In 1994, I met a young man of about 25 in Africa who was from one of the middle east aristocracy. He escaped from his family after enduring torture and jail for his "new faith'. He ran away to Africa. He had become a Christian in very unusual circumstance. He knew that staying in his country will cost his head. He was met by a man in white suit and briefcase on the streets of an African mega city where he was stranded. Initially, he was afraid of the man because, he didn't look "African" rather he looked more like one from his part of the world and he feared that his people had sent someone to spy on him. But the man was gentle and reassuring, he comforted him and told him to write down an address he can go to obtain help. As the man stretched forth his hand to give him a copy of the Bible from his briefcase, he saw an unusual sight; his hand was perforated from front to back. His jaw dropped and he let out his name; Jesus?! The stranger nodded and told him; "do not be afraid, I am with you always".

I met the man as a missionary in a relatively remote part of Africa, loved by his community for his humanitarian work. I wondered that such men do not make noise or broadcast their experiences. He still worked with the copy of the Bible the Lord had given him.

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  • I don't believe this story. ISIS is murdering Christians in Iraq and if Jesus exists why is he not helping them?


    John 16:2 For you will be expelled from the synagogues, and the time is coming when those who kill you will think they are doing a holy service for God. NLT

    2 Peter 3:3Most importantly, I want to remind you that in the last days scoffers will come, mocking the truth and following their own desires. 4They will say, “What happened to the promise that Jesus is coming again? From before the times of our ancestors, everything has remained the same since the world was first created.” . . . 9The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise, as some people think. No, he is being patient for your sake. He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants everyone to repent. NLT

    John 15: Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also. NIV
    He talked about increase in terrorism and fear (Luke 21:26) etc.

  • It beats me why people question the existence of Yeshua the Messiah while they believe and quote people like socrates and Aristotle who lived some centuries before the Christ. We date from the time Christ was born (2015 AD -Anno Domini; from the day of the Lord Jesus). Today people make money from the pieces of evidence around his life in Israel as at then.

    When people come out to say things about seeing Satan, being tormented by devils etc. no one questions such; why?

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