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. 678
    Betsy P. Says:

    Father all Glorious may those living in Baghdad (soldiers and civilians), in Sadr City and all of Iraq have the peace of the Holy Spirit to settle down on them today. May the knowledge of Your great mercy and forgiveness motivate each person to forgive the other for the transgressions that have been committed against him/her. May intercessions be offered for those who have shown themselves to be enemies. May each one follow Your instructions to love their enemies, bless those who curse them, do good to those who hurt them, and pray for those who persecute them. May Your Kingdom come and Your will be done all over Iraq to the glory of God as we pray in the name of Jesus, amen.

  2. 677
    Luann Beasley Says:

    All praise and glory and honor be to You, Lord Jesus. I thank You that I can pray to You…my wonderful Lord! I ask that You bind the evil one that is trying to destroy all of Iraq. I pray that Your light will shine through the believers there. Give them strength, dear Lord, I pray. Help them to share Your truth with the guidance of Your Holy Spirit. I pray that You would go before them and prepare the hearts of those that are to hear Your truth. May Your will be done in all of Iraq. In Jesus’ holy name. Amen.

  3. 676
    sabrina Says:

    Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus, break the power of revenge from the hearts of all those who might be seeking revenge for whatever reason. Loose the strongholds that have hold on those who are blinded by the power of revenge. Set them free from the strongholds of Satan. In Jesus name I pray and give thanks! I cover us all with the Blood of Jesus. Amen

  4. 675
    Jean Says:

    Dear Father in Heaven, by Your grace I agree in prayer for changed hearts among the violent ones who have been troubling Iraq. Please bring about circumstances and events that will cause those who have been desiring revenge to see things Your way. May they take warning that the violence they might use can quickly turn against them. Please reawaken their God-given consciences to know that what they have been planning or doing is evil. May such persons come to repentance before You, Dear Lord. In Jesus’ Holy and True Name. Amen.

  5. 674
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father may Your will be done in Iraq especially Baghdad where there seems to be trouble off and on. Father give these people the opportunity to live peaceful lives. May Your will be done on earth there as it is in heaven. Protect those who are working for that peace and protect our troops as they sacrifice their lives for us. I pray in Jesus name. amen

  6. 673
    Betsy P. Says:

    Jesus, Lord Jesus, there is none like You – the One Who broke the power of vengeance when You gave Yourself willingly on the cross. You could have exercised vengeance upon Your accusers, persecutors, and executioners at that very moment; but, instead, You gave them mercy, and cried, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do!”
    Your mercy is still flowing freely for those in Baghdad, Sadr City, and all Iraq. What a great, mighty, and merciful God! May Your mercy cause Your Holy Spirit to be poured out upon all flesh in Iraq, causing their sons and daughters to prophesy, their old men to dream dreams and their young men to see visions, and also for the Spirit to be upon every servant and handmaiden. We pray this to You, Father, as directed by Your Son, Jesus, amen.

  7. 672
    Luann Beasley Says:

    Lord Jesus of love and mercy, I praise Your holy name! Dear Father, please hear my prayer for Baghdad. I ask that Your hand of mercy be over this city. Cast the evil out and help the people to come to You. You alone can lead this nation to peace and prosperity. Father, guide the leaders with Your beautiful truth. Bind the evil one and keep the innocent from harm. Lord, may Your holy name be praised and adored all over Iraq. In Jesus’ holy name I pray. Amen.

  8. 671
    Faye Says:

    Father Holy is Your Name. I thank You that I can come to You with the things that are on my heart. You always bend down to listen and I will pray as long as I have breath. So now. I ask that You will keep the troops safe from those that want vengence. Things were suppose to be getting better and for awhile they were. Now the evil ones want to create more havoc. Please be with the Iraqi army and that they will find out who the evil ones are in their army and punish them. Our troops are there to help. I guess the coin is too good to pass up and they take and then kill.
    In Jesus’ Precious and Holy Name. Amen
    To God be the Glory!!!!

