URGENT: FREE ebook: Getting Through the Storms of Life
<< Daily Hope with Rick Warren

Jesus Is Praying for You - Daily Hope with Rick Warren - February 20, 2021

  • 2021 Feb 20

Jesus Is Praying for You
By Rick Warren

“Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.” Romans 8:34 (NIV)       

God knows everything that’s going to happen. He is omniscient. That means he knows the past, the present, and the future all at once. He already knows what’s going to happen in your life this afternoon. He knows what’s going to happen in your life next week, next month, next year, and the rest of your days. 

This also means he can pray about it before it happens to you.

Wait a minute. God prays? You mean God talks to himself? 

You talk to yourself all the time. When God talks to himself, it’s prayer. As a dad, I often talk to myself about my kids. And God talks to himself about you all the time. 

The night before Jesus went to the cross, he was with his disciples. Peter was boasting and saying, “Lord, I would die for you!” Jesus loved Peter, but he knew Peter was a little impulsive. He also knew Peter was going to deny him three times before the next morning. Jesus said in Luke 22:32, “I have prayed that you will not lose your faith! Help your brothers be stronger when you come back to me” (NCV). Jesus had already prayed for Peter in the storm he was about to go through. 

In the same way, Jesus has already prayed you through what you’re going to go through this year. In fact, right now Jesus is in heaven, praying for his children. He is interceding for you—he is talking to God on your behalf.

Romans 8:34 says, “Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us”  (NIV). Jesus is praying for you to make it through your storms. 

I love it when people pray for me! In fact, I can feel it. And when people don’t pray for me, I can tell the difference. It’s one thing to have people pray for you—but how would you like to have the Son of God praying for you?

The Bible says no matter what you go through today, next week, or next year, Jesus is praying for you. He’s on your side. If you’ve trusted him as your Savior, he’s interceding for you.

PLAY today’s audio teaching from Pastor Rick

For more Daily Hope with Rick Warren, please visit pastorrick.com!

Daily Hope rick warren devo march 2021 offer

See the story of the cross come to life—and experience Easter with renewed hope this year!

Imagine tracing the very footsteps of Jesus as he made his way through Jerusalem on his sacrificial journey to Calvary. With Pastor Rick’s book, Journey with Jesus, you don’t have to imagine.

Through gorgeous custom mosaic artwork and beautiful photos, you’ll see the story of Jesus come to life like never before. Get deep biblical insight into the most important event in human history as the narrative takes you to each stop on the path Jesus took to save us.

This stunning deluxe edition, available only through Daily Hope, features a soft, vegan leather cover, 148 high gloss pages, and makes a perfect gift to help both Christians and seekers step into the greatest love story ever told.

Journey with Jesus is our special thanks for your gift today to help reach more people with the transforming message of the cross, so request your copy today!

*The USA IRS code permits you to deduct the amount of your financial gift to Daily Hope that exceeds the fair market value of materials you received from Daily Hope.

This devotional © 2018 by Rick Warren. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

You can listen to Rick Warren on OnePlace.com.

More Daily Hope with Rick Warren Articles

Follow Crosswalk.com