The Bible tells us that God is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance and to the knowledge of the truth (2 Pet. 3:9, 1 Tim. 2:4). For this reason, He wants us to pray for the lost—for all the lost. It is how God has designed for people to be saved (Rom. 10:1).
But we should also pray for ourselves—because we are the instruments that God has chosen to pray for them and to bring them to Christ. Of course, in our own ability we will fail, because we naturally lack the desire, the skill, and the courage to witness. But with prayer, God will work the power of His own Spirit in us, so that many may be delivered out of the power of darkness and into His marvelous light.
Now the most vital thing we need as witnesses is to be…
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