Paul writes in Phil.1:8, saying, "God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus." The word Paul uses for "affection" is the Greek word "
So how do I get His heart for those around me and specifically for the lost? First, it comes out of loving Him (1 Jn.4:19-21). Second, love is a fruit of the Spirit; as I surrender daily to Him, He will develop this love in me. Third, it comes through praying for them (check out a recent post about this). Fourth, it comes by taking action! Serving others always develops a heart for them (read this post) and sharing the Good News always results in passion for sharing the Gospel (check out the short MP3 below on growing your faith). Bottom line, spend time with Jesus, be filled with His Spirit, pray for the lost and put all that into action by sharing your faith and the result will be a passionate "gut" love for those that need Jesus!