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- adj. Of or pertaining to intercession
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing intercession; interceding.
This study involves prayer at a distance, what we sometimes refer to as intercessory prayer.
It is really, therefore, a sort of specimen of the praying for us in which He is _now_ engaged, and so is commonly called the intercessory or high-priestly prayer.
Compare as to Messiah Himself, "I will not hold ... peace ... not rest" (Isa 62: 1); Messiah's watchmen (Isa 62: 6, 7) imitate Him (Isa 62: 1) in intercessory "prayer without ceasing" for
Prayer on someone else's behalf is called intercessory prayer.
Last week researchers from six academic medical centers released results from a long-awaited study on so-called intercessory prayer and its effect on recovery after coronary-bypass surgery.
It is called intercessory prayer, and yes, that objection has been pointed out and discussed in detail by none other than Calvin himself, centuries ago.
In fact the foundation has supported studies of the effectiveness of so-called intercessory prayer, which have been inconclusive.
Some people might call it intercessory prayer or distance healing.
You might argue that the Republican proposition seeks to legalize spoken public prayer, the kind where the supplicant outlines all the stuff he wants, what he wants God to bless (also known as intercessory prayer) and then outlines the errors of his opponents, explains The Plan Of Salvation for the benefit of the unsaved, and winds it up with a long coda telling God how great he is.
I think that intercessory prayer is a crazy thing to study, but that's because the idea of intercessory prayer to me is crazy.
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