We the People of the United States

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Thank you, God, the Creator of the Universe, and all things, for our freedoms and responsibilities as citizens of the United States of America. As we celebrate our nation’s freedom,
we celebrate You and seek Your blessings and Your will for our country.

in order to form a more perfect Union,

We pray for unity amongst all people, beginning with those who call you Lord.
We thank you for the blessing of your church who is one with You and Christ Jesus.
Where we have been divided as a nation, we pray for healing.

establish Justice,

We thank you, God, for the justice system of this nation and pray for all those who serve in any capacity, from the Supreme Court to the state courts. We pray for truth and godly wisdom.

insure domestic Tranquility,

Thank you for Your peace that surpasses all understanding, God.
Please continue to work Your peace and love through the church and throughout our nation.

provide common defense,

God, we thank you for our military, police officers, and their families.
We pray for our military leaders and the defense of our nation.

promote the general Welfare,

We thank you for our government that promotes good for all people. We pray for wisdom for our leaders and lawmakers to establish government policies that ensure justice for all.

and secure the Blessings of Liberty,

We thank you for the liberty to pursue happiness that our founding Father’s ascribed as being aligned with the laws of nature and nature’s God. We pray for the protection and restoration of
the inalienable rights of our Declaration, protected by our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

to ourselves

Thank you, God, for each citizen of the United States.
We pray for a softening of hearts as our nation returns to God.

and our Posterity

Lord, we thank you for our children, born and unborn. We pray for your protection over all. We lift up our education system and teachers. We pray for godly instructors who seek Your wisdom to teach our children. May our children become equipped as they grow into adults
to shine Your light and help lead this nation.

do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

We thank you, Father, for the United States of America and Her prosperity, freedom,
and peace in which we have been blessed for many years.

Quell the doubts, fears, and division in the powerful name of Jesus Christ, bringing justice where evil schemes have been contrived. We pray for our enemies and those who are lost in darkness without You. Help them to see the light and love of Christ through the hands and feet of your church, leading them to salvation. We pray for revival in our country.

All power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor
and glory and praise to Jesus Christ in whose name we pray.

Amen and Amen!

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

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Beckie is a wife and a mother of three grown children and two adorable cats. She is an award-winning poet, published freelance writer of magazine, website and newspaper articles as well as devotions and studies. Her desire is to see others not only know the truths of the Word of God, but to also experience them personally and practically in everyday life. Learn more about Beckie on her blog: beckielindsey16.com