There are 4 guys that I have been praying for daily for the last 3-4 years. Two have never known Christ, one walked with Christ during his youth but then turned away, and the other made a decision for Christ but within months turned back to the ways of the world (Matt 13:20). I don't live near these guys anymore, but try to keep in touch with them through phone calls. I am a Calvinist, so I believe that in God's timing, he can overcome the hardest of hearts, but honestly I was beginning to doubt. But the last one mentioned above, text messaged me Friday night. This is what it said: "I need u, ive backslid 2 much and now im ready, this will be hard and impossible on my own, ive committed my life 2 god and want 2 change 4ever, i love u man and need ur prayer 4 help and strength." I immediately called him and he is genuinely repentant. I was extremely encouraged and reminded that we 'ought always to pray and not lose heart' (Luke 18:1-8). God is faithful.