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Praying For The Lost By Name Revival

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How to pray for those who don't know Christ.

How to pray for those who don't know Christ.

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  • 1. Praying for the Lost By Name 1 st Timothy 2:1-4
  • 2. 1 st Timothy 2:4 NKJV
    • “ Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men , for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth .”
  • 3. The Power of Prayer
    • “ ...Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons -- but they are helpless against our prayers.” – J. Sidlow Baxter
    • “ For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds…” – The Apostle Paul (2nd Cor. 10:4 NKJV)
  • 4. The Power of Prayer
    • “ A church that strives to evangelize its community without saturating its efforts in prayer is like a race car driver that jumps into a car at the starting line and discovers that the tank has not been filled with gas.” George Barna, Evangelism that Works
  • 5. According to…
    • Matthew 15:24 – people apart from Christ are LOST .
    • 2nd Corinthians 4:3-4 – people apart from Christ are BLIND .
    • 2nd Timothy 2:25-26 - people apart from Christ are BOUND .
    • John 3:18 people apart from Christ are CONDEMNED .
  • 6. According to…
    • John 3:36 - people apart from Christ are DESTINED FOR HELL .
    • John 6:44 - people apart from Christ are HELPLESS.
    • Ephesians 2:12 - people apart from Christ are WITHOUT HOPE .
  • 7. Preparing to Pray…
    • “ The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” - James 5:16b
    • “ If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear.” Psalm 66:18
    • “ If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.” - 1st John 1:9-10 NKJV
  • 8. Getting our prayers into SHAPE .
    • S  Is there SIN you need to confess?
    • H  Is there some HABIT you need to correct
    • A  Is there an ATTITUDE you need to change
    • P  Is there a PROMISE you have not claimed
    • E  Are you an EXAMPLE for others to copy
  • 9. When Praying for Lost People
    • Pray daily and diligently
    • Pray for them by name
    • Present them to the Father in Jesus’ name
    • Pray for God’s kindness and mercy to be evident in their lives (Romans 2:4)
  • 10. When Praying for Lost People
    • Pray that God would remove any false sense of security they may be relying on.
    • Ask God to bring them a sense of conviction through the Holy Spirit (John 16:8)
    • Ask God to exercise mercy and grace in their lives
  • 11. Use your HEARTS !
    • H … Pray that their HEART would be open to the gospel (Luke 8:5-15)
    • E … Pray for their spiritual EYES to be open and that their EARS would hear (Matt. 13:15, 2 Cor. 4:3-4)
    • A … Pray for them to understand God’s ATTITUD E toward sin (John 16:8)
  • 12. Use your HEARTS !
    • R … Pray for the person to be RELEASED to believe (2 Tim. 2:25-26)
    • T … Pray for a TRANSFORMED life (Rom. 12:1-2)
    • S … Pray for the Lord to SEND believers to witness to lost persons. (Mat. 9:35-38)
  • 13. My Most Wanted for Jesus List
    • Brainstorm the names of people in your circle of influence who don’t know Jesus. Use what you have learned in this study to begin daily prayer for them until they come to faith in Christ. Share your names with 2 other people and add their names to your list.
  • 14. Contact…
    • www.onlyfoundation.org
    • www.friendfluence.com
    • Facebook Groups
      • Praying for the Lost by Name
      • Prayer for Revival and Spiritual Awakening

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