Local Libraries: Some local libraries may accept donated old Bibles. Nursing Homes: Many nursing homes are looking for donated Bibles. Bookstores and Thrift Stores: Used bookstores and thrift stores may accept old Bibles for resale. Shelters: Homeless shelters and feeding centers often accept old Bibles.
How do you donate Bibles in memory of someone?
Send a GideonCard and dedicate Bibles in memory of their loved one. Add a personal message to the GideonCard and we'll mail it for you. Your contribution will provide for Bibles that will be placed by Gideons around the world to someone in need of the Gospel message.
What do you say when presenting a Bible?
Blessed be your name, O Lord our God, You are the fount and source of every blessing! You have revealed yourself to your human creation in many and diverse ways. Our memory of your revelation is maintained and reverenced in the Scriptures that we hold in our hands.
How do you dedicate a Bible to someone?
It is best to write the inscription on paper before copying it into the Bible. Begin by "addressing" the inscription; for example, "For my dear nephew John, on his graduation from high school." The message could go on to include a favorite Bible verse, a congratulatory note or a motivational quote.
Is it OK to donate a Bible?
Donate it. There are some wonderful para-church ministries that gladly receive used/donated Bibles and distribute them to men and women worldwide. The cost of printed materials, in some countries, is astronomical – and Bible recycling programs, such as this, enable people to have their own copy of God's Word.
What do you write in a Bible for a wedding gift?
God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” Romans 12:10: “Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another.” Proverbs 3:3: “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.”