“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” Ephesians 6:18 (NIV)

We’re glad you joined us for the P.R.A.I.S.E. Prayer Method, Part 4! Click here to catch up on previous parts in this series.

Below is a quick refresher of what the “P.R.A.I.S.E.” acronym stands for:

Praise – Gratify God and remember what He has already done for you.

Repent – Confess sin in your life, and seek forgiveness in God.

Ask – Be honest with God, ask Him for the things you desire.

Intercede – Step into the gap to pray for those on your heart and in your life.

Seek – Pray for God’s wisdom and ask for His will to be revealed to you.

Enjoy – Allow yourself to find joy and peace in spending time with our Heavenly Father.


To INTERCEDE means to intervene or stand in the place of another. Jesus intercedes for us by taking all our blemishes and pain to the cross and continuing to step in on our behalf today.

While we are not Jesus, we can step in and intercede for those around us with prayer. Prayerful intercession means you’re no longer focusing on yourself. You’ve already prayed for yourself during the ASK portion of prayer time. Now is a time to pray for friends, family, co-workers and anyone else. During the week, write down names and their needs that cross your mind. You may not know why God has laid them on your heart, yet, He does. All you need to do is cover them in prayer.

To love your neighbor is one of the greatest commandments to keep. Praying for and about those around us can help soften our hearts to love them better, and to help us love God’s creation better.

Look at you! You’re over halfway through this series. Don’t forget to share it with a friend or forward this email to someone you know would love to inject a little “P.R.A.I.S.E.” into their prayer time.

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