Hello and shalom to our brethren and friends who are part of this important ministry: Knock and Talk
While you might have wondered if these were silent weeks of no action, we would like to remind you of those supposed silent years between the writing of Malachi and the first century New Testament writers. We know that God was anything but silent in those years with the development of the Septuagint and the event of Antiochus and the temple’s desecration being two important examples. These were, after all the years leading up to the Messiah’s first coming, important preparation years, for sure!
Please find below the latest report we have from Calgary and be encouraged!
The Calgary team was joyfully back on the road after the Hanukah and Christmas holidays. In an effort to make things smoother, we usually go out and check beforehand for those homes which have mezuzahs and then on the night we go out, it makes things easier. We had 6 addresses to visit but no one was at home at 3 of them. A very friendly Jewish man (G.B.) kindly refused the T’nach because he already had one and declined the Brit Chadeshah. However, he did point us to his Jewish neighbor who didn’t have a doorpost mezuzah, encouraging us to offer them the set of Scriptures. We visited his neighbor but they weren’t home, so we left them a pamphlet pointing to prophecies in Scriptures about the Messiah. G.B. also invited us to visit his very good friend, Pastor John who lives across the street. When we spoke to John, it brought him close to tears. He was so touched by our work, admitting he didn’t know how to approach his neighbor G.B. after 20 years of witnessing to him. We pointed him to Ariel Ministries, and other Messianic Jewish Ministries with their available resources. We encouraged that dear brother to continue witnessing to his friend G.B. and his wife K. We assured him that we would pray for his burden of sharing the Jewish Messiah, that one day he would see his efforts come to fruition! John accepted our offer of a set of Jewish Scriptures for Gary or any other Jewish neighbors he knew in his area. Praise the Lord for opened doors and for this small but closely knit neighborhood of Jewish and Christian friends. We invite all who have read this report to join us in praying for G.B. his wife K. and Pastor John’s other Jewish neighbors.
The Calgary Team