1. Affirm that God can do the impossible. Mark 10:27, Jer 32:27
     
  2. Recognize that Satan has captivated lost people. Pray for their release from the world, the flesh, and the devil. Persist in prayer not because of God's reluctance to save, but because of the resistance to the enemy. 2 Cor. 4:3-4, 2 Tim. 2:25-26, 1 John 2:15-17
     
  3. Thank God that He desires all to be saved. John 3:16, 2 Peter 3:9, 1 Tim 2:1, 3-4
     
  4. Thank God for the authority of the name of Jesus by which salvation has been purchased. Acts 4:12, John 14:6
     
  5. Thank God for His power for salvation. 2 Cor 10:3-5, Rom. 1:16
     
  6. Thank God for His gift of salvation. Eph 3:8-9, Rom 5:8, 15
     
  7. Thank God that He seeks lost ones and draws them to Himself. Luke 19:10, John 6:44
     
  8. Claim the person by name for the victory of salvation by the blood of Jesus. Col 1:13-14, 1 Cor 15:57, 1 John 3:8
     
  9. Pray that the lost one will seek to know God as the Holy Spirit works in them. Acts 17:27, Deu 4:29, John 16:8-13
     
  10. Pray that the lost one will confess Christ as Savior and Lord and turn from sin. John 1:12, Acts 17:30-31, 3:19; Rom 10:9-10,13
     
  11. Pray that the lost one will yield all to follow Jesus and grow in Him. 2 Cor 5:15, Phil 3:7-8, Col 2:6-7
     
  12. Praise God that His word does not return to Him without accomplishing His purposes. Rom 10:17, Heb 4:12, Isa 55:11

An excerpt from Prayer Portions