Wednesday

The Secret of Praying for Unbelievers

Think of a person you care about who doesn’t know Christ as their Savior.

If you’re like me, every time you think of this person, your heart aches, because you know if they don’t accept Christ, they will die one day and spend eternity in hell. This frightens me—that someone I love could spend eternity separated from God (and from me). May it never be.

But the reality is that one day we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ and give an account. The entrance exam to heaven has one question: 

In whom are you trusting?

There’s only one right answer: “I’m trusting in Jesus Christ as my Savior.”

For years I couldn’t give that answer. The best I could do was hope my good works outweighed my bad works on judgment day. Some of my acquaintances, friends, and loved ones can’t give this answer because they haven’t yet come to faith in Jesus Christ. They’re still trusting in their works to get them into heaven. They don’t understand the truth of Ephesians 2:8-9:

“For by grace you have been saved, through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is a gift of God, not of works, lest any man shall boast.”

Because I love them, I witness to them, serve them, and do my best to demonstrate God’s love to them. But the most important thing I can do is to pray for them. 

I ask God to open their hearts to believe. Scripture tells us that no one comes to God unless the Father draws him (John 6:65), so it makes sense to ask God to draw our loved ones to himself and open their hearts to believe.

The book of Acts tells of a woman named Lydia. She was a religious woman who was trying to worship God as best she knew how. But she hadn’t trusted Jesus as her Savior. Paul shared the Gospel with her, like we should with our unbelieving loved ones. And then something miraculous happened. Acts 16:14 describes it this way:

“The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul's message.” 

Apart from God opening a person’s heart to believe, the message of the Gospel falls on deaf ears. The spiritually dead cannot receive the life-giving truths of Scripture unless God opens their hearts. This is what we should pray for.

The take away from Acts 16 is simple: Pray for the people you love who don’t know Christ as their Savior. And when you pray, ask God to open their hearts. Pray and don’t stop.

“For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved” (Rom. 10:10).

If you leave your loved one's first name in the comment box below, I'd be honored to pray for them.



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131 comments:

  1. Please pray for Matthews salvation , thank you

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    1. I'm asking God right now to open Matthew's heart to believe.

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    2. Please pray for my husband William salvation for me and my house will serve the Lord. Thank you

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  2. Richard, Thomas, Kate (my husband, son & daughter). Thank you SO much, Lori.

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    1. Father, I pray you'll bring Richard, Thomas, and Kate to a saving knowledge of Christ. Give Pam faith to never stop praying.

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  3. Anni and Dieter(rhymes with Peter) my parents. This is exactly how I've been praying for them, but I'd love it if you joined me.

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    1. It is my privilege to join you in prayer. Lord, open their eyes...

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  4. Sara, Ken, Nichole, tom & kenya

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    1. Lord, I lift Sara, Ken, Nichole, Tom, and Kenya up to you and ask that you will open their hearts to believe.

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  5. Elizabeth, Bob, Davies and Collette (Mum, Dad, brother and Sister).

    Thank you

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    1. Father, I'd like to pray for Abby's loved ones: Elizabeth, Bob, Davies, and Collette. Please open their hearts to believe so they can not only be part of her physical family, but also part of her spiritual one. May God be glorified through her faithful love for them.

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  6. My brother, Scott. I've shared the plan of salvation with him several times, but he just can't admit that he's a sinner. As we know, until that happens, there's no hope for salvation. Thank you, Lori!

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    1. Father, I'd like to lift up Vonda's brother, Scott. He's heard the Gospel, but he cannot recognize that he has sinned against others and against you, ultimately. Please remove the blinders from his eyes and bring strong conviction of sin into his heart. Then, Lord, call him to yourself. Make him a mighty man for you.

