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The burden of the prophet’s condemnation

by Dr Edesio Sánchez, Translation Consultant for the UBS Americas Area The astonished and exultant cry “God speaks my language!” is familiar from countless launches of a Scripture in a ‘new’ language. But for the man in the following story, the realisation went significantly further: not only did God speak his language, he wanted to…
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Bringing the Word to Hospital

Several weeks ago my father suffered cardiac arrest, and was without oxygen for several minutes. Even so, the paramedics managed to resuscitate him and get him to hospital where he lay in a coma for 7 days. We, his children, were about to pull him off the ventilator but that 7th day he opened his…
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Becoming a better man because of the Word

I have always known God because I grew up with Christian relatives. Even though I knew God I was not a good and faithful servant. I got into all kinds of trouble even with the strict discipline that I would receive from my family (if you come from the Caribbean, you know what I mean).…
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An enthusiastic Enid

A cancer patient in her senior years is sitting in the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre in St. John's, waiting to see her doctor and struggling to swallow a drop of water. Spying her, Enid Barrett of Bishop's Cove encircles her with her arms and asks, "What's wrong, my darling?" The woman replies, "Nobody…
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Pedro’s Story

In this video, we hear the amazing story of a young woman who lost her father when she was only 11 months old, simply because he was part of a team translating the Bible in their native language of Kalinga. Source: ListenUp TV #mc_embed_signup{clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides…
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Refugee finds God’s Word in his new home

The Canadian Bible Society (CBS) partners with the Welcome Home Refugee Housing Community in providing God's Word to newcomers in Canada. CBS recently received a report from Welcome Home's Program Director Sharon Schmidt: Aasim* is an Iranian refugee who spent 12 years in Greece, hoping to be granted refugee status and given a chance to…
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Stories from Prison

The Canadian Bible Society, in partnership with organizations and churches conducting Bible Studies in prison facilities, brings hope and the message of true freedom in Christ by distributing free copies of the Prison Ministry Bible - the Key to Freedom. Here are some stories collected from these distribution efforts. BIBLE STUDY IN A PRISON CELL The…
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Bibles and Bullets

A couple of years ago, I visited a small Brethren Assembly in the South of England. One evening, I attended a prayer meeting in support of the Bible Society (UK) helping to raise money for Bible production and distribution. I asked if I could say a few words as an Army Chaplain. I showed them…
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