pray for our leaders
I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. 1 Timothy 2:1-2
It’s hard to know what to make of politics in the UK (and elsewhere) at the moment. It’s changing so fast and so unpredictably that it’s become more like watching a TV miniseries than real life.
One thing we can do is pray. Paul urges Timothy in the verses above to make sure that his church is praying for the leaders of the land. Actually he urges prayers for ‘all people’ and then gets more specific with ‘kings and all who are in high positions’. His purpose is that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified. Those would be great things to pray for the UK at the moment: