He (Samuel Marinus Zwemer, who was known as the apostle to Islam) gave main addresses on several occasions at the Keswick Conventions in England. It was there in 1915 that he had spoken with power on Peter’s words in Luke 5:5: “Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at Thy word, I will let down the net.” He related this to work in Muslim lands. Yet, he said by faith as we obey our Lord’s commission, the time will come when Muslims will be brought to Christ in such numbers that the boats (or churches) will not be able to hold them. The audience was so affected by the message that they asked what they could do? Dr. Zwemer said, “Pray.” From this was born the Fellowship of Faith for Muslims, which continues to this day as a prayer ministry in various countries.
(Wilson, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FRONTIER MISSIONS, VOL 13:4 OCT.-DEC. 1996, p.166)
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To this day, Fellowship of Faith for the Muslims (FFM), forges on and continues to help Christians understand Muslims so that we can pray for them and relate God's love to them effectively. We work with churches and missions agency worldwide to spur prayers for the Muslim world by providing information, literature, and training. We compile prayer requests from across the Muslim world and send out our prayer bulletins in various languages to prayer partners all over the world. Every quarter, we gather for a Day of Prayer where we are able to meet and fellowship with each other, worship the Lord together, hear firsthand from missionaries and field workers serving in the Muslim world and pray for them and the people groups they serve. The Day of Prayer is also a time of equipping where we invite experienced field workers to train the church in the areas evangelism, disciple-making, and leadership.
J. Christy Wilson Jr. said in the above article: "The challenge Samuel Zwemer sounded in his time must be heard again today. For today the number of lost Muslims is much greater than it was when Zwemer dedicated his life for their salvation. However, then as now the laborers are still pitiable few." Will you join us in sounding the bell and passing on the church to the next generation who will pray for their Muslim friends and neighbours and relate God's love to them in a meaningful and genuine way?
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