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  7. Daniel, my oldest son. He is a good man; a very kind loving and wonderful dad, husband, brother, and son. Daniel treats everyone with kindness and respect, and he works very hard and does whatever is necessary to provide for his family.
    I'm very proud of both of my sons. Daniel just turned 29, and my youngest son will be 18 this summer.
    My youngest son has accepted Jesus as his Savior. He very much believes that God is our Creator, and he trusts in the word of the Bible.
    Sadly, Daniel has chosen not to believe in God or His word. He has chosen to believe that Bible is made up stories. Daniel and I have had many conversations about God and the Bible. But he is very stubborn and loves to argue his views about anything and everything. In the past our conversations have become very heated at times. So now to avoid conflict we do our best to avoid discussing God, Jesus, and the Bible.
    I no longer discuss my beliefs with Daniel, but I do keep praying he will one day open his heart.

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    1. Father, this precious mother named her son Daniel 29 years ago. Make him a mighty man like Daniel in the Bible. He's a good man, but not a God-honoring man. Show him the truth of your Word, soften his heart, and call him to yourself so that he might walk with you all the days of his life.

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  8. Daniel, my oldest son. He is a good man; a very kind loving and wonderful dad, husband, brother, and son. Daniel treats everyone with kindness and respect, and he works very hard and does whatever is necessary to provide for his family.
    I'm very proud of both of my sons. Daniel just turned 29, and my youngest son will be 18 this summer.
    My youngest son has accepted Jesus as his Savior. He very much believes that God is our Creator, and he trusts in the word of the Bible.
    Sadly, Daniel has chosen not to believe in God or His word. He has chosen to believe that Bible is made up stories. Daniel and I have had many conversations about God and the Bible. But he is very stubborn and loves to argue his views about anything and everything. In the past our conversations have become very heated at times. So now to avoid conflict we do our best to avoid discussing God, Jesus, and the Bible.
    I no longer discuss my beliefs with Daniel, but I do keep praying he will one day open his heart.

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    1. Father, I've prayed for Daniel before, but I want to lift him to your throne again, asking you to soften and open his heart to see that you are real and desire a relationship with him. Surround him with dynamic believers who live out their faith in tangible, winsome ways. Draw Daniel's heart to you in intimate and personal ways until he realizes and recognizes that you are the lover of his soul. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.

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    2. That is such a beautiful prayer. I copied it down to use for my daughter Nicole, and also for Daniel.

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    3. I am praying with you, Jeanne. Never stop.

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  9. Lori, thank you for this timely message and for the encouragement to keep on doing what I'm doing. Please pray for my friend Becky's salvation (and for me...because I'm doing cross-cultural evangelism).

    Thank you for your prayers!

    Blessings!

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    1. Lord, Becky needs to know you as Savior. Thank you for placing Kim in her life. Fill Kim with your Holy Spirit so she can show your love to Becky. And then Lord, when the time is right, open her heart to receive the seeds of the Gospel and believe.

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  10. David, Jeff, Mimi, and Missy
    Thank you so much for your prayers.

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    1. Father, my husband's grandmother prayed for a young man named David and you drew him to yourself and gloriously saved him. Today I ask the same for Pam's loved one, David, and Jeff, Mimi, and MIssy, too. Open their hearts to believe in you, and give Pam wisdom to know when to speak, when to be silent,and always to pray.

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  11. Trusting in the Lord despite my shortcomings.
    This is beautiful. Happy Sunday!

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  12. Amen, Lux. Faith is not about how much faith we have, but about who we have faith in. Blessings to you!

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  13. Please pray for Beth, Linda P., Linda C. and Diane. Thank you so much!!! ♥ Brenda

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  14. Please pray for Beth, Linda P., Linda C., and Diane. Thank you so very much!!! ♥

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    1. Lord, I'm praying again for Beth, Linda, Linda, and Diane. You know their hearts, that they need a relationship with you. Help them find no joy until they surrender their hearts and lives to you. In Jesus' name, Amen.

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  15. That is such a beautiful thought. Please for my husband Pramod to accept Jesus as His Saviour. Pray that God will open His heart. God bless you

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    1. Father, I do ask that you would open Pramod's heart to your love and draw him into the kingdom of God. In Jesus's name I ask, Amen.

