Daily Topic for August 01, 2010

Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.

This verse follows the long description of those who by faith conquered and of those who by faith endured. All were faithful witnesses in their day, and all watch to see if we also will be faithful witnesses. In today’s world, there are many such witnesses like Stephanie Vernon who have gone out by faith in the God of Abraham, and given their lives to see Him glorified among the nations.

Pray that each of us will give our all to see Him glorified.

Missionary Biography, Stephanie Vernon

by Global Recordings Network

Missionary Stephanie Vernon used gospel recordings (GR) (now called Global Recordings Network) as a key entrance to Tibetan hearts before she passed away at age 92. This will give you a glimpse of GR work among the Tibetan Buddhist peoples throughout the Himalayan Mountains and beyond.

Our GR friend had earlier sent a Bible and Gospel Recordings to the “God King” of Tibet the Dalai Lama. She went to India on a tourist visa with $100 in her purse. While there she felt she needed to evangelize all the Tibetans she could. That is what she did for the next 20 years. Gospel recordings and Christian literature were her tools of evangelism as she moved from village to village and Buddhist temple to Buddhist temple bringing the good news to the Buddhist monks. Two of them are now believers and live in the USA.

She was so careful with her funds that she often went without food in order to buy and transport Scripture portions. She always took Gospel recordings with her. As she only could afford one coolie her gospel literature and gospel recordings had higher priority than food in her luggage.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray for God to raise up workers who will do whatever it takes to get His Word to the nations. Pray for GR materials and the JESUS Film to reach the most remote parts of the Tibetan Buddhist world.

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