THE WORLD IS NOT WORTHY OF THEM

Erica Grace, the author of this article, kindly gave me permission to share her story with you. God sees the sacrifices his children make, and honors them in heaven whether or not they are honored here on earth. I was so encouraged by this story and I had to share it with my favorite people! This article was published in Connecting With You by Robert and Maureen McQuillan, my New Zealand friends.

Connecting with You!

Erica GraceAugust 5, 2016 – Erica Grace, ex-missionary to South America, challenges us to remember unsung Hebrews 11 type heroes!

Have you ever known people in the ministry that you felt didn’t receive their due recognition? Marie Monsen was one of those people.

Born in Sandviken, Norway in 1878, Marie became a school teacher. She went to China in 1901 initially to help the missionary couple sent there by her Lutheran church who needed a teacher for their children.

But because of the national unrest and turn of events in China, the missionaries left shortly after Marie arrived. The mission agency back in Norway didn’t have the funds to send for Marie as well, so she stayed back waiting for her ticket to arrive.

So many people needing help
Erica 0816a Meanwhile, people kept coming to the mission home looking for help but Marie (left) was the only one there.  She would rush…

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About Lift the Cross of Jesus!

My day job is writing--I'm an author and publisher of a number of books. More on that later. But there is nothing of greater importance to me than the early morning hours I spend with the Creator of the Universe. Although He knows everything there is to know, His greatest delight isn't to give us knowledge, but to give us love. My highest joy is to watch the sun rise with notebook in hand and write the words he speaks to my heart. I want to share some of those words with you here . . . words on the cross.
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2 Responses to THE WORLD IS NOT WORTHY OF THEM

  1. brother Bill says:

    In Col. 1 vr 17 we can see The Lord of the universe who has created all – continues to all together.
    in Luke 8 vs 17 and Luke 12 vs 2 that all that is hidden will be displayed. Don’t worry nothing gets by Him.
    Love ya all much. brother Bill

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    • Bill, that’s it exactly. I know for years Heidi Baker referred to herself and to her husband Roland as “little missionaries hidden in the dirt”. Our great Christian “platforms” on earth will mean nothing in heaven. God counts humility of greater value than visibility to man. Oh, my. I can’t wait to get there. I want to meet Marie Monsen!

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