Scriptures and Prayers




Using the Sword of the Spirit

to Win the Battle

Against Abortion

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How to “pray to end abortion”


Do you believe that God can use your prayers today to help end the Abortion Holocaust in our community and nation?

God wants us to bring our petitions to Him, and He delights in answering our prayers (Luke 11:9-13), especially when we focus our attention on the “least of these” (Matthew 25:31-46).

But unless we seek to align our will with His will, our prayers may fall far short of their goal. Consider 1 John 5:14-15: “Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.”

If you want to pray effectively, you need to first align your will with God's will!

Where can we discern the will of God? From the Bible! Where can we learn God's will for our prayer life? From the Bible, especially the Bible's prayer book, Psalms. In these scriptures, we will see how immensely God cares for little children and their mothers, and how intensely God wants the killing to end. Do you want to see babies and mothers saved from abortion? God wants it more! Do you want to live to see the day when our nation's Constitution is used to protect children and mothers from abortionists? God wants it more!


You do not have because you do not ask.

You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss.”

(James 4:2b-3a)


Using this prayer booklet

This prayer booklet focuses on using the book of Psalms as a prayer guide, helping us to align our hearts with God's heart during an hour of prayer outside an abortion chamber. Using a psalm as a prayer guide not only helps us know what to pray, but it keeps us on track, because God’s Word is perfect.

As you use your voice to read a verse or sentence of scripture, pause and ask God's Holy Spirit how the verse speaks to the situation at hand. Then, pray accordingly. This booklet offers some suggested prayers inspired by the scriptures, but the best prayers will come from your heart, led by the Holy Spirit. Does a particular prayer not apply to you? Consider whether it applies to others here; intercede for them, standing in the gap through your prayers.

Don't be limited by the prayers provided here, but speak your own specific prayers, especially prayers which apply to specific situations which are happening here today.

The prayers provided here are not intended to be an interpretation or paraphrase of the scripture, but represent one possible response to what God speaks through His Word.  Good communication often involves telling the other person how their ideas come across to you, so our communication with God can also be improved by responding in prayer to what He has written. Because of space limitations, many of the scriptures listed here are incomplete. Please consider using your own Bible to read the entire chapter of each scripture cited on each page.


Scriptures cited in this booklet are from the New King James version.

Psalm 139:1-6,14-18

O Lord, You have searched me and known me.
You know my sitting down and my rising up;
You understand my thought afar off.
You comprehend my path and my lying down,
And are acquainted with all my ways.
For there is not a word on my tongue,
But behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.
You have hedged me behind and before,
And laid Your hand upon me.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me;
It is high, I cannot attain it.

For You formed my inward parts;
You covered me in my mother’s womb.
I will praise You, for I am fearfully 
and wonderfully made;
Marvelous are Your works,
that my soul knows very well.
My frame was not hidden from You,
When I was made in secret,

And skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.

Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed.
And in Your book they all were written,
The days fashioned for me,
as yet there were none of them.

How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God!
How great is the sum of them!

If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand;
When I awake, I am still with You.

Psalm 95:6-9

Oh come, let us worship and bow down;
Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.

For He is our God,
And we are the people of His pasture,
And the sheep of His hand.

Today, if you will hear His voice:
“Do not harden your hearts, as in the rebellion,
in the day of trial in the wilderness,
When your fathers tested Me;
They tried Me, though they saw My work.

Hebrews 3:12-15

Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God; but exhort one another daily, while it is called “Today,” lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end, while it is said:

Today, if you will hear His voice,
Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Heavenly Father, you are amazing! You see deep within my heart and mind right now, all of the good and all of the bad, every secret thought. Remove any thought that is not from You, and direct me toward the thoughts You desire.

You also know the secret thoughts of every pregnant mother who enters this place, and the thoughts of the family and friends who accompanied her here. By the authority of Jesus Christ, we take every thought captive today in obedience to You.

