intercession

Part of speech: noun

Entreaty in behalf of another or others.

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Usage examples "intercession":

  1. Can we look at this scene without seeing in it the operation on a lower field of the same great principle of intercession, which reaches its unique example in Jesus Christ? - "Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers", Alexander Maclaren.
  2. They know the needs of loved ones and of all, and they have the privilege of fellowship in this with Him who ever liveth to make intercession. - "Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation", S. D. Gordon.
  3. No one could be quite sure of what happened in paradise, and in any case, if he was in no need of such intercession himself, she was allowed to hope that grace might overflow and avail to help some poor soul in purgatory, by means of the divine indulgence. - "The White Sister", F. Marion Crawford.