Daily Topic for September 10, 2017

Jeremiah 29:11-13, NKJV
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and go and pray to me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek me and find me, when you search for me with all your heart.

Make this your prayer for the Rigzong people. Pray for them to catch hold of the Lord who answers prayer.

Tibetan Buddhist Rigzong People

by KC

How much hope would you have to fulfill a great need if all you could do about it was to spin a prayer wheel as a form of prayer to an invisible spiritual force? Would it even be worth the effort? The 2,100 Tibetan Buddhist Rigzong people can only spin their prayer wheels and chant to dark spiritual forces when they face the uncertainties of life.
As followers of Christ, we know that life is filled with many uncertainties. Yet we also know that when tragedies come, we can go before the only one who can do something about it. Unlike the Rigzong people, we know that the one we pray to is loving and kind; he will hear and answer our prayers. Even if we don’t get the answer we want, we can count on God to do what is right.
The Rigzong people have no such assurance. There is not a single one of them who follows Christ. Though they have high status among Ladakhi speaking Buddhists, they face the same challenges as the rest of us.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray that the Rigzong people will soon hear about the one who holds the future and loves them intensely. Pray that they will be given the gift of faith that the sovereign God is good all the time. Pray that there will soon be a group of Rigzong people learning from Christ through the word, and sharing with other Buddhists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Next day: Buddhist Mon People in India and Myanmar

Previous day: Buddhist Mangrik People