Chapter 7 – The Waiting World

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Summarize the current status of the spread of the Gospel to the world.
  • Define the term “people group.”
  • Define the term “unreached people group.”
  • Define the term “reached people group.”
  • Identify five major unreached people groups.
  • Explain what is meant by a “closed country.”

INTRODUCTION

In this chapter you will learn of the present spiritual condition of the world which waits for the Gospel of the Kingdom. Remember the natural example of the harvest field which Jesus used to illustrate the spiritual need of the world? Upon completion of this chapter you will understand why Jesus said:

. . . The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few. (Matthew 9:37)

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.