Daily Topic for September 24, 2017

Isaiah 56:7, NKJV
Even them I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.

Pray for this blessing to come upon the Bassith people soon.

Hindu Basith People

by KH

Since the creation of the world, God’s invisible qualities have been clearly seen being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse ... their foolish hearts were darkened (Romans 1:20, 21b)
The 29,000 Basith people are a 100 percent Hindu, agricultural people group living in a predominantly Muslim part of Jammu and Kashmir. Their customs are similar to neighboring peoples, but they remain separate. They worship all deities of the Hindu pantheon, including their clan gods and goddesses. They are not vegetarian, and they drink alcohol.
Relationships between men and women among the Basith people are different from many groups in that area. When divorce occurs, the men become responsible for the children. Daughters share in potential inheritances that usually only goes to sons. Women contribute to family income by doing odd jobs, and they enjoy equal status with men. The Bassith people prefer small families of three or fewer children.
Their primary language is Kashmiri, although some speak Hindi or Urdu as trade languages. The Bible, GRN audio resources, and the JESUS Film have been translated into each of their major languages.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray that Basith people will become sensitive to God’s beautiful creation, and will ask, “Who made all of this?” Pray that God’s Holy Spirit will send messengers able to communicate Almighty God’s provision to these people who have been in bondage to dark spirits for centuries.


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