These World Peace Prayer Scriptures can be used to pray God’s heart and intentions that the world live in peace.  This  God-given peace includes peace among nations and the absence of war, peace with others, peace with God and inner peace during times of trouble. When we pray for peace on earth, we are praying God’s heart and intentions for our world.   These Scriptures can used to pray on the International Day of Peace on September 21 or on World Peace worship celebrations.  Here are some strong Scriptures to use to pray for peace.

World Peace Prayer Scriptures 

Prayer to beat swords into plowshares

He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples.

They will beat their swords into plowshares

And their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will not take up sword against nation,

Nor will they train for war anymore.

Isaiah 2:4

Prayer for the cessation of war

He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth;

He breaks the bow and shatters the spear,

He burns the shields with fire.

Be still and know that I am God;

I will be exalted among the nations,

I will be exalted in the earth.

Psalm 46:9,10

Prayer the righteousness and prosperity will abound 

He will be like rain falling on a mown field,

Like showers watering the earth.

In his days the righteous will flourish;

Prosperity will abound till the moon is no more.

Psalm 72:6,7

Prayer for the reign of the Prince of Peace 

The Good Shepherd,

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given,

And the government will be on his shoulders,

And he will be called

Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,

Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end.

Isaiah 9:6,7

Prayer for peaceful dwellings and secure homes

The fruit of righteousness will be peace;

The effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.

My people will live in peaceful dwelling places,

In secure home,

In undisturbed places of rest.

Isaiah 32: 17,18

Prayer for the removal of fear and peaceful places to live

He will judge between many peoples and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide.

They will beat their swords into plowshares

And their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will not take up sword against nation,

Nor will they train for war anymore.

Every man will sit under his own vine and under his own fig tree,

And no one will make them afraid,

For the Lord almighty has spoken.

Micah 4:3,4

A blessing of peace 

The Lord bless you and keep you

The Lord make his face shine upon you  and be gracious to you ;

The Lord turn his face toward you and have you peace.

Numbers 6:24,-26

Prayer to personally practice peace

Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days,

Keep your tongue from evil and your lips  from speaking likes.

Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 34:12-14

Prayer of blessing for peace makers

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Matthew 5:9

Prayer to receive the peace Jesus gives

Peace I leave with you ; my peace I give you .

I do not give to you as the world gives.

Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

John 14:27

Prayer for the presence of the Lord of Peace

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

(All Scriptures quoted from the New International Version of the Bible)

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