PRAYER FOCUS: SEPTEMBER 4: EGYPT
Many people in Egypt are affected by the virus pandemic. Friends have lost loved ones, some have lost their jobs, and many pastors and full-time ministry workers have not had income for a long time.
- Pray with us for all those who have been affected that God will comfort and provide, and that we can encourage and minister through Derek’s teaching
...Testimony - Middle East...
“Your Book is not true, it is distorted. You worship three Gods
(May Allah forgive you)! How can you say that God has a son -
this doesn’t make sense at all.”
This is how a young Muslim girl named Samia, started her messages to
our team on Facebook. The counsellor responded by saying, “The fact
that you cannot understand these things doesn’t mean they aren’t
true.” At this point, Samia took a step back and said: “Please answer
my questions.” She sounded sincere and listened attentively to the
counsellor. Samia had many questions: “Why are Christians divided
into Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant?” And why does
Christianity have two religions, the Old Testament and the New
Testament?” By the grace of God, we were able to answer all Samia’s
questions. Then she made a firm statement. “So Muslim are the ones
who are mistaken. I have found mistakes in the Quran, but I was
afraid to search for answers. Now is the time for truth. I found
what I really missed. I really want to know more.”
Responding to Samia’s honest desire, the counsellor sent her a Bible.
She enrolled in our online discipleship group, and we are still connecting
with her. She said: “I want to follow the truth and I am completely
sure that it is the way of Jesus. It is an honour for me to follow