A God-fearing woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, was listening. The Lord opened her heart to respond to what Paul was saying.
ACTS 16:14, CSB
God, Lydia’s story gives me hope for the salvation of _____. Give me the boldness of Paul. Make me courageous to share the gospel message with _____ in a way that is clear and compelling. Help me reject the fear that causes me to shy away from speaking the Truth in love. Do for _____ what You did for Lydia. Open his/her heart to believe the gospel. Align the circumstances of life to soften his/her heart to the truth of the gospel, and cause him/her to listen intentionally and respond humbly to Jesus’ offer of salvation.