Devotionals

10 Things Christians Can Pray for on the National Day of Prayer

  • Dr. Ronnie FloydPresident, National Day of Prayer Task Force
10 Things Christians Can Pray for on the National Day of Prayer
Once a year on the first Thursday of May, Christians gather together to pray for our nation. It’s the National Day of Prayer, a day set aside for America to seek God in faith and unity. t’s easy to pray generically and ask God to bless America. From reading the Bible, we know and understand God loves the details of our lives. Our Heavenly Father wants us to live in a continual attitude of prayer. Here are ten prayer starters to spark your prayer life during the National Day of Prayer:

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1. Pray for our nation to be united.

1. Pray for our nation to be united.

Ephesians 4:3 exhorts Christians to “make every effort to keep unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” In this time of great division, we must ask God to bring us together in one spirit. Only he can help heal our divides. Pray we may focus on where we can agree and celebrate those aspects, so we can live in live in unity and harmony.

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2. Pray for unity in the Church of America.

2. Pray for unity in the Church of America.

As we look across the landscape, it’s easy to focus on our differences. Instead of this emphasis on what makes the church different, ask God to touch your heart and attitude. Then with the right attitude, you can celebrate the Bible and call on God to bring oneness to the Church of Jesus Christ. Help us to focus on the Gospel, our Faith in Jesus Christ and the perfect Word of God.

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3. Ask the Lord of the Universe to bless our families, workplace, communities and cities.

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