As Christian witnesses we can do nothing to force the acceptance of truth. How nonbelievers come to believe is their business and the business of the Holy Spirit. But we can, should and do pray that the moment of truth leads to Jesus as Lord and Savior.
— James Sire, from Why Good Arguments Often Fail, p. 126
There is only one right way of asking men to believe, which is to put before them what they ought to believe because it is true; and there is only one right way of persuading, which is to present what is true in such a way that nothing will prevent it from being seen except the desire to abide in darkness; Continue reading