Uncle Bob made a lasting contribution to the Church in India by spending the last 20 years of his life preparing the Grace Ministries (GM) Study Bible in Telugu. About 100 million people speak Telugu. Due to its contemporary language and faithfulness in translation, the Telugu Bible is being increasingly used. The extensive study notes were written especially for India, where the social milieu and cultural context are different from western nations. It also has a topical concordance.

The GM Study Bible highlights Uncle Bob’s sensitivity to the desperate need of Indian pastors, evangelists and believers for a reliable study Bible in their own language. English-speaking Indians are largely confined to the big cities and constitute a small percentage of the population. The majority of Indian believers have little or no study helps. Bible concordances, commentaries, and dictionaries published by western publishers are very expensive and only a very few can afford them.

The first printing of 10,000 copies was sold out. The Study Bible sold for Rs 117 each (less than US$3).

Millions of Indians use English as a second language and many use English Bibles. The GM Study Bible in English incorporates the same notes and topical concordance as the Telugu Bible. The Study Bible uses a revised text of the Authorized Version. The revision was carried out with constant reference to Hebrew and Greek manuscripts. The study notes help the reader understand the Word of God and practice it. Great care has been taken to expound the text, without preconceptions or prejudices.

The GM Study Bible is being translated into India 's national language, Hindi, spoken and understood by over 400 million people. It is also being translated into Malayalam.
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