Intercessions for each day of the week
Intercession is praying on behalf of another. It can be done in many ways.
This resource offers suggestions for topics to intercede for based on the days of the week.
Pray about the area of need to the Lord for each day of the week.
For all who fear God and believe in you, Lord Christ, that our divisions may cease, and that all may be one as you and the Father are one. For the peace of the world, that a spirit of respect and forbearance may grow among nations and peoples, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For the mission of the Church, that in faithful witness it may preach the gospel to the ends of the earth. For the InterVarsity community, that we may boldly fulfill our mission on this campus, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For the university community, faculty, staff, students of every ethnicity and culture, that they may come to know Christ. For our city and for those who live in it, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For our enemies and those who wish us harm; and for all whom we have injured or offended, especially [insert name], we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For a blessing upon all human labor, and for the right use of the riches of creation, that the world may be freed from poverty, famine, and disaster, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For the poor and the oppressed, for the unemployed and the destitute, for prisoners and captives, that they may be relieved and protected, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
For those in positions of public trust, especially [insert name], that they may serve justice, and promote the dignity and freedom of every person, we pray to you, O Lord. Lord, hear our prayer. Excerpt from page 4 of InterVarsity's Prayer Boo
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