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Synonyms for intercession

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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Petrish, director of the Vela Luka Dance Ensemble, a Croatian folk-dancing group, was also well-doused with intercessory prayer.
A third study of intercessory prayer, which focused on rheumatoid arthritis patients, found that over a 12-month period, recipients of prayer experienced reduced pain, less fatigue, improved joint function, and reduced joint swelling.
She especially emphasizes how the actions of intercessory prayer and reconciliation are perfectly related to the theme of mission for the sake of the world.
She writes, "While knitting and praying for someone you don't know is a different experience than the intercessory prayers for a specific individual, praying for a stranger enables us to connect to the great mystery of life and the human family.
Recounting the Old Testament story of Sodom, when Abraham negotiated with God not to destroy the city if there could be 10 righteous people found within its boundaries, Francis says bishops must be as "courageous in intercessory prayer as Abraham.
argues, that believers in other religions as well as secular people, are saved through the intercessory power of Christ's priesthood, why have so few authors--with the exception of Gavin D'Costa who is, interestingly enough, in O'C.
As Christianity evolved from outlaw creed to state religion, the visual art produced in its name became increasingly accomplished and naturalistic--so much so that paintings, sculptures and other artworks were sometimes employed to aid prayer, including intercessory prayer in conjunction with the veneration of saints and their relics.
I'm happy to see Koski and Falk in their third published adventure, and for them to finally be coming together as more than just an outstanding intercessory Cerebrus team.
It is deemed hostile to openly say what we truly believe - that there are no supernatural beings such as gods, the devil and angels; that there are no mythical places like heaven and hell; that intercessory prayer is ineffective and that miracles exist only in the minds of the beholders.
If the mechanical metaphor suggests anything, it suggests that the saints' faith (and perhaps their intercessory role) is part of a 'salvation machine', a giant fairground game in which the clanking of a few levers might reward one with an inflatable bleeding heart.
but contributors also attend to practicalities such as sharing food with non-Muslims and intercessory prayers for deceased non-Muslims.
She further decorates the Rosary with prayers, including The Memorare before the Apostles Creed, an excellent addition for intercessory prayer, and the St.
Author John Brenner Chandler has served in various aspects of ministry for assorted denominational and non-denominational churches for over thirty years, including intercessory prayer ministry and teaching Sunday School.