As we begin a new era in American politics, all Christians should be people of prayer, especially as we begin the Trump presidency. Whether you voted for him or not, Donald Trump deserves your prayers. Here are ten strong biblical Scriptures to pray for President Trump.
1. Pray that Donald Trump would be given wisdom and knowledge. “Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?” (2 Chronicles 1:1).
2. Pray for Donald Trump’s health and safety. “So that they may offer sacrifices pleasing to the God of heaven and pray for the well-being of the king and his sons” (Ezra 6:10).
3. Pray that Donald Trump will uphold a strong standard of righteousness in our country. “For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer” (Romans 13:4).
4. Pray that Donald Trump will pursue peace and prosperity for America. “Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper” (Jeremiah 29:7).
5. Pray that Donald Trump will do everything in his power to continue to care for those that need assistance. “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look afterorphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world” (James 1:27).
7. Pray that Donald Trump would improve the lives of those he has been blessed to lead. “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers” (Galatians 6:10).
8. Pray that Donald Trump will lead America to continue to be a light for all nations. “Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations” (Isaiah 51:4).
9. Pray that Donald Trump will be humbled by the Office of the President and walk humbly with God. “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8).
10. Pray that God’s will would be done through Donald Trump. “In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water that he channels toward all who please him” (Proverbs 21:1).