“First of all, then, 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.” (1Timothy 2:1-2)

“Pray for earthly peace, not that you might be comfortable, but that you might be fruitful.” (The Pastoral Epistles for Pastors, p.87)