Bible societies on divine mission
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