Daily Topic for April 03, 2010

Psalms 33:13-15
From heaven the Lord looks down and sees all mankind. He watches all who live on earth—He who forms the hearts of all.

Does this sound like a God who does not care? Does He, who sends us out to give His good news to every people group on earth, not love each one? Yes, this is the same God who sent His Son to die on the cross 2,000 years ago, rise from the dead, and ascend to the Father. What an awesome Savior! Certainly our efforts in the Great Commission cannot “pay” Him back, but they are what we can do to obey Him.

Pray that God will show you how He wants you to serve Him.

Sorani Speaking Kurds in Berlin

by MB

In his homeland of Iraq, Ranj was an educated man of high esteem; his family was respectable and very well connected. In his new home of Berlin, he became just another Kurdish refugee, another statistic of Saddam’s reign of terror. However, he was not yet as bereft of hope as some of his peers. Unlike many of his unemployed friends, he owns a small newspaper kiosk and is able to bring in some income, albeit a small one. He wishes his German were as good as his children’s who do not seem to struggle with either German or Sorani.

Ranj has many hopes, dreams and desires. He wants to see his people living in a free and democratic nation. He wishes the vivid memories from the war would no longer haunt his dreams. Ranj wants a job that adequately provides for his family. He would like to be known as the esteemed man he was in Iraq. He is not just a refugee, victim, or newspaperman, but a person whose worth is not determined by the seemingly random circumstances of life.

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Pray that the God of all nations will raise up a missionary team willing to learn Sorani and minister the gospel of Jesus Christ to this Kurdish population in Berlin. Pray for spiritual openness of the Sorani-speaking Kurds.

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