19-Break the Power of Revenge

Scripture: “‘For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity, to give you a future and a hope.'” -Jeremiah 29:11

baghdad-sunset.jpgPrayer: Lord, You are the God of love and mercy. Your compassion is over all Your works. Your thoughts are perfect, and Your acts are righteous always. You are faithful and true. You do all things well, and You have never failed on any of Your promises.

Today, I bring before You those who perpetuate violence in Baghdad. I ask that You would condemn the revenge they have embraced, and flush it from their hearts. Lord, I reject the dominion of revenge over that city, because that city belongs to You.

Let Your judgments fall upon the spirit of revenge that has ruled in that place. May this be a new day for Baghdad — a day of forgiveness, cooperation, and peace. Shut the mouth of the accuser, and give the people a new found grace to release the past and move forward in hope. In Jesus name, amen.

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  1. 428
    Jeanne Says:

    Heavenly Lord of All Creation! You have told us in your Word that when there are 2 or more in prayer, that prayer is our power through Jesus. Lord, today, we pray in the Name of Jesus Christ that Satan would get behind you, that your will be done throughout Iraq ~ of peace, liberty and justice for those seeking democracy and goodness. Thank you dear Lord for hearing and answering our prayers. In Jesus’ Precious Name I pray – Amen.

  2. 427
    joan gintella Says:

    Heavenly Father, I lift up the men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan who are fighting to eliminate the evil in Iraq. Place your warring angels around each and every soldier and the civilian population who are helping our soldiers, keeping them from danger and harm. Shine your Heavenly Light on Iraq and Afghanistan so all will see, light the way of the peacemakers Lord. In Jesus name, Amen and Amen

  3. 426
    Betsy P. McAllister Says:

    Dear Heavenly Father, we look to You to do that which we cannot do, including changing someone else’s mind. We ask that hearts would be changed today.

    Wayne said, in his prayer, that “…Your thoughts are perfect…” Please change the thoughts of revenge to thoughts of peace and forgiveness.

    We ask in Jesus’ name, amen.

  4. 425
    nina Says:

    Your are an amazing God and a loving Father. We believe in Your enduring love, Your promises, and Your grace. I pray for the people in Iraq and in the entire region. Such much has happened over many years, such much bloodshed and hate. Please Father rain down Your glory and melt the hate. Free them from this bondage of hate and destruction. Instead fill them with a Holy spirit of love and righteousness. Bring the truth to them by any means to help them see. Especially now, as so many of us celebrate the birth of Your son. We celebrate the peace, the hope and freedom that You gifted us with through this Christ child. Please Jesus come to them so they can know You. Hear the songs of praises and love lifted in Your name and know We love you. In Your awesome name I pray in faith, Amen.

  5. 424
    Sharon W. Says:

    Father, thank you for the blessings you have given in Iraq. We bring those before you who commit violence and discord in the nation. We ask that you deliver the people and this nation from the powers of darkness that would destroy the steps that have been taken to bring stability and some peace. We ask that you lead and protect the military leaders as they direct the protection of the people. In the name of Jesus, I pray.

  6. 423
    Paulina Says:

    Thank you Heavenly Father for this day. Though we can hear and see of the despair that man has chosen you on the other hand are casting out your mercies to those who bow before your throne. You are the Most High God and you hear ..you hear the cries of your children. Father thank you for reminding us that you know the plans for each of your children, strengthen us when we cannot see it for ourselves or others. Help us by showing us the way to the Cross is thru Jesus and that his birth was your way to know what your children are subjected to. So I know that you know exactly what is happening at this very moment in the minds of your children those leaders in these fighting cities… HUMBLE their hearts Lord and show the rigtheous ones to embrace them with compassion and reverernce to you almight God. We praise your name on High today tomorrow and into our eternal lives with you. Thank you for our brothers and sisters that are extending their lives in order to reach out to the fallen … give them strength Lord and protect their Hope for peace… let not the enemy take this away from them. This is the day you made and we will be glad and rejoice.. we know you are the GOD of all possibilities…How Great you are! In Jesus name I pray. Amen