I praise You for creating me in my mother's womb, and for creating children in the wombs of the women who enter this place. We know You have already had many precious thoughts for these tiny children, even before their bodies began to be formed. You also have precious thoughts for their parents, even while they are being tempted by the devil. The evil deeds they plan to commit in this place are not hidden from Your eyes. Turn their hearts to You, O God!

May we all acknowledge You as our Creator and submit our lives to You today. May Your voice be heard by every mother, every father, every abortion staff member, every person in this place and outside. May Your Spirit empower the voices of those who will be speaking here today, that they may speak the words You want them to speak to every one of these precious people today.

Grant us the courage to speak not only Your words of love for each person, but also Your warnings about the deceitfulness of sin. Soften our hearts today, so that Your Spirit may use us to soften the hearts of others today.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 8

O Lord, our Lord,

How excellent is Your name in all the earth,

Who have set Your glory above the heavens!

Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants

You have ordained strength (or praise),

Because of Your enemies,

That You may silence the enemy and the avenger.

When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers,

The moon and the stars, which You have ordained,

What is man that You are mindful of him,

And the son of man that You visit him?

For You have made him a little lower than the angels,

And You have crowned him with glory and honor.

You have made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands;

You have put all things under his feet,

All sheep and oxen— Even the beasts of the field,

The birds of the air, And the fish of the sea

That pass through the paths of the seas.

O Lord, our Lord,

How excellent is Your name in all the earth

Psalm 138:6-8

Though the Lord is on high,

Yet He regards the lowly;

But the proud He knows from afar.

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me;

You will stretch out Your hand

Against the wrath of my enemies,

And Your right hand will save me.

The Lord will perfect that which concerns me;

Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever;

Do not forsake the works of Your hands.!

1 John 3:1-3

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

God, You are my Lord - the Lord of everything! You are Lord of every pregnant woman, Lord of every preborn child, and Lord of every abortionist. You are so perfect and holy it is beyond my comprehension. You are good, and Your plans are good.

You have a special purpose for children, in and out of the womb. You put children here to praise you, and through their praise to overthrow the enemy's stronghold. The devil doesn't want Your plan to be fulfilled in their lives. Let their voices be heard, Lord! Silence the enemy, Lord! Don't let the devil deceive these women into aborting these precious gifts.

I feel so insignificant in the shadow of Your infinite creation. I'm amazed that You care for me, and that Your heart breaks for even the smallest child who is killed.

But God, You have given us so much power, through Your grace! I am Your child, a child of the King. Even though I don't deserve it, You have given me the honor of being in Your family and the authority to overcome the forces of darkness. Thank You, Jesus, for working through me today. May Your glory be revealed in my life as I submit to You.

In the Name of the God of Life, and Jesus Christ who won the final victory over death through His blood, I take dominion over every force or person that would destroy an innocent child. God, help me to recognize the authority You have given me and to be willing to use that authority today, but help me also to remain under Your authority in everything I do today.

Help me to keep my eyes on You, as I allow You to purify my heart.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 97

The Lord reigns;

Let the earth rejoice;

Let the multitude of isles be glad!

Clouds and darkness surround Him;

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

A fire goes before Him,

And burns up His enemies round about.

His lightnings light the world;

The earth sees and trembles.

The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the Lord,

At the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

The heavens declare His righteousness,

And all the peoples see His glory.

Let all be put to shame who serve carved images,

Who boast of idols.

Worship Him, all you gods.

Zion hears and is glad,

And the daughters of Judah rejoice

Because of Your judgments, O Lord.

For You, Lord, are most high above all the earth;

You are exalted far above all gods.

You who love the Lord, hate evil!

He preserves the souls of His saints;

He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Light is sown for the righteous,

And gladness for the upright in heart.

Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous,

And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.

