As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country. Proverbs 25:25
Growing up in a missions-minded church, I often heard this verse quoted as it pertained to encouraging missionaries. "Write your missionaries an uplifting letter. This will help the missionary like cold water quenches the thirst of a man in a desert."
As a teenager, I remember having contests in our youth group, and for each letter we sent to a missionary during that contest, we received points to win a prize. I wrote letters until my hands ached, trying to write as many of our 300+ missionaries as possible! I never accomplished the goal of writing every single one, but I can guarantee you that I showed up to church with a stack of letters to proudly turn in that I had painstakingly spent many hours writing.
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