Testimonies of Changed Lives

Faith and Forgiveness

Faith and Forgiveness A testimony of Junita Dincog from Ifugao Province July 20, 2018 There are many stories in this world that are worthy to be written and told. One such story is Junita also been a long-time Philippine Bible Society (PBS)...

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Blessings Beyond Our Imagination

Blessings Beyond Our Imagination A testimony of Amor Becite from Sampaloc, Manila July 11, 2018 The reality of miracles has been displayed in the Bible time and time again. God parted the Red Sea for the Israelites in Exodus. Jesus multiplied...

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Giving Back to the God Who Gave His All

Giving Back to the God Who Gave His All A testimony of Angeline Ballesteros from Metro Manila September 26, 2018 Angeline Ballesteros started reading the Bible when she was twelve years old. She grew up in a household with many siblings and with...

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The God who Hears and Answers
The God who Hears and Answers

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] MTBO Feature: The God who Hears and Answers A testimony by Laura Valledo of Bulacan December 13, 2017   I can count by years how much the Lord has...

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Drug dealer turned Word preacher
Drug dealer turned Word preacher

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] A testimony by Bernard Hernandez of Quezon City   My whole life, I was a misfit. It’s not surprising being that my father is a convict and I have a...

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Contagious Bible reading in one barangay results in improved lives
Contagious Bible reading in one barangay results in improved lives

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] In the secluded town of Buangan in Torrijos, Marinduque, several residents received copies of the May they Be One Bibles through their local parish. And...

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“I didn’t know God and I never thought it mattered”
“I didn’t know God and I never thought it mattered”

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] A testimony by Luzviminda Rodrigo from Masbate, Bicol   Growing up, I never had a Bible. I didn’t know much about God and I didn’t think it mattered...

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"I didn't know God and I never thought it mattered"
"I didn't know God and I never thought it mattered"

A testimony by Luzviminda Rodrigo from Masbate, Bicol Growing up, I never had a Bible. I didn’t know much about God and I didn’t think it mattered. I love my kids but I fail to be a good example to them. They would see and hear me say the worst...

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Young people unite to pray for the Bible cause worldwide
Young people unite to pray for the Bible cause worldwide

  Who says young people can’t make a difference?   Over a hundred of young people from different churches and organizations, together with the members and staff of the Philippine Bible Society (PBS), gathered for the World Day of Prayer...

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Blessed to be a Blessing
Blessed to be a Blessing

  Time and time again, the Bible proves how it is more than just a book with lives transformed by God through it. And for Erlinda Camba, a housewife from Guinobatan, Albay, her story is both that of redemption and inspiration through the...

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A Life Touched by God’s Amazing Word
A Life Touched by God’s Amazing Word

&nbsp [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Three years had passed since Liza Requiero received...

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From Deadly Vices to Life-giving Service
From Deadly Vices to Life-giving Service

Jerry Callos, a native of the town of Dapdap in Legazpi City, lived all his life believing that he is on his own and never sought to know God, until one fateful day when he received a Bible and things began to change. He now testifies of how he...

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What Is It Like to Honor God’s Word in Prison?
What Is It Like to Honor God’s Word in Prison?

Society may intend prison to be a place of punishment, but God can also use it as a place of worship and transformation. This is what happened during the National Bible Week as even people behind bars joined in the nationwide celebration and...

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What is Signs of Hope?

FAQs What is Signs of Hope? Signs of Hope is the celebration of 117 years of God’s faithfulness to the Philippine Bible Society (PBS) in making the Bible known. It is also a fundraiser for the translation of the Bible in the Filipino Sign...

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“’Di ako nagbabasa ng Bible noon. Hindi rin ako palasimba. Kahit Linggo, nagtatrabaho ako dahil magsasaka ako. Parati kong sinasabi sa asawa ko na siya na lang ang magsimba at ipagdasal na lang ako. Isang araw, niyaya ako ng kaibigan ko na...

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Rev. Fr. Angelo “Jing” Caparros of Quezon

Despite the absence of super powers, Fr. Jing Caparros is still able to accomplish amazing things. By God’s grace, he shared His Word to the different parishes under the Dioceses of Gumaca in the province of Quezon. Superman, Batman or Thor are...

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“Re-Tired” Catechist puts on new tire
“Re-Tired” Catechist puts on new tire

For retiree Raquel Arenal, the Bible meant a new life and new adventures with the Lord. At 65 years old, catechist Raquel Arenal grew deeper in her faith after receiving her copy of the Bible through the MTBO Bible Campaign. “My faith in God grew...

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Heart of a Catechist
Heart of a Catechist

Maricris Arabejo has always believed that life is not complete without reading God’s Word and prayers. “Aside from being a habit, the regular reading of God’s Word and talking to Him allows one to tap into the source of true life. In my daily...

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From World-Centered to God-FIlled
From World-Centered to God-FIlled

“My faith grew and I became more understanding of others.” This was how 22-year-old Sarah Jane Latagan described how the Bible changed her life after she began to regularly read it. Sarah Jane, who is a teacher-catechist at the Immaculada...

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Teaching the Teacher
Teaching the Teacher

Catechist Maribel Vinalon said that she continues to grow spiritually as she reads her Bible regularly. “I learned how to share the Bible more effectively to my students,” she said. She also said that her daily Bible reading has also made her a...

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Bible Reading Time, Bonding Time
Bible Reading Time, Bonding Time

As Barangay Secretary, Doris Nuñezca helps in the feeding program for children in their village. “We not only nourish them physically, but spiritually as well. Before we start the feeding, we tell the children stories from the Bible. They love...

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Transformed by the Word

Aside from gambling and drinking, Ponciano Viodor also nursed an anger problem. “I become very silent when I get angry. But deep inside, I let my rage seethe. Every time I got furious about something or someone, murderous thoughts filled my...

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“It is a blessing to be able to support our local churches in need of Bibles and Bible study programs. It is our hope that they not only grow in terms of membership but also have the heart to extend spiritual help to others, just like how they have received help.”

Ptr. Callum TabadaUCCP Cosmopolitan Administrative Pastor (AACP benefactor)

“We are thankful since each individual now has a Bible. Our members will no longer have a hard time reading. Thank you also for the discipleship materials for these will help all in getting to know Jesus and to know how to be a better Christian.”

Ptr. Eric BulanteChurch Pastor, Shepherd's Church in Hills of Zion, Talim Island (AACP beneficiary)

“Philippine Bible Society organizes trainings that really respond to the needs of people who are suffering.
It has well-equipped leaders who facilitate trainings and workshops.
Its mission to reach out to Filipinos using God’s Word is fulfilled through its works.”

Miriam del RosarioExecutive director at The Birthright Educators Foundation

“I praise and thank our Almighty God that, through PBS, I now own a Poimen version of MBB (Magandang Balita Biblia) in the national language of the Philippines – Tagalog.
Knowing Matthew 10:32-33, I read and study the Bible so that I will not be dismayed when the Lord Jesus Christ comes. Life is too short compared with the promise of eternal life in God’s Kingdom.”

Jorge BianesLocal Church Elder at LJOR Unified Commonwealth

I think this is very helpful to every readers. The word of the Lord are the food of our soul which we always need every minute of our life. I dont often read the Bible but everytime i open it, God was always like in front of me and speaking as what is something i'm just needing to hear. He speaks to me and i can feel it. A million thanks to You my Lord.

CrisTin Bocar AtregenioHousewife, Stay-at-home parent

I love the ministry of the Philippine Bible Society in sharing the Word to the world. God bless PBS!

Ganni BanzueloScripture Marketing Officer at Philippine Bible Society