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5.8 | Pray for the Nations of the World and for Your Own Nation

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SECTION 5 | Intercession | 5.8 | Pray for the Nations of the World and for Your Own Nation

For the nations around us and all the
countries of the world.

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You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(ESV) Who will not fear you, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(ESV) You sit on the throne, giving righteous judgment; Psalm 9:4(ESV) judge the world therefore with righteousness, and judge the peoples with uprightness. Psalm 9:8(ESV)

Lord, hasten the time when you will make wars cease to the end of the earth; Psalm 46:9(ESV) when nation shall no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords shall be beaten into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they shall not learn war anymore. Isaiah 2:4(ESV)

Make kings foster fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(ESV)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, Daniel 2:44(ESV) even the kingdom of the Redeemer. And whatever purposes there are in men’s minds, Lord, let your purposes stand, Proverbs 19:21(ESV) and fulfill the plans of your heart to all generations. Psalm 33:11(ESV)

You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(ESV) Who will not fear you, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(ESV) You sit on the throne, giving righteous judgment; Psalm 9:4(ESV) judge the world therefore with righteousness, and judge the peoples with uprightness. Psalm 9:8(ESV)

Lord, hasten the time when you will make wars cease to the end of the earth; Psalm 46:9(ESV) when nation shall no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords shall be beaten into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they shall not learn war anymore. Isaiah 2:4(ESV)

Make kings foster fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(ESV)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, Daniel 2:44(ESV) even the kingdom of the Redeemer. And whatever purposes there are in men’s minds, Lord, let your purposes stand, Proverbs 19:21(ESV) and fulfill the plans of your heart to all generations. Psalm 33:11(ESV)

Thou, Lord, art the Governor among the nations: Psalm 22:28(KJV) Who shall not fear thee, O King of nations? Jeremiah 10:7(KJV) Thou sittest in the throne judging right; Psalm 9:4(KJV) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and minister judgment to the people in uprightness. Psalm 9:8(KJV)

Lord, hasten the time when thou wilt make wars to cease to the ends of the earth; Psalm 46:9(KJV) when nation shall no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords shall be beaten into plough-shares, and spears into pruning-hooks, and they shall not learn war any more. Isaiah 2:4(KJV)

Make kings nursing fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(KJV)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(KJV) And whatever counsels there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let thy counsels stand, Proverbs 19:21(KJV) and do thou fulfil the thoughts of thy heart unto all generations. Psalm 33:11(KJV)

Thou, Lord, art the Governor among the nations: Psalm 22:28(KJV) Who shall not fear thee, O King of nations? Jeremiah 10:7(KJV) Thou sittest in the throne judging right; Psalm 9:4(KJV) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and minister judgment to the people in uprightness. Psalm 9:8(KJV)

Lord, hasten the time when thou wilt make wars to cease to the ends of the earth; Psalm 46:9(KJV) when nation shall no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords shall be beaten into plough-shares, and spears into pruning-hooks, and they shall not learn war any more. Isaiah 2:4(KJV)

Make kings nursing fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(KJV)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(KJV) And whatever counsels there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let thy counsels stand, Proverbs 19:21(KJV) and do thou fulfil the thoughts of thy heart unto all generations. Psalm 33:11(KJV)

You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(NASB) Who will not fear You, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(NASB) You sit on the throne judging righteously; Psalm 9:4(NASB) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and execute judgment for the peoples with equity. Psalm 9:8(NASB)

Lord, hasten the time when You will make wars to cease to the end of the earth; Psalm 46:9(NASB) when nation will no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords will be hammered into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they will never again learn war. Isaiah 2:4(NASB)

Make kings guardians, and their princesses nurses, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(NASB)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(NASB) And whatever counsels there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let Your counsels stand, Proverbs 19:21(NASB) and fulfill the plans of Your heart from generation to generation. Psalm 33:11(NASB)

You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(NASB) Who will not fear You, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(NASB) You sit on the throne judging righteously; Psalm 9:4(NASB) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and execute judgment for the peoples with equity. Psalm 9:8(NASB)

Lord, hasten the time when You will make wars to cease to the end of the earth; Psalm 46:9(NASB) when nation will no more lift up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords will be hammered into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they will never again learn war. Isaiah 2:4(NASB)

