intercession

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Synonyms for intercession

a prayer to God on behalf of another person

the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)

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Her penultimate chapter deftly examines why this evolving and optimistic idea of temporary correction and intercessory prayer as a mitigator served its age so well.
As these many forces merged, interest in the effect of distant intercessory prayer (IP) on health has grown.
If a study seemed to show that intercessory prayer did not produce the expected beneficial medical effects, this would not clearly display that it had been inefficacious.
Best selling author, Kimberly Daniels, has compiled a collection of actual prayers generated during seasons of prayer with her intercessory prayer team.
The synod decision seems to contradict a "pastoral statement" reaffirmed by Canadian Anglican bishops at their October meeting that says clergy may celebrate a eucharist and intercessory prayers with a homosexual couple, but not pronounce a nuptial blessing.
Intercessory prayers include local churches, congregational needs and military prayer cycles.
Another thought was to suggest to churches that they use the theme, "God, in your grace, transform the world" as the repeated response during intercessory prayers or litanies on certain Sunday services during the Near leading up to the assembly.
LORD, HEAR OUR PRAYER In the newest twist of American litigiousness, people have begun to sue churches for publicly disclosing illnesses during intercessory prayers.
Another point regarding the Marian Church is made in Roger Whiting's essay which notes that intercessory prayers and the institutions supporting them, undermined earlier by government policy, were not effectively revived by Mary.
women's prayers, prayers of confession and penitence, intercessory prayers, and blessings and curses.
39) Like their intercessory prayers, the nuns' public churches attempted to mediate the vast distance between humanity and deity that is the purpose of spirituality.
Before Malcolm took the intercessory prayers he talked briefly about Hannah (1 Samuel v 9-19) who wanted to conceive a child and prayed without sound although her lips moved.
Archbishop Hiltz, chairing the meeting, said before it was closed that the bishops would discuss their pastoral statement from last spring that instructed that clergy may celebrate a eucharist and intercessory prayers with a gay couple but not a wedding or nuptial blessing.
Philip's brother Jerry is asking friends to direct intercessory prayers for Philip through St.
And, in terms of practical actions, there is always room for intercessory prayers for those going through tough times.