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Intercession and Forgiveness

We have a great privilege to be intercessors for others.  To Intercede means to make petition in behalf of another.  We see the prophet Daniel making intercession in prayer, “While I was speaking and praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and making my request to the Lord my God for his holy hill— while I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift flight about the time of the evening sacrifice.” (Daniel 9: 17-21).  Daniel was confessing his sin and the sins of his…

Slaves of Righteousness

Everyone has two choices in how to live their life – either as slaves of sin or slaves of righteousness. Romans 6:16 states “Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness?”  For a Christian, Jesus Christ is their new master to whom they submit and they no longer are a slave to sin but rather are slaves of righteousness. Romans 6:18. Christians are His bondservants (Romans 1:1).  The word for bondservant is “Doulos” which referred in Greek…