Pray for Gentleness as You Prepare to Vote

Gentleness
: the quality or state of being gentle
: having or showing a kind and quiet nature
: mildness of manners or disposition

Matthew 11:29 (NKJV)
“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

PRAY: Father, as I participate and vote in this election season, I pray that you would make me Christ-like in gentleness. May my heart, my thoughts, my words and my actions be gentle in spirit and bring others into your rest. I pray that, in the midst of what can be a harsh and vitriolic political process, your people in America would be known by our gentleness.

Further reading: James 3

Grace for America: A daily prayer guide speaking God’s grace over our nation leading up to the Presidential election of 2016 [The above guide is an adaptation from acpr.org]

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