The gap is the place between what is and what can be! Your family may not be walking with God, but you can become the bridge between them and heaven; “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and they house” (Acts 16:31). When you see any area where the hedge of protection has been broken, and the devil has been given an entry point to come in, then go stand in it. Pray, using the name of Jesus, the power of the Blood, and the authority of the Word, and drive him out.
When some child of God fails, don’t join the gossip circle-stand in the gap for them. First talk to God on their behalf and, if God tells you, speak to them in love and restoration; “Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently” (Galatians 6:1).
The only people likely to do this are people who are led by the Spirit.
And refuse to give your loved ones over to sickness and death, unless you’ve clearly heard from God that they’ve finished their course. You don’t have to go to Bible School or be ordained to do this. You can “stand in the gap” for anyone, anywhere, at any time.