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Intercession

How to Start, Organize and Run an Email Prayer Chain

Starting an email prayer chain in your church or ministry group is an effective way to let members share, receive and pray for the needs of others. Email prayer chains use technology to quickly and reliably share prayer requests. I serve as the coordinator of our church email prayer chain. We have 208 people on…

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Mission Trip Prayer Outreach Ideas

One of the secrets of successful mission trips is prayer because it puts our hearts in a posture of dependence on God. Ultimately, God is the only One who changes hearts; we simply get to be a part of His work on mission. Here are some practical ideas of ways to put prayer ministry onto…

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How to Let Go of Things Using Prayer

When praying about our biggest needs and problems, it’s natural to hold onto the outcome we want.  However there comes a time when we need to let go of things in prayer, and let go of  what we want the outcome to be so we can experience peace no matter what. Here is a prayer…

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How to Request and Receive Confidential Prayer

Making a confidential prayer request for yourself or others is possible if you know the secret of the right ways and means of doing so.  Sometimes our confidential prayer requests are about private family or business matters that are not public knowledge.  Other times our confidential prayer requests are about personal matters, such as our…

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How to Stand in the Gap in Prayer

How to pray effectively for others who are in need of help but who are unable or unwilling to pray for themselves is called standing in the gap.  Standing in the gap is a form of intercessory prayer where our prayers bridge the gap between God and people who are cut off from God’s helping…

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How to Pray Scriptures

Praying Scriptures increases the power of prayer by allowing us to understand and claim the promise of God by using Bible promises. Many Christians don’t understand the power of praying the scriptures.  As a matter of fact some think that this kind of praying is not necessary and is for show.  Others are intimidated by…

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How to Care for Intercessory Prayer Team Members

Caring for intercessors and caring for those who pray for others is vital so they can continue being effective and enthusiastic about their calling.  Here are some ideas on how to care for intercessors and members of prayer groups. How to Do This Prayer Practice 1.  Appreciate the magnitude and difficulty of the calling.  I…

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Freedom and Confidence Approaching God in Prayer

Sometimes we don’t feel confident that we are worthy of approaching God in prayer.  This prayer helps us claim the freedom that is ours through Christ. Scriptures: “In him (Christ Jesus our Lord) and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.”  Ephesians 3:12. “For through him we both have access…

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