WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the encounters of national missionaries with people who need the love of God. Through their God-given compassion, these christian people give “more than a handful of rice.”
Biru grew up in a nominal Christian home. As a boy he attended Sunday school every now and then. But even though he was exposed to Christian teaching, he never fully grasped the love of Jesus for himself.
[su_pullquote align=”right”]“When crisis came, even our own . . . relatives were not willing to help,” Agna told her family when she arrived home with the rice. “But the Christian people helped us so why don’t we call the missionary for prayer?”[/su_pullquote] When Biru became a young man, his father passed away. Gradually, as a result of the lack of guidance in his maturing years, Biru’s life went downhill. Intoxicating addictions consumed him, and Biru hung out with friends who were bad influences. Over time, he became known as an irritation in his village. Although Biru knew he was lacking peace and meaning in his life, he didn’t know his actions were harming him or displeasing the Lord.
But by God’s grace, one day a man came and shared about Christ’s love with Biru and his family. It finally all made sense. Through this encounter Biru finally understood the mercy of God in his life. Biru repented of his sinful lifestyle and started to live for Jesus, forsaking his addictions and harmful friendships…
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