January 6, 2011

The Kimyal Bible

Here is a convicting and encouraging video that I found over at Randy Alcorn's blog of the Kimyal tribe receiving the Bible in their own language.  If you don't watch any other video that I have posted on this site, watch this one.



Here is the Pastor's prayer upon receiving the New Testament: (as quoted from Alcorn's Blog)
The month that you had set, the day that you had set, has come to pass today. Oh my Father, my Father, the Promise that you gave Simeon that he would see Jesus Christ and hold Him in his arms before he died. I also have been waiting under that same promise, O God. You looked at all the different languages and chose which ones will be put into Your Word. You thought that we should see Your Word in our language. Today, the day you had chosen for this to be fulfilled, has come to pass. You have placed it here in our land. And for all this, O God, I give You praise.
There is some deep theology there for a man who has to gain all of his knowledge of the Lord through a Bible that wasn't even in his own language.