Shutdown
Submitted By:Anonymous
Prayer Request:.Father in Jesus nameThe effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” James 5:16b. Let us pray effectively and fervently for our elected government officials so that we can prevent another showdown over the nation’s debt ceiling.Father, we thank You for Your grace and mercy towards the USA. Thank You for helping those families, businesses and industries who were negatively affected by the temporary shutdown. Thank You for hearing the cries of Your people as we pray to You on behalf of the USA and our leaders. Thank You for holding the hearts of President, the Congressional leaders in Your hand. We know that it is nobody but You who is sustaining our economic system. Lord, remember Your promises to us; they are our only hope. Your promises revive us and comfort us in all our troubles. The proud hold us in utter contempt, but we do not turn away from Your instructions. We meditate on Your age-old regulations; O Lord, they comfort us. We reflect at night on who You are, O Lord; therefore, we obey Your instructions. This is how we will spend our lives, obeying Your commandments. Father, Your Word declares that a kingdom divided against itself will be brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand. By faith, we declare that as our congressional leaders once again come to the table to discuss the national debt ceiling, they will lay down their party politics and work for the best solution for the American people. We declare wisdom and discernment for the members of the House-Senate Budget Conference Committee as they address the Continuing Resolutions so the USA can avoid another government shutdown. We commit the hearts of: President JBJr, Vice President KH, Secretary of the Treasury JYellen, House Speaker MJohnson, Senate Majority Leader MCCONNELL, Chief of Staff , Director of the National Economic Council, as well as all the members of the Senate and House of Representatives to You. Your Word instructs that pride goes before destruction and haughtiness before a fall so we declare that our congressional leaders will lay their ego and pride aside and work for the best interest of the American citizens. We confess that the financial security of America’s people will no longer be stalled by selfish partisan agendas and sensationalistic political tactics. As kings of the King and lords of the Lord, we take authority and speak into the supernatural realm that our government and economic leaders will receive the release of Your divine instructions during this delicate time, and by faith, they will devise a safe and effective recovery plan before the deadline.Holy Spirit, please help our government and economic leaders solidify a resolution by identifying and agreeing upon a permanent solution instead of just creating future deadlines that will continue to hold the American economy hostage to party politics. Please honor our praying and penetrate the darkness that looms in the hearts of those who are resistant for partisan reasons. Calm the fears of the American public as well as the international financial community as the negotiations proceed. Help us, as a nation, to reconnect to You, the Living God, as our source and supply. Father, we repent on behalf of the USA for our many sins. We acknowledge that many of us played an active role in causing the downturn of our economy. Forgive us as the Body of Christ for not always staying alert and aware of the conditions affecting the USA’s economic system. Please forgive us all for wickedness, injustice, unrighteousness, lewdness, and arrogance. Father, please have mercy on the USA. Forgive our government and economic leaders for allowing their stubbornness, indecisiveness and division to cast a shadow of fear and hopelessness upon the American public. Lord, Holy Spirit, remind our leaders of those they need to forgive and help them to be quick to forgive.Father, help our government and economic leaders not to yield to temptation; but deliver them from the evil one. Lord, there is none like You. You are great and Your Name is full of power. Who would not fear You, O King of the nations. That title belongs to You alone. Among all the wise people of the earth and in all the kingdoms of the world, there is no one like You. You are the King of glory. You are the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. You are worthy, Lord our God, to receive glory, honor and power. You created all things and they exist because You created what You pleased. In Jesus’ Name.Father, Thank You for blessing the USA throughout the years. Thank You, Father, for blessing the USA with abundance and prosperity. Thank You for surrounding the USA with Your favor, grace and mercy during this time of economic crisis. The heavens proclaim Your glory and the skies display Your craftsmanship. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make You known. They speak without a sound or word; their voice is never heard yet their message has gone throughout the earth and their words to all the world. We will proclaim Your Name to our brothers and sisters. Lord, You have not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. You have not turned Your back on them, but You have listened to their cries for help. Lord, You are our light and salvation so we will not be afraid. We decree that You are our fortress, protecting the USA from danger so we will not tremble. Some nations boast of their chariots and horses, but by faith, we declare that the USA of America will trust in the Name of the Lord our God. In Jesus’ Name, we rebuke every demonic power involved in the destruction of the USA economy and all interrelated global economies. We stand in the authority given to us and speak to the economic infrastructure of the USA and we command the USA credit markets to become calm and fluid. We also command all related financial intermediaries around the world to become calm and fluid. We command restoration to consumer and investor confidence. We command the USA manufacturing industry to stabilize and the enterprise values of U.S. corporations to rebound supernaturally, now. As a result, we decree that DOW JONES, NASDAQ and the major financial exchange networks around the world will rebound and thrive.Father, we command the manufacturing industry to stabilize and employment values to be restored to levels that will reflect God’s biblical promises for this country. We rebuke the spirits of conspicuous consumption, fear, uncertainty and inefficiency. In Jesus’ Name, we boldly proclaim layoffs to cease, job losses to reverse, and the stock market decline to bottom out. We speak normalcy and balanced prosperity back into our economic system. We cancel the assignments of the spirits of fear, panic, depression, hopelessness and suicide against the citizens of the USA and throughout the world, in the Name of Jesus. Father, we ask that You continue to pour out Your wisdom, discernment and divine understanding into Federal Reserve Chairman JPowell, Treasury Secretary JYellen, the House Committee on Financial Services and all local, state and national economic and government leaders. Please grant wisdom to each state official so that the economic stimulus money is distributed and used in ways that will provide long-term benefits for the residents. Please grant business owners new and creative ideas to generate income without having to reduce their workforce. Holy Spirit, stir the hearts of the Body of Christ to stand and boldly proclaim Your Word concerning the current U.S. and global economic predicament. Please restore the confidence of the American taxpayer in You, as our source and supply, and remove any thoughts of fear or dismay.Father, You said that if Your people who are called by Your Name will humble themselves and pray and seek Your face and turn from their wicked ways, You would hear from heaven, forgive their sins and restore their land. We come humbly before Your presence in repentance for the many sins of the USA. Father, we confess that our business sector has used dishonest weights and measures which is detestable to You. We confess that there are wicked men among us who lie in wait for victims like a hunter hiding in a blind. They are great and rich and there is no limit to their wicked deeds. They refuse to provide justice to orphans and they deny the rights of the poor. For these individuals, we repent Lord. As a nation, in our seasons of plenty, we were full and prosperous, we built fine homes to live in and our investments had become very large, but as a nation, we forgot You. As a nation, we became proud and forgot that You were the One who has sustained the USA throughout the years. Father, forgive us for being concerned only with ourselves and not saving so that we can have something to pass on to our grandchildren. We confess that as a nation we have tried to serve two masters, both You and money. Please have mercy upon us. As a nation, help us to not yield to temptation; but deliver us from the evil one. Lord, there is none like You. You are great and Your Name is full of power. Who would not fear You, O King of the nations. That title belongs to You, alone. Among all the wise people of the earth and in all the kingdoms of the world, there is no one like You. You are the King of glory. You are the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. You are worthy, Lord our God, to receive glory, honor and power. You created all things and they exist because You created what You pleased. In Jesus’ Name.