I’m preaching from John chapter one this morning and there is a passage which offers much hope to those of us who have prayed and shared and done everything we could to brings friends and family to Christ without any outward signs of movement. When Jesus runs into the skeptical Nathanael (“can anything good come from Nazareth?”) he sees something that we don’t. He sees that the Spirit has already been at work in Nate and that his heart has already turned toward the Messiah. Philip who shared his witness with Nate sure didn’t see it and his outward behavior sure doesn’t show it but Jesus knows it.
You and I never know how the Spirit is working in someone but the Lord does. Trust Him and take hope that He will leave none of His own behind.