Daily Topic for July 02, 2017

John 14:15-17, NET
If you love me, you will obey my commandments. Then I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you forever--the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, because it does not see him or know him. But you know him, because he resides with you and will be in you.

That’s Jesus, who had been staying with them, coming to live in them, and now living in you! So pray that He will have the time of your life as He enjoys praying through you for everyone and everything you ever dreamed of being included in His kingdom!

Missionary Biography, Continued

by KC

“I shall never forget it. Our room was filled with glory and I had a manifestation such as I had never realized before. The glory of God came down and so filled me that I felt the Holy Ghost from my head to the soles of my feet. I had a promise at that meeting that we are going to have thousands of souls.”
It was only a year into Pollard’s ministry when he had this experience at a prayer meeting that convinced him that the Lord would bring thousands of Miao people to saving faith in Christ. It didn’t happen for 16 years, but it was worth the wait!
In 1905, a people movement among the Flowery Miao thrust him into a new role. His job was to produce a Bible for this people group that did not even have an alphabet. Some thought that he should use a Latin script, while others thought he should use the Burmese alphabet. Eventually he created his own script based partly on the written language of the Cree Indians. This script that he came up with is called the Pollard script, and it is still used today when writing in the Flowery Miao language.
At the age of 51, Samuel Pollard died of the flu in 1915. He is still remembered by the Flowery Miao as their spiritual ancestor.

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Pray that the Lord will raise up many more to take His Word to the many unreached Miao and Hmong peoples of China.

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