We pray for the glory of God. We consider that it is He who we have sinned against. We pray in solidarity with those for whom we pray. We don't try to restrict God.
PARADIGMS OF PRAYER
1. Solidarity with those for whom we pray (Exodus 32:30-32)
Moses presents us with an example of true, thoroughgoing, intercessory prayer. This is Moses’ prayer after the infamous ‘Golden Calf’ incident, when the people had committed idolatry at the foot of Mount Sinai