For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him, as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
Late last night an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami occurred off the coast northeast of Tokyo. We have four global partner families living and serving in Japan. We heard from three households this morning letting us know they were safe and only slightly shaken.
Japan is still considered unreached, and has been a challenging field for missionaries throughout the years. As Lisa, one of our global partners wrote, Please pray for northern Japan that many would turn their hearts to the one true God during this crises.