1-Protection for Leaders

Scripture: “Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of evil and cruel men.” -Psalm 71:4 (NIV)

Prayer: Lord, you are God and there is no other. Your Name is unfailing. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne: love and faithfulness go before You. There is none like You, a great Savior and One who delivers the helpless.

We thank You that Your ears are open to the cry of the righteous. We come before Your throne of grace with confidence through the authority of Your sacrifice.

Together, we ask that You would protect and preserve the leaders in Baghdad whose lives are under threat. Lord, release escapes from death, we ask for Your angels to intercept and intervene on behalf of the men and women who are in positions of influence. Protect these people who will guide Baghdad and the nation forward in constructive and life giving paths in the days ahead.

Father, we bind the one who comes to “kill, steal, and destroy” in Jesus name. We ask that You would deliver these leaders from loss and destruction; that You would preserve them and prepare them to be the ones to rebuild this city and nation. We also lift up the Prime Minister in this time of transition, and we ask that You would protect him and give him grace, wisdom, and vision to lead his nation forward. Let Your will be done, and let your kingdom come, we ask this in Jesus name. Amen!

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  1. 495
    Jean Says:

    Dear Father in Heaven, ultimately it is my hope, Dear Lord, for a good result from all the trouble and loss of the recent war in Iraq. May the lives of the leaders of that nation be counted as precious in Your sight, especially inasmuch as they are willing to serve the people with dilligence and integrity. May stability soon return to that nation and an end to threats and hostilities. May there be great wisdom for the rebuilding of Iraq on principles of righteousness, good government and peace. May the citizens of Iraq soon be able to look up, and to understand that God has been good to them and has heard the prayers of the righteous. Thank You, Lord, for all Your mercies. In Jesus’ Precious and Holy Name. Amen.

  2. 494
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father protect the leaders in Iraq. Give them wisdom as they strive to keep the peace. Stay the hand of the enemy who continually does acts of violence to the innocent. Help the people to get along with each other and live together in harmony. May your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  3. 493
    Virginia Says:

    May your Peace come to the leaders who love Iraq for the sake of its people. Peace that comes from resting in the Presence of the Lord. You are able to select and gain the attention of those who labor in vain. You are able to reveal yourself in amazing ways. There is no peace but Your Peace, King Jesus.

  4. 492
    Sharon Says:

    Abba/Daddy, I thank you that we can come into your presence through the sacrificial blood of the lamb, our precious Savior Jesus. Thank you for hearing our prayers and answering according to your will, which is love and mercy itself. I ask today that you grant great favor to your children in Iraq, the Christians. I ask that they may be afforded greater participation in the government in Baghdad. This so that they can carry your influence and presence into the laws and practices of the ruling authorities, and the peace of God reign in Baghdad and throughout Iraq. For the sake of Your Name and the Blood of Jesus. Amen

  5. 491
    M Tebault Says:

    Yes, Lord. Protect and encourage the Iraqi leaders today. Speak to them in visions and dreams as they sleep. Turn Sauls into Pauls. Give wisdom to the peacemakers and through the enemy’s camp into confusion. Disrupt all attacks planned today. Reveal the enemy’s hideouts. Discredit the troublemaker in the eyes of his own people. May a great hunger for righteousness and peace spring up and take over, combating all hatred, retaliation & revenge. Be glorified today, Lord.

  6. 490
    Betsy P. Says:

    For the leaders in Iraq, political, military, family, and schools, I pray the prayer of Moses, the man of God: “Lord, through all the generations You have been our home. Before the mountains were created, before the earth was formed, You are God without beginning or end.
    “You speak and man turns back to dust. A thousand years are but as yesterday to You! They are like a single hour! We glide along the tides of time as swiftly as a racing river, and vanish as quickly as a dream. We are like grass that is green in the morning but mowed down and withered before the evening shadows fall.
    “Teach us to number our days and recognize how few they are; help us to spend them as we should.
    “O Jehovah, come and bless us! How long will You delay? Turn away Your anger from us.Satisfy us in the earliest youth with Your lovingkindness, giving us constant joy to the end of our lives. Give us gladness in proportion to our former misery! Replace the evil years with good. Let us see Your miracles again; let our children see glorious things, the kind You used to do, and let the Lord our God favor us and give us success.” In Jesus’ name, the Wonder Worker of God, amen.

  7. 489
    Luann Beasley Says:

    Beautiful Jesus, You are Lord of all. You are powerful and loving and want to help all of Your children. Lord, I am not even worthy to pray to You, but Lord by Your grace I pray for the leaders of Iraq. Lord, I ask that You give them all they need to stay righteous and focused in leading their country. Lord, speak to the hearts and minds of the people working with the leaders and help them to be righteous and supportive too. May Your truth reach their hearts and minds and may they be lead by You. I thank You for hearing and answering our prayers, faithful, loving Lord of all. Amen.

