A Prayer for the Nations of the World

Scripture Reading: Nehemiah 9:5-15, Psalm 33:6-9

Awesome Father, we thank You for empowering all believers of Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit to fulfill the passion of Your Son. We thank You, Holy Spirit, for inspiring the hearts of men and women in all nations of the world to spread the Word of Truth to glorify You. Thank You, Father, for giving us Your Spirit to unify the Body of Christ around the world. We extol You as our God and King. We bless Your Name forever and ever. Every day we will bless You and praise Your Name. You are great and greatly to be praised. Your greatness is unsearchable. Father, we are grateful for the freedom to worship You, our God. We praise You for infusing our prayers with Your power as we boldly declare Your Word. You are a wonderful God!

Righteous Father, we stand amazed at the fullness of Your love. You so loved the world that You gave Your one and only Son so that whoever believes in Him would not perish but have eternal life. We declare that the knowledge of You fills the earth like the waters that cover the sea, that You be glorified. You have spoken and Your Word will not return empty but will accomplish Your purpose. Your Word tells us that there will be a great multitude that no one can count from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before Your throne. They will cry out, “Salvation belongs to our God and the Lamb, Jesus Christ, who sits on the throne.” You are God of the nations and Your Son, Jesus Christ, is the liberator for all people.Father, You have filled us with Your Spirit so that we would love You, our God, with all our hearts, souls and minds and love our neighbors as we love ourselves. We will live out our faith by demonstrating love that meets needs.

Holy Spirit, how can I pray for the nations around the world?


Holy Spirit, call forth a great multitude of workers to lift up the Name of Jesus Christ to bring salvation to every nation. Cause leaders to work to eliminate hunger, provide clean drinking water and promote education for the children of the world, especially girls. Help all people turn from evil and do good; and also to seek peace and work to maintain it. Increase Your wisdom, knowledge, and discernment within the leaders of all nations.

Merciful Father, forgive the people of the world for all acts of sinfulness(confess specific sins). Forgive the people of the world who turn to other gods instead placing their trust in You. Forgive those in the Body of Christ who yield to pride, division and isolation which destroys our witness to other cultures and nations of the world.We acknowledge that we have grieved Your Holy Spirit and limited Your great power. Holy Spirit, remind all people of those they all need to forgive and help us all to forgive. As for me, Holy Spirit, bring to my remembrance those I need to forgive.(Take a moment and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal names or faces of people that you may need to forgive. As He reveals them, say, “I forgive name of person(s).”Now, trust the Lord to heal any wounds in your soul caused by unforgiveness.)

Holy Spirit, help us not to yield to temptation but deliver us from the evil one.

Lord, You are the King of Glory. You are the Lord of hosts. You are worthy to receive glory, honor and power, for You created all things good. By Your will, they exist and were created. Holy, holy, holy are You, the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of Your glory. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Scripture References for the Written Text: Psalm 145:1-3, John 3:16, Habakkuk 2:14, Isaiah 55:11, Revelation 7:9-10, Matthew 22:37, Matthew 9:38, Psalm 34:14, John 17:22, Matthew 6:14, Matthew 6:13, Psalm 24:10, Revelation 4:11, Isaiah 6:3

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