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Father God, please direct our prayers and guide our steps in Washington, DC. Please stir Your people to pray in accordance with Your will for life to be protected by U.S. laws. Protect all the intercessors who are coming to pray on-site in DC.
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Thousands of people, online and in person, are expected to join Intercessors for America (IFA) in their Appealing for Life events November 30 and December 1. Those in D.C. on December 1 will walk around the Supreme Court building and pray for a positive outcome as the high court conducts oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jacksons Women’s Health Group case. Those online will pray, or attend watch and pray parties nationwide. The case is about Mississippi’s law that does not allow abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation. Former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, who signed the bill back in 2019, will speak at the Reception for Life on Tuesday, November 30.

IFA’s Amicus Brief Filed

IFA was founded in the shadow of Roe v. Wade 48 years ago. The organization filed an Amicus brief in the Dobbs case representing those who have been praying for 48 years on the issue of abortion, Kris Kubal, Director of Marketing for IFA told The Stream. “It was taking the biblical argument as to why abortion and the legalization of abortion is really … falling in line with pagan beliefs.” Kris added that, “The Bible tells us that he hates the shedding of innocent blood. And so our Amicus brief was really about what is at stake in our nation because we have allowed [abortion].” Some intercessors signed the brief. “To our knowledge, it’s the first time that prayer will have been part of an Amicus brief that will be filed into the court record.”

Appealing for Life Events

Intercessors with the organization have been praying for 50 days, which will end Tuesday as IFA kicks off its Appealing for Life events, held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Intercessors will gather and honor those, like Gov. Bryant, Rep. Becky Currie and Nancy Rife, who have been praying against abortion for many years. IFA will also intercede for the next day’s events at Tuesday night’s dinner.

Wednesday, December 1, during the oral arguments at the Supreme Court, intercessors will walk around the Supreme Court building and pray. For those who cannot attend in person, watch and pray parties will allow them to participate. “We’re going to be hearing the audio feed from the Supreme Court chambers,” said Kris, “and we’ll be feeding that out to folks so that they can be praying in … real time.”

People can join or begin a watch and pray party by going to IFApray.org/live. The Prayer Webcast begins at 8:00 a.m. ET December 1. Worship and praise with Christian music artist Natasha Owens begins at 9 a.m. Prayer walks around the Supreme Court building begin at 10:00 a.m. and will last until the completion of the oral arguments in the case. Many more events are planned for the day.

‘Prayer is Not Confined by Walls’

Once the deliberations are over, the prayer doesn’t stop. “Once the public events are over and the oral arguments are finished it will be a very crucial time for prayer. We can continue to speak into this case through our prayers, because prayer is not confined by walls. There is an opportunity for the American people to pray for the justices, their clerks, and the conversations that will take place behind closed doors as they weigh this decision. The most important time for this case and our country will be after Dec 1st, so we’ll continue to pray.”


Article from The Stream by Nancy Flory, Ph.D., is an associate editor at The Stream. You can follow her @NancyFlory3, and follow The Stream @Streamdotorg.

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Brian lynch
December 1, 2021

Where is the e-mail for the Dec.1 prayer call?

Connie Sloan
December 1, 2021

Father praying for judges to do the right thing and save these Unborn babies life in Jesus Name.

Lori Meed
November 30, 2021

Joining you with a team in my livingroom tomorrow! This is during CHANUKAH – the Feast of Dedication and Festival of LIGHT. The righteous overthrew the unrighteous – the few overthrew the many! Light Be! Shine through Your people and defeat death!

Susan CC
November 30, 2021

Dear Father, would you bless this man who is pictured kneeing in prayer? May his prayer be set before You like incense as You fill him to the brim, with joy and peace. He trusts in You as do I. You are our God of Hope! May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with him, be with those reading this, be with those praying for the annihilation of abortion, be with those men and women who have prepared for court tomorrow. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, Your love, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all. Amen.

Psalm 141:2 May my prayer be set before You like incense, my uplifted hands like the evening offering.
Romans 15:13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 13:14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you.

Susan CC
November 30, 2021

Psalm 102:18-20 Let this be recorded for future generations, so that a people not yet born will praise the Lord. Tell them the Lord looked down from His heavenly sanctuary. He looked down to earth from heaven to hear the groans of the prisoners, to release those condemned to die.

O Lord, hear us as we pray; pay attention to our groaning. Listen to our cry for help, our King and our God, for we pray to no one but You. We are praying to You because we know You will answer. Bend down and listen as we pray. You say, “At just the right time, I will respond to you. On the day of salvation I will help you.” Father, will You make the “right time” now? You have never deserted us or forgotten us, You say “Never! Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne?” Father I pray You will write the name of each child conceived and to be conceived on the palms of Your hands and all those trying to destroy them will “go away.” I pray every children will be like a jewel for us to display. Abba Father, I humbly pray You will fight those who fight against the unborn, SAVE THEM! May it please You to let all the world know that You, the Lord, are their Savior and their Redeemer, the Mighty one of Israel and the world! I love You Father. I love You Jesus. I love You Holy Spirit. Amen

Personalized from Psalm 5, 17, Isaiah 49


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