The Lord does not delay his promise, as some understand delay,
but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish but all to come to
2 PETER 3:9, CSB

Father, You have been patient ____________________ with up to this point in his/her life. Every day he/she lives is a testimony to the fact that You long for all people to hear the gospel and come to saving faith. Continue to show mercy and extend ____________________’s life. In Your kindness, allow him/her to experience the beautiful things You’ve created and that display Your glory. Protect him/her from the full extent of the consequences of his/her sin, and allow the consequences that he/she does experience to point him/her to the need for salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.