Loginor create account
Log in to your account
Sign up for an account

Name

Email

Choose Password

Retype Password

Menu
Please login to continue
Forgot your password?
Recover it here.

This Treasure Isn’t for Sale

04.10.19
by Crossworld
in Evangelism, Senegal, Story
A shop owner discovers something too valuable to be bought and sold.
SENEGAL — “Your belly is getting bigger,” Abdou said as Crossworld worker Kwashie entered his shop for a visit. “You look good. You must be getting rich.”

Kwashie laughed. “If I am looking good, it is because of God’s grace.”

“If you follow God, you won’t get rich,” Abdou said. “Money is everything.”

“Let me tell you a story,” Kwashie said. “Once a man came to Jesus and asked how to get to heaven. ‘Sell all you have and give to the poor, then come and follow Me,’ Jesus replied.

“And did he?” Abdou asked.

“No,” Kwashie said. “The man went away sad, because he was very rich.”

Abdou’s eyes widened. “Surely men have money in their hearts and God in their pockets. If even the rich can’t make it to God, then how can we?”

“God has made a way,” Kwashie began. “He has given us an intermediary….”

Just then another customer came into the shop and Abdou went to help.

As he left, Kwashie prayed that one day soon they could continue their conversation and he could tell his friend about Jesus, the one way to God.

Italicized names were changed to protect identities.

comments disclaimer

What do you think? Your comments and questions on the topic of this blog are welcome. (See our brief policy.)

More

Senegal
Senegal
Agriculture, Apprenticeship, Business and Management, Business as Mission, Community Development, Education, Healthcare, Mission work, Short-Term, Sports and Recreation, TESOL, Senegal
You may not change Senegal alone. But the disciples you make could change the world.
See this location.
African Missions Launch Training
African Missions Launch Training
Africa, Evangelism, Leadership development, Training
Help train African pastors to reach their unreached Muslim neighbors.
See this project.
First VBS … But Not the Last
First VBS … But Not the Last
06.25.15 | story
ECUADOR — A hostile community opens its doors after a kids' program.