Bi­ble so­ci­eties on di­vine mission

Lesotho Times - - News - ’Man­toetse Maama

TWO-HUN­DRED bibles were dis­trib­uted to Stan­dard Seven stu­dents at four schools in Maseru and Mafeteng dis­tricts on tues­day. the bibles, which came cour­tesy of South africa and le­sotho bi­ble so­ci­eties, were pre­sented to learn­ers at tlametlu, St louis, ler­ato and Pha­hameng pri­mary schools, with the hope of in­still­ing a cul­ture of dis­ci­pline among the pupils. the so­ci­eties’ or­gan­is­ing sec­re­tary, Fran­cois Sieber­ha­gen, said: “we are on a seven-day tour dis­tribut­ing bibles to stu­dents in le­sotho and South africa.

“th­ese are young­sters we be­lieve can still change the course of their lives with the right ori­en­ta­tion and guid­ance. we be­lieve knowl­edge is power and with th­ese bibles, they will be able to learn about the good word of God.

“we once had a sim­i­lar project some time ago and plan to do more if this present mis- sion is a suc­cess. we will do this an­nu­ally, and visit ur­ban and ru­ral schools in both le­sotho and South africa, spread­ing the good word of God through the dis­burse­ment of the bibles.”st louis Pri­mary School prin­ci­pal, Matšepiso Nthunya, said the bibles were the best gifts any­one could give to the learn­ers who are at a crit­i­cal stage of their lives.

“at this age, chil­dren face many chal­lenges in life and we be­lieve with the scrip­tures

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