Chapter 5: Intercession

Method for Prayer by Matthew Henry

1 Introduction and Exhortation to Pray for the Whole Lost World of Mankind

2 Pray for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Lands

3 Pray for Jewish Conversions, Churches Threatened by Islam, and Churches on the Mission Field

6 Pray for the Universal Church

7 Pray for the Conversion of Non-Christians who are Hostile to Christianity

8 Pray for the Health, Purity, and Holiness of the Church

9 Pray for the Defeat of the Enemies of the Church

10 Pray for the Relief of Suffering Churches and Persecuted Christians

11 Pray for the Nations of the World and for your Own Nation

12.3.1 Pray Earnestly for National Mercies and the Blessing of the Gospel Ministry in your Nation
12.3.3 Pray for the Continuance of your Nation’s Outward Peace and Tranquility
12.3.4 Pray for the Moral Decency and Civility of your Nation
12.3.5 Pray for the Healing of your Nation’s Unhappy Divisions and Success Against your Nation’s Enemies
12.3.7 Pray for your Head of State
12.3.8 Pray for the Safe and Righteous Continuation of your Civil Government
12.3.9 Pray for all who are Employed in the Conduct of Public Affairs
12.3.10 Pray for your Judges and Judicial Rulers
12.3.11 Pray for the Ministers of God’s Holy Word and Sacraments
12.3.12 Pray for the Educational Institutions and Common Citizens of your Nation
12.3.14 Pray for the Young and the Old
12.3.16 Pray for the Rich and the Poor, your Enemies and your Friends

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