How can we pray for our enemies? Perhaps one of the hardest commands Jesus gives to us as His disciples is to bless, love, and pray for those who mistreat us or who want to harm us. In ourselves, we can’t. But through the power of God’s Spirit working through us, all things are possible. Through Jesus, we can pray for our enemies. Here’s one way you might pray:
One of my favorite quotes on prayer is by Oswald Chambers: “Prayer does not equip us for greater works–prayer is the greater work.”¹ And where else can you find out how to do the “greater work” in prayer than through the prayers of Jesus? He is indeed the perfect Prayer Mentor.