Stepping Up In Faith
In January of 2011, Dah reluctantly started a Bible study for women in her community. Her reluctance wasn’t for lack of desire but rather a lack of experience.
She and her husband, Sret, had been saved for close to eight years. Sret was leading a Bible study in their house. Dah had even learned to read by studying the Bible, but she still didn’t feel ready.
She had never led a Bible study. What if she didn’t know all the answers?
Jeannie, a World Team missionary, along with several women on her team, who had been discipling Dah, encouraged her through the process.
“We tried to stress two things”, said Jeannie, discipleship and evangelism”. That’s why we encouraged her to start the study. Because she needed to be active in her faith even if she didn’t think she was ready.
Dah got up the courage to lead the study and one of the women who came was her sister, Sey. Sey, who was not a believer, had been living with Dah and Sret and had also been attending the study that Sret was leading.
When the study started, Sey began attending and because she was one of the better readers in the group, she was often the one chosen to read the verses.
Little by little, Jeannie and Dah could see that Sey was beginning to get it.
Then one day, at the end of their study, Sey confessed what they had already suspected she was now a Christian.
“I can’t point a specific event, in which she became a Christian, said Jeannie. I think it was a process for her through a series of events, and the revelation of scripture. It came to a point where she just accepted everything she had learned as truth.”
Sey was baptized in Dec. 2011 by Dah’s husband, Sret, as a testimony to all of her newfound faith in Christ. Now she prays for the salvation of her parents every week.
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