Our Lord continues to work in mysterious ways. He said, “my ways are not your ways, and my thoughts are not your thoughts”.
By Mark Ellis
After a West African woman began to follow Jesus, her Muslim husband often beat her because of her newfound faith. Steadfastly, she maintained her quiet witness as she served him, all the while praying to God for his salvation.
She recounted the following remarkable testimony to SIM.
The woman wanted to attend a week-long church meeting away from home. She meekly asked her husband if she could attend. Predictably, the man exploded in anger. “Her husband was livid [full of anger]. A whole week? Who would cook his food? Clean his house?” she related to SIM.
He told her she should focus on Islam and forget the Christian church. He beat her harshly once again.
In spite of her husband’s violent response, she felt God’s leading to attend this meeting, which would nurture her growth and provide needed fellowship with other women.
The man was so upset…
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