1 First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, 2 for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. 3 This is good, and it pleases God our Savior, 4 who wants everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:1-4
Why pray for the lost? It is Biblical. Because of the spiritual condition of the lost. Blind Bound Condemned Hell-Bound Helpless
How to pray for the lost. Pray according to the promises of God Pray asking God for resources and opportunities Pray the acrostic “HEART”. H= Pray for a receptive HEART – E= Pray for their spiritual EYES to be open and their EARS to hear A= Pray for God’s ATTITUDE toward sin R= Pray for the person to be RELEASED to believe T= Pray for a TRANSFORMED life
Our preparation to pray for the lost. Prepare with a pure heart. Prepare with a heart of praise and thanksgiving. Prepare with a heart of compassion for the lost.
Reaching People Around the Globe Matthew 28:18-20