"I will never forget Your precepts, For by them You have given me life." —Psalm 119:93
"True evangelical faith cannot lie dormant. It clothes the naked, it comforts the sorrowful, it shelters the destitute, it serves those that harm it, it binds up that which is wounded, it seeks those who are lost, it becomes all things to all people." —Menno Simons
“God gave everyone the capacity to communicate His message.” —Mark Cain
“Translation needs to be at the heart of the way we use and think about language. It reveals and relishes difference while also bridging it. It recognizes that Babel was as much a blessing as a curse." —Matthew Reynolds
"If God spare my life, ere many years I will cause that a boy that driveth a plow shall know more of the Scriptures than thou dost." —William Tyndale
"The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It never needs a furlough, and is never considered a foreigner." —William Cameron Townsend
"In Bible translation, we cross language barriers to take advantage of a people’s language, turning it into a lens through which they can see God. Their language is a medium by which they can hear God’s Word. In their own tongue, they can express God’s glory.
"When God spoke to us in Scripture He used human language, and when He spoke to us in Christ He assumed human flesh. In order to reveal Himself, He both emptied and humbled Himself. That is the model of evangelism which the Bible supplies." — John R. Stott
“We must get in the face of evil with uncarnal weapons. Someone has said that we are going to lose our young people to either apostasy or martyrdom. Our young people have a God-given passion. . .Will their feet run to preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings. .
“Understanding Scripture in a language other than the heart language, in which we think and experience emotion, is like trying to eat soup with a fork. You can get a little taste, but you cannot get nourished.” ― William Cameron Townsend