  7. 422
    Lynn Says:

    Father, revenge is a dangerous thing. It runs deep, however, and can be impossible to break. That’s why we call on You, Lord! You are God of the impossible! When it is not humanly possible, You are there. Thank You, Jesus – thank You for what You are doing and have done for the people of Baghdad, of Iraq, of Afghanistan. Work in their hearts as only You can to release revenge and replace it with Your love, Your hope. Thank You, Jesus! I pray in Your name. Amen and Amen.

  8. 421
    Jackie Says:

    Oh most Holy Father, these people that want to do evil don’t even know why they are seeking revenge. Their fellow countrymen just want to live in peace. Bring into their minds doubt and questioning of why they are bent on revenge. Let them ask themselves “why am I doing this?”. Make their hearts grieved and humble them to want to lay down their arms and live in peace. I pray in Jesus name. Amen.

  9. 420
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father I agree with Warren’s prayer. Stop those who seek revenge and instead fill them with love and forgiveness. Nothing is impossible for you Lord. We look forward to the day that our troops can be home with their families. We thank you and praise you for their service to us. For keeping us safe while they risk their lives. Be with every family who has a loved one in Iraq and Afganistan. We pray for their safety this day. I pray for the citizens of Iraq and Afganistan. Keep them safe as well. Protect the little children who must live through this conflict. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  10. 419
    Becky Says:

    Savior, hear our cries and prayers,

    Our warriors and the innocents need Your Truth, Your Protection and Your Tender Care.

    Surround them with Your Goodness and Your Mercy throughout this day.

    Glory to Your Name, Jesus Christ

  11. 418
    Jean Says:

    Gracious and Merciful Heavenly Father, as today’s prayer prompt signals it is a terrible and destructive thing to give way to an attitude of anger and revenge. I pray that having come through the purging of war the citizens of Baghdad and Iraq will recognize that to follow the ways of revenge is undeniably self-destructive and self-harming. May they find the wisdom and strength to abandon thoughts and desires for revenge and, best of all, may they learn to trust You and to put all their griefs and cares into Your kind and loving Hands. According to Your Word, “‘God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.’ Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:5-8). “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12). Please honor Your Word among the citizens of Iraq today, dear Lord, and may many find the wisdom to acknowledge Your sovereignty and trust their needs into Your hands today and in the future. In the Precious and Holy Name of Jesus Who laid down His life so that we might live in Your Presence. Amen.

  12. 417
    David Vega Vega Says:

    ¡ Amén !.

  13. 416
    Loretta Worthy Says:

    Father, We speak Your will over Baghdad and all places in Iraq. We say that attitudes are aligning with Your way of thinking. Hearts are open to love and forgiveness. All are forgiving in order to be forgiven. They are understanding that what they do to others is returned to them in multiplied form, be it good or bad. Let love abound. Let forgiveness abound. You have said to pray for those who are unkind or wicked to us and that vengeance is Yours. We release all anger, frustration and hatred to You and we embrace love, mercy, forgiveness and the ability to look upon others as brothers rather than enemies. Let Your will be done in Iraq as it is in heaven. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  14. 415
    Jeanne Says:

    Lord God Almighty! I am so thankful of your righteousness, your love, your mercy, and your judgment. For if we did not have any of this from You, then we would be nothing. I pray today that you would send your host of angels all over Baghdad and throughout Iraq and the Middle East. I pray the battle today would be won against the evils there, and that you would protect all innocent. Bring forth your democracy to these people I pray! In Jesus Precious Name ~ Amen.

