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Romans 8:26 ” In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.”

The Holy Spirit is there as an intermediary when the words won’t come.  It might be devastating news from a friend, or maybe it’s a bad report from the Doctor we’ve just received …either way, we sit numb and silent before God.  It’s during those times of infirmity of the body and soul that the Holy Spirit intervenes, imparting the knowledge of divine truth on our behalf.  For we may not have the words to pray…but He does.

Romans 8:26 ” In the sameway, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.”

We’ve all been there.  That deep moan of grief or pain escapes our lips…but that’s all.  No words are spoken…because there are no words.  Our mind is a confusing  jumble of our frail mortal condition.  That’s when the Holy Spirit can express for us the unutterable, inexpressible words we can’t find.  And that’s when the Holy Spirit can step in and make intercession for us according to the Will of God. (Romans 8:27)  The indwelling Holy Spirit is always there to pray…when we can’t.