Matthew 25:37-40

Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’”

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

It is my joy and privilege to submit to You and serve You today, Lord Jesus. You are my King and my God. You are so powerful, so perfect, but I am so undeserving. Yet You are so good to us! I am so amazed by the way You continue to shower us with Your grace.

With great anticipation I look forward to the day when I can join in the never-ending celebration of being in Your presence. You alone are worthy of my full attention and honor.

Keep my eyes on You at all times. Don't allow me to be distracted by anything that would seek to take Your place in my life. Remind me of the futility of seeking satisfaction through anyone or anything other than You.

I trust You with my eternal soul and with my fragile earthly life today. I also commit into Your hands the life of every tiny child who is killed In this place.

Help me to never forget that my true home is in heaven. Use me today, through Your Holy Spirit, to bring a taste of heaven here on earth. Give me a heavenly perspective on everything that happens here. Make me an ambassador of Your kingdom today, and keep me especially sensitive to Your presence in the lives of the children, no matter how small, no matter what condition they are in. Help me to be prepared to minister to anyone I encounter today in a way which acknowledges and honors You for your goodness and your grace which You so generously shower upon us.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 141:1-2,5b-10

Lord, I cry out to You;

Make haste to me!

Give ear to my voice when I cry out to You.

Let my prayer be set before You as incense,

The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice...

For still my prayer is against the deeds of the wicked.

Their judges are overthrown by the sides of the cliff,

And they hear my words, for they are sweet.

Our bones are scattered at the mouth of the grave,

As when one plows and breaks up the earth.

But my eyes are upon You, O GOD the Lord;

In You I take refuge;

Do not leave my soul destitute.

Keep me from the snares they have laid for me,

And from the traps of the workers of iniquity.

Let the wicked fall into their own nets,

While I escape safely.

Psalm 78:5-7

For He established a testimony in Jacob,

And appointed a law in Israel,

Which He commanded our fathers,

That they should make them known to their children;

That the generation to come might know them,

The children who would be born,

That they may arise and declare them to their children,

That they may set their hope in God,

And not forget the works of God,

But keep His commandments….

1 Peter 4:1-2,7

Therefore, since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God….

But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

God, this is urgent! The evil things being done here need to stop! Don't let me lose focus of You because of the wickedness which takes place here.

Establish true justice in our courts, here in our community, in our state, and in our nation. Our adversary has filled the courts with His allies, so give Your people strategies to cause these unjust judges to protect the innocent children and mothers. Thank you for giving wise people the strategy of bypassing evil judges with a Constitutional Life Amendment, so that these judicial injustices can finally be brought to an end.

Many traps have been set for the innocent children and mothers in our land, Lord, but I ask You to turn those traps around – trap the judges and evil politicians by their own words, so that the children can escape safely!

Thank you for the good Constitutional foundation which was established when our nation began. May any laws which oppose Your laws be destroyed, so that the children You ordained will be protected both before and after their birth, and that they may come to know You as their God.

Give us Your grace to persevere, never losing hope during these times of great suffering and death. May our suffering lead us to surrender to our Lord who suffered for us on the cross, and overcome our fleshly lusts as You help us to set our hearts on following Your will.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 127

Unless the Lord builds the house,

They labor in vain who build it;

Unless the Lord guards the city,

The watchman stays awake in vain.

It is vain for you to rise up early,

To sit up late,

To eat the bread of sorrows;

For so He gives His beloved sleep.

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,

The fruit of the womb is a reward.

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,

So are the children of one’s youth.

Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them;

They shall not be ashamed,

But shall speak with their enemies in the gate.

Psalm 84: 1-2,10-12

How lovely is Your tabernacle,

O Lord of hosts!

My soul longs, yes, even faints

For the courts of the Lord;

My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God….

For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand.

I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God

Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;

The Lord will give grace and glory;

No good thing will He withhold

From those who walk uprightly.

O Lord of hosts,

Blessed is the man who trusts in You!

