Eddie, a Gideon, entered a school in the Philippines and was greeted by one of the teachers. He asked her if Gideons could present each of the staff and students with a copy of God’s Word. “Yes!” the teacher immediately exclaimed as she beamed with joy. “May I show you something?” she asked. She then reached into her large school bag that she carried with her and pulled out a worn and ragged Gideon-placed Scripture that she had received in 1985.
What a trophy this was in our Heavenly Father’s sight. This New Testament had touched many hands and souls, and was the only copy of God’s Word on the entire school property. It had brought many souls to a saving knowledge of Jesus, and had helped many, many souls to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Many tears of joy were shed as each teacher and student received their own copy of God’s precious Word this wonderful day. The Gideons International