Standing in the Gap Through Prayer

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Intercessoin is standing in the gap for others.  It is a form of prayer that is selfless. It is NOT something for a select few people. It is something that every believer should do during their quiet time with God.  Consider the following verses about intercession and then spend time in prayer standing in the gap in intercession for the needs of your family, friends, community and nation.

Intercession is working together with God- I Corinthians 3:9
Intercession is personal concern for other Christians- I Thessalonians 5:25
Intercession is recognizing authority- I Timothy 2:1-2
Intercession brings healing- James 5:16
Intercession is an expression of love for others- John 13:34-35
Intercession is a method of evangelism - Acts 1:14, Romans 10:1
Intercession is praying for Christian workers- Matthew 9:38
Intercession is a means of helping others grow spiritually- Colossians1:9-11  
Intercession is a method of finding reconciliation- II Corinthians 5:20
Intercession is a command of God- John 17
Intercession is praying for those who cannot pray for themselves: Lost-no Holy Spirit, Backslidden - Psalms 66:18
Intercession is plowing the ground of a person's heart- John 16:8
Intercession is pleading to God on behalf of others- Ezra 22:30
Intercession is every Christian’s responsibility- 1Thessalonians 5:17
Intercession is a privilege to pray for those whom you love.