Daily Topic for July 19, 2017

2 Cor 3:14, NKJV
But their minds were blinded. For until this day the same veil remains unlifted in the reading of the Old Testament, because the veil is taken away in Christ.

Pray for the spiritual blindness of the Aling people will be removed when they hear the name of Jesus.

Aling (Ah-loo) People

by CL

(This fictional account is intended to explain the beliefs of this people group).
“She is very sick,” the mother said, looking down at her young daughter with an expression of grave concern. She touched the girl’s damp forehead again with her hand, then wiped it with a wet cloth. “She’s burning up. We have done something to displease the gods. They are angry with us.”
“I will call the shaman,” the father said somberly. “She will drive away this evil.”
Before he could leave the room, the oldest son suggested, “Why don’t we get the man who came from the city.”
The father and mother both looked at him with a combination of curiosity and disapproval.
“He says that we can pray to someone named Jesus and this Jesus will answer us.” The mother turned away, shaking her head, and began to dab at her daughter’s forehead with the cloth.
The father glared at his son for a moment before saying, “I’ll get the shaman.”
According to research, there are no followers of Christ among the Aling people of China. They have stubbornly resisted the gospel. The Bible is not available in their language, and despite calls to action among ministry agencies, few missionaries have even tried to preach the Good News to them. Imagine how this must grieve God’s heart!

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray for laborers to be sent into this waiting harvest field, both missionaries and Bible translators. Pray for the hearts of the Aling to be softened and prepared for the message of salvation in Christ.


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