(GOD) … was amazed that there was no one to intercede [on behalf of truth and right]; (Isa 59:16) I must admit that I only got involved in intercession if the subject mattered to me. There was a time that my business was growing exponentially and I took on a bunch of guys – long story short – a couple of them really hurt me and when I say it took me 3 weeks to forgive – I mean GOD was on my case every day/ hour/ minute/ second … The thing is, I didn’t want to intercede for th
(Jesus speaking) “… This is what I want you to do: Ask the Father for whatever is in keeping with the things I’ve revealed to you.
Ask in my name, according to my will, and he’ll most certainly give it to you. Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks!
“I’ve used figures of speech in telling you these things. Soon I’ll drop the figures and tell you about the Father in plain language. Then you can make your requests directly to him in relation to this life I’ve re
Remember those early days after you first saw the light? Those were the hard times! Kicked around in public, targets of every kind of abuse—some days it was you, other days your friends. If some friends went to prison, you stuck by them. If some enemies broke in and seized your goods, you let them go with a smile, knowing they couldn’t touch your real treasure. Nothing they did bothered you, nothing set you back. So don’t throw it all away now.
You were sure of yourselves
(Jesus speaking) “… what makes you think God won’t step in and work justice for his chosen people, who continue to cry out for help? Won’t he stick up for them? I assure you, he will. He will not drag his feet. But how much of that kind of persistent faith will the Son of Man find on the earth when he returns?” (Luke 18:1)
Some things are just wrong and they need God’s intervention and Papà doesn’t want us to join the crowd wingeing and moaning. He wants us to bring it
(Jesus praying) “… I’m not asking that you take them out of the world, But that you guard them from the Evil One….” (John 17:15). Papà says: “I have heard My Son and will protect you, so be humble and honestly ask Me to let you see just what drew them to be so hurtful … THEN you can ‘honestly’ intercede for them with true fear and love – and I will hear you!” X #intercession #Papa #help #HolySpirit #love #God #protection #Jesus #evil
Jesus’ priesthood is permanent. He’s there from now to eternity to save everyone who comes to God through him, always on the job to speak up for them. (Heb 7:25). However your particular theology wants to break this down, the fact remains that Jesus doesn’t dump us when we get things wrong. So let’s come boldly unto His Throne of Grace today and be real and honest enough to ‘ask!’ X #grace #intercession #christian #encouragement #help #intercede #ask
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