HEART FOR THE LOST
Throughout history, believers have had this heart for the lost. John Knox, for example, reflected Paul’s sorrow for his people when he said, "O God! Give me Scotland or I die!"
David Brainerd, the great missionary to the North American Indians in the early years of the 18th century, died at the tender age of 29 while attempting to minister to them amid many difficulties and trials. He wrote of his feelings for the unconverted American Indians in these memorable words, "I dream of lost souls. I care not what sufferings I undergo, as long as I see lost souls saved."
(From a sermon by Freddy Fritz, "Responding to the Rejection of the Gospel")
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