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  16. Please pray for Brooke, that her heart might be softened to accept Jesus, that she will put her cares and all her traumas in HIS hands, that she will accept Christ as her Savior and finally that God will send His mighty angels to camp around her and protect her from the evil angels who torment her!

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    1. I'm praying for Brooke today.

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  17. Pray for Jason. I have been praying so hard for 3 years with no progress. Very lost...that's why I continue to pray.

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    1. Don't stop Tracy.
      Gal. 6:9. Praying with you For Jason.

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  18. Carman, my daughter...she was raised in a church yet got involved with an atheist and now I'm just not sure. She is though no longer in this relationship.

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    1. Father, lead Carman back to yourself as soon as possible.

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  19. For Darrel and Michael - my sons - that they would know the salvation of the Lord

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    1. Father, you hear this dear mother's heart for her sons. Please open their hearts to believe the truth about your son Jesus. Help them place their faith in you for salvation. In Jesus' strong name I ask, Amen.

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  20. My son Nicholas and my ex husband John. Both are atheists. My daughter was athiest. A fee years ago she came to Christ and was baptized. I have the same hope for Nicholas and John

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    1. Father, thank you for saving Millie's daughter, and delivering her from unbelief. We know you are eager to save and always at work in our loved ones' lives. Please continue to work in Nicholas and John's hearts. Open them to see the truth about you and your son Jesus. Deliver them from the lies of atheism and add them to your family soon. Help Millie remain steadfast in her love and prayers for them until she receives the reward of her labor. In Jesus' name, Amen.

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  21. Jimmy, Kevin, Corey, Charles

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  22. Jimmy, Kevin, Corey, Charles

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    1. Father, please open Jimmy, Kevin, Corey, and Charles' heart to receive your Gospel and be saved. Keep their spirits restless until they find their rest in you. And Father, in your mercy, save them soon. Give Susanna faith and perseverance while she waits in expectation. In Jesus' name I ask, Amen.

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  23. Please pray for my ex-husband Randy, who is an atheist. Thank you!

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    1. Cheryl, I would be honored to pray for Randy. Nothing's too hard for God.

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  24. Please pray for Xiade and Jeff. Thank you so much. Full surrender to God in everything.

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    1. Lord, you created Xiade and Jeff in your image. Help them seek you with all their hearts. Remove any barriers that keep them from surrendering their wills to yours and finding life, hope, and peace. Make them mighty soldiers in your army.

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  25. Please pray for Ethan, who wants to believe, but seems to let doubts overwhelm him. Thank you!

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    1. Father, You know Ethan's heart. Give him a special measure of faith to overcome the doubts he has. Surround him with dynamic believers who can encourage him and point him to the truth of your Word. Save him soon, Lord.

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  26. Mike,Greg, Heather, Aliyah , Nina, George, Katie that they expect Jesus Christ as their Savior.

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    1. Lord, younknow each of these loved ones intimately. Reach deep into their hearts and stir them to seek you and find you. Save them for your glory and their good.

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  27. Clive. Christine. Sharlene. Robert. I also pray Ez36v26 over them. Thank you.

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    1. Father, I join Michelle in praying your salvation for these loved ones. Please open their hearts to believe.

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  28. Please pray for Manuel, Nehemiah, Mara, Manfrid, Flonny and Ignatius to receive Jesus as their personal Lord and Saviour.

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  29. Father, I join Yvonne in lifting her loved ones up to you. Please save them for your glory.

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  30. Please pray for the salvation of my children. Heather, Michael, Kayla, Hannah, and Isaiah. None of them are saved. I was not saved and living for Christ when they were small, now , I pray my mistakes can be undone. Lord, please open the hearts of my family and let each of them accept Christ as their Lord and Savior.

