Syria (MNN) — The U.S. President could also be prepared to surrender on Syria, however a congressional committee says no. On Tuesday, the Syria Research Group issued an 80-page report urging U.S. leaders to keep up an energetic presence and navy strain in Syria.
Panel members penned this within the studies government abstract:
The Syria Research Group uncovered no straightforward options in Syria; optimum outcomes have been left behind way back. But the Group decided that the threats the battle in Syria poses…are sufficiently severe to advantage a decided response from the USA.
Samuel* with Redemptive Tales says the Church shouldnt surrender on Syria, both. Muslims like Jamileh are turning to Jesus.
Displaced a number of occasions by ongoing violence, a Muslim girl named Jamileh lastly escaped along with her household to a Christian village. Samuel says Jamileh selected this village as a result of she knew that they gave away assist to people who have been in want and dwelling there within the IDP [camp].
By her personal admission, Jamileh wished nothing to do with Christianity. She merely wished the bodily assist believers freely supplied to refugees and displaced households.
Nonetheless, Jamileh grew determined at some point when her husband, son, and brothers have been kidnapped. She turned to a pastors spouse for assist, and the lady responded, In poor health pray.
Two weeks later, her husband and her brothers and her son present up out of nowhere. They proceed to inform her [stories about] a number of occasions after they have been virtually killed. [Jamileh realized] these have been the occasions when the pricey sister almost certainly was praying, Samuel recounts.
The answered prayer started to interrupt down her partitions to Christianity, her partitions to Jesus. She started to go to the church increasingly more, after which ultimately gave her life to Jesus Christ.
Then, Jamileh started inviting youngsters from her group to the church; roughly 300 have come to this point. Many hail from extremist Muslim households.
Jamileh tells Samuel, These kids will likely be uncovered to Christ and can ultimately hear the tales of Jesus and need to know extra, and can ultimately comply with Him with their lives similar to I did.
She isnt the one Syrian dedicated to Christs trigger. I can inform you tales of pastors who had alternatives to go away who’ve now come again to Syria to care for his or her individuals, Samuel says.
One had the chance to go to [the] States after which returned again to Syria, simply to minister to those that have been coming in to his city. [We have] story after story like that.
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Now that you already know, what is going to you do? Samuel says prayer is the largest want of all.
These are pricey brothers and sisters who’ve stayed, who’re doing what they’re known as to do — love their neighbor as themselves, he says. They’re doing that and so they want our assist. They want our prayer help, they want encouragement.
Ask the Lord to strengthen and encourage Syrian Christians like Jamileh as they construct His Kingdom their homeland. Pray teams supporting these believers, like Redemptive Tales, will obtain assist from the worldwide Christian group.
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