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Intercessory Prayer: Some Thoughts From Me and Dietrich Bonhoeffer

What is intercessory prayer? Let’s break this down. To intercede for someone means to “intervene on behalf of another.” Prayer is communication with God. Intercessory prayer, therefore, is communicating with God on behalf of another. Why does this matter? The Importance of Intercessory Prayer I


Learning How to Pray Using Index Cards

If I ask you how your prayer life is going, chances are you’ll say “not great” or “it can be better.” Few of us are truly prayer warriors. I’m not sure I’ve ever met a Christian who cannot grow in his or her prayer life.


4 Reasons Why God Isn’t Answering Your Prayers

God answers every prayer — but he often says “no.” Why does God sometimes not answer your prayers the way you want him to? There’s more than just four reasons, I’m sure. But below are a few things that come to mind. Some may apply


Why Pray if God is in Control?

Why pray if God is in control? It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? After all, the Bible tells us that: God predetermines all things from eternity past (Ephesians 1:11). God knows what we need before we ask him (Matthew 6:8). God is unchanging in his


12 Ways to Pray for Yourself Everyday

How do you pray for yourself? I wouldn’t call myself a prayer warrior, but I’ve made tremendous efforts to grow in prayer over the past several years. Jesus assumes his followers will spend time in prayer (Matthew 6:5-6), and few hours of the day are