2 Peter 3:10-13

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up. Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Lord, I realize that everything we are trying to accomplish is a waste of time without Your guidance. Even our great nation is worthless without You. I admit that the suffering we are experiencing today is our own fault. Your plan for us is so much better than what we have chosen!

I trust in You, Lord. Help me to follow the divine blueprints You have graciously provided us. Open the eyes of our leaders, the pastors and politicians. Bring them to their knees so that they will listen to You and will no longer follow earthly (false) wisdom.

In Your grace, You provided us with a strong defense by blessing us with many children. You commanded us to “be fruitful and multiply” but we chose the curse of barrenness. We have ungratefully spurned so many of the children You sent us. We have sown the seeds of our own destruction.

In our foolishness, we have brought shame upon ourselves. I see now that Your plan is so much better than ours! I yearn to experience what You have planned for us. Thank you for blessing us so greatly when we don't deserve it.

Help our nation to trust in You! May we follow You in choosing national, state and local leaders who will turn away from the paths of evil. Give us wisdom so that we may know how to choose leaders who will support establishing a Constitutional Life Amendment to protect the many blessings You are giving us.

Give our pastors courage so that they may rely upon your perfect, divine wisdom to guide our churches into righteous paths during these evil days.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 10:1-2,8-18

Why do You stand afar off, O Lord?

Why do You hide in times of trouble?

The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor;

Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised….

He sits in the lurking places of the villages;

In the secret places he murders the innocent;

His eyes are secretly fixed on the helpless.

He lies in wait secretly, as a lion in his den;

He lies in wait to catch the poor;

He catches the poor when he draws him into his net.

So he crouches, he lies low,

That the helpless may fall by his strength.

He has said in his heart,

God has forgotten;

He hides His face;

He will never see.”

Arise, O Lord!

O God, lift up Your hand!

Do not forget the humble.

Why do the wicked renounce God?

He has said in his heart,

You will not require an account.”

But You have seen, for You observe trouble and grief,

To repay it by Your hand.

The helpless commits himself to You;

You are the helper of the fatherless.

Break the arm of the wicked and the evil man;

Seek out his wickedness until You find none.

The Lord is King forever and ever;

The nations have perished out of His land.

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;

You will prepare their heart;

You will cause Your ear to hear,

To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,

That the man of the earth may oppress no more.

James 1:26-27

If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Only You can get us out of this mess, God! Be present here with us today! Work in us and through us to accomplish Your purpose in this evil place.

(Intercede for a child whose life is scheduled to be killed here this week.)

Lord, this tiny child is so helpless without You! I know You created him for a special purpose, so show Your power here today!

So many are plotting together today to end his life! They think You don't see what they are doing (or maybe they think You don't care). Some of them even think You will automatically forgive them for destroying him!

But You are a God of justice, not evil! You see everything they are doing, and I know that You hear his helpless cry. Give his father courage to protect him today. If not, I claim Your promise, that You will act as his father today. You will guard His life!

Frustrate their evil plans! Let them see today that You are strong on behalf of this tiny child. If they seek a sign from You, let us be that sign. Tell us what You want us to do to protect his life.

Expose any lie his parents are clinging to today in their decision to end his life. Inspire us with Your words of wisdom to refute every statement that is not from You.

May everybody in this place fear You today, understanding that all of us will one day give an account to You for what we do here today.

Keep our consciences clean, protecting us from anything our adversary seeks to use to stain us.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 106:1-2,6,36-40,44-45

Praise the Lord!

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!

For His mercy endures forever.

Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord?

Who can declare all His praise?...

We have sinned with our fathers,

We have committed iniquity,

We have done wickedly….

They served their idols,

Which became a snare to them.

They even sacrificed their sons

And their daughters to demons,

And shed innocent blood,

The blood of their sons and daughters,

Whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan;

And the land was polluted with blood.

Thus they were defiled by their own works,

And played the harlot by their own deeds.

Therefore the wrath of the Lord was kindled against His people,

So that He abhorred His own inheritance.