  9. 670
    Lois Says:

    Lord Jesus, I come before throne in awe of who you are, and with a humble heart. I give you praise and glory for what you have done and for the many things you will do this year. You tell us “vengence is mine” thus, I stand on that and believe you will allow YOUR WILL to be done in Baghdad. YOU will change the hearts of all the men and women who are doing evil, and show forth your love unto them. 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.

  10. 669
    Lily Bright Says:

    Dear Lord
    I want to thank You for Your goodness and mercy. Lord, in You we all live, move, and have our beings. I ask today for Your favors, and for compassion towards the Iraqi people.
    Lord, I pray that You comtinue Your grace among each person. Lord,I ask that You break the power of revenge in those individuals who seek to hurt others, in Jesus name.
    Amen and amen

  11. 668
    Betsy P. Says:

    Father, You are great and You do miracles so great. Only You can make a perfect heart. Please move on hearts, as we pray in unity before Your Throne, to desire to forgive those who have hurt them and theirs. Move on hearts to repent and ask for forgiveness, too. May this be a day in Baghdad, Adhamiya, and all Iraq when Your Holy Spirit settles down on everyone with a sweet anointing of peace, love and forgiveness. Make it a day like none other in which people will notice a difference within themselves and others, in that the sense of revenge in their hearts is gone. We ask this in the name of Jesus the Prince of Peace.

  12. 667
    Luann Beasley Says:

    Lord Jesus, You are so worthy of our love and adoration. I give You all praise and glory and honor for all that You are and all that You do. Father, I pray for Iraq, that You would bind the evil one that comes to steal and destroy. Lord, cause confusion in the camp of the enemy and make their plans fall apart. I pray for the police and military in Iraq. Lord, please guide them with Your righteousness. I pray that Your truth would spread throughout the police force and military. May they accept You into their hearts and souls. Then they will succeed, for You are the mighty warrior. I thank You for the gift of prayer! I love You. Amen.

  13. 666
    sabrina Says:

    Heavenly Father, break the power of revenge! Let the wicked, plans and schemes of the enemies of our troops, Iraqi police, and the servants of Jesus Christ be brought low and not prosper. In Jesus name I pray and give thanks! I cover this prayer with the Blood of Jesus. Amen

  14. 665
    Sharon M Says:

    Father, I pray for unity and faith and hope to permeate the hearts of those who seek peace. I pray for healing for those who lost loved ones in the bombing yesterday. Let Your Kingdom come and Your will be done.

  15. 664
    Betsy P. Says:

    Joy to the world, the Lord has come! And, Father, You sent Your Son into the world to destroy the works of the evil one. We ask that all of the works of the enemy of our souls would be halted in Baghdad, Dawrah, and all of Iraq. May the angels sing there, again, “Peace on earth and good will to all.”
    May all people, military and civilian, in Iraq be assisted in giving up all bitterness, and wrath and anger and evil speaking with all malice. And may each one be kind one to another, forgiving one another as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven us.
    We crown You with praise, Lord Jesus this night, for You are so worthy. There is none like You Who though You were reviled, reviled not again. But You submitted Yourself to Him Who judges righteously, and became an example of forgiveness for all peoples. Oh, how I love You, Lord, for You have forgiven me. Amen.

  16. 663
    Jean Says:

    Dear Father in Heaven, I pray for the believers in Iraq to represent You well. May they shine as lights in a dark place. May they lead by example, Dear Lord, and ultimately may their faithful winess and service halpd bring about a better stability and peace for Iraq. In Jesus’ Faithful and True Name, Amen.

