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Why Do Christian in the 21st Century Still Not Have Bibles? In Their Own Words ...
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Why Do Christian in the 21st Century Still Not Have Bibles? In Their Own Words ...

This question gets to the very core of what we do at Biblia Global.  Most people we encounter don't understand that there is a vast, unmet need for Bibles.  Some might ask, "Can't they just down load the Bible on their smart phone or computer?" They might assume that the larger international Bible ministries are meeting the need.  

We share here, in their own words why Christians still need Bibles. While the testimonies come from L tribe believers in Thailand and Burma, we hear the same message from other believers in other closed countries:
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“The greatest difficulty in our Christian condition is not being able to get Bibles. I believe all leaders have faced and experienced this difficulty. According to our Baptist Convention report in 2015, 95% of our people do not have a Bible and 50% have never even seen a Bible. It costs 700 Thai Bath (about US$ 20) or more for one Bible. Most village people do not have income, but they just eat from their farms. So it is very difficult to own a Bible. Also there are no Bibles to buy. It is very difficult to own a Bible.”  

- Rev. Philemon, Pastor of N Village Baptist Church
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"There was no Bible in my church. So as soon as I accepted Christ I eagerly wanted and yearned to read the word of God, but there was no Bible to read. Several times I traveled 200 miles to the border town in search of a Bible to purchase, but I could never find one for sale."

- Pastor LP, NY Village Baptist Church

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“We do not have a Bible in our family. It's not easy to own a Bible. We work 8 hours per day and earn only 2,000 Myanmar Kyats (US$1.50). My salary is 15,000 Kyats (US$ 10.86) per month. So it is totally impossible to buy a Bible at US$15 or US$20 per copy. We sometimes don't even have enough money for food. In 1995 the tribal Baptist Convention tried to buy Bibles for their ministers, but ...
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