Saturday, September 12, 2009

Voices of the Faithful Book 2

This collection of daily devotionals is rich in the spirit. Beth Moore's idea of devotionals based on stories from the mission field continues to be needed in this world. Even though the news tells us that the world is getting smaller thanks to media and social networking; we are still in the dark about the basic day to day life of most of the world. The devotionals that are shared by the missionaries bring realness to the places that they are serving that can only be achieved through stories from the battle lines.
The book is divided into monthly segments with an introduction by Kim P. Davis, the compiler that includes the topics: God, Our loving Father; "Follow Me"; Lessons from the young; and Hope for the World. Each day there is a scripture, story from a missionary, and a prayer. The book is beautiful to look at but even more beautiful to experience. Having served for a brief time in the Sub-Saharan Africa, it is encouraging to hear of the work that our brothers and sisters in Christ are doing there. But the book also does an excellent job of addressing the danger that is inherent in spreading the gospel in non-Christian cultures.
I would recommend this devotional for anyone that wants to be in prayer for missionaries and for those that want to grasp a greater understanding of the mission field.

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