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The Agony and the Ecstasy

Do you know the agony and ecstasy of being an intercessor? Paul did. He clearly understood that intercession was at the heart of the work God had called him to. Yes, it was often a struggle to “pray through” as he stood in the gap for those he ministered to. He knew the agony of intercession—but he also knew its joys. Continue reading

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Waiting and Watching

The watchman spent the night in the tower on the city wall watching and waiting. Of course, he was looking for any sign of danger. Yet ultimately, he was looking for the morning to come–hoping for another peaceful night awakened by a beautiful sunrise. Continue reading

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So You Want to Go Back to Egypt?

The people were fed up with the journey; God was fed up with their contempt and unbelief. Moses found himself in a difficult spot. Continue reading

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Two or Three

God loves prayer meetings. Many people avoid them. But God always shows up. He loves to be a part of any meeting where two or three of his children come together to pray. Continue reading

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Standing in the Gap

What a haunting verse. I was looking for an intercessor, a prayer warrior, someone to stand in the gap, but I found none. Continue reading

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Your Most Important Prayer Partner

In speaking of his priesthood, the author of Hebrews tells us that Jesus “always lives to intercede” for us.” Continue reading

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Watch and Pray

The watchman had an important and difficult job. Taking his place high upon the wall of the city where he could see, he would spend the night watching for impending danger. The protection of the city was in his hands. Continue reading

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Spiritual Wisdom and Understanding (Oct 4)

Paul is thankful and encouraged by the progress of the Colossian Christians. Yet he knows that there is much more that God wants to do in their lives. So he continues to pray for them. The prayer he prays is a powerful one; one that could become a regular part of your prayer life. Continue reading

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Watchmen (Oct 1)

Through Isaiah, God has given a glorious vision of what Jerusalem is to become. But as with any God-given vision, it must be prayed into existence. Isaiah had the hard work of praying to receive the vision. The Watchmen had the hard work of praying the vision into reality. Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy (July 26)

o you know the agony and ecstasy of being an intercessor? Paul did. He clearly understood that intercession was at the heart of the work God had called him to. Yes, it was often a struggle to “pray through” as he stood in the gap for those he ministered to. He knew the agony of intercession—but he also knew its joys. Continue reading

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