I’ll talk more about Germany soon.
I moved away from Harrow close to London this month. I visited today as I went and sat a computer exam course at this small college. This works like this, if you do a course with Microsoft, you get given a list of test centres and you can choose to sit your exam at a one near you.
So I went to this place at 8.30am today, knocked on the door and a religious Sikh gent opened the door. I got shown up two flights of steps to a room to get my ID checked and turn out my pockets, as phones, wallets, keys, watches and everything has to be left in a locker.
I confess I don’t know much about the Sikh faith. I do know they have multiple gods, and at least three of the small convenience stores near my old Harrow flat are run by Sikhs, and sometimes has slow drumming music playing. I think they are all ethnic Punjabi from the same named part of north India.
I think Sikh people who accept Christ are a rarity, but I do know one who became a Christian.
This picture was on the wall here, when coming up the stairs. Its in Chinese!
There is God the Father, a dove (Holy Spirit), Mary, Jesus and someone else (John the baptist?)
I like to look up languages using newocr.com which is a cloud based way of reading different types of languages and throw the results into Google translator. Alas my picture is too blurry to make out. There is ‘…10 11’ at the bottom suggesting a bible verse at the bottom.
I’d love to know what Sikh people think of Jesus.
As Chinese is an Asian language, maybe a gospel message from Chinese Christians would be more interesting than teaching from Christianity from the west. The acceleration of the gospel in China as reported by secular and Christian media alike gave me the urge to visit in 2017.
I can’t quite get right in front, but the Sikh college is just to the left of this church. I hope the Sikh community will get a chance to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour. I’ve just looked up that Jesus in Punjabi is pronounced ‘Yisu’ similar to Arabic and Chinese words.
Here’s one of my favourite bible verses I looked up in Punjabi for any Sikh and Punjabi friends reading this blog:-