Before You Pray for America's Leaders

"Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; Save me and I will be saved, For You are my praise" (Jeremiah 17:14).

"O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirst for You, my flesh yearns for You, in a dry and weary land where there is no water" (Psalm 63:1).

"If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored...." (Job 22:23).

"For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, 'I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit in order to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite" (Isaiah 57:15).

"O send out Your light and Your truth ...." (Psalm 43:3-4).

"The unfolding of Your words give light; it gives understanding to the simple" (Psalm 119:130).

"I urge, then, first of all, that petitions. prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—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).

"And Jesus said to him ... All things are possible to him who believes" (Mark 9:23).

Graphic: Prayer, courtesy of Morguefile

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