His prayer 25 years ago failed.
My friend had obediently prayed with the well meaning evangelist. My friend repeated the phrases the evangelist said, one after the next, confessing his sin, inviting Jesus into his heart.
But nothing happened.
There was no spiritual transaction, no renewal in his heart, no conviction of sin, and no awareness of the power of God’s grace.
My friend’s life didn’t change. Twenty five years later, he simply reflects: