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When you feel helpless, where can you turn? I suggest you turn to one of Jesus’ most intriguing teachings about prayer!
Luke tells the story of a persistent neighbor looking to borrow bread at midnight (Luke 11:5 -13). Imagine it’s you ringing the doorbell. The door opens. “What are you doing here?” he asks. “A friend of mine has arrived for a visit, and I’ve nothing for him to eat,” you answer. The homeowner grumbles but finally takes you to his pantry. And, as a result, your surprise guest doesn’t have to go to bed hungry. All because you spoke up on behalf of someone else.
This is intercessory prayer at its purest. This prayer gets God’s attention. If your cranky and disgruntled neighbor will help you out, how much more will God do?
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