Interceding Prayer !!! [May 07,2020]
WORD OF FAITH:
The Spirit intercedes for God’s people.(Romans 8:27).
Also Read Romans 8:26-34
Late one Saturday afternoon, Jennifer and family and stopped at a local restaurant for lunch. As the waiter set crispy fries and thick burgers on their table, her husband glanced up and asked his name. Then he said, “We pray as a family before we eat. Is there something we can pray for you today?” Allen, the waiter, looked at them with a mixture of surprise and anxiety. A short silence followed before he told them that he was sleeping on his friend’s couch each night, his car had just quit working, and he was broke.
As Jennifer’s husband quietly asked God to provide for Allen and show him His love, jennifer thought about how their interceding prayer was similar to what happens when the Holy Spirit takes up our cause and connects us with God. In our moments of greatest need—when we realize we’re no match to handle life on our own, when we don’t know what to say to God, “The Spirit intercedes for God’s people” (Romans 8:27). What the Spirit says is a mystery, but we’re assured that it always fits with God’s will for our lives.
The next time you pray for God’s guidance, provision, and protection in someone else’s life, let that act of kindness remind you that your spiritual needs are also being lifted to God who knows your name and cares about your problems.
QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION:
- Is there anyone you can pray for today?
- How might you respond to temptation differently if you knew that the Holy Spirit was praying for you during the struggle?
PRAYER OF FAITH:
Jesus, I thank You that temptation has no power to separate me from You. Please give me victory today through the power of Your resurrection from the dead.
Give hope, prayer, and encouragement below. Post a comment & talk about it.
For More Teachings And Articles Visit Our Website: http://www.witnessministries.in
Melwyn And Ruth Misquitta