Tuesday February 22, 2011

This afternoon I went to Săbolciu with Mircea and Norbi. We had another really great time with the children. Today we taught them the second commandment from the Ten Commandments which is “you will not make for yourself an idol in any form…” Norbi did a

The children enjoying the snack food

great job in explaining to the children what it means to not worship an idol. He brought angel made out of hard clay (I’m not sure what the material it was made from). He explained to the kids that it is not alive but only God is the one true living God who can hear our prayers and He cares for us.

After we did the Bible lesson we sang and did the memory verse. I’m so proud that so many of the children have now memorized Philippians 4:13 in English! We ended our time together in the village giving the kids snack food that I had bought for them to enjoy. The kids don’t get snacks very often so it was a nice treat for them.

In the evening I went to my girls Bible study from the Viată Nouă (New Life) church. Today we did our second last session on our Esther study. The teaching that Beth Moore did today was just what I needed to hear. She spoke a lot about spiritual warfare. It reminded me that the situation that I’m going through right now is not a battle against flesh and blood but it is a battle against the spiritual darkness. God reminded me that I am his warrior and I need to fight.

About Andrea

I am from Whitby, Ontario. I have lived in Romania for 9 years as a missionary but I am currently in Canada on a sabbatical break at this time. I have also lived in South Korea for a year and I have also been to Russia, Uganda, Albania and the Czech Republic on short-term mission trips. In 2012, God also gave me an amazing opportunity to go to Mozambique for the Harvest Mission School with Iris Ministries as well. I love children, reaching out to people who are in need and vulnerable, I have a passion to fight against the injustice issue of human trafficking and to simply share the love of Jesus wherever I go. I also love cats too and I have a cat of my own named Minnie!
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