March 19, 2010
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
On the night of March 15, I had a conversation with
Sister Choo Thomas and thought that it would be
beneficial to share with you what was discussed. The
topic was the salvation of my parents (who are
non-Christians) and the best way to pray for them.
What I’m about to share may help others who also may
have love ones they wish to pray for.
Initially, my question to Sister Choo was what could
I be doing differently in regards to praying for my
parents, as I’ve been praying for them for years, but
with not much apparent effect.
Sister Choo said she knew of a brother in Christ who
has a wife who was non-believing or at best, weak in
faith. One day Jesus told her (Choo) that God ’s favor
will be upon her (wife). After that, this brother’s wife
began to have a strong desire to know and seek Jesus.
Today, she is born again and totally focused on Lord
Sister Choo also has a brother in Korea (they have
the same mother) who in the past, knew about God, but
didn’t go to church. One day, Jesus told Choo, God’s
favor will be upon him. After that, her brother started
to goto church and studying the Bible intensely. Now, he
is totally focused on Jesus!
The moral of these stories is to pray fervently and
ask for God’s favor to the love ones that we are praying
for. Also, if we can pray directly for that person, that
is the best, but if this is not possible, to get a
picture of that person.
When we pray, we should cast the devil out first
(with an authoritative voice, and in the name of Jesus)
and then plead the blood of Christ in that person’s
life; in mind, body, and soul.
The prayer should be like this:
Thank you for putting ______ into my life. I pray
for Your favor in ______'s life. Your son, Lord Jesus,
has shed His blood for all of us, including ______ .
I ask that ______ will receive his/her salvation by
Your grace and mercy.
Devil, I cast you out of ______ ; you shall have no
part of him/her. I claim the blood of Christ in all
areas of _______ life, including his/her mind, body and
soul. Come out of him/her now!
Heavenly Father, please, bring ______ to You. I ask
for Your favor in _______'s life. I ask all this in
Jesus’ Mighty Name!