Category: Prayer Lists

Intercession: Family Time

Valentine’s Day — love it or hate it? I may be married, but I’m not crazy about all the romantic-hoopla that retail stores try to throw at us. I never buy cards, I make my own. I don’t usually buy gifts for my husband, I make my own. And we don’t always go out for […]

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Intercession: How to Make a Prayer List

Last week I had the following comment from a reader: “…my prayer list is so long.  I’ve been thinking about reading through the names, then saying a prayer over the whole notebook at once.  No one ever taught me otherwise, so I have always done each prayer request individually.  It takes so long and I […]

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Intercession: Using Your Prayer List

Do you have a prayer list? Do you use it? I don’t know about you, but I find the list-keeping part easy — and the using of it, not so easy. It’s hard to carve out time to sit there and pray for others. It’s hard not to get distracted by whatever else is going on. It’s hard […]

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Focus on Intercession: Soldiers of Christ

You’re probably familiar with the passage about the armor of God. Paul compares earthly battle armor with invisible spiritual armor. Everything he lists is something a Roman soldier wore to protect vital organs or parts of the body crucial to fighting a battle. For instance, shoes — you can’t fight very well if your feet […]

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Focus on Intercession: America

A note to those readers in other nations around the world: my country is very dear to me, and is high on my prayer list. Maybe you’d like to join us in interceding for our beloved nation, or perhaps you can apply these suggestions to pray for your own homeland. I think we can all […]

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New Series: Focus on Intercession

The last phrase of the DFD theme verse (Romans 12:12) exhorts us to “be constant in prayer.”  Not only does that mean praying for our own needs, and praising God through prayer, but it also includes praying for others. In other words, practicing intercession. Intercession is defined simply as petitioning God on behalf of another. It means […]

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