We may even have given up praying all but a token and occasional 'Lord, please save X'. Perhaps one reason we see few answers to our prayers for unbelievers, or find it difficult to persevere, is that we have never been taught how to pray in this vital area.
Below are seven steps to praying for people to become spiritually alive. They are not mechanistic, rather a helpful way to structure our thinking and praying. As such, whilst there is some logic to the sequence, it is not vital that they are prayed in a particular order.
- Join the Pray4Life journey.
- Let me encourage you at the start of this Pray4Life journey to ask God for the names of three people on whom to focus your prayers
- You may wish to keep a prayer journal during these 40 days
- A short guide to the seven steps is downloadable to keep with you as a memory aid.
Step 1: Connecting with God's Heart for the Lost
Step 2: Building Faith
Step 3: Fighting for Life
Step 4: Praying Life for the Spiritually Dead
Step 5: Praying Sight for the Spiritually Blind
Step 6: Praying Freedom for the Captives
Step 7: Praying for Opportunities