  8. 488
    ruth d Says:

    Abba,We praise and worship You today and always.Abba You are the beginning and the end.You already know the outcome before it comes.We know that Jesus will prevail,and every knee will bow to You Lord.Abba,protect the Leaders both here and overseas.Abba give them wisdom,patience and more than that LOVE for the people they are guiding.Abba protect them and guide them.Fill them with the worship of You. Abba as always thank You for allowing us to come before You with our prayers.We Bless You and Praise You.Holy Spirit fill us with You,and we will remember to give You all the Honor and Glory. Amen

  9. 487
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father as a New Year begins I pray that you would intervene in Baghdad and all of Iraq and Afganistan. Dear Father in heaven bring our troops home safely to their families. Bind up the wicked who kill innocent men,women and children. Enter into the hearts of these wicked ones and turn their lives around. May they have no rest until they rest in you. I praise your Holy and Wonderful name for hearing and answering our prayers. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  10. 486
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father give wisdom to the leaders in Iraq. Give wisdom to the leaders in Afganistan as well. I pray that you will bath them in wisdom from on high. They need to be filled with your Holy Spirit. Show us and them the way the truth and the light. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  11. 485
    Janice Says:

    Heavenly Father,

    Thank You for the provisions of this day. Your hand has fed many people today and protected many from harm. So often You are not given thanks and Your gifts are just taken for granted. Please forgive us for doing that for You deserve so many thanks daily from all peoples. I thank You for all the good deeds You have performed in Baghdad and all of Iraq this day. Thank You for keeping the leadership working together with the goal of peace. Thank You for being available at all times to the troops who need to check in with You for inspiration and encouragement. You are our awesome God, bigger than any problem or foe. Thank You for revealing Yourself in Your word, the Bible. I pray many Bibles will be supplied as needed in Iraq. May Your good news of Jesus spread like wildfire. I could go on and on thanking You for various things that You have done. Please find some pleasure in my meager offering of thanks. Time does not permit for me to list all You have done and there is no way I could know what all You have done. I just know for sure it is great because You are the greatest! I love You! I pray in the name of Jesus, Amen

  12. 484
    Jean Says:

    Dear Father in Heaven, in Your mercy will You please give wise and godly leadership to the nation of Iraq. Please turn the hearts of the present rulers to righteousness. As they seek to do well please keep them from all harm and give them extraordinary insight into the areas of that nation that need some special attention in order to establish stability and peace. May Your will be done in Iraq today and in the days ahead. Thank You for hearing our prayers. In Jesus’ Precious and Holy Name. Amen.

  13. 483
    Lois Says:

    Lord, you are God and there is no other. zyour name is above ALL NAMES. Your Name is unfailing. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne: love and faithfulness go before You. There is none like You, a great Savior and One who delivers the helpless.

    We thank You that according to Your Word you bend your ears to hear the cry and prayers of the righteous. We come before Your throne of grace with confidence through the authority of Your sacrifice. LORD, I come to you in behalf of the leaders in Iraq. I release your grace to fall upon them all. Give each one sweet Jesus wisdom and directions to continually raise up the hope of a new and wonderful Iraq. In the name of Jesus I pray and give You all the glory, honor, and praise. Amen

  14. 482
    ruth Says:

    Abba,Father Most Holy,our Savior and Deliverer,protect the leaders of Baghdad and all men and women of influence in this city and country.Protect our President and our leaders.Help them to make the right decisions. Guard our military and the citizens of this country.Abba guide them,guard them and deliver them from harm. In the name of Christ Jesus,I humble ask and beseech you. Amen and Amen

  15. 481
    M Tebault Says:

    Yes, Lord, grant your leaders wisdom & favor. Speak in visions & dreams. Show your people your plan, and give them obedient hearts. Let those who know you share the good news of Jesus with those who are waiting to hear. Have mercy.

  16. 480
    Lois Taritas Says:

    Father We come before you thanking you for this day, thankyou for who you are. Thankyou for your love and mercy. Pour out your spirit on all people! Amen

  17. 479
    Lily Bright Says:

    Dear Lord
    I thank You this day for Your mercy and goodness toward all! Lord You have intervened in the lives of of all who dwell in Baghdad, You have been our anchor; we did not know how each day would be, but You were there, and I thank You Lord for never forsaking our troops.
    Lord, I ask that You continue to protect our leaders; protect the Iraqi leaders.
    Lord be merciful, and spare their lives, this day, in Jesus name, I pray,
    Amen and Amen

  18. 478
    Patrick Vaughan Says:

    Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus, and precious Holy Spirit, We pray for the Peace of Jerusalem. We pray for righteousness to rule over the entire Middle Eastern Region, From Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Syria and all the surrounding countries. This area is our foundation of people groups and also the foundation of your Church. As you were lifted up on the cross, draw all men of this region to you. Touch them with the power of your Spirit and the Power of your Love and forgiveness. May all the nations know you and you alone are GOD.

