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SAMPLE PRAYER FOR SPECIFIC COUNTRIES, REGIONS, OR PEOPLES

Below is an illustrative, sample prayer for any particular people, country, nation, state, city or region.

Accronym.  Prayer.  Bible Verse, Reference or Note.

Father God, [Matthew 6:6-9; Ephesians 3:14; 1 Peter 1:17]

PRAISE: [Psalms 100:4-5]

Hallelujah! [Psalms 107:8; Psalms 146:1; Psalms 150:6]

[p.a.t.]

Praise
You for the exceeding riches of Your glorious grace in kindness toward us through Christ Jesus by which we are: freely favored in the beloved, redeemed by His blood, forgiven all our sins, and righteous. [Ephesians 1:6-7; Ephesians 2:7; 2 Corinthians 5:21]

You are an awesome God.  [Psalms 33:8]

Thank You, LORD: For saving my soul; for making me whole; for giving to me, Thy great salvation, So rich and free! [Colossians 1:12; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Luke 17:15-19; Hymn: ”Thank you, Lord”]


PROMISE:


O loving and merciful God, You are not willing that ANY should perish but that ALL come to repentance! [2 Peter 3:9]


PETITION:


I lift up the people / land of ______________ to You.

I ask that You:


1. PRESENCE
[Manifest]:

   Pour out the Holy Spirit, [Joel 2:28-29; Acts 2:17-18]

   Stretch out Your [saving] Hand, [Psalms 144:7]

   Shine forth Your Light, [Isaiah 9:2; Isaiah 60:1; Genesis 1:2-4; 2 Corinthians 4:6; 2 Peter 1:19]

   Upon this land.


2. PREPARE
[make ready]:

[d.o.c.]

   Draw (attract like a magnet), [John 6:44]

   More and diverse people toward You

   (including Your people’s enemies, too). [Matthew 5:44]


   Open
a great and effectual door that no one can shut… [Revelation 3:8; Colossians 4:3; 1 Corinthians 16:9]

   Send forth harvest laborers. [Matthew 9:37-38; Luke 10:2]

   Raise up more and more effectual prayer intercessors. [James 5:16; 1 Timothy 2:1].


   Plow the hardened ground. [which blocks seed from penetrating into soil]

   Remove the resistant rocks [soil space diminishing]

   and thorn weeds. [choking, competing][cares of life, deceitfulness of riches, and the lust for other things].

   Cultivate the soil of their hearts

   [o.u.r.] to be open and understanding to receive Your eternal salvation gospel Seed. [Matthew 13:1-23; Mark 4:14-20; Luke 8:11-15; James 1:21]


[f.i.g.]

3. PROCLAIM:

Cause Your Word to have free course [2 Thessalonians 3:1] [Flowing like a life-giving stream in this parched land]

(with power and confirming true signs, wonders and miracles), [Mark 16:20; Romans 15:19; 2 Thessalonians 2:9]

and to be communicated from Your appointed preaching sources  [i.e. by whatever means] [Matthew 24:14; Mark 16:15; Acts 8:25; Romans 10:15; 1 Corinthians 1:17; Ephesians 3:7-8; 2 Timothy 1:11; Revelation 14:6]


4. PLANT

Implant into their cultivated hearts [James 1:21; 1 Corinthians 3:6-7, 3:9]

the Word that needs to be heard, [Mark 4:14-20; Acts 4:4; Acts 8:14; Acts 13:48; Ephesians 1:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:13]

The Seed they need…. [Luke 8:11]

The grace gift gospel; [Acts 20:24; Ephesians 2:8-9; Ephesians 1:13; 1 Corinthians 15:1-4]

Your glory, goodness, greatness; [Psalms 57:5; Psalms 48:1; Psalms 86:5; Psalms 100:5]

And grace-based godly living for believers. [Titus 2:11-12]


5. PROPOGATE [reproduction]:
                               
[g.i.m.p.] Cause Your Word to grow, increase, multiply and prevail and be glorified: [Acts 6:7; Acts 12:24; Acts 19:20] [2 Thessalonians 3:1]

To accomplish Your pleasure;

To prosper in saving people…Your eternal treasure. [Isaiah 55:11]

[a.i.m.] Add daily, increase and multiply Your people in this land. [Acts 2:41; Acts 5:14; Acts 11:24; Acts 16:5; Acts 6:1; Acts 6:7; Acts 9:31]

[p.a.d.] And the more Your people are persecuted / prosecuted, afflicted / alienated and discriminated / deprived, may the more Your people exponentially thrive. [Exodus 1:12; 1 Thessalonians1:6] [i.e., multiply and grow both numerically, and spiritually (in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ - 2 Peter 3:18)]


6. PROSPER YOUR PEOPLE:

May Your people be:

   Perceiving Your presence; [i.e. Christ conscious] [Psalms 16:11; Psalms 89:15]

   Constantly praising, rejoicing and thanking You; [Psalms 34:1; Hebrews 13:15; Philippians 4:4; Ephesians 5:20]

   Praying always; [1 Thessalonians 5:17]

   Performing Your perfect will. [Romans 12:2]

  
   Spirit-filled to overflowing: [Psalms 23:5; John 7:38-39; Ephesians 5:18]

   Love, joy and peace enjoying; [Galatians 5:22; Romans 14:17, 15:13]

   Wisdom and power glowing; [Daniel 2:23, 5:14; Acts 1:8, 6:3]

   Perseverance ongoing; [Hebrews 13:3; Romans 12:12]

   Good works evermore showing. [Matthew 5:16; James 2:18]


   [Pro... 4] Producing much fruit spiritually; [John 15:5, 15:8]

   Prospering in all areas of life; [spirit, soul, body, social, ministry, financial] [Genesis 39:3; Genesis 39:23; Psalms 1:3; 3 John 1:2]

   Protecting them from evil and strife; [2 Thessalonians 3:1-2]

   Providing fully all their need in Jesus Christ: [Philippians 4:19]

       [r.a.in] Renewed mind; [Romans 12:2]

       Abundant life; [John 10:10b]

       Completely-filled in Jesus Christ. [Colossians 2:10]


In Jesus name, [John 14:13-14; John 15:16; John 16:23]

Amen. [Matthew 6:13]


Copyright 2014, 2015 by MB Tozer

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