This is the heartwarming, real life story of a little girl whose strongest desire in life was to possess her very own Bible. Through hard work, determination, prayer, faith, and even a 50-mile barefoot walk, Mary Jones, a young girl living in rural Wales in the late 1700s, did whatever it took to obtain a copy of the Word of God.
Mary's dream came true and her dedication to God and determination to get a copy of His word inspired the setting up of a society that supplied faithful translations of the Bible throughout the world for many years.
She lies buried in a humble churchyard, and few know the important part that she played in the founding of the great institution, the British and Foreign Bible Society, which is now in possession of her Bible. Inside the Bible is contained in her own hand-writing this statement: "I bought this in the 16th year of my age. Mary Jones, the true owner of this Bible."
An inspiring true story of a young girl's commitment to God and love for His word.