  15. 414
    Sherrill Says:

    In God we trust. Father, help us to trust You today. We pray for the safety and safe return of our troops stationed all over the world today. We pray for those who love peace. We pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Divert those missiles that are pouring into Israel from the enemy. Help us to understand the threat they are to us and our way of life. We trust You, Lord. In Jesus’ Name, Amen

  16. 413
    Joan Gintella Says:

    Lord, I stand with my brothers and sisters who come to you asking boldly to break the chain of revenge and disaster in Iraq and other Mideast countries. Reveal yourself to these people and show them your loving light so they will repent of their sins and ask you to come into their hearts. I continually ask you to protect our soldiers and the men, women and children in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakiston who do not want violence and who are not participating in violence. Lord, I ask you to bless Israel and protect them mightly and boldly. In Jesus name, Amen

  17. 412
    Lois Lively Says:

    Good morning LORD, Thank you for another day to bring you praise, glory, and honor. I give you parts of your Word to use for YOUR GLORY. Jeremiah 11:20 – OLord Almighty, you are just, and YOU EXAMINE THE DEEPEST THOUGHTS OF HEARTS AND MINDS. Let me see your vengeance against them, for I have committed my cause to you. Now I give Jeremiah 29:11 – For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

    Lord God Almighty, I offer up to you the people of Iraq and Afghanistan who are taking vengence against their own people and our soldiers. Father I BIND up all chaos, and RELEASE order; I BIND UP all dissension and RELEASE unity to enter and rule; and I BIND UP all VIOLENCE, and RELEASE your peace, mercy, grace, and love to come upon the land of Iraq & Afghanistan. I ask that the people will come to you and seek help and understaning in how to bring forth peace and freedom. I ASK LORD, that they will seek after you and know you, and to understand YOUR PLANS for a future and of hope. Lord, bless our soldiers there and help them to KNOW YOUR PLANS FOR THEIR FUTURE and give them a NAEW HOPE. In the the powerful name of Jesus I pray and say thank you Lord for hearing my prayer. Amen

  18. 411
    Betsy P. McAllister Says:

    Father ,I ask that You will cause Your people who are called by YOur name to humble themselves and pray and seek Your face and turn from their wicked ways so that You may hear from Heaven and forgive our sins and heal the land of Iraq. Sometimes, thought we want to be more like Jesus, we bow to the dictates of our flesh, one of which is revenge. Help us. Father, to lay aside every weight and the sin that does so easily beset us. Help us to overcome our flesh by Your Spirit that dwells within us. Cause us and the people of Iraq to choose to serve You, the God of peace and reconciliation. In Jesus’ name, amen.

  19. 410
    Lynn Says:

    Father God, I stand with my sisters and brothers to ask for You to break the spirit of revenge that plagues the cities and peoples of Baghdad, Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and wherever revenge has it’s hold! You are the only One – You alone have the power and might to give love where there is hatred. Father, sow Your seeds and send out workers to the fields to bring glory to Your name! Shield each of our soldiers from harm, keep our dear ones safe, Lord Jesus! I pray in Your precious name, Amen and Amen.

  20. 409
    Lily Says:

    Lord God; I first come before You with a humble heart of thanksgiving and praise for how You have worked on the behalf of our troops.
    Lord God, I thank You for protecting Israel!
    Lord God, I thank You how You are opening the eyes of people who confess to other Gods; I thank You Lord, that they are finally seeing the light! The way which leads to the “Cross of Jesus Christ”.
    I thank You Lord, that nothing will be able to hinder the knowledge that “YOUR MESSAGE WILL GO FORTH”. THAT THE WHOLE WORLD WILL BE ENLIGHTED!
    But, Father, I thank You that men and women in every Nation choose to believe in JESUS on their own accord!
    We realize that the enemy of our souls are not pleased with those souls being clutched out of their hands, and that they try and revenge them.
    LORD, I PRAY THAT YOU, BREAK THEIR POWERE OF HATE AND REVENGE, IN BAGHDAD, AND THE REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST, IN JESUS NAME.
    aMEN AND AMEN

  21. 408
    Jackie Says:

    Wonderful Lord, thank you for giving us glimpses everyday of Your presence. The beautiful sunrise, the smile of a child, the comfort of your Word. You are so faithful. Help us to be faithful to You. We pray that those who desire to perpetuate violence Baghdad would be condemned and their hands of wickedness stayed. Break the revenge they have embraced, and purge it from their hearts. Keep our troops encircled with an angelic host. I pray in Jesus name. Amen.

