How Intercessory Prayer Works in Christ According to the Bible

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Does the Bible tell us to go ‘directly to Jesus’, or is there something else it reveals about Christian intercessory prayer? Among those sections that the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, independent of Mark, have in common, almost all are directly didactic. That is to say, those sections almost invariably […]

The Best Intercessor in the Bible

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Arguably the most notable intercessor in the Hebrew Bible is Moses. Gregory the Dialoguist, in a letter to Augustine of Canterbury (shortly after the arrival of the Roman missionaries to England), wrote at length of this ministry of Moses. The text must be abbreviated to its most salient points: “Further, […]