Bible Terms

Bible Term: Intercession

Intercession is a prayer to God on behalf of others.

Also, intercession is done for us by Jesus (Hebrews 7:25) and the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:26-27). An example of Jesus interceding for us is in John 17:20-26.

[Read verses in the Bible about intercession and intercede.]

Key verse about Intercession: I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people (1 Timothy 2:1, NIV)

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