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Bible Society launch new app to see 'God's Word read aloud across the world'

by Heather Preston

The Scottish Bible Society has launched a new digital campaign to encourage global engagement with the bible every day.

Bible 2020 is a smart phone app that offers a daily bible reading plan to users, who are also invited to share videos of scripture being read aloud to their social media networks and the projects' online community platform.

Scripture readings have been made available in up to 2,000 languages.

The initiative seeks to strengthen believers in their faith as they commit to reading the bible every day and experience the power of speaking God's word aloud.

"Imagine a world-wide community speaking the words of the Bible together across towns, cities and continents," the website reads. "Lives will be changed!"

The organisation hopes the project will unite global communities to see spiritual change across the nations.

Bible societies from more than 85 countries are taking part in the global project and the app is available to download on Apple and android devices. 

A reading plan can also be accessed through the popular bible app YouVersion.
 

 

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