Prayers Against Violence For Our Cities
Ezekiel 7:11 (KJV)
VIOLENCE is risen up into a rod of wickedness: none of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of any of theirs: neither shall there be wailing for them.
Pray that the rod of wickedness which causes VIOLENCE to arise in your city to be broken and that multitudes of innocent casualties would be spared.
Pray against every access point via our interstates where illegal weapons and ammunition are trafficked into your city
Pray for supernatural insight on the law enforcement entities assigned to your city
Pray for necessary resources to be released into legitimate anti-violence organizations in your city
Pray for aggressive evangelism campaigns to be activated city wide with miracles, signs, wonders & strange works manifesting salvation
Pray for every covenant of hell & agreement with death to be disannuled in your city.
Ezekiel 11:1-3 (KJV)
Moreover the spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east gate of the Lord’s house, which looketh eastward: and behold at the door of the gate five and twenty men; among whom I saw Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people. 2 Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city: 3 Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.
Pray for God to bring exposure individual and institution causing mischief in your city. Pray also for Gods judgment to break forth against all wicked counsel assigned to cause the demise of your citizens.
Isaiah 60:18 (KJV)
VIOLENCE shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.
Pray that VIOLENCE shall not be heard in this city as we enter the summer months. Decree that the powers of destruction will be unable to operate in the borders of Chicago and that instead revival would begin to take place.
Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of VIOLENCE is in their hands.
Pray that every web of VIOLENCE and INIQUITY covering this city would be ripped asunder and that every wicked work would be uncovered.
Jeremiah 6:7 (KJV)
As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickedness: VIOLENCE and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.
Pray that a fountain of the LORD’s judgement would be loosed through our intercession that would cause would cause your city to cast out and forsake its VIOLENCE and wickedness.
Jonah 3:7-8 (KJV)
And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water: 8 But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the VIOLENCE that is in their hands.
Pray for elevated levels of consecration to be upon those who have authority and influence. Pray that the spirit of repentance would begin to hit this city as we begin to cry mightily unto GOD so that every man and beast would turn from the evil and VIOLENCE in their hands.
Ezekiel 45:9 (KJV)
Thus saith the Lord God; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove VIOLENCE and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord God.
Bind the principalities over your city that has loosed destruction and VIOLENCE causing communities to be spoiled. Loose the spirits of judgement and justice to operate in their place.
Psalm 72:13-14 (KJV)
He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.14 He shall redeem their soul from deceit and VIOLENCE: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Pray for the power of God to prevail on behalf of the poor and needy in your city. Pray for the redemptive power of the LORD to be released over your city to deliver it from the grip of deceit and VIOLENCE.
Ezekiel 7:23 (KJV)
Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of VIOLENCE.
Pray for the LORD to break every chain of violence and murder that has bound the inhabitants of your city and caused it to be a breeding ground for bloody crimes. Bind all spirits connected to murder and blood thirsty spirits. Pray against all avengers of blood hidden in the communities of your city.
Micah 2:2 (KJV)
And they covet fields, and take them by VIOLENCE; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Bind every spirit of covetousness and greed that has incited VIOLENCE in this city and caused families to suffer and be oppressed.
Psalm 140:1-4 (KJV)
Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; 2 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war. 3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
Pray for Gods sovereignty to manifest in your city to preserve the citizens from the evil and VIOLENT man. Pray that the purpose of the violent man are exposed, rooted out and overthrown.
Psalm 18:47-49 (KJV)
It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me. 48 He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the VIOLENT man.
Pray against all acts of retaliatory VIOLENCE. Ask God to expose every strategy in your city through vigilante exploits and gang activity on an organized & street level. Pray for the youth of your city to be liberated from VIOLENT men.
Psalm 86:13-14 (KJV)
For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell. 14 O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of VIOLENT men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
Pray that Gods hand would intervene to deliver your city from the onslaught of hell. Pray for His judgments to manifest upon the assemblies of the VIOLENT.