Standing in the Gap
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 119:153-160 | Ezekiel 21:1-22:31 | Hebrews 10:1-17 | Proverbs 27:12
Today’s Scripture Focus: Ezekiel 21:1-22:31
I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found none. (Ezekiel 22:30 NIV)
What a haunting verse. I was looking for an intercessor, a prayer warrior, someone to stand in the gap, but I found none.
God accomplishes his kingdom purposes through the prayers of his people. The role of the intercessor–the one who stands in the gap–is not to be underestimated in the accomplishment of God’s plan.
Moses stood in the gap on behalf of Israel earlier–and God spared them. But in Ezekiel’s day there was no one who…
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