Prayer for World Peace

Dear God,

We turn to You today, seeking Your divine guidance and intervention in a world that is filled with turmoil and conflict. Our hearts are heavy as we witness the pain and suffering caused by violence, hatred, and division. We pray for Your peace to reign in the midst of chaos, for hope to flourish in the midst of despair, and for love to conquer all forms of hatred.

We pray for the nations of the world, that they may find unity and cooperation rather than division and strife. We pray for the leaders of these nations, that they may seek wisdom and guidance from You as they make decisions that impact the lives of so many.

We pray for those who are suffering as a result of violence, oppression, and injustice. We ask that You bring healing to the wounds of their bodies, minds, and spirits. We pray for their protection and safety, that they may know Your loving embrace and find hope in Your promises.

Lord, we know that true peace comes only through You. We ask that You would pour out Your Spirit on all people, that they may turn to You and find the peace that surpasses all understanding. We pray that Your kingdom would come and Your will would be done on earth as it is in heaven.

We pray these things in the precious name of Jesus, our Prince of Peace. Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

John 14:27 ESV

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

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Colossians 3:15 ESV

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

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Ephesians 2:14 ESV

For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility

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Isaiah 26:3 ESV

You keep him in perfect peace
    whose mind is stayed on you,
    because he trusts in you.

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John 16:33 ESV

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

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