STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM
FREEDOM IN FAITH
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free
indeed. John 8:36
During an SSTS seminar in Central Asia, we listened to
testimonies of the
participants who were mostly from Muslim background. We
asked how long they
had been followers of Jesus. The majority answered, “Nine
When we asked how they had become believers, they shared that
there was a
vicious religious civil war in their country nine years earlier.
It had shown
them the true colors of Islam and they turned to follow Jesus
for the reasons
Jesus of the Bible
teaches and exemplifies love and compassion.
attracted to the Christian love of singing and worshipping God with
Jesus shows how to forgive our enemies –
feed them and give them water to
4. JESUS’ LIFE
teachings and His example are very attractive.
women in high esteem.
Jesus claims to be the way, truth
and life. Salvation in Christ is by faith
alone. No works or rituals or rules
can save us.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is “Good News”
because He is the Truth. The Gospel
is based on Truth.
Christian expression is based on freedom and liberty in Christ.
teaches the basis for such liberty.
These eight positive
principles are a powerful affirmation of the uniqueness
RESPONSE: Today I will appreciate the uniqueness of the Gospel
and Jesus my
PRAYER: Pray today that many more Muslims may
come to faith in Jesus and
follow Him fully.