Nevertheless He regarded their affliction,

When He heard their cry;

And for their sake He remembered His covenant,

And relented according to the multitude of His mercies.

Psalm 102:17-22

He shall regard the prayer of the destitute,

And shall not despise their prayer.

This will be written for the generation to come,

That a people yet to be created may praise the Lord.

For He looked down from the height of His sanctuary;

From heaven the Lord viewed the earth,

To hear the groaning of the prisoner,

To release those appointed to death….

Acts 3:18-19

But those things which God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled. Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Lord, we are so thankful for Your mercy and goodness today, but knowing that You are also just, we tremble when we consider Your power.

We and our neighbors have fallen into the devil's trap, because we believed his lie instead of Your truth. Instead of honoring You and following Your law, we chose to replace You with false gods. We confess that we have been seeking our own immediate pleasure instead of following the holy paths You set before us. Now our precious children are paying the ultimate price for our sin.

For too long we have looked the other way as our innocent little neighbors have been brutally killed here. We are ashamed of ourselves, because we know that we are without excuse.

The blood of these precious children, the children You sent to strengthen and bless us, now pollutes this land You entrusted to us.

We turn away from these repulsive actions, crying out to You to cleanse our hearts and save us from the suffering we deserve, through the holy blood Jesus shed for us on the cross.

Forgive us, Lord! Thank you for paying the ultimate penalty for our sins. Make us ambassadors of Your grace today, bringing Your hope to our neighbors who have lost all hope, bringing Your love to our neighbors who have lost all love. Give us courage to follow wherever You lead as we seek to rescue our precious little neighbors.

Refresh us with Your infinite grace. Convert our hearts so that we are no longer tools of the devil, but tools of our Creator.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept silent, my bones grew old
Through my groaning all the day long.
For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me;
My vitality was turned into the drought of summer.  Selah  
I acknowledged my sin to You,

And my iniquity I have not hidden.

I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,”
And You forgave the iniquity of my sin.  Selah

Psalm 34:18

The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart,
And saves such as have a contrite spirit.

Psalm 38:3-5

There is no soundness in my flesh
Because of Your anger,
Nor any health in my bones
Because of my sin.
For my iniquities have gone over my head;
Like a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
My wounds are foul and festering
Because of my foolishness.

Psalm 51:10-14

Create in me a clean heart, O God,
And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Do not cast me away from Your presence,
And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation,
And uphold me by Your generous Spirit.
Then I will teach transgressors Your ways,
And sinners shall be converted to You.
Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God,
The God of my salvation,
And my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness.

Psalm 102:17-18

He shall regard the prayer of the destitute,
And shall not despise their prayer.
This will be written for the generation to come,
That a people yet to be created may praise the LORD.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that your sorrow led to repentance. For you were made sorry in a godly manner, that you might suffer loss from us in nothing. 10 For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

(Pray for each mother who aborted her baby here this week.)

God, help her to acknowledge her sin before You, to confess her transgression to You. Then please forgive her sins, heal her heart and restore her vitality so that she may serve You with all of her strength.

Lord, if her heart is broken, help her to know that You are near. If her heart is still hard and unrepentant, please break through that hardness so that she can experience Your healing presence.

Lord, this burden of guilt from killing her own child is too great for her to bear. Please help her to cast her burdens on You so that You can carry them for her.

Purify her heart, God. Let Your Spirit fill her so that she may be used for the purpose for which You created her. Don’t allow her to be oppressed under this burden of guilt, but carry this burden for her as she repents. Don’t allow the devil to shame her into silence. No, fill her with your joy and loose her tongue so that she may carry the testimony of what You have done to many others, so that she will be used as a channel of Your forgiveness and healing, teaching others to turn to You from their sin.

