Prayer Guide for Social and Political Issues

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Prayer Guide for Social and Political Issues

We pray for social and political issues out of a desire to see the justice of the Lord come forth in our nation and the nations of the earth. We want to express our love through prayer by throwing our lives down before God to request His divine assistance in the lives of the poor, weak, and lowly. We come to the throne of God, from which He governs humanity, with boldness and assurance, because He has promised to bring forth justice speedily to those who would pray and not lose heart.

Real Government Issues:

Pray for current problem’s in the nation/ international affairs/ current laws up for review/ asking that the Lord would intervene.

  • Biblical Prayers:
  • Prophetic Promises:

Breakthrough for the Oppressed and Afflicted:

Pray for divine intervention/ prayer for Christian organizations to be effective/ for the cry of the innocent to be heard/ vindicate the weak/ injustice to be dealt with/ exposing hidden injustice/ setting free/ breaking strongholds

  • Biblical Prayers: Psalms 10:12-18; Psalms 74:18-23
  • Prophetic Promises: Psalms 9:7-10; Psalms 146:5-9


Pray for wisdom and counsel to be given to our state and national leaders, judges/ righteous and godly men to take office/ reformation/establish righteousness in the government.

  • Biblical Prayers: 2 Timothy 2:1-4
  • Prophetic Promises: Psalms 72:1-4, 12-14

Targeting Key Areas of Injustice:

Pray for the ending of abortion/ God to break in on the homosexual community and culture/ bring a major change upon adultery/ throw down the pornography industry/ break in on human trafficking/ injustice in the market place.

  • Biblical Prayers: Isaiah 64:1-9; Jeremiah 32:17-19
  • Prophetic Promises:

Family Issues:

Pray that God would help establish family relationships/ strength marriage/ bright back together the divorce/ heal broken relationships/ returning us faithfulness/ restoration of broken homes/ breaking generational curses/ removing shame/ intervening in abusive situations.

  • Biblical Prayers: 1 Thessalonians 3:11-12
  • Prophetic Promises: Jeremiah 33:2,3, 6-9

Youth Issues:

Pray for purity among the youth/ a strong Christian cultural influences/ Christ back in schools/ revival on campuses/ lifting up the one picked on/ setting free from addictions.

  • Biblical Prayers: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
  • Prophetic Promises:

Opening the Eyes and Ears:

Pray for the magnitude of evil to be understood/ awakening/ giving the Church insight into politics/ imparting zeal for justice/ opening hearts to care for and receive the lowly/ release a burden for injustice.

  • Biblical Prayers: Ephesians 1:17-19
  • Prophetic Promises

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