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intercession,

n a prayer in which a request is made on behalf of another person.
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I also learned from the insights Goll reveals in prophetic ministry, intercessory prayer, and the spiritual discipline of journaling.
She quickly and efficiently lays out monastic vision stories and broader practices such as intercessory prayer, prayer for the dead, sacramental baptism and penance, and funeral practices and epitaphs to establish two centuries of "incremental steps" linking purgation in the afterlife and prayer for the savable soul.
One particular area of research that has generated attention and even enthusiasm from the media and Christian groups alike is distant intercessory prayer (IP) for healing.
55) Intercessory prayers should plead for a sense of koinonia in a congregation, so as to assist the poor in restoring them to their social and religious environment and to restore their feeling of identity and human dignity.
Their abolition of Purgatory and intercessory prayers for the dead theoretically placed an impermeable barrier between this world and the next.
A basic problem that studies of the efficacy of prayer present for theism is that they assume that God not only hears intercessory prayers, but that these prayers cause God to respond to them.
They likewise support the other two generalizations Matsuda arrives at: that vernacular representations of purgatory tend to 'infernalise' it, that is, emphasize its punitive features; and that the function or purpose of talking about purgatory was to prepare people for death, not only by doing penance, but by offering intercessory prayers and alms 'for the poor souls in purgatory'.
These intercessory prayers were for Marinduque to be declared a mining-free province and for the provincial government to have enough strength and inspiration in pursuing the case against Marcopper, Placer Dome and Barrick Gold.
Members of the Youth Zone took an active part, reading the Gospel story and leading intercessory prayers.
Through the intercessory prayers invoked by relatives and friends to the holy stigmatist, the boy miraculously got well with no trace whatsoever of the sickness.
The selection of intercessory prayers designed to transform principles of ethics in business and to establish peace around the world include prayers which speak to economic issues, prayers which promote community revival, the president of the United States, well known celebrities, as well as prayers for Israel and the Middle East.
Earth-keeping confessions, intercessory prayers, hymns, and sermons are incorporated into weekly worship throughout the year.