Make kings guardians, and their princesses nurses, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(NASB)

And in the days of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(NASB) And whatever counsels there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let Your counsels stand, Proverbs 19:21(NASB) and fulfill the plans of Your heart from generation to generation. Psalm 33:11(NASB)

You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(NIV) Who should not revere you, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(NIV) You sit on your throne, judging righteously; Psalm 9:4(NIV) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and govern the peoples with justice. Psalm 9:8(NIV)

Lord, hasten the time when you will make wars cease to the ends of the earth; Psalm 46:9(NIV) when nation will not take up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords will be beaten into ploughshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they will not train for war anymore. Isaiah 2:4(NIV)

Make kings foster fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(NIV)

And in the time of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(NIV) And whatever purposes there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let your purposes prevail, Proverbs 19:21(NIV) and fulfill the purposes of your heart through all generations. Psalm 33:11(NIV)

You, LORD, rule over the nations: Psalm 22:28(NIV) Who should not revere you, O King of the nations? Jeremiah 10:7(NIV) You sit on your throne, judging righteously; Psalm 9:4(NIV) judge the world therefore in righteousness, and govern the peoples with justice. Psalm 9:8(NIV)

Lord, hasten the time when you will make wars cease to the ends of the earth; Psalm 46:9(NIV) when nation will not take up sword against nation, nor kingdom against kingdom, but swords will be beaten into ploughshares and spears into pruning hooks, and they will not train for war anymore. Isaiah 2:4(NIV)

Make kings foster fathers, and their queens nursing mothers, to the Israel of God. Isaiah 49:23(NIV)

And in the time of these kings, let the God of heaven set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, even the kingdom of the Redeemer. Daniel 2:44(NIV) And whatever purposes there are in men’s hearts, Lord, let your purposes prevail, Proverbs 19:21(NIV) and fulfill the purposes of your heart through all generations. Psalm 33:11(NIV)

For our own land and nation, which we ought in a special manner to seek the welfare of, that in its peace we may have peace. We must be thankful to God for his mercies to our land.

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We bless you that you have planted us on a very fertile hill, Isaiah 5:1(ESV) and have not given the arid plain for our home or the salt land for our dwelling place, Job 39:6(ESV) but the land we inhabit yields her increase. Psalm 85:12(ESV)

Lord, you have been favorable to our land. Psalm 85:1(ESV) We have heard with our ears, and our fathers have told us, what deeds you performed for us in their days, and in the times of old; Psalm 44:1(ESV) and as we have heard, so have we seen, for we have thought on your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple. Psalm 48:8-9(ESV)

You have given us a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(ESV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(ESV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(ESV) you have set up your tabernacle among us, and your sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(ESV)

We live safely under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(ESV) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(ESV)

And because the Lord loved our people, therefore he has set a good government over us, to execute justice and righteousness; 1 Kings 10:9(ESV) to be a terror to bad conduct, and a protection and praise to those who do what is good. Romans 13:3(ESV)

I bless you that you have planted me on a very fertile hill, Isaiah 5:1(ESV) and have not given the arid plain for my home or the salt land for my dwelling place, Job 39:6(ESV) but the land I inhabit yields her increase. Psalm 85:12(ESV)

Lord, you have been favorable to my land. Psalm 85:1(ESV) I have heard with my ears, and my fathers in the faith have told me, what deeds you performed for your church in their days, and in the times of old; Psalm 44:1(ESV) and as I have heard, so have I seen, for I have thought on your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple. Psalm 48:8-9(ESV)

You have given your church a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(ESV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(ESV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(ESV) you have set up your tabernacle among us, and your sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(ESV)

We live safely under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(ESV) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(ESV)

And because the Lord loved my people, therefore he has set a good government over us, to execute justice and righteousness; 1 Kings 10:9(ESV) to be a terror to bad conduct, and a protection and praise to those who do what is good. Romans 13:3(ESV)

We bless thee that thou hast planted us in a very fruitful hill, Isaiah 5:1(KJV) and hast not made the wilderness our habitation or the barren land our dwelling, Job 39:6(KJV) but our land yields her increase. Psalm 85:12(KJV)