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    1. Father, you know Heather, Michael, Kayla, Hannah, and Isaiah by name. You knit them together in their mother's womb and created them for a purpose. I pray you will work in their hearts, draw them to yourself, and use them to glorify you. Help this precious mama know that her past is forgiven and you can use her to be a light and a witness to her family. Help her have faith to believe you can and will save her children. In the strong name of Jesus I ask, Amen.

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  31. Deanna. Rebecca. Tracy. Becky L. Mary.

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  32. Father, you know Deanna, Rebecca, Tracy, Becky L., and Mary. Heather loves them, and we know you love them, too. In your perfect timing, draw them to yourself and open their hearts to receive salvation. Give them the faith to believe. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.

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  33. My son Trent died in April this year. He was a very good, loving man but hadn't believed in God. It wasn't logical he said. Is there a prayer I can say for him? Is it too late for him?

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    1. Oh, Alys, I am so sorry to hear of your son's death. I can only imagine how your mother-heart is grieving. Please accept my most sincere condolences.

      I, too, have lost loved ones who, to my knowledge, hadn't put their faith in Christ for salvation. There are several things that bring me comfort as I think about their eternity.

      First, I'm comforted by the promise that God's Word will never return void. Like you, I'm sure, I shared God's Word and the truth of God's Word with my loved ones. I believe God's promise that he used his Word to accomplish eternal things in their hearts.

      Second, I'm comforted that God desires that none should perish, but all to come to repentance and faith in him. Therefore, since my will for my loved ones and God's will is the same, I know he did everything possible to draw them to himself, including using my prayers to soften their hearts. Although I know he never violates a person's free will, if there was any way they could be saved, I rest in the confident assurance that he did it.

      The final truth that comforts me is the knowledge that he holds our lives in his hands, and he didn't allow my loved ones to die until they had had every chance to surrender their hearts to him.

      I don't have the assurance that my grandmother placed her faith in God before she died, but I know that all it would take would be a turning of her heart toward him, a silent surrender of her will to God's, to make her his child. Remember the prodigal son? All he had to do was to turn toward his father's house, and the father, who was waiting and watching for him, RAN toward him to embrace him.

      It is my prayer both for my grandmother and for your son Trent, that sometime, maybe in the dark and quietness of their own minds as they lay upon their beds and contemplated their lives, that they humbled themselves before the Lord in faith and trust. That's all it takes.

      As a mom who's wondering where her son is spending eternity, I would pray, "Lord, I trust that you did everything you could do to draw my son to yourself. Help me rest in the assurance that you specialize in turning hearts of stone into hearts of flesh, and there is nothing too hard for you." And then leave it with the Lord, confident that he loves your son even more than you do.

      THanks so much for sharing your story, dear heart. I'll be praying that the God of all comfort will keep your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.

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  34. Please help me pray for my son Jacob

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    1. Lord, you knit Jacob together in his mother's womb and created him for your glory. Please call him to yourself, that he might be a light to others and a joy to those who love him. Save him soon, Lord Jesus.

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  35. Please pray to open the hearts of these friends of mine: Carrie, Thomas, Samantha, Jake, John, Steadman, and Angel. Thank you

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    1. Father, you know the hearts of each of Melissa's friends. I asknyou today to draw them into a relationship with you. Use Melissa to demonstrate what a life lived for you looks like and give her wisdom to knownwhen tonspeak and when to be silent, when to act and when to pray. Amen.

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    2. Please pray for my daughter Nicole, her boyfriend Erik, and friend Katie.

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    3. Father, You know these dear people who are special to Jeanne, and you know they need a relationship with you. I pray you will pierce their hearts with the truths of your word and draw them to yourself. Bind Satan and his influence in their lives, and help them not be deceived. Remove the blinders from their hearts.In the strong name of Jesus, I pray, Amen.

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    4. Please pray for my son Ryan and his girlfriend. They have asked Christ to be their Savior, (when they were younger), but they live together unmarried, do not attend church and show no interest in growing spiritually.

