Grandma’s Talking to Someone! We Need to Pray!

The best part about traveling is meeting the people.  We were blessed with a cruise to the Caribbean.

Whenever we went ashore I brought my tracts with me. I began engaging people in the shops and on the streets by saying, “Excuse me.  I am a visitor, and I’m interested in learning about the different churches you have here on St. Kitts.”

One lady said, “We have mostly Catholic and Anglican Churches. We also have Methodist Churches.  I’m a Methodist.”
“Oh!  You’re a Christian!”
“No, I’m a Methodist.”
“You’re not a Christian?”
“No.”
“Do you study the Bible in your church?”
“Sometimes.”

I said, “I have a little booklet that explains how easy it is to become a Christian.  May I give it to you?”

“I’d like that! Thank you!”

Just then another lady standing in hearing distance approached me and asked, “Are you a Christian?”
“Yes. Are you?”
“No, I’m a Methodist.”
“I don’t understand. Do you to go church?
“Of course I go to church!”
“And you’re not a Christian?”
“No.”
I said, “If you were to die today, do you know where you would go?”
She said, “hell.”
“Are you comfortable with that?”
She said quietly, “No.”

I pulled out another tract. “I have a little booklet called, Would You Like to Know God Personally? by Bill Bright.  It explains how you can get right with God so you will know you’re going to heaven.  May I give it to you?”

She eagerly received it.

As I walked away and looked back, I saw both ladies reading their booklets and I prayed, “Lord speak to their hearts and draw them to Yourself.  Save them for eternity, in Jesus’ name.”

I met another woman on the same island. She was selling jewelry and swimsuits on the beach. Same thing. Said she was a Methodist, but not a Christian. I began to wonder if there really were Catholics and Anglicans on the island. I certainly didn’t meet any. Again, she welcomed my literature and sat reading it as I walked away.

The most precious part of this trip was the support from my family.  It warmed my heart when I overheard our nine-year-old granddaughter say, “Grandma’s talking to someone again!  We need to pray!”

  • And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.  With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.           Ephesians 6:18
  • https://www.cru.org/us/en/how-to-know-god/would-you-like-to-know-god-personally.html
  • SONG: INTO THE LIGHT – Words & Music by Kathleen

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[This life is temporary. This life is short.  When this life is over, our bodies will die and become empty shells, but our souls will continue to live forever.  Where will the “real you” live?  Will you live for all eternity separated from God?  Or will you spend eternity in the presence of God in heaven?   Learn more so you can make your most important decision:   http://www.godlife.com/gospel/  and  http://www.godlife.com/en/about-christianity

About Kathleen

God delights in working through His people as they submit to Him. Jesus said to go into all the world and preach the good news to everyone (Mark 16:15). No matter where we live on this planet, people are separated from God because of sin. We ALL need a Savior, and there’s only ONE. It brings me great joy to share Christ with the lost and lonely. Over the years I’ve learned a great deal while facilitating Bible studies. I’ve found myself on college and university campuses, the beach, the streets, the hospital, the jail and the juvenile facility for incarcerated teens sharing God’s message of love. I also serve as an online missionary with Global Media Outreach. I’ve seen countless lives transformed when people turn away from sin and turn to Jesus. The changes God makes are real and lasting. These are some of my experiences. NOTE: My stories have been altered, removing any and all identifying factors. This includes names and other particulars in order to protect confidentiality and anonymity.
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