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Person of Peace - March Voice and Hands

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Suppose you’re a missionary, facing the task of introducing Christ to a distant community steeped in another religion. You don’t know anyone, there are no believers, and local residents are suspicious of you and your motives.

Where do you begin?
In many cases, the first step is identifying a “person of peace”—the one whom God may have prepared to receive the Gospel.

“This person will treat you with peace when you offer the same to him or her,” explains Ty Stakes, executive director of the Asia Pacific Region.

“You can see references to this when Jesus was prepping His disciples to go into the villages. In many places, the greeting is, “Peace be upon you,” and the standard reply is, “And upon you, peace.”

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