Jesus, help her to know that You will hear her prayer; don’t allow the devil to trick her into believing that her shame is too great for You to bear. Let her prayers come forth, and let the testimony of Your healing and forgiveness be amplified so that children who have not yet been created may live to fulfill their destiny of bringing glory to You.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 5

Give ear to my words, O Lord,

Consider my meditation.

Give heed to the voice of my cry,

My King and my God,

For to You I will pray.

My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord;

In the morning I will direct it to You,

And I will look up.

For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness,

Nor shall evil dwell with You.

The boastful shall not stand in Your sight;

You hate all workers of iniquity.

You shall destroy those who speak falsehood;

The Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy;

In fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple.

Lead me, O Lord, in Your righteousness because of my enemies;

Make Your way straight before my face.

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth;

Their inward part is destruction;

Their throat is an open tomb;

They flatter with their tongue.

Pronounce them guilty, O God!

Let them fall by their own counsels;

Cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions,

For they have rebelled against You.

But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You;

Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them;

Let those also who love Your name

Be joyful in You.

For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous;

With favor You will surround him as with a shield.

Philippians 3:17-19

Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Lord, thank You for listening to my concerns today. It is only through Your mercy that I dare to approach You. I look to You alone for guidance in this hour of darkness. Rule in my life today! Rule over this place of darkness today!

I know that You are holy, and that You detest the wicked deeds which are committed in this place. I know that those who kill these children and those who speak deceptive words of flattery to their mothers have no hope of seeing You unless they repent. When they think they can kill with no consequences, help them to see that without You they are dead, inside and out, without hope in this world or the next. When they callously seek to profit from the misery of others, show them the futility of their actions today.

But keep me from focusing on their sins: lead me to acknowledge my own wicked actions. Please help me to do what is right in front of our enemies, and help me to be a good example to others who are here. As you lead me into everything good and guard me from everything bad, help me to continually seek Your face so that I never stray from Your path.

On the other hand, don't let me boast in anything good I do. Guard me from any prideful deeds, reminding me that Your abundant mercy is my only hope.

I celebrate Your mercy, Lord, knowing that I can trust You to defend me no matter what happens here today. Thank you for graciously protecting me from every attack. Thank you for your faithful, trustworthy leadership.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 94:1-15,20-23

O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongs—

O God, to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth!

Rise up, O Judge of the earth;

Render punishment to the proud.

Lord, how long will the wicked,

How long will the wicked triumph?

They utter speech, and speak insolent things;

All the workers of iniquity boast in themselves.

They break in pieces Your people, O Lord,

And afflict Your heritage.

They slay the widow and the stranger,

And murder the fatherless.

Yet they say, “The Lord does not see,

Nor does the God of Jacob understand.”

Understand, you senseless among the people;

And you fools, when will you be wise?

He who planted the ear, shall He not hear?

He who formed the eye, shall He not see?

He who instructs the nations, shall He not correct,

He who teaches man knowledge?

The Lord knows the thoughts of man,

That they are futile.

Blessed is the man whom You instruct, O Lord,

And teach out of Your law,

That You may give him rest from the days of adversity, Until the pit is dug for the wicked.

For the Lord will not cast off His people,

Nor will He forsake His inheritance.

But judgment will return to righteousness,

And all the upright in heart will follow it….

Shall the throne of iniquity, which devises evil by law, Have fellowship with You?

They gather together against the life of the righteous, And condemn innocent blood.

But the Lord has been my defense,

And my God the rock of my refuge.

He has brought on them their own iniquity,

And shall cut them off in their own wickedness;

The Lord our God shall cut them off.

Matthew 18:5-6

Whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me. Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.”

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Can the innocent children who are secretly killed here be hidden from Your eyes? No, I'm sure that You care for them now more than ever, and that You will receive their souls into Your presence in Your mercy.

As the abortion staff members piece back together the broken bodies, looking at the tiny eyes and ears of these children You created, prick their consciences. Bring them to the realization that You have seen and heard everything they have done in this place, and that You will hold them responsible for their heinous actions. May they realize that every time they harmed one of these children, it was as if they were callously crucifying You again. Expose the emptiness of every boast they make.

