Daily Topic for October 28, 2017

Ps 84:2, NET
I desperately want to be in the courts of the Lord’s temple. My heart and my entire being shout for joy to the living God.

Pray that these people who are noted for shouting, will soon shout a joyful noise to the Lord!

Ghosi People

by BK

In the north of India there lives a tribe of people known as the Ghosi, and their name comes from the Sanskrit word ghush, which means “to shout.” The reason for this is that the Ghosi are herdsmen who are noted for shouting as they herd their cattle. The raising of cattle for their milk has been the traditional work of the Ghosi for centuries, and it continues still today.
It is thought that the Ghosi were once Hindu, but are now Sunni Muslims, though they maintain some Hindu practices. They cremate their dead, though not at night and not young children with unpierced ears. They can be found in several north Indian states, most notably Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and West Bengal. The Ghosi in Rajasthan and West Bengal have diversified into agriculture in addition to raising cattle.
There are many Christian resources available to the Ghosi, including tracts and a fully translated Bible. Nevertheless, the Ghosi, though having ears to hear, have not heard.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray for the Ghosi that their ears would be opened to the good news of the kingdom of God. Pray that they would encounter the Lord in dreams and visions, and that they would be stirred to spread their experiences. Pray for workers in the harvest fields; men and women of God who will boldly proclaim the gospel with love and power. Pray for a spiritual revolution among the Ghosi that would spread throughout their communities in powerful and wonderful ways.


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