Jesus said, “I AM the Good Shepherd.” When you name His Name over a lost soul, you are lifting up the banner of active love. Jesus cares more about your lost friends, neighbors and family members than you do. Meditate on these Bible verses and declare His heart of longing over the lost.

I thank You Jesus for the mercy that I have received. I declare that mercy triumphs over judgment, and I ask for Your mercy in ___________ (neighbor’s name) life. You did not come to condemn but You came to save. I ask You to send forth Your Holy Spirit to awaken ____________’s soul to You. Bring him/her back as a lost sheep into the fold.

I ask for dreams and many divine appointments that would speak deep to his/her heart. Jesus, in Your Name I declare that You wish for no one to perish. Send them Your kindness that leads to repentance. I bind the thief in Your Mighty Name and release the abundant life that You purchased through Your blood. I declare that You are the Good Shepherd and that Your desire is for ____________’s salvation.

John 3:17 “For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through Him.”

1 Timothy 2:3-4 “This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”

2 Peter 3:9 “The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.”

Matthew 18:12-14 “… Thus it is not [the] will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.”

John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they might have life, and might have [it] abundantly.”