Lord Jesus, we thank You for Your continual mercy towards us and for loving us while we were still dead in our sins. We praise you for rescuing us when we had no strength or ability to rescue ourselves. And it’s in this great mercy that we stand on behalf of our nation and ask that You protect us from those who would cause destruction and harm.
We bless those in authority who watch over our nation’s borders. Lord God, give them wisdom and revelation to uncover the plots of the enemy. Grant President Obama, the military, the national guard, and local police insight and strategies for protecting citizens.
We acknowledge that we are not saved by the size of our army, but through hope in Your unfailing love and truth. We ask that You would remember the prayers of your people throughout our nation’s history. We add our prayers for repentance, deliverance, and vision for Your calling on the United States. May we honor You with our wealth and with our lives.
Forgive us for worshiping at the altar of material gain and human knowledge, thinking this would give us security and blessing. Father, it has failed us. We come to You now and ask that You refresh us anew with the knowledge of Your son and a revelation of Your truth.
We proclaim Your purposes for the United States: to proclaim liberty, and to bless the oppressed and afflicted throughout the world.
We wait in hope for YOU, Lord! YOU are our help and our shield.
In the mighty name of Jesus, Amen.