Tag Archives: Original

God’s book unto God’s people in a tongue which they can understand

“Therefore,blessed be they, and most honored be their name that break the ice, and give the onset upon that which helpeth forward to the saving of souls. Now what can be more available thereto than to deliver God’s book unto … Continue reading

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Brief history of Standardization

The Westminster Divines unquestionably believed THE RECEIVED TEXT as noted by the citations in their Confession of Faith. They believed the ENGLISH SCRIPTURES to be the word of God for English speakers. God has spoken to man in divers manners … Continue reading

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Sir Frederic Kenyon – passage not preserved

“In some passages it seems certain that the true reading has not been preserved by any ancient authority, and we are driven to conjecture in order to supply it. But such passage are an infinitesimal portion of the whole and … Continue reading

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John R. Rice

“Any rejection of the Bible is a rejection of Jesus Christ.” pg 35 “The critic of the Bible is the critic of Jesus Christ.” pg 38 “One cannot be saved without believing the Bible.” pg 37 “There is no way … Continue reading

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Variants

The Authorized Edition of the English Bible (1611), its subsequent reprints and modern representatives. F.Ha. Scrivener, M.A. D.C.L., LL.D., Cambridge: At the University Press, 1884, Appendix A “Catalogue of the variations from the original edition of the Authorized Version of … Continue reading

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What was the original original?

What did Jesus really say? Which word did Jesus actually speak when teaching on the Parable of the Sower? Was it πονηρός (wicked one Mt 13:19), Σατανᾶς (Satan Mk 4:15) or διάβολος (the devil Lk 8:12)? Same place, same context, … Continue reading

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John Bunyan

A university man met Bunyan on the road near Cambridge. Said he to Bunyan, “How dare you preach, not having the original Scriptures?” “Do you have them–the copies written by the apostles and prophets?” asked Bunyan. “No,” replied the scholar. … Continue reading

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