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You Can Be Part of Sharing the Gospel Message Around the World by Making Witness Bracelets for the Mission Field
Each year MOST Ministries sends out thousands of witness bracelets to countries all over the world. These bracelets are used to breach the language barrier that would otherwise hinder the sharing of the Gospel message. You can help change lives by providing us with this wonderful evangelism tool. The bracelets are very easy to make and all the materials can be purchased at your local craft store or online.
People of all ages can make the bracelets and it is also an excellent craft activity for Vacation Bible School, Sunday School or Youth Group functions.
One strip of leather 16 and1/2 inches long by 1/8 inches wide.
One each of the following colored pony beads: clear, grey, red, white, blue, green, and yellow.
String the beads onto the leather strip in the following order: grey, red, white, blue, green, yellow. It is important to have the beads in the correct order as their order tells the Gospel message.
Center the beads on the leather strip and tie a knot on each end of the group of beads. This will help to hold them in place.
Take the clear bead and string one of the leather ends through it. Take the other end of leather and start it into the hole in the bead (entering in the opposite direction). You will not be able to push it through, but by holding the two strips of leather together on the one end and pulling on the single strand on the other end, it will pull it through.
Tie a knot on each end of leather. The clear bead will allow you to adjust the bracelet to fit any wrist.
Meaning of the Colored Beads
||God is invisible, pure and holy. "And they were calling to one another: Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of His glory." (Is 6:3)
||We are separated from God by our sin. "For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God." (Rom 3:23)
|| Because God loves us he sacrificed his Son, Jesus for our sin. Salvation by Christ's shed blood. "But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." (Rom 5:8)
||Now God sees us as Righteous. Purity and forgiveness of sins. "In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding." (Eph 1:7-8)
|| We are baptized into the family of God through baptism. "You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ." (Gal 3:26-27)
|| We read the Bible and pray to grow in faith and disciple others. "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever! Amen." (2 Peter 3:18a)
|| We will receive the crown of life. "Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life." (Rev 2:10b)