Here are prayer points for salvation of souls you can use to pray.
Soul winning is God’s number one Job and prayer is soul winning number one and foundational tool.
Without prayers, sufficient and effective prayer, there may be no real and lasting harvest of souls.
Prayer breaks and plows the soil for sowing, while preaching and witnessing plants the seeds.
So you must pray before you preach or witness.
Knowing how vital prayer is to soul winning, we have decided to put together some prayer points for salvation of souls to help you get started.
But this is not just about praying though prayer is the number one key, but it is about praying rightly – which is more productive.
So let’s get started.
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Prayer Points For Salvation of Souls
The following are prayer points for salvation of souls you can pray right away as an individual or as a team, church or group of intercessors:
1. Pray and say; Father thank you for the great plan of redemption you sent Jesus to die and consummate through His blood, in Jesus name.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16, NIV)
2. Pray and thank the Lord for His will that no man should perish but that all should come to repentance, in Jesus name.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9, KJV)
3. Pray and thank the Lord for the blood price of redemption and salvation for the souls of men, in Jesus name.
Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. (Hebrews 10:19, KJV)
4. Now, pray and ask the Holy Spirit to guide the way and lead you to souls that are ripe, ready for harvest, in Jesus name.
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. (Isa 30:21)
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5. Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to make God’s word in your mouth to be cutting and penetrating as you witness to the unsaved, in Jesus name.
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12, KJV)
6. Pray that the word of the Lord will have free course in the hearts of your hearers, in Jesus name.
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you. (2 Thessalonians 3:1, KJV)
7. Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to help you develop strategies for effective soul winning, in Jesus name.
Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight. (Psalm 144:1, KJV)
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8. Pray and ask the Lord to confirm His word with signs and wonders as proofs and evidence of the power of the gospel, in Jesus name.
And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen. (Mark 16:20, KJV)
9. Pray and ask the Lord to work healing and deliverance miracles as you witness, in Jesus name.
Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. (Acts 3:6, KJV)
10. Pray that there will be demonstrations of the Spirit and power everywhere you go witnessing, in Jesus name.
And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power. (1 Corinthians 2:4, KJV)
11. Pray and ask the Lord of the harvest to help convict every unsaved person that comes into your meeting or church service of their sin and grant that they will receive Christ, in Jesus name.
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? (Acts 2:37, KJV)
12. Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to inspire in your walk and work word of knowledge and word of knowledge for effective soul winning.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee. Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel. (John 1:47-49, KJV)
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13. Pray and break every controlling influence and hold of the devil over every individual that you witness to, in Jesus name.
Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart. (Ephesians 4:18, KJV)
14. Pray and bind demons that blind and bound the heart with darkness stopping them from receiving the word of life, in Jesus name.
For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them. (Matthew 13:15, KJV)
15. Pray and take authority over familiar and lying spirits that keep people’s hearts and minds from seeing the light of the gospel, in Jesus name
But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. (2 Corinthians 4:3-4, KJV)
16. Pray and ask the Lord to order your steps to the men and women He has destined to receive salvation and eternal life through you, in Jesus name.
And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed. (Acts 13:48, KJV)
17. Pray and ask that the gift of discerning of spirits and prophecy will be at work in you with accuracy for effective witnessing, in Jesus name.
But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all: And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth. (1 Corinthians 14:24, KJV)
Now, go ahead and thank God for answer to prayers, in Jesus name.
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These prayer points for salvation of souls are not all there is to praying for souls to be saved, but these are just key and basic.
They are scriptural and cover the basic needs as far as soul winning is concerned.
One thing is sure, as you continue to pray these prayers; the Holy Spirit will inspire in you some other prayer points that are direct and specific to the needs at hand.
Now, to be sure that you really pray these prayer points for salvation of souls well, we would ask that you pray them intensely and fervently in the spirit also.
That way, you will be sure to exhaust the prayers, crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s.
Plus, you will be filled with confidence and assurance that God has heard you and that you have the answer to prayers in the name of the Lord.
All the best!