How to Pray for Lost Loved Ones – Part 1
Powerful Prayer – Part 7
Life Church – September 12, 2010
Pastor Dan Walker
Luke 19:10 (NIV) For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.
1. Determine to be __________________
A. Don’t grow _____________
Galatians 6:9 (NIV) Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
B. Rely on God’s _________________
Memory Verse. Philippians 4:13 (NIV) I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
2. Strengthen your ____________
A. Your faith must _______________
Romans 4:20 (NLT) Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God.
Matthew 17:20 (ESV) “… if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you."
B. Faith grows through the ____________
Romans 10:17 (NIV) Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.
C. Ten Scriptures to build your faith
Psalms 3:8, Isaiah 59:1, Matthew 1:21, Matthew 18:11, Matthew 18:14, Luke 15:7, John 3:16, 1 Timothy 1:15, 1 Timothy 2:5, 2 Peter 3:9.
3. Pray for God’s ______________
A. Unbeliever’s minds are __________
2 Corinthians 4:3-4 (NIV) And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
B. __________ removes the veil
2 Corinthians 10:4 (NIV) The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.
Ephesians 1:17 (NIV) I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.