  22. 407
    Luanne Says:

    Lord, you say in your Word, “Vengeance is mine”, saith the Lord, “I will repay.” Lord, we proclaim this over Iraq. Lord we declare this over the Iraqi people and the American troops. Lord, we ask for restraint to be put in place against revenge. We pray that you would lead each person by your Holy Spirit. I pray you would be lifted up so that you would draw all men unto yourself. May your name receive the honor, the glory, and the power. In Jesus name we pray, Amen.

  23. 406
    Sabrina Says:

    Heavenly Father, break the power of revenge all over the world today from all ends of the world. Let there be no evil plans devised that will succeed in bringing about death, destruction and heartache. In Jesus name I pray. Amen

  24. 405
    Jan Says:

    Heavenly Father, Thank you for protecting Haifa
    from obliteration. My sister told me the pirates
    who stole the tanker, nineteen of the 20 became ill
    of radiation poisoning and if the tanker had not
    been stopped, it would have gone to Haifa and been
    exploded there, thousands would have died and the land not been able to sustain life for years. Praise
    you Father, all honor and glory to you that you continue to hear our prayers and they are answered
    almost before they leave our mouths. Gracious and so
    loving you are not only to protect our Men and Women, but also to guard and protect the innocent
    children, men and women of Haifa as well as the
    the Iraq police and Iraq Military. My heart is full of thankfulness and love for you Father.
    Your word says LOOK AND SEE THE GOODNESS OF THE LORD. Yes Heavenly Father, we know you are with us.

    Today, Father, we come again to your throne with
    pleas of mercy, help and protection for all of the
    people of Adhamiya, including our precious Men and
    Women there who are doing your will to fight for
    freedom and peace for the people there and Iraq.
    We plead the 91st Psalm over them, send forth your
    Angels again to do warfare and form a hedge around
    them keeping all evil and danger away from them,
    turn the evil attacks back to where they came from
    and watch over and protect your precious Men and
    Women. Send forth again your Holy Spirit to guide,
    strengthen and give them discernment in their decisions, your word says NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST
    US WILL PROSPER and we claim that today and always
    knowing GREATER ARE YOU IN US THAT SATIN AND NO
    WEAPON FORMED AGAINST US WILL PROSPER.

    Bless Iraq Father, send Angels to lift Iraq out of
    the hands of evil men, wash the earth there clean
    and we pray you will do miracles that will bring
    the people of that land to Jesus and You. Praise
    you and thank you. We ask you to continue to watch
    over our loved ones, there and at home. Keep the
    hearts of our Men and Women strong with courage and strength, KNOWING you are with them, we ask
    sll of this in Jesus precious name. Amen.

  25. 404
    Felix Montalvo from Franklin, MA. Says:

    Abba father,
    As I agree in prayer with the brethren, Father I lift up those hearts that have been hurt by the injustices of the past and the abuses of certain individual in their position of authority,
    Lord God remove the veil that the enemy has put in the name of revenge wanting to make right the wrong that they haver suffered.
    Father rememve the voicew of accusations but replacew it by the voice of your Spirit and let the listeners listen to the voice of reconciliation. Father let the Nation become one not divided and let them realize every citizen that they are “THEIR BROTHER’S KEEPER”
    Father I pray for Peace and a supernatural command and a warrant be set forth to “Arrest” this spiirt of Violence and revenge that has been sneaking into the lives of the people of the middle east will be totaslly set free
    in jesus name.

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