Writing the New Testament in 45 minutes
30 October 2010 The Bible Hungary [Janos Kovacs-Biro, tedNEWS]
The Bible – The fundation of a New Reformation – (the anniversary of the Reformation)
„What would the Adventists in the world do if all Bibles would be burnt and all electronic and audio Bibles would be block from use?” – asked Dr Erno Osz-Farkas, the President of Duna Conference, Hungary, the main organiser of the event. “Follow the Bible” continues in Hungary and actually inspired this event.
660 Hungarian Adventists coming from the different parts of Hungary (mostly young people) wrote down the New Testament learnt by heart in less than 45 minutes! This would be the contribution of the Hungarian Adventists if the Bible disappeared. The 660 participants memorised portions of the New Testament. They all gathered in a Conference Hall on the anniversary celebration of Reformation. At the given signal started writing the memorised portions on the sheets prepared for this event only. Some memorised long passages, others shorter ones. Their writing is accurate including all signs of punctuation. The handwritten New Testament will be exposed in the Bible Museum of Budapest. At the end of the event all participants received a MP4 player with the Hungarian Audio Bible pre-installed.
„In about 45 minutes we wrote a history on 30 October 2010. Minds filled with God’s words – and this was enough for writing. Our belief is that this event was blessed by Him and people will not remember only because of MP4 players and the ’sounding Bible’ but the living and real Word which proved it again that young people are also important parts of God’s plan.” – said Krisztina André – one of the writing participants. [tedNEWS]
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