Intercessory Prayer (Part 1)
Featured Blog by Asher Intrater, Kehilanews.com
Recently I was sitting with my wife Betty early in the morning, sipping tea, going over the day’s tasks, and praying for our family, ministry, spiritual life, and current events. We realized that this was not only a devotional time, but how we work. It is our “methodology.” We live by intercessory prayer, by praying over each and every thing.
At this stage of my life I am looking to turn over all our “ministry” operations to younger leaders. Thank God, we have amazing teams of gifted and motivated people, serving in almost every area. They are students of the word, covenant friends, “five-fold” ministers, anointed musicians, effective administrators, and talented communicators.
I was wondering if anything was missing. One question came to my heart. Have they really grasped that everything we have pioneered and developed has been done first through intercessory prayer? Have we succeeded in passing that essential value on to them?
In order to “pass on” the baton of intercessory prayer, I thought it would be good to try to summarize some of the essential aspects of prayer in a short article: