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Spreading the Word: The Joy of Giving Bibles and Teaching God's Word

I love giving out Bibles! This month, we received a generous donation of the Action Bible New Testament. This particular version is a fantastic tool for teaching children because the stories are illustrated in a captivating comic book style. As soon as we distribute them, the children are engrossed and can't put them down.

Impact at Fundaninos and Precious Moments School

We started by giving these Bibles to the students at the Fundaninos orphanage and the Precious Moments School and Orphanage. The excitement was notable as the children eagerly flipped through the pages, marveling at the vibrant pictures and engaging stories. It's incredibly fulfilling to see their enthusiasm and curiosity about the Bible grow.

Integrating Bibles into the Curriculum

We took another step at the Precious Moments School and Orphanage by working with the teachers to incorporate these Bibles into their regular Bible classes. We provided guidance on using the Action Bible to enhance their lessons, making the scriptures more accessible and engaging for the children. This initiative has been well received, and the teachers are enthusiastic about its positive impact on their students.

Expanding the Reach

Over the next month, we will deliver these Bibles to several other schools and orphanages we work with. The anticipation is high, and we are thrilled to share this wonderful resource with even more children. Each delivery is a new opportunity to spark a love for the Bible and deepen the children's understanding of God's Word.

The Importance of Bible Distribution and Study

Getting Bibles into the hands of children is only the first step. Teaching them how to study and understand these sacred texts is equally important. When children learn to read the Bible, they gain access to timeless wisdom, moral guidance, and the profound stories that shape our faith. The Action Bible's illustrated format makes it particularly effective for young readers, helping them visualize and better grasp the narratives.

Building a Foundation of Faith

By distributing Bibles and teaching children how to study them, we are laying a solid foundation for their spiritual growth. These early experiences with the Bible can shape their values, influence their decisions, and provide comfort and guidance throughout their lives. The joy and excitement we see when children receive their own Bible is a testament to the power of God's Word to inspire and transform lives.

Looking Forward

As we continue this important work, we are grateful for the support and donations that make it possible. Each Bible we distribute is a seed planted in the hearts of these young children, with the potential to grow into a deep and abiding faith. We look forward to the coming weeks as we share the Action Bible New Testaments with more schools and orphanages, and we are excited to see the Kingdom of God grow through this simple but profound act of giving.

Thank you for your continued prayers, support, and encouragement. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of children in Guatemala, one Bible at a time.

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