Oct 19, 2017

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XVI

XVI.Why Pray for Israel?

  • XVI. Introduction
    1. XVI.A. Presuppositions for intercessory prayer
      1. XVI.A.1. Prayer is addressed to God whose character is unchanging
      2. XVI.A.2. The Torah law has never been annulled
      3. XVI.A.3. Repentance unto the forgiveness of sin is an unchanging principle
      4. XVI.A.4. The existence of generational, collective/corporate and national sin
      5. XVI.A.5. Individual and corporate responsibility are complementary
      6. XVI.A.6. Individual and collective guilt (for instance generational sin) coexist
      7. XVI.A.7. Repentance over generational sin
    2. XVI.B. Examples of intercessory prayer
      1. XVI.B.1. Intercessory (priestly, substitutionary) prayer identifying with the people's guilt
      2. XVI.B.2. Prayer in relations to one's forefathers
      3. XVI.B.3. Confession on behalf of the sins of others (intergenerational solidarity)
        1. XVI.B.3.a. for the forgiveness of the sins for past generations
        2. XVI.B.3.b. identifying with the sinfulness of others in seeking for one's own sins
    3. XVI.C. He is waiting for Israel to return
    4. XVI.D. Prayer for the sake of Jerusalem
    5. XVI.E. False prophets deceive them
    6. XVI.F. To provoke Israel to jealousy
    7. XVI.G. Because of His faithfulness in spite of their disobedience
    8. XVI.H. The main obstacle has been removed, the two are one
    9. XVI.I. To remove the blindness of Israel
    10. XVI.J. the battle is a spiritual one
    11. XVI.K. for many other reasons