Do you ever get the idea that this planet and its people are on the stage of an ongoing, sweeping drama that involves everyone everywhere, including those in the distant past and those in the still unfolding future? That our lives are somehow affected by forces outside ourselves and that we may be coming to a personal conclusion or perhaps even a global one?
Although we don’t often describe it that way, this is the position we are in. We are caught in a war between God and His enemy, Satan, and there is no neutral ground.
Either by default or by choice we align ourselves with one side or the other. If we align ourselves with Jesus, our Commander-in-Chief, the One who will be King, we become “aliens and strangers” in this world (see 1 Peter 2:11). If we do not make that choice, by default we remain aligned with Satan, the prince of this world...
Lilian was a Muslim three years ago. But she was a Muslim with an open mind and a receptive heart. She lived in a small town near a mosque, but also near a church that often held prayer meetings at night. And one night she decided to go.
“I’ll just listen to what they are teaching and find out what they are about,” she recalls. “And I enjoyed it.” So Lilian told her parents she wanted to start going to church.
“Why do you want to go to church?” her mother asked.
“That’s what I think I should do. God created me for a purpose.”
Her father’s reaction was not nearly so tactful. He vowed to disown her if she went to church, so for a while...
This month, please pray for the following:
- Praise that our year-end giving campaign was a huge success! Your support is helping to ignite passion for God's kingdom around the world. Thank you to everyone who helped support Walk Thru!
- Pray for our South Asia Conference of Walk Thru the Bible leadership in Hyderabad India this month.
- Pray for our Event Development team as they travel to Israel and begin design of a new Bible Lands Tour! Stay tuned for more on this later in the year!
- Pray for the filming of our newest installment in the Biblical Character Series this month. Watch for our series on the life of King Josiah later this Spring!
Please don't forget that we offer free resources on our website that will help ignite your passion for God's Word.