  19. 477
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father I pray for the leaders of Iraq. Protect them from harm. Give them a new vision for their country. May they be guided by your Holy Spirit. Stay the hands that wish to do harm on Iraq. Bind up the enemy who seeks to disrupt the peace that has been fought for so hard. Thank you for who you are. Thank you that you are in control of the universe and we can have peace that passes all understanding. You are our hope and stay a very present help in our times of distress. Guide us all to your throne of grace. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  20. 476
    Janice Says:

    Heavenly Father,

    May the leaders in Baghdad and Iraq go forth with Your blessing upon them for safety, guidance and a drawing through the Holy Spirit’s work to lead them to know Jesus as Savior. Do not delay I ask for the sake of their soul’s destination and also for the sake of all those they are leaders over who will follow them as sheep follow a shepherd. Please let them know Jesus as the Good Shepherd Who seeks them out when they are in a state of lostness. I pray for the safety of all the troops working in and around Baghdad that they would never have to suffer a wound from the enemy again. Please put a hedge of protection around each troop. You are the One Who saves lives and I ask that You would preserve the lives of all the innocent in Baghdad and all of Iraq. I pray in the name of Jesus, Amen

  21. 475
    Betsy P. Says:

    Dear Mighty and Gracious Father, I agree in prayer with my siblings in Christ. Guard and guide the leaders in Baghdad, and all Iraq. Hold the peace for them, Jehovah Sabaoth. Do a powerful work in Baghdad today that no one can gainsay or resist.

    Be magnified, glorified, thanked, and honored for all of the answers to prayer that You have so graciously given, Jehovah Jireh.
    We are totally helpless without You, Abba Father. And we pray in the name of Your Son Who taught us to call You, Abba. Amen.

  22. 474
    M. Thompson Says:

    Dear Lord: Thank you for hearing our Prayers today. We know that no good thing do you withhold from them that walk uprightly and we ask you to please keep our feet from stumbling and our gaze ever forward towards the work at hand. We ask for forgiveness for looking backward for then we carve a crooked farrow in the ground for the precious seed to be sewn. Lord, we see Your signs everywhere! The Midnight Cry is faint but heavy in the air, we must go out into the Highways and the Byways and compel all to come in for You want Your Wedding Feast for the Bridegroom to be Full! Save our US Soldiers Lord. They deserve rest from their labors and abundant love poured out on them for all the missles and bullets sent to them to destroy them. If they belong to You Jesus, no weapon fashioned against them will prevail……..and if their time on earth is up and You are calling them Home, the bullets still didn’t prevail because Your Mansion on High awaits them. Pour out Your Love today on our Soldiers LOrd. Hold them tightly! In Jesus Name we pray, amen.

  23. 473
    Binti Simba Says:

    O God, the great and awesome God, you who keeps your covenant of Love. We thank you for your great faithfulness, new mercies and compassion.

    Jesus we say YES! to today’s prayer. Divine Intecessor, thank you for your love for the people of Iraq. We plead your blood on the leaders and raise up the sheild of faith around and about them. We bring their familes too under the shelter of the Most High God.

    You forever remain A Mighty Fortress and Strong Tower, we stand for your will and your way for Iraq in Jesus Name.

  24. 472
    Tress Cole Says:

    Dear Lord we ask that You Protect the Leaders of this nation. Lead them to learn Your ways in righteoussness we pray. Let them carry themselves in a way the people will notice is very different from most!
    Let them be led by Your Holy Spirit. Teach them to look to You, for all the answers they will need to lead the people through this time to testing and trails.
    Give them the courage to praise Your Holy Name and give Honor where Honor is due! For they are lead by the supernatural, which isn’t seen by sight, but seen by the spirit of the man led of God!
    Help them to lead the people, to a time of peace and harmony. They have been held capitive by satan for too long now. Now is the time to proclaim they are set free! For the freedom they seek, is in the written: WORD OF GOD, The Holy Bible!
    We all ask that this thing be Done, in the Holy Name of Jesus Christ we pray! Amen

  25. 471
    Kathy Hilliard Says:

    Lord I lift up the leaders of Bagdad and all other countries that are trulying trying to help. Lord I ask that You to protect the troops that are fighting in Afganistand. There were so many American and others killed last month please watch over them and keep them from all harm. Thank-you my Lord and savior, from your child Kathy. I love you!!

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