Sluice Box Adventures
Believing Bible Study in the 21st century
Psalms 12:6-7 "The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever."
1 Thessalonians 2:13 "For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe."
Hearing by The WORD
Old Paths Baptist Mission © 2011 Richard St.James
The English language became the universal language of the world. Four hundred years later, the inhabitants of the earth have entered into the 21st century, and the English language is still the universal language of the world.
In the book of Hebrews in chapter one we learn from God the Father that it was God the Son who "laid the foundation of the earth" and is the one "upholding all things by the word of his power." Note this “word of his power”.
In the Gospel of John in chapter one we see that Jesus Christ is the Word. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
In the book of Hebrews in chapter four we see the Scripture is “the word of God.” “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and the intents of the hearts.”
You cannot divide the two. The Word, big “W”, [Jesus Christ], and the word, the little “w” are inseparably linked.
Following is a [repeated] list of the early printed Bibles. These Bibles represent instances of translation into the English tongue before the eighteenth century. Examine this list, and a peculiar thing will become evident.
1.The Tyndale Bible, 1534
2.Coverdale Bible, 1535
3.Matthews Bible, 1537
4.The Great Bible, 1539
5.The Geneva Bible, 1560
6.The Bishops’ Bible, 1568
7.The Authorized Version of the Bible, 1611
The Authorized Version of the Bible, 1611, is the seventh translation of the Bible into the English language!
That BOOK is tried!
"The word of the Lord is tried" [Psalm 18:30].
It is pure!
"The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times" [Psalm 12:6].
Seven is the number of completion. God’s word in the English language is preserved in the Authorized Version of the Bible of 1611 [commonly called the King James Bible]. The Authorized Version of the Bible, 1611, or in any of its editions: 1613, 1644 [Amsterdam], 1676 [Cambridge], 1680, 1701, 1769, [Oxford] is Gods BOOK.
God has preserved his Scripture in spite of men.
“The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.”
[Psalm 12: 6-7]
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