Mission Stories 05JUN2021

Patiently Persistent

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

One morning 3-year-old Alejandro woke up crying in his bed in Santa Marta, Colombia.

“Waaaaa!” he bawled.

Mother came running.

“What’s wrong?” she asked.

Alejandro said he had had a scary dream.

“Mommy, I dreamed that you were going to be lost in the lake of fire and brimstone,” the little boy said.

Mom was astonished. She had never spoken to Alejandro about how the Bible says wicked people would die in a lake of fire after Jesus’ Second Coming.

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Praying for a Husband

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

When Esther was 12, she began to pray in a special way every night in her bedroom in Villahermosa, Mexico.

“Please find me a good husband,”
she prayed.

Esther’s father drank heavily and fought with her mother constantly. He often threatened Esther and Mother with a kitchen knife, and he sometimes threw it at them. He always missed.

Esther actually didn’t know how to pray, but she believed God could help her. She spoke to Him as she would a friend.

“Please give me a good husband, a happy family, and a baby,” she prayed.

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