Hebrews 7:25 (NIV)
25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
No greater model exists for us to be engaged in intercessory prayer than that of our Lord and Savior who intercedes for us daily with the Father. When we devote time to converse (pray) with God about those around us, we share in His ministry and become more Christlike.
The following prayers are listed by issue but meant to be offered on behalf of individuals experiencing that issue in their lives. That being the case, you may use these prayers to initiate conversations with the Lord on behalf of these people and learn how you may play a role in His answers for those individuals.
These prayers can, of course, provide a platform for individuals caught in these issues to frame their personal conversations with God.