When politicians stand for wickedness, expose their hypocrisy. When they pretend to support You and Your children while secretly bowing to those who kill children and those who hate You, reveal the truth, especially to Your own people. Help us to never cast a foolish vote for one of Your enemies.

Just as You know the heart of every abortion worker and every politician, You know my heart, and You see every time my mind strays from Your will. Grant me the grace to receive every child You send me, in Your name. When I feel like I am not ready to receive another child, remind me of Your presence within them.

Thank You for sending Your Son to save me, and sending the Holy Spirit to teach me to follow Your laws. Help me to rest in Your sovereignty until the day when I see Your face.

Add your own personal prayer

Psalm 115:1-8,11-18

Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us,

But to Your name give glory,

Because of Your mercy,

Because of Your truth.

Why should the Gentiles say,

So where is their God?”

But our God is in heaven;

He does whatever He pleases.

Their idols are silver and gold,

The work of men’s hands.

They have mouths, but they do not speak;

Eyes they have, but they do not see;

They have ears, but they do not hear;

Noses they have, but they do not smell;

They have hands, but they do not handle;

Feet they have, but they do not walk;

Nor do they mutter through their throat.

Those who make them are like them;

So is everyone who trusts in them….

You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord;

He is their help and their shield.

The Lord has been mindful of us;

He will bless us;

He will bless the house of Israel;

He will bless the house of Aaron.

He will bless those who fear the Lord,

Both small and great.

May the Lord give you increase more and more,

You and your children.

May you be blessed by the Lord,

Who made heaven and earth.

The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord’s;

But the earth He has given to the children of men.

The dead do not praise the Lord,

Nor any who go down into silence.

But we will bless the Lord

From this time forth and forevermore.

Praise the Lord!

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.

 Apply these scriptures in prayer 

Be glorified, Lord, through everything we say and do here today. Never let us be confident because of any works we have done, or because of any words we have spoken in prayer or ministry, but may our confidence be only in You.

You purchased us, through the sinless blood of Jesus Christ when He died for us on the cross. Our only purpose now is to live for Your glory.

We trust only in You. Reveal Yourself to those who trust in the works of their own hands – works which will never be able to save them. Open their eyes to the worthlessness of their own actions, and help them to see how eager and able You are to rescue them from their foolishness.

Thank you for setting us on a path of good works here on earth today. Thank you for making us stewards of Your creation. We know that without You we can't accomplish anything good, but You have led us to amazing victories in Your Name. May all of the glory go to You!

You have always been faithful to lead and protect us, as You promised, so we will fulfill our promise to give You the credit for every good thing that happens here today.

We give You the glory for every blessing. We give You thanks for every child You save from this place of death. We give You thanks for every child You plan to give to us – prepare our hearts to receive the blessings you have planned.

We give You thanks, and all glory and honor, for every victory over the forces of darkness!

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Ora et labora


Never let the devil deceive you into substituting your prayers for work. If you believe enough to pray to end abortion, you need to work to end abortion (taking your own prayers seriously)!


Psalm 146

Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord, O my soul!
While I live I will praise the Lord;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

Do not put your trust in princes,
Nor in a son of man, in whom there is no help.
His spirit departs, he returns to his earth;
In that very day his plans perish.

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,
Who made heaven and earth,
The sea, and all that is in them;
Who keeps truth forever,
Who executes justice for the oppressed,
Who gives food to the hungry.
The Lord gives freedom to the prisoners.

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind;
The Lord raises those who are bowed down;
The Lord loves the righteous.
The Lord watches over the strangers;
He relieves the fatherless and widow;
But the way of the wicked He turns upside down.

The Lord shall reign forever—
Your God, O Zion, to all generations.

Praise the Lord!


Luke 18:7-8

And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?” 



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