Standing In the Gap Lyrics. It can be challenging, painful, and scary at times. However, I desire to do these with a heart of faith that God hears me, pushing out every form of fear and doubt. Essentially, they stand in the gap between God and that person. That you were suffering pain. Moses was a man willing to stand in the gap, sacrificially, for those who were not deserving of such sacrifice. She said she continued to pray until she felt a release from the Holy Spirit that she had prayed it through and that God had heard her prayer. When the doctor came into the pastor’s office, he broke down and told the pastor exactly what he had just been intending to do. May be their faith is not as strong as yours. All Rights Reserved. Warning God’s people to repent of their sins. I know He has called me to grow higher in this, at last I understand more of who He wants me to be. Picture a broken wall. • I remember when our whole church interceded in the spirit for 45 minutes against a hurricane that was barreling toward Puerto Rico. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own way have I recompensed upon their heads, saith the Lord GOD.”, • It doesn’t take much to move God. I heard that you were hurting. The Lesson. I have over 95 of the best battle verses from the Bible collected on index cards. I am happy! I know I am going to love Beyond the Veil. This kind of deeper and heavier activity with the Lord is not very appealing to many Christians today. Thank you again and I solicit the prayers of the saints to pray for our marriage, my husband’s deliverance, my resolve and strength in Christ as well as our family. I will leave you with one last thought. You are deserving of all my praises. My husband who was a minister walked out on our marriage after 24 years. It could be that you are that someone who could stand in the gap for another person. I would be bless to know the 95 verses. I am really going through a great trial in my life and truly understand what God has called me to do as an intercessor. Per all of the articles that we have done on how to Plead the Blood of Jesus, how to form out battle prayers, and how to stand in the gap and be willing to go into intercessory prayer to save someone else from falling off the end of a cliff – below is a dramatic testimony I heard awhile back ago on TBN that perfectly illustrates all of the above things I have been talking about recently. • God is searching the whole world for a person with a heart after Him (2 Chron. This book can be ordered through Christianbook.com. And look the other way. But everything will work out fine For the Spirit knows before you speak. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them.”. You pray until you feel a release from the Holy Spirit that you are done on the first attempt. She said she felt the burden of the Holy Spirit lift from her and that was how she knew she was done praying. Her reward is the fact that she saved this doctor’s immortal soul from an eternal death had he gone through with what he was planning to do in that motel room. If you are willing to allow God to use you with this kind of heavier activity – you may not only be involved in saving other people’s lives – but you may also get a prayer assignment from God the Father that will save someone else’s life that may be very close to you – such as a spouse, one of your children, a close friend, or possibly even yourself. It is my hope that you will take very seriously the honor that you have of standing in the gap and praying for other people. Let me help you bear your burden That's the least that I can do I'll be standing in the gap for you Just remember someone somewhere Is praying for you Calling out your name Praying for your strength I'll be standing in the gap for you Right now you may be troubled But everything will work out fine For the Spirit knows before you speak She saved three lives that day, not to mention saving her own marriage life with her husband. Think about this! So standing in the gap means three things: Fighting against the enemies of God to protect his people. As a result of Alice’s perfect obedience and willingness to be used by God with this type of heavier prayer assignment – she literally saved three lives that day – the physical life of her husband, the physical life of the doctor, and the spiritual life of the doctor since he got saved that day and thus made it into heaven when he died a year later. II. Not something you do. When she called her husband later at work, she asked him if anything strange or out of the ordinary had happened to him that day. In Ezekiel 22:30, God uses language that reminds the people of Moses’ actions centuries before. • God is calling the church to seek Him early in the morning so we will experience the greatest revival of His people coming into His Kingdom that we have ever seen! 2. From that time on, when I was only 19, I made up my mind that all of my time, gifts, talents, and abilities would be used to bring people to the Lord Jesus Christ. I am going to stand in the gap for him. I AM standing in the gap for you. As the deep desire for God is created in my heart I will have more of Him day by day. God will be more than happy to work with each and everyone of you if you want to tread into these types of deeper waters with Him. Your donation ensures that Stand in the Gap will continue to change the lives of orphans, widows, and prisoners. This woman’s name was Alice Smith. Moody said ‘I will be that man’ and within weeks he had hundreds of street kids attending Sunday school. This woman’s name was Alice Smith. She then starts to give this incredible testimony. • Do you put off