Vs. 35 says Jesus did four things; He traveled, taught, announced the Gospel and healed.
If you had to pick India or Nepal to travel to on a short term mission trip to unreached Hindus, which would it be?
If called upon, would you be willing and/or able to teach on the trip? Explain what you would teach.
If you had to announce the Good News, what would you say?
What can you do to minister to unreached Hindus if you are unable to completely and instantly heal people? Explain.
Vs. 36 says Jesus had compassion on those he was ministering to because they were confused and helpless.
What is the value of seeing unreached Hindus as spiritually confused and helpless?
How does one develop a compassion for unreached Hindus? Wait until the feeling launches you on a trip or go on a trip and let it occur while on site?
Vs 37 Jesus says two incredible statements about global missions.
“The harvest is great.” God has already providentially readied the hearts of millions of people globally to respond to the Gospel. They just need someone to offer it to them. They are waiting for us. How does this incredible truth influence your attitude towards missions to unreached Hindus?
“…but the workers are few.” Why is this still true regarding unreached Hindus?
Vs. 38 is a simple invitation to pray for more workers.
Take time at the end of the meeting and pray specifically for this.
The three fold approach of Vision Nations is to provide for orphans, care for widows and train Indian nationals to plant Churches. What is the value of partnering with such a strategic approach to bringing the gospel to unreached Hindus?
Amazing things are happening in our area among unreached peoples. Up util now the gospel has not penetrated this part of India. We want to see Christianity grow to 20% by 2020 in North India.
How strategic is it to partner with agencies like Vision Nationals at a time like this?
In a consumer society, expectations dare not plateau, because a growing economy depends on rising expectations... The more we let our level of contentment be determined by outside factors-a new car, fashionable clothes, a prestigious career, social status-the more we relinquish control over our own happiness. — Paul Brand
Are Western Christians tied to consumerism for their happiness?
What might they need to tie their happiness to, in order to bring the gospel to unreached Hindus?
I am convinced that the attitude we cultivate in advance may well determine how suffering will affect us when it does strike. — Paul Brand
How does this sobering statement relate to brining the gospel to unreached Hindus?
Read Global Starting Points 12
Explore this mission agency that is bringing the gospel to unreached peoples in India and Nepal. Determine what role God wants you to play.