My heart's desire and prayer to God is that __________ be saved.(Romans 10:1)

I pray that the ďgod of this ageĒ (the devil) would no longer be able to blind _________'s mind and that (he/she) be given eyes to see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ. (2 Cor 4:4)

I pray that any strongholds, arguments, and pretension that have been set up in _________'s mind will be brought down.
(2 Cor 10:4-5)

Father, there is no other name than Jesus by which people can be saved and no one comes to you except through Jesus. Father, I pray that __________ will come to you through Jesus. 
(Acts 4:12), (John 14:6)

Thank you Jesus that you came to seek and to save the lost and that You want _________ to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
(Luke 19:10)  (1 Timothy 2:3-5)

I pray that _____________ will understand Your great love for (him/her).  You loved (him/her) so much that you sent Your son to die on the cross for (his/her) sins.  I pray (he/she) will believe in (trust in, cling to, rely on) Jesus and not perish (come to destruction or be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.
(John 3:16) (John 6:40)

I pray ________ will declare with (his/her) mouth that, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in (his/her) heart that God raised Jesus from the dead
(Romans 10:9-10)

Lord of the harvest, I ask You to send out workers to share the gospel with  ____________.
(Luke 10:2)

Father, I pray that You would draw ___________.  (John 6:44)

I pray that ____________ would have ears to hear and would receive faith from hearing the message about Christ 
(Mark 4:23) (Romans 10:17)

I pray for ___________ to have godly sorrow that brings true repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret and will be gently instructed and be granted repentance leading (him/her) to a knowledge of the truth and come to (his/her) senses and escape the trap of the devil.
(2 Cor 7:10) (2 Peter 3:9)
(2 Timothy 2:24-26)

I pray that __________ will be born again. (John 3:3)

I pray that _____________ will repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus for the forgiveness of sins and then (he/she) will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:38)

I pray that ___________ will receive the Holy Spirit and the things from the Spirit will not seem like foolishness, but will be understandable.  (1 Cor 2:14)

I pray that __________ would not depend on (his/her) own good works for salvation, but would be saved by grace through faith, through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.  (Eph 2:8-9, Titus 3:5)

God, please send people to disciple and mentor (him/her) when (he/she) is saved. I pray for _______ to have a vibrant walk with Jesus and to know the joy of spending time in God's presence.

God, is there anything else that I should pray.  Please show me now or in the days to come.

In Jesus Name I pray, Amen

18 Prayers to Pray for Unbelievers

Scriptures that the above prayers are based on:

Romans 10:1
Brothers and sisters, my heartís desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.

2 Corinthians 4:4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5
The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 

Acts 4:12
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved."

John 14:6
Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 3:16 (Amplified)
For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

John 6:40
For this is My Fatherís will and His purpose, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day

Romans 10:9-10  For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.

Luke 10:2 He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

John 6:44 "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day. 

Romans 10:17
Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.

Mark 4:23
If anyone has ears to hear, let them hear."

2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.

Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.

1 Timothy 2:3-5
This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus 

2 Timothy 2:24-26 And the Lordís servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Opponents must be gently instructed, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will. 

John 3:3 Jesus answered him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the kingdom of God. 

Acts 2:38
Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 

1 Corinthians 2:14 The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. 

Ephesians 2:8-9 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-- not by works, so that no one can boast. 

Titus 3:5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit 

Ephesians 1:20-21 Ö when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms, far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come. 

Ephesians 2:6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus


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