Pray that the saints would see that their visiting people is a preparation for the Holy Spirit to sanctify them, and that they would contact people to afford the seeking Spirit a “line” to “hook” the lost sinners (1 Pet. 1:2 and note 25; 2 Thes. 2:13; Luke 15:8-10 and notes 82 and 83; John 16:8).
1 Pet. 1:2—Chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father in the sanctification of the Spirit unto the obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.
2 Thes. 2:13— But we ought to thank God always concerning you, brothers beloved of the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning unto salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth.
Luke 15:8-10—Or what woman having ten silver coins, if she loses one silver coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls together her friends and neighbors, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin which I lost. In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner repenting.
John 16:8—And when He [the Comforter, the Spirit of reality] comes, He will convict the world concerning sin and concerning righteousness and concerning judgment.
For further reading please refer to CWWL, 1993, vol. 2, “The Training and the Practice of the Vital Groups,” ch. 12, pp. 361-363.
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