Question: Do we pray to God or Jesus?

Most examples of prayer in the Bible are prayers directly addressed to God. We dont go wrong when we pray directly to God the Father. He is our Creator and the one we should worship. Through Jesus, we have direct access to God.

Who does the Bible say we should pray to?

Jesus disciples have no doubt noticed His prayerfulness and in this passage they ask Him to teach them how to pray (Luke 11:1). Jesus starts His instruction by saying when you pray. For the follower of Christ, prayer is not a matter of if, but when.

Is Jesus our intercessor to God?

The Bible shows us that Jesus speaks to the Father on our behalf. Romans 8:34 says that Jesus “is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.” In 1 John 2:1 we read that Jesus is our “advocate with the Father,” and from Hebrews 7:25 we learn that Jesus “always lives to intercede” for us.

Where does the Bible say Jesus is our intercessor?

Biblical basis In the Epistle to the Romans (Romans 8:34) Saint Paul states: It is Christ Jesus that died, yea rather, that was raised from the dead, who is at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

Does the Holy Spirit intercede for us?

The Intercession of the Spirit is the Christian belief that the Holy Spirit helps and guides believers who search for God in their hearts. In the Epistle to the Romans (8:26-27) Saint Paul states: We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.

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