Never Forgotten

DID YOU ever believe that our Savior had forsaken you in your darkest hour?

The people of Zion said (in Isaiah 49 verse 14) “The Lord has turned away and forgotten us.”

Those involved in First Nations ministry risk being deceived by the enemy, through ‘discouragement’, into believing that they’ve been forsaken.

TODAY, I INVITE YOU to pray with me that our Native people and those serving in Native Ministry will be encouraged.

Psalm 33:4 says “The Lord is truthful; he can be trusted.”

Isaiah 41:13 says, “I am the Lord your God. I am holding your hand, so don’t be afraid. I am here to help you.”

Isaiah 42:3 and 4, mentions that the Lord will not break off a bent reed or put out a dying flame, and that He won’t quit or give up.

Ask our Creator to allow our First Nations people and those serving in Native Ministry to know that He will not fail or forsake them.

I like to study with 5 translations. As you go through these studies, I encourage you to do the same. “The Scriptures” is a translation that includes the original Hebrew names and has the books in chronological order. The Contemporary English Version (CEV) is a translation that is written for ‘oral tradition’ peoples and it flows well while reading it aloud. The Amplified version is one where meanings of words and phrases are ‘amplified’ for better understanding. The King James Version (KJV) is the translation that works well with Strong’s Concordance. The Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) is a great companion version that I find gives great insight.

Joshua 1:5; Isaiah 42: 3-4; 1 John 1:9; Isaiah 49:14-20.

AUDIO: Week 45

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(Note: This message is number 45 in a series that begins the first Monday in January each year.)

OTHER RESOURCES

First Nations Version Project
A retelling of the Sacred Scriptures for Native Americans and all English speaking Indigenous peoples.
http://www.firstnationsversion.com/

Cherokee Bible Project – ONLINE – New Testament
https://sites.google.com/site/cherokeebibleproject/new-testament

Cherokee Bible Project – ONLINE – Old Testament
https://sites.google.com/site/cherokeebibleproject/old-testament-verses

Cherokee Bible Project Titles in Book form:
(A joint mission of the Cherokee Bible Project and Four Rivers Native American Church)
http://tuscanyglobal.com/bible/
Genesis in Cherokee
Haggai in Cherokee
Jonah in Cherokee
100 Days Of Indigenous Wisdom
Cherokee New Testament
New Cherokee Hymnal
Matthew’s Gospel in Cherokee
Mark’s Gospel in Cherokee
Luke’s Gospel in Cherokee
John’s Gospel in Cherokee
The Acts of the Apostles in Cherokee
ROMANS in Cherokee
CORINTHIANS in Cherokee
GALATIANS to COLOSSIANS in Cherokee
THESSALONIANS to HEBREWS in Cherokee
JAMES to JUDE in Cherokee
John’s Revelation in Cherokee
Pastoral Epistles in Cherokee (coming)
General Epistles in Cherokee (coming)

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