Prayer – Intercession

The Principle: Standing in the Gap

“I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of righteousness that guards the land. I searched for someone to stand in the gap in the wall so I wouldn’t have to destroy the land, but I found no one.”
Ezekiel 22:30 NLT

 

Praying Woman
Praying Woman

 

God does not need anything from humans. ┬áHe doesn’t need help with things, He doesn’t need praise from us; He doesn’t need our money in the offering plate.

He allows us to join Him as He brings about His plan.

 

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Hope & Patience

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it. (NASB – sent from CadreBible)

I’m trying to have & demonstrate more patience & love. There are numerous passages but this one had escaped my recognition until I re-read it again this morning. How great a picture of the attitude I should have: “… with perseverance … wait[ing] eagerly ….”

I suppose “… with frustration … stomping my feet and whining ….” probably isn’t analogous.

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