Holy Spirit Intercedes
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Prays With Sighs

A Man and a Child in PrayerThe Holy Spirit steps in on behalf of those who pray and gives them the help they need even though they are "in their weakness." Paul wrote to the church in Romans 8.26, "In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans."

With Wordless Groans

Holy Hands in PrayerIt is a great mystery to us that the Holy Spiritprays with sighs and becomes involved in our prayers. In those moments, when in agony of soul we approach God, we find no way to express our condition or our needs. This is when the Holy Spirit is a comforter or an advocate at work on our behalf. Paul the Apostle wrote in Galatians 4.6, " Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, 'Abba, Father.'" By calling out "Father, Father," the Holy Spirit makes us aware of our family ties to God as children of our Heavenly Father and brings us into a true relationship as sons and daughters to him.✞

Sealed for Redemption

SealThe Holy Spirit also seals us for the day of our redemption and safeguards our salvation. Ephesians 4.30 read, "And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption."

"Holy Spirit Intercedes"
by Ron Meacock

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