surrendering your life to Christ to another time or day? Thanks. For instance, in the above story, Alice was quoting specific battle verses that she had memorized from Scripture. • God is looking for people who are willing to lay down their lives to stand in the gap in both action and intercession. Alice did not know about this man when all of this occurred. That is to say, they didn’t sanctify anything to God; all was common and unclean to them. Alice said she went by herself to Home Depot one day. I will recount her entire testimony below, and then end the article with some things I feel we can all learn from this powerful testimony. using the phrase "standing in the gap" when referring to praying for others; but my experience is that many praying people don't really understand the meaning of that phrase or what it has to do with "intercession". `You can have as much of me as you want` . I do not think there is any question that it was God Himself who made this man forget to bring the gun with him when he left the motel that day. Psalm 106:23 says, “…had not Moses, His chosen one, stood in the breach before Him to keep His wrath from destroying them.”. Read Numbers 16:41-49, when Aaron stood between the dead and the living to stop the plague God sent because of His wrath. How many Christians are in severe depressions because demons are playing mind games with them and tearing them up on the inside – all because they do not know that it is demons and if they did, they would not know how to get rid of them. If you are in a situation where you are standing in the gap for your spouse and you need someone to pray with you in agreement, call our Prayer Center at 302-323-4996. Answer God’s call to intercede. I have been standing in the gap for some people for their salvation. Various types of storm clouds keep coming into their lives totally defeating and beating them down. BABBIE MASON. The Lord has not left us defenseless, spiritual warfare is key to moving forward in Christ, I love it and want to learn as much as I can, praying the scriptures is the way. (These holes are symbolic for sins or weaknesses that can cause something or someone to stumble and fall from their position.). • God’s response: He sought for one man to stand in the gap. And look at what happened as a result of this woman being willing to go on the offensive against the dark side. Paul understood the power of standing in the gap. No Lorraine.”She said she continued to pray until she felt a release from the Holy Spirit that she had prayed it through and that God had heard her prayer. She didn’t say how long the entire prayer lasted, but if I were to take a rough guess by the way she was talking, I would say it lasted anywhere from 15-45 minutes” quoted from the story. This burden is a manifestation that comes directly from the Holy Spirit. Are You Standing in the Gap or Enlarging the Breach. Dissolved and its File Number is 109083 D2.The company's mailing address is 89 921 Maiapolua Pl, Nanakuli, HI 96792. It causes us to completely and totally depend upon Him to make it through this life in one piece. Last but not the least, even with Jesus on the cross of Calvary, you can see Him stand in the gap for the other robber being hung with Him in Luke 23:42-43. All rights reserved. Moody was a shoe salesmen with a third grade education who once heard a Sunday school teacher say that the world has yet to see what God can do with a man who is fully devoted to Him. Not everyone is called to pastor, write, sing, or lead bible studies, but everyone is called to a ministry of praying for others. He said he had been working with a medical doctor who had been suicidal and was not making much progress with the man. Abba Father, You are truly an amazing God. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. • Any fool can take a sledge hammer and destroy a building, but only a few have to skill to design and build a beautiful structure. My husband is an addict so I deal with this issue first hand. The destiny of a city or nation depends on your response, Ezekiel 22:30-31: “I found none. Standing In The Gap For You(Th)s Sigy's> is a Hawaii Domestic Non-Profit Corporation filed on July 9, 1997. During Ezekiel’s day, there were many things going on in society that were similar to our day (read Ezekiel 22:23-31): • The priests made no difference between the holy and the profane. I have been standing in the gap for my family and friends and strangers. When you feel the burden has lifted, you have “prayed it through” with the Lord. I love You and adore You, for You are good and your mercy is everlasting. This is a perfect example of true prayer warfare in action. There is so much turmoil, heartache, and pain in the world. Since this woman had been doing this with the Lord for about 20 years, God was able to use this woman not only to save her husband’s life, but also the man who was going to kill her husband. In these types of emergency situations, God will prompt you to stand in the gap to start praying for someone else. It was obviously God Himself who did the actual rescuing and delivering of both her husband and doctor that day. God has been using me to intercede on others behalf and I love it. Sometimes He will show you who and what you are praying for. Alice said after conveying the above testimony, that God is really looking for soldiers – for prayer warriors who would be willing to learn how to engage with the enemy using spiritual warfare. The above story is a perfect example of a woman doing all of this. He had been counseling a medical doctor who was suicidal and who was at his rope’s end. 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