Category Archives: Intercessory Prayer

Mourning Over Sin

“Ezra” series (post #16) When these things were done, the leaders came to me, saying, “The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, with respect to the abominations of the … Continue reading

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It’s a Really Good Time to Pray For Your Leaders

After a young seminary student had preached a particularly fiery sermon, one church-goer said to him, “You are a model preacher.” This filled the young student with pride until he took the time to look up the definition of the … Continue reading

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Secret Prayers

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him will I trust.” (Psalm … Continue reading

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Persistently Praying for Someone Else

And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will be given what you ask for. Keep on looking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who … Continue reading

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How to Defeat Your Amalekites

In Exodus 17:8-16, we find the wonderful story of Israel’s defeat of the Amalekites, a nomadic tribe who were descendants of Esau. The trouble began when the Amalekites launched a sneak attack against the Israelites. 1 Samuel 15:2 calls it … Continue reading

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The Old Testament’s General Teaching on Prayer

Who prayed true prayers to the true God in the days of the Old Testament? Well, when we are dealing with that part of the Bible we must keep in mind that God didn’t reveal Himself in that era as … Continue reading

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Intercessory Prayer

Paul was a man who knew what it was to pray for others. In Romans 1:9, he says to the Christians of Rome, “Without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers.” He was also a man who … Continue reading

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