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A Message from a Dream

Recently CPT received a message from a person in Trinidad encouraging us to study the book of Joel. About the same time, one of our CPTers received a message through a dream for CPT. The CPTer who had the dream told a prayer group from her church about her dream and about the message from Trinidad. Her church came back with the message that God is calling us to continue our good work and that CPT needs to give attention to the teachings of the book of Joel. Joel describes natural disasters, encourages crying out for God’s help, and forecasts the restoration of everybody and creation.

The disasters mentioned in the book of Joel seem to be similar to the state of the world with all the war, violence, and natural disasters happening like the present flooding in the Opon. Things really seem to be falling apart.

Some quotes that have stood out for me are: “Grieve you farmers...all the crops are destroyed; Give orders for a fast...and cry out to him; Come back to the Lord your God; Gather the people together; Let your broken heart show your sorrow; It is I who have sent this army against you; You will know that I am among you,... and there is no other; I will pour out my spirit on everyone...your old men will dream dreams and young men will see visions; all who ask the Lord for help will be saved.”

As a result I have been encouraging us to pray as a team and to pray with the people in the Opon when we visit them; they have responded very positively. I invite you to join us in crying out to the Lord for help.

I will be in El Salvador through December 2nd with my son Andy, visiting our sister community Valle Nuevo. Andy will be there for a month.

Peace,
Jim

Here in Valle Nuevo , El Salvador
is my son Andy in the middle and I on the right and on the left is a nephew of Pastor.
We are hand threshing beans, beating a pile of dried stalks till they are empty of beans.

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