That’s how long it would take to translate the Full Life Study Bible, known internationally as the Fire Bible, from English to Nepali.Even then, you would need two translators. One person working alone couldn’t possibly do it.But when Udgam heard about it, he immediately applied for the translation assignment and said he would do it all, himself. He is a bi-lingual Nepali man who had received the English-language Fire Bible years ago.
If I told you who was asking for Bibles, you would be shocked — It’s a majority-Muslim nation that has previously been closed to us — a place where Christians are at risk and there’s fierce opposition to the Gospel. Nevertheless, the Holy Spirit is at work. Muslims here are looking for hope, and they’re willing to take the risk of learning about Jesus …
You can’t count the stars in the sky. If you could count only the ones visible to you on a clear, dark night, it would be about 2,500. You cannot count all the unreached people in Eurasia, either, but if you could, the number would be about 1.9 BILLION. Far, far more than the visible stars in the sky!
We’re facing an urgent deadline! December 31 is the final day to help reach multitudes in restricted-access countries with the life-changing Biography of Jesus. I wrote you about it before: This simple book is totally based on God’s Word, absolutely full of Scripture telling the life story of Jesus — clearly pointing the way to salvation.
You gave her a book that looked safe enough — a biography on one of Islam’s many prophets … This one just happened to be about Issa, or as we would say, Jesus. The more she read, the more she realized: Jesus is far more than a prophet of Islam! He’s the Son of God and Savior of the world. She began sharing this wonderful news with her young son, and then — Tragedy struck. Her husband “caught” her talking about Christ the Savior with their child, and he beat her so violently, she had to be hospitalized.