12-DAY PRAYER FOCUS FOR THE NATION

The following 12-day prayer focus is excerpted from my book, “Prayer That Sparks National Revival.” As we take a stand against this pandemic and pray for our leaders, use these 12 prayer points to lift up our nation (and others) as we declare God’s victory in the midst of the battles!

DAY 1: REMOVE THE ROADBLOCKSBuild up, build up, prepare the road! Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people. (Is 57:14)

  • Repent for past mistakes including apathy, denial, rebellion, and independence. (Jms 4:8-10)
  • Ask the Lord for fresh insight into roadblocks and obstacles; acknowledge them and apply His mercy. (Ps 90:8)
  • Look for where God is working and where He is blessing; surrender any personal agenda for Kingdom purposes. (Matt 3:8)

DAY 2: INVITE THE FEAR OF THE LORDWho, then, are those who fear the Lord? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose. They will spend their days in prosperity, and their descendants will inherit the land. The Lord confides in those who fear Him; He makes His covenant known to them. (Ps 25:12-14)

  • Pray for our nation to walk in the fear of the Lord and the knowledge of His holiness. (Is 11:3)
  • Pray for the wisdom and insight needed for the days ahead, grounded in the fear of the Lord. (Is 33:6)
  • Thank God for fighting on our behalf and displacing man’s terror with a holy reverence for Him. (Is 8:12-13)

DAY 3: PURIFY OUR VISIONAs we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. (2 Cor 4:18)

  • Pray for spiritual discernment to distinguish between good and evil, true and counterfeit. (1 Jn 4:5-6)
  • Pray that believers would discern according to the heart and spirit of a matter and not according to the flesh. (1 Sam 16:7)
  • Pray that our judgment would be pure by the Spirit of the Lord. (Is 11:3-4)

DAY 4: DECLARE A RIGHTEOUS STANDARDRighteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people. (Prov 14:34)

  • Pray that the Church would be free from cultural mind-molding and set apart unto the Lord. (Rom 12:2)
  • Pray that believers would model a standard of holiness and righteousness for others to follow. (Mic 4:1)
  • Pray for the establishment of right and just rule in every sphere of the culture. (Ps 89:14)

DAY 5: ESTABLISH GODLY RULERSI will restore your leaders as in days of old, your rulers as at the beginning. Afterward, you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City. (Isaiah 1:26)

  • Pray for God to raise up leaders with a passion for truth and empowered by the zeal of the Lord.(Ex 18:21a)
  • Pray for leaders to be faithful to the truth and honor God’s Word. (Is 33:15-16)
  • Ask that God remove those leaders whose life and witness do not honor Him or His Word. (Prov 11:3)

DAY 6: BECOME ONE IN MIND AND SPIRITHoly Father protect them by the power of your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one. (Jn 17:11)

  • Pray that the Church would hear the word of the Lord together and move as one. (1 Cor 1:10)
  • Pray that each part of the Body would do their part, recognizing mutual need for one another. (1 Cor 12:18-20)
  • Pray that the Church would rise up with one voice to drown out the counterfeit calls. (Rom 15:5-6)

DAY 7: STAND AGAINST EVILIn Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:4-5)

  • Repent for any door that has been opened to the enemy due to pride, rebellion, or independence. (Hos 10:13)
  • Pray for boldness to confront the darkness and renounce sinful practices and intents. (Ps 94:16)
  • Pray that wicked practices would be exposed, bringing salvation and the fear of the Lord in power. (Acts 19:19-20)

DAY 8: CALL THE WATCHMENLift up a banner against the walls of Babylon! Reinforce the guard, station the watchmen, prepare an ambush! The Lord will carry out his purpose, His decree against the people of Babylon. (Jeremiah 51:12)

  • Bless the watchmen and intercessors with increased wisdom, insight, and strategy. (Ez 3:17)
  • Pray for all who report the news, both secular and sacred, to speak that which is true and right. (Prov 2:11-12)
  • Pray for greater boldness in those called to stand watch in the nation, that they may speak God’s word clearly. (Is 40:9)

DAY 9: ASK FOR A GREATER OUTPOURING OF HIS SPIRITBlessed are those who have learned to acclaim You, who walk in the light of Your presence, Lord. They rejoice in Your name all day long; they celebrate Your righteousness. For You are their glory and strength, and by Your favor You exalt our horn. (Ps 89:15-17)

  • Pray for greater empowering of the Spirit to come to the Church. (Is 11:2)
  • Pray that the Church would display God’s glory so that all will know He is God. (Ex 33:15-16)
  • Pray for the fire of the Lord to fall on our land to bring transforming and healing power. (Zech 2:5)

DAY 10: BLESS ALL IN AUTHORITYLet everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. (Romans 13:1)

  • Pray that our leaders would embrace godly wisdom and sound advice. (Prov 11:14)
  • Pray for citizens to elect leaders who fear God, walk in integrity, and hate bribes. (Ex 18:21)
  • Bless our elected leaders to do what is honorable before God and good for the people. (Ps 2:10-12)

DAY 11: BLESS THE INCREASE OF HIS GOVERNMENTYour throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom. (Ps 45:6)

  • Rejoice in the supremacy of the Kingdom of God. (Ps 103:9)
  • Praise Him for His sovereignty over every nation of the earth, to His Father’s glory. (Job 12:23)
  • Thank Him for making our nation His inheritance. (Ps 33:12)

DAY 12: EXALT HIS NAME ABOVE EVERY OTHER NAMEFor God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise. God reigns over the nations; God is seated on His holy throne. (Ps 47:7-8)

  • Declare that He, alone, is King. (Ps 22:28)
  • Rejoice in His righteous judgment over every nation. (Ps 66:7)
  • Declare that every knee will bow and every tongue confess that He, alone, is God. (Is 45:23)

Click here for a PDF Download of this Prayer Guide to print and share with others. Check out the book (Prayer That Sparks National Revival) for additional prayer guides and resources! It’s also available on KINDLE as an eBook (immediate download only .99)!

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2 Comments on 12-DAY PRAYER FOCUS FOR THE NATION

  1. PAULINE may ALLEN // March 24, 2020 at 4:19 pm // Reply

    Hi Wanda I have been praying this Prayer that Sparks National Revival very important to do this, for the welfare of our World, as Jesus is the way. we are in lock down here in New Zealand from 12pm tonight, God Bless.

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