A Prayer for Election Day (from Kendall Harmon in 2012)

Our good friend the Rev’d Kendall Harmon wrote and posted this prayer in 2012 .  It seemed good to repost it today.  – Thanks Kendall

Heavenly Father we ask that you will have mercy on America today and bless us in spite of ourselves. We ask that you will give wisdom to all who go to the polls to cast their votes. Help us as we make difficult decisions on a variety of issues and as we seek to elect men and women who will hunger for righteousness and seek the common good to positions of authority in our towns and cities, in our states and in our nation. We pray against any voter fraud or any corruption of proper voter access and ask that justice be done in each and every election, whatever the locale. We also pray for peace and grace with one another as the results are received and digested, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns in glory everlasting, Amen–KSH.

You can find prayers we’ve posted for the U.S. and past Election Day prayers here.


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