Timely prayer for someone far away

Scripture reference

Matthew 18:19 (ASV 1901)

19Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father who is in heaven.


A woman was led to pray for a friend who was in another country climbing an icy mountain. He was narrowly rescued from a perilous fall at the very time she was led to pray.
A friend, seven thousand miles away, was prompted to pray for the Goldsmiths and their medical needs.
Jonathan Goforth was known to have had a problem with speaking Chinese, a challenge even he himself confessed will dampen his missionary work making him a failure as a missionary. One day while preaching he experienced an unusual fluency in his preaching, God had performed a miracle. Unknown to him, the help from God came as a result of prayer by some students several miles away who had specifically prayed for Goforth on the same day he was speaking.
Mr. Goforth was on his way from China to Canada via London. While in London he met with an invalid woman who heard about the meetings he was holding in Manchuria and was led to intercede to God on his behalf. Mr. Goforth confirmed that on the particular days she was led to pray for him, he was most effective in faraway Manchuria.
One day, after about a year of struggling almost in vain to learn Chinese, Mr. Goforth found an unusual help and communicated effectively to the locals. Two months later, he learnt that on that very day, students at Knox College in far away America, met specially to pray for him.
Jonathan Goforth had the opportunity to visit a lady in England who was led by God to pray for him at the specific times of various revival meetings in China.
Fifteen year old Hudson Taylor had picked up a little gospel tract to read in a bid to pass time, at that same time, his mother, several miles away, felt led to pray to God for his conversion. Locking her door, she cried for hours until she could no longer pray but thank God for answering her prayer. And indeed, her timely prayer was answered at that moment!
Parents led to pray for their wayward son just as he—unknown to them—is in a gospel meeting. He was saved that night.
John and Isobel Kuhn witnessed a great spiritual victory that came about through prayer at exactly the right time, but from the other side of the world.
Willis Hotchkiss tells of being chased by a lion, only to have it give up the chase suddenly and run away. Later Hotchkiss learns of how far away friends were led to pray for him at that very moment.
Edman's attitude was seen by all and highly commended to be like Christ. This attitude was partly due to a near death experience in Ecuador. Believers far away in America were praying for him at the same time.