A Blessing Prayer for the UK

青い地球を見つめる大勢の人々In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit

Great Britain and Northern Ireland we bless you with peace, calm and order
We bless you to know the Lord is sovereign and has all things in His hands
We bless you with patience and trust in Him
We bless you to wait upon the Lord, for His ways are greater and higher than all of our ways
We bless you with shalom – wholeness, well-being and completeness.

We bless the people of this nation to wake up and know that Jesus is Lord
We bless this land with a move of God, a turning back to Him and His purposes
We bless the land that the Light of the Gospel will break through, and no longer will we be in darkness
We bless the atmosphere over the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to be changed; for love, joy and peace in the Holy Spirit to reign.

In Jesus’ name we bless the people of this great nation to unify, and for a spirit of unity to be poured out
We bless the people of this land to stand together and know that the Lord, He is God
We bless the nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to come together and to rejoice in that unity, for repentance and forgiveness to flow between us.

We bless our Government at this time, for good strong leadership to emerge
We bless the corridors of power with righteousness that exalts a nation
We bless the decisions made at Westminster to reflect the purposes of God
We bless the Christians in Parliament to rise up in the will of the Lord, and do what is right in His sight
We bless the law of the land to come back to its Judeo/Christian foundation.

We bless this nation to fulfil its destiny in God, with restoration of all that has been robbed
We bless the call of God, and His irrevocable gifts to emerge at this time
We bless the United Kingdom to rise up once again in the apostolic calling to take forth the Gospel of Jesus Christ into the nations
We bless the United Kingdom to build the Kingdom of God and not an empire.

In the Name of Jesus we call back this nation into the purposes of God, and we bless each and every citizen of the United Kingdom to live in peace and hope. We bless the people to love one another and to turn from their wicked ways and worship of idols, and look to the One who can restore all things according to His glorious will. We bless the people of this land with a spirit of humility, and dependence on God.

We bless the people of this nation to be safe and secure and to step into their personal destiny in God
We bless this nation to stand on the shoulders of those who went before us, who gave their lives for the sake of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and those who because of their great faith brought so many changes to this world.

Most of all we bless the Lord our God for the great heritage we have in this land, and the great high calling He placed on it, and we bless Him for His mercy and His grace and His unconditional love.

In Jesus’ Name
AMEN

Prayer written by the director of Norfolk group Call to Prayer, Jill Gower. You can find this and more information at https://www.worldprayer.org.uk/websites/item/8452-blessings-prayer-for-the-uk.

 

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