Prayer Points for Parliament - May 2016

" Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. "

- Proverbs 3:5-6

EU Referendum:

We each have a personal responsibility to vote in accordance with God’s will, so ask God which way he would like you to vote.

" If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. "

- 2 Chronicles 7:14

We need to humble ourselves before God, pray and seek his face. Pray that God would open the eyes of the people of this nation to recognise deception and truth. Pray for integrity in campaigning. Pray for unity after the event as the nation works out the ramifications of the vote.

Elections in Northern Ireland:

Thank God for the result of the elections which returned the DUP to the Assembly with the same number of seats as it had before.

Pray for Arlene Foster remains the Leader and Martin McGuinness is the Deputy Leader. All are determined to make the devolved government work.

Pray for members of the DUP to stand courageously in the face of much pressure for traditional marriage and against abortion on demand. Pray for boldness and encouragement to do what is right.

Pray for the peace process and protection from dissident terrorist cells.

London Mayoral Elections:

Pray for the new mayor, Sadiq Khan.

Pray for the London Assembly as they support the Mayor and hold him to account on his decisions and policies.

“Gay Cake” case:

Pray for the owners of Ashers bakery.

Pray for wisdom for the three Appeal Judges considering this case.

Pray for the liberty of Christians to be able to stand by their consciences.