Which Bible Verses Did The NIV Delete?
Several readers have asked me this question so I thought it worthwhile to include my response here. Please note that these are only WHOLE verses that the NIV deletes. This list does not include the many words and phrases that were completely deleted from the NIV–it deletes over 64,000 words including words like mercyseat, Jehovah, and Godhead. It removes meaningful, well-known Bible words like Calvary, Lucifer, new testament, regeneration, etc. Most of… Continue reading
The Translators’ Preface To The Reader
In The 1611 KJV Bible
THE BEST THINGS HAVE BEEN CULMINATED
Zeal to promote the common good, whether it be by devising anything ourselves, or revising that which hath been laboured by others, deserveth certainly much respect and esteem, but yet findeth but cold entertainment in the world. It is welcomed with suspicion instead of love, and with emulation instead of thanks: and if there be any hole left for cavil to enter,… Continue reading
Does The Authorized Version Contain Archaic Words?
By Dr. Laurence M. Vance
The Authorized Version of the Bible is the best-selling, most read, most loved, and most revered book in history. This is beyond dispute. But doesn’t the Authorized Version contain archaic words? Certainly. Should we therefore replace it with something else? Certainly not. This is what is disputed. The Authorized Version of the Bible is often lauded for its place in literature, its majestic style, and its poetic… Continue reading
Which Version Of The Bible Should You Use?
What version of the Bible should you use? Well that depends on a couple of things:
1. How ACCURATE do you want it to be?
2. How COMPLETE do you want it to be?
How ACCURATE a translation do you want?
If you want something as easy to read as a fairy tale book then by all means use a paraphrase version like “The Book” or “The Living Bible”. Those… Continue reading
Christ Died For The Ungodly
by Horatius Bonar
The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>