COVID-19 has impacted almost every corner of the world since the beginning of 2020. As countries race to develop a cure for the virus, we all are faced with difficulties and questions for the future. How can we live in godly peace when confronted with the fear of sickness and death every day? How will we provide for our families if we lose our jobs or the economy shuts down due to the virus?
Does Þe word of Criſt dwelle in ȝou plenteuouſly? Surely we should make it our goal to have His word dwelle in us plenteuouſly. Of course, this would be easier if someone took the time to translate this late 1300’s, Middle English version of Colossians 3:16 into words we could actually understand.
“even though I was worshiping evil spirits and spending a lot of money on both demigods and doctors, nothing helped my wife’s illness improve. I began crying out over my wife’s sickness, thinking nobody heard. But there is an Almighty God who hears all people cry, and He heard my prayers and began to work on my wife’s behalf…”
As the Coronavirus has hampered translation work in many countries, our compassionate teams were not deterred. They recently became the hands and feet of Jesus in India, reaching out and serving their neighbors in practical ways to those in need and to area pastors.
If you are a church or small group interested in becoming involved in Bible translation, contact us to learn about how we can partner together!