Category Archives: Prayer A to Z Excerpts

A History of Prayer Posture

  Through both Old and New Testament times, standing for prayer seemed to be the norm for public prayer.  Such positions as sitting and kneeling were almost never practiced in public prayer, but were more often practiced in private prayers. … Continue reading

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Intercession According to Paul

Paul was a great prayer warrior and was always interceding for others.  Here are three passages having to do with Paul’s intercession. Then please take note of the three things I have observed from Paul about what intercession is: Romans … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Intercession – from Jesus

Jesus is the greatest intercessor of all.  From the passages I have copied at the end, we see the following three things that intercession is: Intercession is praying on the behalf of others whom God has given us. In John … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Intercession — From Daniel

  The thing about Daniel that I appreciate most is his devotion to God and to a pure life.  From his youth he “made up his mind that he would not defile himself” (Dan. 1:8).  He also had a practice … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Intercession – from Moses

Moses, like Abraham, was a great intercessor.  He was the one whom the Lord spoke to face to face just as a man speaks to his friend. Now when Moses was upon Mount Sinai receiving Gods laws, the people down … Continue reading

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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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