Daily Topic for July 24, 2016

2 Corinthians 10:15-17, NIV
Neither do we go beyond our limits by boasting of work done by others. Our hope is that, as your faith continues to grow, our sphere of activity among you will greatly expand, so that we can preach the gospel in the regions beyond you. For we do not want to boast about work already done in someone else’s territory. But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”

Pray that the Jinghong Nasu people will boast in the Lord!

Jinghong Nasu People

by JS

The Jinghong Nasu people live in southern Yunnan Province close to Laos. They are also known as the beautiful feet Yi. Their mythologies say that their origin began when three drops of blood from a beautiful eagle fell upon a maiden weaving under a tree. She became pregnant, and thus the Jinghong Nasu people were born. Their numbers, 23,000, are quite small compared with other Nasu groups.
There are sub-groups of the Nasu. Unlike the Eastern Nasu people we prayed for yesterday, 84 percent of the Jinghong Nasu have never heard of Jesus, so they are a largely unengaged and unevangelized Nasu group. Although the Jinghong Nasu do not have the historical impact of missionary evangelization that is the case with certain other Nasu groups, there are reports of a small number having become Christians in recent years in both Jinghong and Menghai counties. Some may be members of the large Three-Self congregation in Jinghong City where about 1,000 people worship.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Ask God to bless the Three-Self congregation and to give them a vision to reach every Yi ethnic group. May God anoint special Jinghong missionaries to reach their group with the gospel message.

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