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Though David, a soldier in the Israelite army, had done nothing wrong, jealous King Saul was on an obsessive hunt for his life. In desperation, he fled to the neighboring kingdom of Gath in Philistia—a kingdom that, not long before, had tried to destroy his own in a bloody war. When the Philistine king Achish and his servants heard exactly who it was that had taken refuge in his fortress, they seized David and debated over what to do with him. “Isn’t this the man of whom they sing, ‘Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands’?” the king’s advisers whispered.
There are a lot of hard things happening around the world and in our own communities that try to rob us of God’s peace. Sickness, job loss, a family crisis—no matter what you are facing this week, God’s peace be with you, dear brothers and sisters.
Faith Comes By Hearing Family
Praise God for a successful flu shot clinic conducted in October. We strive to help our employees stay healthy and encourage them to participate in our wellness programs. We communicate the importance of good nutrition, physical activity, and stress reduction in order to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace. Thank you for faithfully praying for the health, safety, and protection of our ministry’s leadership, employees and their families, and hundreds of partners in the field worldwide.
They have the chance to hear the Word of God in their mother tongue—God is speaking to their hearts. – Raymond Francisco
They were broken and hurting, and we’re finding that the only thing that can heal them is God’s Word. – Brent Kaser
This week’s podcast features the story of Brent’s amazing journey toward starting Promise Child and partnering to provide for the physical and spiritual needs of children around the world. We hope it blesses you!
“Please… please remember me after you get out. Tell Pharaoh about me—how I’ve done nothing wrong. Please!”
Joseph could see the assurance in the royal cupbearer’s eyes as he promised to help—promised to return the favor. And for the first few days after the man had been freed, Joseph had practically jumped up with excitement every time he heard someone coming down the damp stone steps of the dungeon. But those days turned to weeks, and then to months and years. It was clear that the cupbearer had forgotten him.
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He left us one single command: To go, share, teach, and disciple. It’s not an option; it’s a command. – Laurie Westlake, ministry spokesperson
At age 40, after life had already settled into steady routine, Laurie Westlake’s husband told her that he had been called to translate the Bible into Fang, the heart language of a people group of the same name in Equatorial Guinea.
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