1 Timothy 2:1-6 (NLT)
I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth For,
There is one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and humanity—the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone.
This is the message God gave to the world at just the right time.
Our Father in heaven,
We pray for the mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the city government, for the election commission, and for the poll workers. We give thanks for them and ask You to help them.
We declare the name Christ Jesus over the city of Philadelphia. We proclaim He is God and He is our Mediator. In Him is freedom. Amen.