Have you Heard About the 2 Dirty Little Secrets of Textual Criticism?

Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 2 “Two Dirty Little Secrets of Textual Criticism”

After discussing Hort’s Conspiracy theory of textual history, I go on to point out…

“The new conspiracy theory—an inside job

Fast-forward to today. After 130 years, the critics have finally quit looking for such a revision. Now everyone agrees that there never was a decree to produce a standard text.
So, today’s textual insiders have come up with a new spin. The text was revised, but this time the culprits were…
People like you.

The culprits are … Read More »

Are you sick of getting embarrassed by Bible College and Seminary trained folks who tell you that new versions of the Bible are better because they’re based on better manuscripts?

Comfort Book Here’s a great resource for you to “beat the game.”

I spent hours researching these variants before I wrote my book WHICH BIBLE WOULD JESUS USE? The Bible Version Controversy Explained and Resolved.
This resource combined with the “big picture” reasoning presented in my book will help you to confidently defend the King James Bible.

It’s textual critic Philip W. Comfort’s New Testament Text and Translation Commentary
You can hire this language engineer to assemble all the important New Testament variant readings (over 1,400) that affect meaning and have impacted … Read More »

“Which King James Bible do you use 1611 or 1769?”

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It’s a question we hear all the time.

It’s usually an insincere question asked by folks who don’t believe ANY Bible in ANY language is inspired and without error.

They were taught that there are tens of thousands of differences in the various editions of the KJB. And when it comes to spelling they’re right.

But here’s what else you need to understand as you defend God’s BOOK…

It is true that the translation was tweaked in minor ways over the centuries.

I spent hours and hours researching the textual … Read More »

Maybe the Lord should use the New International Version

chrisCharles Swindoll, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Insight for Living and author of more than 70 books

Even though evangelicals are starting to dump it for the ESV, the NIV is still a bestseller––over 400 million sold.  And talk about endorsements…

The NIV is wonderfully accurate according to the manuscripts of the Scriptures. It is reliable. And because it is accurate, it holds up under close scrutiny. It clearly is the Bible of choice for English speaking and reading people around the world.
––Charles Swindoll, Chancellor, … Read More »

Just what kind of man was the Lord?

That depends on which Bible you believe.

Take a look…

Mark 1:41
NIV (©1984) Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!”
NIV (©2011) Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!”

The Lord went from being “filled with compassion” to “indignant” in 27 years.

If you’re upset by this reading, can you imagine how the Lord feels?

USA Today published an article on the NIV Bible … Read More »