Praying for somebody else is a humbling experience.Do you remember the last time you prayed for somebody who was not your close family member?
Praying for others means we put others before us.It is a sacrificial act.The Lord Jesus Christ encouraged us to pray for our enemies.
In the book of Ephesians,Paul prays for the Ephesian Church.
This is a prayer for you too and you can also use these words to pray for somebody else.
14 For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,[c] 15 from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— 19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Five Things We Get From The Prayer Above
1.Power Verse 16
2.Christ dwelling in you. Verse 17
3.To be rooted and grounded in love Verse 17b
4.To know the love of Christ
5.To be filled with all the fullness of God.