Daily Topic for January 07, 2010
Zeal is a good thing, but it is not enough. Notice that the Ethiopian had some kind of zeal, or at least some interest in God. But he knew so little. The TapeTalk helped bring him further along to having the knowledge of Christ that he needed. How many people are out there in places like Ethiopia and Tanzania who don’t have access to the knowledge that Christ came to save sinners?
Pray for GRN workers as they attempt to take “gospel knowledge” to people still unreached.
Do you remember the account in the book of Acts about the Ethiopian Eunuch traveling home from Jerusalem? He encountered Philip who shared the good news with him. Almost exactly the same thing happened recently as reported by Global Recordings Network (GRN).
“A national missionary was walking down the road carrying his TapeTalk cassette player when a rider on a horse started walking beside him. The missionary, thinking this may be God’s appointment, started playing the GRN messages and then asked him if he would like to listen to the words on the player that were in his own language. The man listened intently and then said, “Will you come to my house? I want my family to hear this good news.’” The missionary visited the home, and the man and his whole family accepted Christ, and a church now meets in their home.
Serving In Missions (SIM) is having wonderful success in Ethiopia, and due to their work there are now 4500 Word of Life Churches with 3,500,000 members. These churches are supporting 1000 itinerant traveling evangelists who carry with them the hand wind TapeTalk players made by GRN and sets of recordings in Ethiopian languages. Recordings are now in 90 of the languages and dialects of Ethiopia. So far only 50 of the 1000 traveling evangelists are equipped with recordings and players.Learn more at joshuaproject.net
Pray that the other 950 men will soon be supplied through the local churches. Pray for these Word of Life Churches to continue to multiply.