How much is a Bible worth where you live? Petr Jasek is someone who can personally testify to the value of the Word of God. While being locked in a Sudanese prison cell with members of the Islamic State, a verse he had memorized just before he went into prison helped him to endure the brutal treatment he experienced there.
When he was moved into a safer situation in another prison, a visitor slipped him a copy of the Bible. He had gone for so long without a Bible that he absolutely devoured it! Because the cell did not have electric lights, he could only read it during the daylight hours. Despite this, he read through the whole Bible in three weeks! Click here to hear Petr Jasek’s story.
In China, a Bible costs as much as six month’s wages on the black market. So our Brothers and Sisters in Christ know the value of this amazing Book we take so much for granted. Now we see why they are taken apart, the pieces passed around and copied into notebooks!
Here is what happened when a village Chinese church received copies of the Word of God in their own language: