Draw your Swords, it's Bible week

Behold, Bible week is coming!! Starting from the 9th to 16th May 2004, Christians across Australia are presented with a great opportunity to develop a lifestyle of daily bible reading. Indeed, if our body needs food to survive, how much more our Spirit, which needs to continually feast on the Word of God. When bible reading becomes a daily habit, our lives will be transformed, more and more into His likeness.

Responds from churches and believers were very encouraging, many have partnered with Bible League, the organizer for the event. Among the many supporters is Salvation Army. This is what they have to say.

"We are very happy to align ourselves with the Bible League of Australia and its worldwide Bible outreach. We hope that there will be great enthusiasm for the ongoing reading of the Word of God," Commissioner Les Strong, Territorial Commander Australian Eastern Territory, The Salvation Army.

"I am pleased to offer my wholehearted support for the work of Bible League and in particular Reading for Life! Bible Week," Commissioner Ross Kendrew, Territorial Commander Australian Southern Territory, The Salvation Army. He added "Scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the rule of Christian faith and practice for The Salvation Army.

We recognize in the pages of the Bible the words for eternal life and we constantly seek for ways to encourage our people to be readers of the Scriptures. We therefore plan to partner with Bible League in promoting Bible Week with the intention of seeking to encourage the depth of understanding of the Scriptures in our people."

Rev. Hon. Dr. Gordon Moyes, AC, MLC, Patron of Reading For Life says "This is what Australia needs today! It is time for Christians to read and study the Word of God for themselves. I urge all who read this to pray that the Bible League’s planning will result in an awareness of the Word of God in our nation as never before!"

Bible week will be launched by Rhema FM 91.9, who is holding a Mayoral Prayer Breakfast in Gladstone on the 7th May 2004.

Kindly contact the Bible League for a free resource pack if you would like to participate.