Category Archives: Prayer A to Z Excerpts

The Meaning of Intercession – From Abraham

 Abraham was one of the first great intercessors.  When God told him that He was going to destroy the city of Sodom, Abraham immediately became concerned for his cousin Lot, and for any others who were righteous in the city. … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Intercession — From Luke 11:5-13

According to Peter Wagner’s study, from his book Prayer Shield, “Intercession is derived from the Latin inter, meaning ‘between’ and cedere, meaning ‘to go’.”1  We may conclude then that intercession means to go between or to stand in the gap … Continue reading

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The Results of Praying with Importunity

  The one obvious result, of course, will be that we will see more answers to prayer, and we will experience the great joy in the Lord that follows (Jn. 16:24).  But there are also other results.  Here are three … Continue reading

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How to Pray with Importunity – 4 Points

  There is so much we could say here.  I think the following four points will give you a lot to work on.   Start by building up your faith Since true importune prayer is aroused and energized by the … Continue reading

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The Great Demand for Importune Prayer

  From what I have discovered from my study, there seems to be two main aspects of importune prayer: it is urgent, and it has a dogged persistence.  Each of these has their own demands.  Urgency is demanded because of … Continue reading

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The Importune Prayers of Elijah and Daniel

  We will continue our study of Importunity in prayer with two more holy men, Elijah and Daniel.   Elijah’s Prayer, 1 Kings 18:41- 45  Now Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound … Continue reading

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The Importune Prayers of Two Holy Men, Abraham and Moses

  In this blog post we will take a look at the importune prayers of two holy men—Abraham and Moses.   Abraham’s prayer, from Genesis 18:22-33  Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was … Continue reading

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