August 2017

We continue the projects: “Getting a Savior” and “the Shepherd and His Sheep.”I pray continuously to the Lord that no other soul would be lost. I believe this is the time when Jesus the Shepherd would fulfill what is written in John 10:16 “And I have other sheep which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd.”

I visited Herban Situ, a former roommate from the hospital in Hateg, who lives in the town of Covragi. I got to visit him home with God’s help, to present Jesus as personal Lord and Savior. This man was very glad to see me again. Since we saw each other last, he had another accident that affected his spine and a leg where he now has a metal brace. The conversation started from the kind of faith he has in the Bible and in Jesus the Son of God.

We also tal ked about the importance of prayer and psalms. I shared with him that the true worshippers, worship in spirit and in truth. He told me that he believes the Bible, the Word of God, and that he prays a few times a day and at night.

The only thing left for him is to make the decision to choose Jesus as personal Savior. His physical health is unstable. Before leaving, I prayed for him and his faith. He will be on my prayer list permanently. I realized how important it is to connect with people like him, to en courage and show them that they have the opportunity to have salvation.

Another man I visited was Petru Jujoni from the Village of Livezi. He, too, was a hospital roommate in Hateg. I knew from the time spent in the hospital that his man was tormented by the devil, swearing constantly to the point of scaring those who heard him.

He is sick with hip arthritis and needs prosthesis to be able to walk around.

He lives alone in a small rundown house outside of the village. I was intrigued by his opinion on the Christians. He would say “they mind their own business, and we mind ours.”

 This is what made me visit him and tell him “they, with their business, will spend eternity in hell, and the Christians, with their business, will inherit the Kingdom of God.” I had a conversation with him on this subject, outside on the street. I could not climb the hill to his house. I gave him a Bible and a New Testament, encouraging him to seek repentance and seek Jesus as Savior. I believe with all my heart that Jesus will be able to free this man from the influence of the devil, just like He did with the possessed man in Gadara. He also is on my permanent list of prayer.

At the new mission point in Farcadin, the believers and I encourage and strive to build each other spiritually and to prepare to meet the Lord. The same at Paclisa and Barasti. We want a deeper fellowship with the Holy Trinity, to be true people of the Kingdom, filled with the righteousness of God, and to be people after God’s own heart. The motto for this month is: prayer, prayer, prayer.