In Denton County, we are fortunate to have elected officials that represent their constituency well. Bobby Mitchell is the County Commissioner in Precinct 3, Lewisville. Commissioner Mitchell offered this prayer at Congressman Michael Burgess’ Campaign Kick Off recently. With her permission, I am sharing the prayer with you. Her deliverance is so powerful, but, so are her words. If you ever get to hear Commissioner Mitchell pray, you will be blessed.

PRAYER FOR CONGRESSMAN BURGESS CAMPAIGN KICK OFF 10-26-13

OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN, WE COME THIS MORNING WITH BOWED HEADS AND HUMBLED HEARTS THANKING YOU FOR THE MANY BLESSINGS YOU HAVE BESTOWED UPON US.

WE THANK YOU FOR THIS DAY. THANK YOU FOR THIS NATION AND ITS GODLY HERITAGE. THANK YOU FOR THE FREEDOM THAT YOU HAVE GIVEN US. WE ASK FOR PROTECTION FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE FIGHTING WARS THAT THREATEN OUR SAFETY AND OUR RIGHT TO LIVE IN A FREE NATION. WE ASK THAT YOU EQUIP THEM WITH THE NECESSARY TOOLS FOR DEFENSE.

BLESS OUR POLICE AND FIREMAN HERE AS THEY PLACE THEIR LIVES IN HARMS WAY DAILY FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR COMMUNITIES.

YOU HAVE TAUGHT US IN YOUR WORD THAT ALL PRAYERS, SUPPLICATION AND INTERCESSION BE MADE FOR THOSE IN AUTHORITY SO THAT WE MAY LEAD A QUIET AND PEACEFUL LIFE IN GODLINESS AND HONESTY; THEREFORE WE ASK YOUR BLESSINGS UPON OUR LEADERS. GIVE US DISCERNING HEARTS TO GOVERN YOUR PEOPLE AND TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG. LET US BE SOBER HAVING PUT ON THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD SO THAT WE WILL BE STRONG IN THE LORD AND IN THE POWER OF HIS MIGHT. AND HAVING DONE ALL LET US STAND FOR TRUTH, RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE, FAITH, THE WORD OF GOD, SO THAT OUR NATION WILL BE GOVERNED WITH WISDOM, JUSTICE, INTEGRITY.

WE PRAY FOR THIS ELECTION LORD. LET TRUTH ARISE TO THE TOP. MAY EACH CANDIDATE REMEMBER THAT THEY REPRESENT YOU AND GOVERN THEMSELVES ACCORDINGLY. I PRAY FOR DIVINE DIRECTION AND WISDOM FOR OUR CITIZENS AS THEY GO INTO THE VOTING BOOTH. I PRAY FOR STRENGTH FOR OUR CONGRESSMAN AS HE TRAVELS BACK TO WASHINGTON.

PLEASE BLESS EVERYONE HERE TODAY, MAY ALL NEEDS BE MET ACCORDING TO YOUR RICHES AND GLORY. REMOVE EVERYTHING FROM OUR LIVES THAT HINDERS THE WORKING OF YOUR PERFECT WILL. MAY WE FEAR GOD AND NOT MAN AND SEEK YOUR GRACE AND GUIDANCE IN ALL WE DO.

WE ASK THESE BLESSINGS IN JESUS’ NAME. THANK GOD AMEN.

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