Lord, thou hast dealt favourably with our land. Psalm 85:1(KJV) We have heard with our ears, and our fathers have told us, what work thou didst for us in their days, and in the times of old; Psalm 44:1(KJV) and as we have heard, so have we seen, for we have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple. Psalm 48:8-9(KJV)

Thou hast given us a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(KJV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(KJV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(KJV) thou hast set up thy tabernacle among us, and thy sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(KJV)

We dwell safely under our own vine and fig-tree, 1 Kings 4:25(KJV) and there is peace to him that goeth out and to him that comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(KJV)

And because the Lord loved our people, therefore he hath set a good government over us, to do judgment and justice; 1 Kings 10:9(KJV) to be a terror to evil-doers and a protection and praise to them that do well. Romans 13:3(KJV)

I bless thee that thou hast planted me in a very fruitful hill, Isaiah 5:1(KJV) and hast not made the wilderness my habitation or the barren land my dwelling, Job 39:6(KJV) but the land I inhabit yields her increase. Psalm 85:12(KJV)

Lord, thou hast dealt favourably with my land. Psalm 85:1(KJV) I have heard with my ears, and my fathers in the faith have told me, what work thou didst for your church in their days, and in the times of old; Psalm 44:1(KJV) and as I have heard, so have I seen, for I have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple. Psalm 48:8-9(KJV)

Thou hast given your church a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(KJV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(KJV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(KJV) thou hast set up thy tabernacle among us, and thy sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(KJV)

We dwell safely under our own vine and fig-tree, 1 Kings 4:25(KJV) and there is peace to him that goeth out and to him that comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(KJV)

And because the Lord loved my people, therefore he hath set a good government over us, to do judgment and justice; 1 Kings 10:9(KJV) to be a terror to evil-doers and a protection and praise to them that do well. Romans 13:3(KJV)

We bless You that You have planted us on a fertile hill, Isaiah 5:1(NASB) and have not given the wilderness for our home or the salt land for our dwelling place, Job 39:6(NASB) but the land we inhabit yields its produce. Psalm 85:12(NASB)

Lord, You have shown favor to our land. Psalm 85:1(NASB) We have heard with our ears, and our fathers have told us, the work that You did for us in their days, and in the times of old, Psalm 44:1(NASB) and as we have heard, so have we seen; for we have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of Your temple. Psalm 48:8-9(NASB)

You have given us a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(NASB) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(NASB) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(NASB) You have set up Your dwelling place among us, and Your sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(NASB)

We live in safety under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(NASB) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(NASB)

And because the Lord loved our people, therefore He has set a good government over us, to do justice and righteousness, 1 Kings 10:9(NASB) to be a terror to evildoers, and a protection and praise to those who do what is good. Romans 13:3(NASB)

I bless You that You have planted me on a fertile hill, Isaiah 5:1(NASB) and have not given the wilderness for my home or the salt land for my dwelling place, Job 39:6(NASB) but the land I inhabit yields its produce. Psalm 85:12(NASB)

Lord, You have shown favor to my land. Psalm 85:1(NASB) I have heard with my ears, and my fathers have told me, the work that You did for Your church in their days, and in the times of old, Psalm 44:1(NASB) and as I have heard, so have I seen; for I have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of Your temple. Psalm 48:8-9(NASB)

You have given Your church a pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19(NASB) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(NASB) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(NASB) You have set up Your dwelling place among us, and Your sanctuary is in the midst of us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(NASB)

We live in safety under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(NASB) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(NASB)

And because the Lord loved my people, therefore He has set a good government over us, to do justice and righteousness, 1 Kings 10:9(NASB) to be a terror to evildoers, and a protection and praise to those who do what is good. Romans 13:3(NASB)

We bless you that you have planted us on a fertile hillside, Isaiah 5:1(NIV) and have not given us the wasteland as our home or the salt flats as our habitat, Job 39:6(NIV) but the land we inhabit yields its harvest. Psalm 85:12(NIV)

Lord, you have shown favor to our land. Psalm 85:1(NIV) We have heard with our ears, and our fathers in the faith have told us, what work you did for us in their days, and in days long ago; Psalm 44:1(NIV) and as we have heard, so have we seen, for within you temple, O God, we have meditated on your unfailing love. Psalm 48:8-9(NIV)

