Jesus, Your Personal Intercessor

Praying in the fog

“Who is the one who will condemn? Christ is the one who died (and more than that, he was raised), who is at the right hand of God, and who also is interceding for us.” (Rom. 8:34, NET)

Jesus is praying for you right now. According to verse 26 of this chapter, so is the Holy Spirit. We are not talking about a quick, cover-your-bases prayer. This is no “Please bless Johnny” email shot off hastily to the Father. This passage describes inexpressible groanings of intercession. The Spirit of Jesus doesn’t do anything without all-consuming passion. His prayers for you well up from the very depths of His core. He intensely cares about your wellbeing and your future.

Have you ever wondered what He prays for you? Actually, He has made many of His prayers for you accessible, in His Word. Every prayer that you can find in the Bible, is one of His prayers for you. For example, Jesus and Holy Spirit intercede this way on your behalf:

If it’s a prayer and it’s in the Book, then you can rest assured that it’s His revealed heart of intercession for you. With inexpressible groaning, He is praying that you would experience the immeasurable depths of His love. That you would be strengthened on the inside. That you would be filled with very real hope. That you would taste of His immense power. That the eyes of your heart would be granted to see Him clearly and know Him profoundly. That you yourself would personally experience the oneness He shares with the Father.

His Spirit breathes into your own spirit that these prayers are His desires for you. When He gently convinces you in this way of His heart for you, what great assurance of faith becomes yours! You can then join Him in praying these transformational words over your life.

He intercedes for you this way unceasingly. He is praying for you this very moment. What a powerful thing it is to join in agreement with His prayers!

Give it a try! “Daddy, as Jesus is asking for me right now, I also ask in agreement with Him, that You would fill me with the knowledge of Your will…”

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What prayer do you sense the Holy Spirit praying for you right now?

49 thoughts on “Jesus, Your Personal Intercessor

    1. Oh, Piyush, I am truly glad to hear that! I praise the Lord for such a beautiful opportunity. You are most welcome 🙂 May the Holy Spirit continue to speak to your heart of hearts and reveal to your spirit the beauty, grace, and truth of Jesus! He is the Light in all of my posts and the joy that radiates in my life! Sending you all the love of His glorious heart! ❤ ❤

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  1. A continued PEACE throughout each day, regardless of circumstances, distractions and ongoing discomfort. Only the Spirit of God can maintain this rest and joy and comfort. Len

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  2. My church has been focusing on Romans. While we haven’t quite reached the 8th chapter, I appreciated this look at the power of prayer. I am praying this morning that God will guide my writing while I search for words to describe a young girl’s faith walk and baptism.

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  3. Hi Jennifer,
    as I read the prayers, I can hear the softness and tenderness in His voice! His words through you has always been with a lot of tenderness that I feel Daddys love coming out of you to me! I love starting my day by reading this devo!

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    1. Aw, that is one of the best encouraging words I’ve ever heard! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing that, dear Gladys! Daddy really has put a special love in my heart for you. I’m so glad He caused our paths to cross! 🙂 🙂 ❤ ❤

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  4. Thank God indeed for Jesus Christ our great High Priest and intercessor and God the Holy Spirit who ever directs our lives. One God Holy in every way. Blessing and thank you for the post and the beautiful photograph.

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  5. Thanks Jennifer. This post really goes into depth about how Jesus intercedes for us. It’s really comforting to know that God is watching us and wants the best for us. This is a real inspiration to those who seem lonely.

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    1. I’m so truly glad that this post brought comfort and inspiration to you. May the Comforter continue to fill your heart with the love of the Father! Thank you so much for your visit and taking the time to share your thoughts! 🙂 🙂

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