I just went to India and Indonesia. In India I met a pastor who has lead over 500 Muslims to the Lord in the last month. He shared some amazing testimonies that are too amazing not to share. He kept receiving threats to stop preaching the Gospel and one day, one guy pulled out a gun and shot him close range, but the bullet never touched him. He also had a suicide bomber come in his church and as soon as he walked in his head felt hot and he ran to find water saying his head was on fire. Afterword he repented and told the pastor to call the police because he was there to bomb them.
All through out Indonesia, God did many miracles, restoring sight, opening deaf ears, but one thing happened at a Church in Makassar, God's manifest presence showed up and the whole church got on their knees in tears crying for the great commission. Little kids, around 3 to 5 years old ran to the front and started crying out for God. Many people got healed, even demons cast out of people. Another island we went to we got to share a Muslim family, we prayed for one ladies back and all the pain left so she started getting her neighbors and they were getting healed also, two ladies had their eyesight restored, and I got to share Jesus when about 20 people came around us. They were touched, but no one responded to the Gospel. As I was praying why, I heard the Lord say, "Count the cost" For them, this can be a life and death decision.
God was moving powerfully through the trip, but it was bittersweet. One thing that I was faced with that hit me more than it ever have. This Gospel costs something. I heard a story of one boy that gave his life to the Lord, he went home his parents found out because he was so joyful. They killed him. and and came home and his p Every Island we went to, I heard horrific stories of persecution from genocide on an island, to rape and murder on another. When I flew back, a pastor sent me pictures of three churches that got bombed by suicide bombers. In Indonesia, it's 80% Muslim and it is illegal to share your faith in Public. In America, we can open air preach with little to no repercussions. It's easy to get that people have laid down their lives to give us what we have.
Testimonies that bring glory to God.
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Psalm 119:2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies,