Daily Topic for November 02, 2009

Psalms 24:1
"The earth is the Lord's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it."

Not only does the Lord own and control every minute speck on every planet and star, but He also controls every grain of sand on the beach and every speck of dust. Do the nations realize this? Do they know that He not only has absolute power, but He owns everything, including us?

Pray that some from every people group in Central Asia will soon understand that nothing is beyond God’s control, even the rocks they see around them.

Missionary Biography- the Wilhelmsens

(Continued from yesterday)

But not all was easy for these two. In 1953 the Indian government began to restrict visas for missionaries, so the Wilhelmsens had to leave India. God called them to the Island of Trinidad in the West Indies where many South Asian migrants were working in the cane fields. The Wilhelmsens hoped to use the Indian languages they learned to evangelize these people. For seven years they worked in Trinidad, seeing God deliver many from demons and building a church and Bible school to disciple new believers.

Then they returned to Asia, leaving young “Timothys” to carry on. Several times Kaare had to be hospitalized because of a heart condition, but the couple never faltered in their endeavors. They became pilgrims on the high roads of Asia, seeking out the lost sheep, especially among Muslim peoples. Traveling through Afghanistan to Iran, they spent several years among the ancient churches. In Tehran the young people they won and discipled became the nucleus of a new outreach through correspondence courses and letters.

Kaare and Jean Wilhelmsen could appreciate the wandering ministry of the Apostle Paul as summer after summer they pulled their small house trailer across Iran and Turkey. In campsites along the way they met the lost and lonely of every race, including mixed up hippies and doubting sophisticates. (Continued tomorrow)

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will give the right words to today’s missionaries as they seek to minister Christ to diverse people.-AL

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