First Baptist Church Joelton

Guide to Praying for America

The following is a guide for praying before the election on November 8:

  • Pray before we vote, learn as much as we can about candidates and their positions (abortion, marriage, religion, etc.)
  • Pray for the issues to be clear so we are not misled by the media
  • Pray for our country and what will happen in the future as a result of the election


The following is a guide for praying after the election:

  • Pray for those elected, that God may use them
  • Pray for Christians, that they are holding political offices and they may be bold
  • Pray for those whom will be nominated for future Supreme Court Justices
  • Pray for forgiveness for our sins and the sins of our country
  • Pray for Christ’s return
  • Read books in the Bible that reveal God’s acting on behalf of nations; Hosea, Amos, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk