As believers, we should always be mindful that Jesus not only died for us, but He now lives to pray for us. Here is an affirmation that will help confirm this truth in your heart: “Jesus is alive and He’s praying for me!”
Romans 8:34 confirms that Jesus is praying for us because the word “intercession” can be defined this way: “a prayer to God on behalf of another.” The fact is that Jesus is interceding on our behalf with God the Father. The question becomes: How can we cooperate with the intercession of Jesus? We find our answer in four rhetorical questions the apostle Paul asks in the context of Romans 8 verses 31-39.
In verse 31, Paul asks, “If God is for us, who can be against us?
In verse 33, Paul asks, “Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect?”
In verse 34, Paul asks, “Who is he who condemns?”
In verse 35, Paul asks, “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?”
These four rhetorical questions (and their answers) can be summed up with two facts: God has made us righteous and He loves us unconditionally. You can cooperate with the present day ministry of Jesus by receiving God’s righteousness and believing in God’s unconditional love for you.
Jesus made a provision for you through His sacrifice, and now, as part of His present day ministry, Jesus is interceding on your behalf for that provision to manifest in your life. Your role is to simply believe and receive.
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