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UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022 – Intercede with God for them

UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022
UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022 Sunday Daily Devotional Message (United Christian Broadcasters)

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TOPIC: Intercede with God for them

SCRIPTURE: ‘I exhort…that…intercessions…be made.’
1 Timothy 2:1 NKJV

UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022 Devotional MESSAGE

Paul writes: ‘I exhort…that…intercessions…be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth’ (vv. 1-4 NKJV).

Intercession means ‘to mediate between parties with a view to reconciling those who differ or contend’. It happens every day in the court system when lawyers intercede on behalf of their clients. It also happened in Scripture. When Israel made a golden calf and worshipped it, Moses interceded with God on their behalf, saying: ‘Oh, these people have committed a great sin…Yet now, if You will forgive their sin – but if not, I pray, blot me out of Your book which You have written’ (Exodus 32:31-32 NKJV). And it worked. God told Moses, ‘Go, lead the people to the place of which I have spoken to you. Behold, My Angel shall go before you’ (v. 34 NKJV).

Later when Israel turned again to worship false gods, Samuel said, ‘Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray [intercede] to the Lord for you’ (1 Samuel 7:5 NKJV). As a result, the Lord sent a loud thunder upon the Philistines that day, and so confused them that they were defeated before Israel (see 1 Samuel 7:10 NKJV).

Interceding can be a lonely business, and it’s also hard work: ‘Always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God’ (Colossians 4:12 NKJV). But when nothing else works, intercessory prayer does!

DAILY BIBLE READING: Luke 9:37-62Psalms 54-56

UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022 Sunday Daily Devotional. United Christian Broadcasters is a Christian media charity that exists to offer every person, in every place, every moment of the day, the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way. UCB Word For Today 22 May 2022

Salvation Prayer

Have you ever made Jesus the Lord and Savior of your life?

If not, pray this prayer and start a new life in Christ.

Dear God, I come to You in the Name of Jesus. I admit that I am not right with You, and I want to be right with You. I ask You to forgive me of all my sins. The Bible says if I confess with my mouth that “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in my heart that God raised Him from the dead, I will be saved (Rom. 10:9). I believe with my heart and I confess with my mouth that Jesus is the Lord and Savior of my life. Thank You for saving me! In Jesus’ Name I pray. Amen.

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