Persecuted Underground Christians Cry After Receiving Bibles for the First Time

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Talk about putting it all in perspective.

The video below is from the 1980s, and shows persecuted Christians of an underground church in China receiving Bibles for the first time.

With tears, many of them kiss the Bibles, holding them close. A woman who appears to be a leader of their group says, “This is what we needed most. This is what we needed…”

Here’s the video:

The Bible truly is the Word of God. May we all cherish – and read! – the Scriptures as the gift that it really is!

And say a prayer for persecuted Christians around the world!

[See also: What You Need to Know About the World’s Most Persecuted Minority]

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