You have given us a desirable land, Jeremiah 3:19(NIV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(NIV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(NIV) you have put your sanctuary among us, and your dwelling place is with us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(NIV)

We live in safety under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(NIV) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(NIV)

And because the LORD loved our people, therefore he has set a good government over us, to maintain justice and righteousness, 1 Kings 10:9(NIV) to be a terror to evildoers and a protection and praise to those who do well. Romans 13:3(NIV)

I bless you that you have planted me on a fertile hillside, Isaiah 5:1(NIV) and have not given me the wasteland as my home or the salt flats as my habitat, Job 39:6(NIV) but the land I inhabit yields its harvest. Psalm 85:12(NIV)

Lord, you have shown favor to my land. Psalm 85:1(NIV) I have heard with my ears, and my fathers in the faith have told me, what work you did for your church in their days, and in days long ago; Psalm 44:1(NIV) and as I have heard, so have I seen, for within your temple, O God, I have meditated on your unfailing love. Psalm 48:8-9(NIV)

You have given your church a desirable land, Jeremiah 3:19(NIV) it is Immanuel’s land, Isaiah 8:8(NIV) it is a valley of vision; Isaiah 22:1(NIV) you have put your sanctuary among us, and your dwelling place is with us. Ezekiel 37:26-27(NIV)

We live in safety under our own vine and fig tree, 1 Kings 4:25(NIV) and there is peace to him who goes out and to him who comes in. 2 Chronicles 15:5(KJV)

And because the LORD loved my people, therefore he has set a good government over us, to maintain justice and righteousness, 1 Kings 10:9(NIV) to be a terror to evildoers and a protection and praise to those who do well. Romans 13:3(NIV)

We must be humbled before God for our national sins and provocations.

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But we are a sinful people, a people laden with iniquity, an offspring of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(ESV) and we have a great deal of reason to sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed among us. Ezekiel 9:4(ESV)

Iniquity abounds among us, and the love of many has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(ESV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten by God, though our land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(ESV)

But my nation is a sinful people, a people laden with iniquity, an offspring of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(ESV) and we have a great deal of reason to sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed among us. Ezekiel 9:4(ESV)

Iniquity abounds among us, and the love of many has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(ESV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten by God, though our land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(ESV)

But we are a sinful people, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers; Isaiah 1:4(KJV) and a great deal of reason we have to sigh and cry for the abominations that are committed among us. Ezekiel 9:4(KJV)

Iniquity abounds among us, and the love of many is waxen cold. Matthew 24:12(KJV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten of our God, though our land be full of sin against the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(KJV)

But my nation is a sinful people, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers; Isaiah 1:4(KJV) and a great deal of reason we have to sigh and cry for the abominations that are committed among us. Ezekiel 9:4(KJV)

Iniquity abounds among us, and the love of many is waxen cold. Matthew 24:12(KJV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten of our God, though our land be full of sin against the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(KJV)

But we are a sinful people, a people weighed down with iniquity, the offspring of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(NASB) and we have a great deal of reason to sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in our midst. Ezekiel 9:4(NASB)

Lawlessness has increased among us, and most people’s love has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(NASB)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten of our God, though our land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(NASB)

But my nation is a sinful people, a people weighed down with iniquity, the offspring of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(NASB) and we have a great deal of reason to sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in our midst. Ezekiel 9:4(NASB)

Lawlessness has increased among us, and most people’s love has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(NASB)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten of our God, though our land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(NASB)

But we are a sinful people, a people loaded with guilt, a brood of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(NIV) and a great deal of reason we have to grieve and lament over all the detestable things that are done among us. Ezekiel 9:4(NIV)

Wickedness increases among us, and the love of many has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(NIV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten by God, though our land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(NIV)

But my nation is a sinful people, a people loaded with guilt, a brood of evildoers; Isaiah 1:4(NIV) and a great deal of reason we have to grieve and lament over all the detestable things that are done among us. Ezekiel 9:4(NIV)

Wickedness increases among us, and the love of many has grown cold. Matthew 24:12(NIV)

We have not been forsaken nor forgotten by God, though our land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel. Jeremiah 51:5(NIV)

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