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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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2Timothy 3:15-17 Context

Dear Reader, The proper understanding of the Scriptures demands that we pay attention to the context. As the old ditty goes: “A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.” Without examining the context in which a … Continue reading

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Scripture as seen and used in Scripture

We have seen so far that the Scriptures have the character of being “given by inspiration of God” and that this character of the Scriptures is true in all generations and languages, not being limited to the autographs or originals. … Continue reading

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