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You can never tell how the thorough learning of Scripture will be used in later life. Richard Wurmbrand was a pastor in Romania and was imprisoned and tortured for his faith by the communist authorities. He testified that it was the passages of Scripture that he had memorized as a youth, which sustained him in his years of captivity.

You can never tell how the thorough learning of Scripture will be used in later life. Richard Wurmbrand was a pastor in Romania and was imprisoned and tortured for his faith by the communist authorities. He testified that it was the passages of Scripture that he had memorized as a youth, which sustained him in his years of captivity.

J B Phillips, perhaps the most well known of Bible translators wrote of his experiences. He said its power overwhelmed him: ‘Translating the New Testament’, he said, ’was like rewiring a house with the mains left on.’ What a testimony to the use of the Bible! We must be careful how we handle the Scriptures.

J B Phillips, perhaps the most well known of Bible translators wrote of his experiences. He said its power overwhelmed him: ‘Translating the New Testament’, he said, ’was like rewiring a house with the mains left on.’ What a testimony to the use of the Bible! We must be careful how we handle the Scriptures.

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