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Intercessory Prayer Examples

The Bible is full of examples of intercessory prayer, both in the Old Testament and the New. Here are a few examples to get you started in your own study.

from Our Little Pond

What is fasting and should Christians fast today? Fasting is a spiritual discipline that refers to abstinence from food out of devotion to God. During a time of fasting, believers devote themselves to prayer, Bible reading, and pure, unadulterated focus on God. In the examples we have in the Bible, most fasts lasted from sunrise to sunset, though in some occasions, as is the case in Esther 4, we see a call for all-day and all-night fasting for a period of time spent in prayer and…

from Our Little Pond

What is fasting and should Christians fast today? Fasting is a spiritual discipline that refers to abstinence from food out of devotion to God. During a time of fasting, believers devote themselves to prayer, Bible reading, and pure, unadulterated focus on God. In the examples we have in the Bible, most fasts lasted from sunrise to sunset, though in some occasions, as is the case in Esther 4, we see a call for all-day and all-night fasting for a period of time spent in prayer and…

An Urgent Call to Prophetic Intercession. Scripture gives us stunning but often overlooked examples of the sort of prayer warriors we are called to be. The need is great. Will you take up the charge?

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A Powerful Example of the Power of Intercessory Prayer.

Saint Monica was the Mum who would not give up. Through Saint Monica's prayers and example she converted her pagan husband and her Mother in law, however her son Augustine was more of a challenge. For seventeen years she prayed for his conversion. She would beg the local priests to also pray for Augustine (to the point that some of them started to avoid her.) Finally Augustine was baptized in 387 and he went on to become Saint Augustine, proving that intercessory prayers especially of a Mum…

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The story of Esther is one of the most dramatic examples of deliverance we find in the Bible. Now, respected author Larry Christenson takes readers through this powerful illustration of intercessory prayer and into effective intercession in the twenty-first century. Today, no less than in Esther's day, the power of evil is at work to intrude in our lives and destroy God's people. Christenson unpacks the story of the Jews' deliverance in Persia... $1.99 until April 11/14

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Prayers of Intercession-Examples of Healing, Peace & Justice Prayers

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"Friends, today the Church remembers the first martyrs of Rome. Let’s ask their intercession today — that we might have the same courage to witness to Jesus Christ and to change our society by the force of our love and example." Archbishop Gomez 1st Martyrs of Rome, Pray For Us

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Pope Francis' Prayer to Mary Untier of Knots: Through your grace, your intercession, & your example, deliver us ....