  17. 662
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father may every man,woman be able to look into the eyes of those around them. May they see a willingness to bury their differences and work together for their future and their childrens future. I pray that Your angels of mercy and love would hover over Iraq and enter into the hearts and minds of the people to create a community of peaceful and loveing existance. May You stay the hand of any who want to do harm to the innocent. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  18. 661
    Luann Beasley Says:

    Lord, God of all…I praise You and thank You for the gift of prayer! I thank You for who You are! Lord, I ask that You would bind the evil one in Iraq today. Please, Lord, bind him with Your powerful hand and send him fleeing in seven directions! Lord, the people of Iraq need You! I ask that You would protect the Christians there and help them to share Your Word with the Iraqi people. I pray for Your Holy Spirit to come upon Your children there. Lord, give us pure hearts and minds to do Your work here too. Help us to keep praying and to see and hear the cries of the oppressed even though we are so far from them. Again, thank You for allowing us to pray to YOU! In Jesus precious name I pray. Amen.

  19. 660
    Lily Bright Says:

    Dear Lord
    I Bless Your name this day, in Jesus name; Lord, You have done so many marvelous things for us all;
    I ask Lord, that You continue to do great things for the people living in Baghdad, and that You continue t show favor for both our military, and the Iraqi police.
    Lord, let no one be led by malice or unforgiveness; and Lord, I do pray that You break the power of revenge in each life.
    Lord, protect the good citizens living in Baghdad, in Jesus name, I pray,

  20. 659
    Jean Says:

    Blessed Lord, please let Your people shine as lights in a darkened place in Iraq today. May their responses so sharply contrast with the pride and arrogance of the vengeful ones that many will consider their ways and come to repentance. Please restore Iraq and grant a stability in which all its citizens can live in safety and in peace. Please profoundly convict those who are resisting You in this and disarm the power of murder and of revenge in that nation. In Jesus’ Pure and Righteous Name. Amen.

  21. 658
    Dottie Says:

    Dear Father we here at the BPP have been bringing our petitions to You for years. We never want to grow weary in our praying. We know that You do have a plan for Baghdad. In Your time father and help us to be patient and trusting. You have the whole world in Your hands and we honor and praise You for who You are. Father thank You for hearing and answering. Many prayers have been answered that we are not even aware of. Someday it will all be revealed to us. Keep us faithful and thankful for where You have placed us. I will never understand why I am so blessed and others must suffer through these wars in their country. I am ever grateful to You Father. Bind the enemy who is still trying to disrupt the peace in Iraq. Give these people peace so that they can raise thier families and not have to worry about them every day. I pray in Jesus name. Amen

  22. 657
    Peggy Says:

    Father, We bring the innocent ones to you and ask for a release of your favor upon them. Stop those bent on bringing death and distruction to the people of Baghdas. Lord, be with the troops there helping the helpless. Protect them from evil and deliver the enemy into their hands that peace may come to these people. Help her leaders to rule with wisdom and power to bring law and order to these region. In Jesus name I pray. AMEN

  23. 656
    Sabrina Says:

    Heavenly Father, break the power of revenge that is flowing through out Iraq and the entire world. Let the wicked and their plans be over thrown by the power of the Holy Ghost! In Jesus name I pray and give thanks! Amen

  24. 655
    Lily bright Says:

    Dear Lord
    I thank You for every word You have spoken. Your word says that, “Revenge” is Yours. I pray this day that no one has revenge in their hearts, I pray that You remove and break man’s evil power, in the name of Jesus.
    Lord, I lift up the people in Baghdad, Afghanistan, and Israel, and that all hearts will listen to Your voice, and Your command!
    I thank You for being Lord, and I thank You in advance for hearing my prayers, in Jesus name,

  25. 654
    BOB - COLORADO Says:

    Lord, as I go to prayer it is now Friday morning in Bagdad. May Your Spirit settle over that city today. There are people there who are determined to cause rebellion and disruption in the city. Their thoughts are evil. I pray that you might cause their evil minds to be centered on something else and cause a Spirit of Peace to be felt by many. There is nothing too hard for You. We pray for protetion over the families whose husband and father are soldiers or police in that city; men who are away from home and meet so much violence. We trust you for all of the needs. Thank you – Amen and Amen.

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