to me, so did my honor and glory and kingdom. ...

posted 12:47:26pm Nov. 18, 2015 | read full post »

A Prayer for Wisdom When Your Back’s Against the Wall
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posted 9:43:38am Nov. 16, 2015 | read full post »


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