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The Right Way to Begin a Class

25 Nov

Many Christian schools and colleges begin their daily classes with prayer. Some begin with song and dance.

Ken was in Nigeria last month teaching a very sophisticated Bible translation program to twenty-four Mother

Bible Translation class

Bible Translation class

Tongue Translators (MTT), many of which had received their first computer just the week before. He knew it would be a daunting task for the MTT’s to go from no experience to actually starting their Bible translation in this software in two short weeks, so they began each day asking for God’s help. Rather than a simple prayer of guidance, our Nigerian colleagues took a different approach – song and dance.

Revelation 7:9 says, “After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb.”

learning how to translate the Bible

The one on the left is a village learning how to translate the Bible in his own language.

Follow this link  (https://vimeo.com/54242680) and you’ll readily see a multitude of Nigerian tribes represented as they stand and dance praising God in song and worship, thankful for new skills to begin typing their New Testament in their own language!

I am thankful that God understands and loves praise and worship from all nations, tribes, and tongues. I know you are too. Your gifts and prayers enabled us to serve our Nigerian brothers and sisters on this trip.

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