Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God. William Carey (1761-1834), the great servant of the Lord, was only a cobbler in England, when God called him. He came to india in 1793 and never went back till he died in 1834.
His motto in life was, expect great things from God , attempt great things for God. His main contribution was the translation and printing of Bible into 44 Indian languages and dialects with the help of few friends. He learned lots of languages. He took initiative to abolish 'sati' and child sacrifice in India. His contribution in different areas like education, printing, Dictionaries and grammar books for various Indian languages, church planting, Science, newspaper, publishing etc are admirable.
God who used an ordinary cobbler to do great things, can use each one of us, provided we commit ourselves completely into God's Hands and is willing to work hard to do great things for Him.
May I challenge each one of you to play a bigger role in Bible reading and study programme?
How about each person who joined as a member in a group, take up the task of an Admin in a new WhatsApp group to add more people?
A person who is an admin in a group can try to be a Group coordinator to form 50 or 25 new groups by getting volunteers who are willing to serve as admins in new groups.
A person who is now serving as a group coordinator can serve as a Super group coordinator to start 1000 or 500 groups with 20 or 10 group coordinators to help. Let us together add millions more to read and study God's word.
Let us not look at the problems but let us see the possibilities.
Let us expect great things from the Lord and attempt great things for the Lord.
Behind the Scenes
Welcome to the preface setting of reading the Bible in 240 days. It is almost going to be a month since Reading the Bible in 210 days concluded. Some achieved their goal whereas others lagged missing few days. Another spiritual journey is at the threshold.
Few called personally enquiring when the next reading program starts. They were curious about the time gap between 210 days and 240 days reading programs. So today we are going to have a glance at what is happening behind the scenes.
First and foremost, we must keep in mind that it is God who has started this reading program as the Bible is His Spoken Word in Written Form. He chose a vessel to commence this ministry.
➕ God's chosen vessel, with much prayers formatted the necessary steps to organize this ministry which is expanding day by day in a large scale. With the consent of available people, he has selected them to be Group Coordinators.
The Group Coordinators are provided rules and regulations. Each Group Coordinator can form groups and add members after their consent.
Each group has a Main Administrator and Fellow Administrators are added after getting their consent. No one is compelled to join this ministry. It is the Holy Spirit who stirs the heart and spirit of people to be involved in this mission.
People from all over the world are joining. There are groups for various languages. The Admins post the self-joining link in their groups and to interested family members and friends.
➕ If mobile numbers are given, the admins add the members to the group. This is a WhatsApp group that requires definite planning and meticulous execution. As hundreds of groups are formed with thousands of people being added day by day it takes lot of time.
Immense activity is going behind the scenes that are invisible to others. Kindly request one and all to pray for all who are involved in this ministry. Pray for more group coordinators to come forward for this ministry. Pray for the members who are going to experience a fresh revelation of God as they read His word.
God bless us to be channels of blessing.
Mrs Sheela Jebakumar
Everyday Bible Devotion