Sharper than a two-edged sword!
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For the word of God is living and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart. --Hebrews 4:12

For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world’s rulers of the darkness of this age, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. --Ephesians 6:12

The Sword Project of the Crosswire Bible Society was one of the first Bible Study programs to feature the World English Bible, many years ago. This free and open source software project has grown into a rich set of Bible study programs running on all major platforms, like Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, iOS, and more. I have recently created a new repository for Sword modules on that contains 683 Bible translations (and counting). It also has the best copy of the World English Bible. The new repository will be added to the master repository list once the various programs are updated to handle that many Bibles in a repository. I'll let you know when that happens. Please pray that it happens, soon, and that God would guide the people who need to do some additional work to make it so.

We who speak English have been very blessed for a long time with a variety of both free and commercial Bible study program and web site choices, but for some languages the choices are very limited. Now, with the Sword Project apps, there are more choices in ways to read and study the Bible for hundreds of minority languages.

Right after Thanksgiving, I have an opportunity to meet with many ministries cooperating together in the Every Tribe Every Nation alliance. We will be discussing the Digital Bible Library, which I have been both contributing to and using for some time, now. Please pray that this meeting will result in even better cooperation among ministries in the Body of Christ. Thank you for your support, which helps me get to important meetings like this and helps us be generous with God's Word!
Rachel fishing
Rachel caught her first dinner-plate sized fish. She even cleaned it. It was a delicious tilapia.
Rachel playing soccer
Like her mother, Rachel enjoys playing soccer. This picture was taken a few seconds before she scored a goal.
We give away free Bibles in over 620 languages. Where copyright owners allow us (i.e. for 611 languages), these are available in many electronic formats on many web sites and via Digital Bible Society media libraries. These Bibles are not copy-protected with any sort of DRM, but freely copyable to many kinds of devices. Except for the World English Bible and its derivatives, all of these are translated by others who allow us to distribute their Bible translations. We do this because God's Word produces eternal results in people's lives. We don't require payment for any of these Bibles, but rather rely on God to supply our needs. God is well able to do that. We are truly grateful for those whom the Lord leads to support us so that we can keep doing this. We are very grateful to those Bible translators and Bible translation agencies who allow us to freely distribute their Bible translations without charge.
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