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  36. Please pray for my son Ryan and his girlfriend say that they are saved but they live together, do not attend church, nor show any interest in growing as believers.

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  37. My husband Clive, daughter Christine, sister Sharlene, adopted Father Robert. Draw them to You Lord and open their spiritual eyes.

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  38. Pray for Brent please

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    1. Father, I pray you will call Brent into a relationship with yourself as soon as possible. Don't let him leave this earth without knowing you. Send believers into his life to help point him to you. In the strong name of Jesus I ask, Amen.

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  39. Please pray for my son Ryan and his girlfriend. They live together and say they know Christ but they show little interest in walking with Him.

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    1. Father, only you can know Ryan and his girlfriends' hearts. They claim to know you, but aren't living like they do. Please make yourself real to them. Convict them of sin and their need for a Savior. Transform them to your image. Amen.

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  40. Please pray for Josh, rob and nicole

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  41. Please pray for Josh, rob and nicole

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    1. Father, please draw Josh, Rob, and Nicole to yourself. Open their hearts to believe. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.

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  42. Please pray for my uncle Gavin. Thank you.

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    1. Father, please show mercy to Uncle Gavin and open his heart to believe. Don't let him leave this world without a relationship with you.

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  43. Cory, Travis & Jess

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    1. FAther, you created Cory, Travis & Jess. Please draw them to yourself with cords of loving kindness. Soften and penetrate their hearts so they know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you are real, that you love them, and that they need to confess, repent, and surrender themselves to you. In the strong and mighty name of Jesus I ask, Amen.

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    1. FAther, I pray for Joey and Karen. Draw them to yourself. Open their minds to believe in you. Help Krista never stop praying for them and believing that nothing is too hard for you. In Jesus' name I ask, Amen.

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  45. Please pray for my daughter Megan, she is 20 and has moved very far away from the faith she had when she was younger. I pray for God to soften her heart and for her to long to know Him. Also please pray for my son David, he is 17. He believes but is content not really having God be a part of his life.

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    1. I count it a privilege to pray for Megan and David. Lord, open their hearts to believe. Draw them to yourself. In Jesus' name, Amen.

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  46. Please pray for David Stringer. His heart has been made of stone due to loss and unfortunate events in his life. He holds much unforgiveness and anger. He was also adopted when he was a child, so he needs to be free from the orphan spirit. May the father crown him as son and give him the revelation that he belongs to a perfect plan tailor made plan. That he has not been forgotten and that he will believe that he is saved and protected by a loving Saviour. In Jesus name i ask this. Amen.

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    1. Oh, Father, I pray for David and ask you to reveal to him how you long to adopt him into your family. Help him comprehend the depth and breadth and height of your love for him. Draw him into a complete and whole relationship with you. In the strong name of Jesus I ask, Amen.

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  47. Pray for David, my husband, thank you

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    1. My husband's name is David, too. God delivered him from alcoholism and drug abuse. He is now a pastor. Nothing is too hard for God. I am praying with you.

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  48. Please pray for my son, Matthew. He was raised to love Jesus, but as a teen, turned his back on God. When I read through the comments here, the very first was someone praying for Matthew. How great is that!!! Praying for all the Matthew's, the sons and daughters, husbands, wifes that we long for salvation. Amen.

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    1. Father, you knit Matthew together in his mother's womb. You have good plans for his life. Thank you for the promise that not a word of yours will return void, but will accomplish what you sent it out to do. Please help the seeds of faith this mama has sown into Matthew's life bear fruit 100-fold. In Jesus' name I ask, Amen.

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  49. Please pray for my husband David. He is a wonderful husband, father, and provider to our family. He has nver been saved; he will not attend church with me. I am a Christian. He seemingly looks at religionas being a cult following, even though I tell him it is rather a personal relationship with God. I know God can soften his heart. Blame his doub on his volatile upbringing, past mistakes, etc. There is a new start for us all and he knows this. Thank you ..

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    1. Father, open David's heart to the truth of your love. Draw him to yourself. In the strong name of Jesus I ask, amen.

