Tuesday, 7 November 2017

500 years of a provision of the Word in the language of the peoples

English: page of the Acts of the Apostles from...
English: page of the Acts of the Apostles from the last edition of the bible originally translated by Johann Dietenberger, published in Augsburg 1776 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In past generations, especially when God’s word was first available for people to read in their own language, God’s offer of “salvation” was embraced by many. Let us read God’s word ever more fervently – and let it ‘infect’ our hearts, so that there is the same reaction in us as when Paul’s preached to the Gentiles!

We read, when they “heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed” (Acts 13:48). May we be among the “appointed”.


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