I think it’s imperative that we realize what’s truly at stake here: If nothing changes, Jahar is going to hell. What he’s suffering now because of his injuries, being locked in a 10 x 10 foot cell all alone for 23 hours a day, and facing the possibility of a life sentence or the death penalty is nothing compared to the torment he’ll suffer for all eternity.
That breaks my heart to pieces, and I hope it does yours.
Knowing what’s at stake, we must act accordingly. This quote by Charles Spurgeon has come to mind time and time again the past two months:
If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our dead bodies. And if they perish, let them perish with our arms wrapped about their knees, imploring them to stay. If Hell must be filled, let it be filled in the teeth of our exertions, and let not one go unwarned and unprayed for.
If Jahar is never saved, it’s not going to be because God didn’t pursue him and draw him to Himself. Let’s make sure also that it’s not because Jahar wasn’t warned or prayed for. Jahar’s soul is at stake, and his soul is far too precious for us not to give everything we have to bring him home to our heavenly Father.
Jahar, I will give all of me, sacrifice much, and willingly take a heavy burden upon myself in order to rescue you from hell and to see you in heaven one day. Who’s with me?