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  50. I would very much appreciate it if you would pray for Michael, Greg, Joni, Kelly, Jessica, Brandy, Josh, Nick, Jake, Fiona, Steve, and Stephanie to be saved. I love them all very much.

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    1. Lord, you hear Taylor's heart. Being each of these dear ones into a personal relationship with you before it is too late. In Jesus' name I ask, Amen.

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  51. Please pray for Greg, Michael, Nick, Joni, Fiona, Kelly, Josh, Jake, Steve, Stephanie, Brandy, and Jessica to be saved and know Christ. I love them all very much.

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  52. Taylor, I will join you in praying that your dear ones come to know Jesus as Savior just as soon as possible. I'm comforted by the truth that God wants them in a relationship with himself even more than we do. He will faithfully work in their lives. We can trust him. Blessings to you, friend.

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  53. Please pray for my son Anthony, he claims to no longer believe in God, is into Pantheism. He is surrounded by so many unbelievers, it seems so impossible, but I believe God has a plan and that my son will glorify Him one day through his music. Thank you.

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    1. Lord, nothing is too hard for you. We claim Anthony for your kingdom. Please save him and make him a mighty man of God. In Jesus' name I ask, Amen.

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  54. Jacob
    Lauren Rose

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  55. FAther, you created Jacob and Lauren Rose. Call them to yourself and use them for your glory. Help Julie never stop praying for them. Give her the faith to believe.

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  56. My Dad please, Ronald ... Thank you!

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    1. Lord, you know Ronald's heart and need for salvation. Open his heart to believe. Save him and use him for your glory. In the strong name of Jesus I ask, Amen.

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  57. I am going to pin this past because your prayers for the unsaved are so beautiful I want to reference them to help me pray for my husband, Matt. But I had a quick question because I struggle with this. You said, "Apart from God opening a person’s heart to believe, the message of the Gospel falls on deaf ears." Wouldn't God open everyone's heart if his will is that they turn to him and it is their own free will that is standing in the way?

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  58. Please pray for my son Jared Michael. Jared is 23 years old and a great dad to his little boy. Jared suffers from depression and has twice tried to commit suicide. Jared is very smart & scientific minded therefore he believes evolution to be more likely than Creation. Jared likes to argue and tell why he thinks the stories in the bible couldn't possibly have happened. He claims that when he tried to commit suicide there was nothing afterward but darkness and silence. I am terrified for him. Please pray for Jared to open his heart and mind to Jesus and also pray that God will heal him of his depression and make him see that life while not perfect is still worth living.

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  59. please also pray for Sheila and Darrin and their son who are athiests.

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  60. Please pray for my significant other Nick, that he would come to know God as his lord and Savior and that God will put a hedge of protection around our relationship.
    Please pray that his heart is softened.
    Where there is fear, may God replace it with confidence & Peace
    Where there is hopelessness, hope
    Where there is anger, joy
    Where there is complacency, passion
    Where there are barriers, open gates
    where there is no more love, let our cup runneth over

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  61. Please pray for Mitja's salvation. Thank you Lori ;)

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  62. Please pray for Mitja's salvation. thank you Lori ;)

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    1. Father, open Mitja's heart to believe the truth of your word. Help him understand your love and sacrifice for him, and call him to yourself. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.

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  63. Please pray for my grandson, Daniel. Thank you!

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    1. Father, draw Daniel to yourself in a personal, life-changing way. Don't let him go into eternity without you. In the strong name of Jesus I pray, Amen.

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  65. My son, Kai, who resists and is fearful to believe, unable to let go. And myself for help being a better witness for him.

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    1. Father, give Kai courage and faith to believe. Help his mother be a beautiful reflection of you. Draw them both closer to you.

