|The Bible is the only book where the Author is Present each time it is read|
Aureole was speaking to my husband. Her words were, “Bob would you pray that I read my Bible more?"
Reading your Bible is something between you and God and my prayers would not be effective.
Actually God has done all he can do to provide salvation, we cannot force someone to receive Jesus. They have a free will and are responsible for their own salvation.
The proper prayer to pray is that God will send workers to the person, and that their hard heart will become softened to receive Truth.
We need to approach praying for others with a fresh awareness that we don't have the answers for them but that we know the One who does.
At times we pray for someone to be healed, and the sad fact is that they have damaged their body with obesity, smoking, drinking and even prescription drugs (or the other kind of drugs.)
God can bring recovery and restoration if the person is sincere and desires to walk right with our Lord.
Perhaps there is unconfessed sin that is blocking their communication with God. “Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid?” is a good question.