RJI Justice Prayers

Join us in prayer for the victims, traffickers, johns, law enforcement, NGO’s, and the church.

These Justice Prayers can be your guide:

Pray for the Victims

For their strength & salvation
Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
You preserve my life.
You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes;
With your right hand you save me.
Psalm 138:7

For their protection, freedom and justice
He upholds the cause of the oppressed
and gives food to the hungry.
The LORD sets prisoners free
Psalm 146:7

For their hope and healing
But I will restore you to health
and heal your wounds,’
declares the LORD,
‘because you are called an outcast,
Zion for whom no one cares.
Jeremiah 30:17


Pray for the Traffickers and Johns

For conviction, repentance and salvation
Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts.
Let them turn to the LORD, and he will have mercy on them,
and to our God, for he will freely pardon. Isaiah 55:7

For criminal networks to dismantle

Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure – you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts. Psalm 7:9

For the oppressors to be arrested and prosecuted
This is what the LORD says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place. Jeremiah 22:3


Pray for Law Enforcement

For protection
For divine strategy
For divine wisdom and insight
So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you. Deuteronomy 31:6 

You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Psalm 32:7

 As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him. Psalm 18:30


Pray for Non-Governmental Organizations

For divine favor
May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalm 90:17

For divine wisdom
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5


Pray for the Church

For the church to prevail
Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Isaiah 60:1-2

For advocates and laborers to emerge
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Proverbs 31:8

To unite against injustice
I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me. John 17:23