Praying in an Election Season: Prayer for the Election Year of a President

 

God of mercy, our nation is in a time of great transition.
With all of the injustice and fear in our world today,
we ask you to inspire us and guide us as we participate in the upcoming presidential elections.
We seek a government that upholds and protects human rights and justice for all its citizens,
regardless of race, class, gender, or religion.
Move and inspire us by your presence among us in the most vulnerable in our society.
For their tears are your tears, their pain is your pain, their suffering is your suffering.
In gratitude for the right to vote, we pray.

– Anna Misleh

 

For readers in the U.S., how are you praying during this election season?

Pray Tell will be offering a variety of prayers for the nation and for the election in coming weeks. You are invited to submit your thoughts, your suggestions, and your prayer texts.

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