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  66. Please Father pray for my Mom Teresa, My Dad Tom, my sister Beckie and my Aunt Kathy, and my friend Christy to open their hearts ♥️ to accept Jesus as their Lord and savior and accept them into your eternal home. Please let them know who their Heavenly Father is who loves them! I pray for my Grandparents who past away that the accepted Jesus into their hearts and know the love of there Heavenly Father! Amen πŸ™
    Please help them feel your love even when life is dark. Help them feel your love when they do not feel love from others! Help them to ease the yoke of their deep pain and struggles, to know their deep longings in their heart that only God can fill in Jesus name! ❤️πŸŒˆπŸ™πŸ˜Š Please mend their tears at night! Amen! And know how much I love them eternally amen πŸ™! I would die for them Amen!!

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  67. Please do not let my loved ones leave this earth without knowing you!!!! 😟πŸ˜₯😒

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  68. Hey Lori

    The love of my life (after Jesus) Deborah has a very difficult time yielding her heart and life to Jesus.

    She is very strong willed and though she confesses to believing in Jesus, I feel she reacts irritated and a little afraid at the suggestion of surrendering control of her life to Jesus..

    She has a difficult and dark past, and grew up with what you could call a survivors mentality.

    I love her more than my own life, and my hearts deepest desire is to see her happy and fulfilled, but that can't happen until she opens her heart to Jesus' transforming and healing power. She needs a lot of healing.. i feel i can't get through to her with words alone.

    I would be happy beyond words if you could pray for her Lori.

    With Love,
    Alex

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  69. Alex,
    It is my honor and privilege to pray for your dear Deborah. You are right, she won't find peace and transformation until she surrenders to the Prince of Peace and the God of healing and grace. She is very fortunate to have such a strong believer by her side. You are wise and insightful.
    Father, only you can open Deborah's heart. I pray you will. Remove the blinders from her eyes, the fear from her heart, and the resistance in her spirit. Overwhelm her with your love until she finds you irresistable. Give Alex wisdom to know when to speak and when to be silent, when to act and when to pray. Strengthen him and his walk with you, keeping him above reproach. Make him a walking testimony of you. In the strong name of Jesus I pray, Amen.

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    1. Thank you so much Lori.. i feel the Lord is working great transormation in our hearts.. sometimes i get impatient and frustrated when results are not immediate and visible.. it's easy to yield control and worries to God during smooth waters, but when my doubts and worries get the best of me i pace in circles like a headless chicken.. Sorry Jesus, please help my unbelief....

      Again, thank you so much Lori <3

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    1. Father, please save Dinesh and make him a mighty man for you.

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  71. Thank you so much for this! Please pray for my boyfriend, Michael. And please pray that I, and people around him, can be open for Him to work through.

    Michael came from a family of non-believers and was just brought up with a very false sense of who God is, and religion in general.

    He is the type of person who will get very turned off by Christians forcing or pushing their beliefs onto him, which I agree is the wrong way to approach it, especially to people who do not have Jesus in their life and lack that understanding of who He really is.

    I pray that he can find his Savior through Jesus Christ and desires to continue pursuing and growing his relationship with Him.

    Thank you!!

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    1. Kristy, I will pray this as well. May God draw him to himself.

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  72. Please pray for my brother Tinaye that he would encounter Christ and that his life will be transformed as he comes to know who Christ and develops a relationship with Him.

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    1. Father, open Tinaye’s Heart to believe your Word. Save him, Father, for your glory.

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  73. My daughter Amina (is not sure in her beliefs as a teen although she accepted Christ as a child) and my husband Mustafa (who no longer believes).

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    1. Father, you know the condition of Amina's and Mustafa's hearts. If they need to place their faith in you, please open their hearts to believe. If they need to repent and turn back to their faith, draw them through the gentle, persistent voice of the Holy Spirit. Help Careing Mom not to give up and never stop praying, because we know you reward the persistent, faithful prayers of a righteous woman. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.

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  74. Please pray to open Kevin’s heart!

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    1. Father, I ask you to open Kevin’s Heart to believe in you. In the strong name of ajesus i pray, Amen.

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