QUESTION #49: Is it true that the King James translators were nothing but a bunch of Episcopalian baby sprinklers? ANSWER: No. EXPLANATION: The company of men who did the translating of the Authorized Version was made up of Bible-believing men from both the Anglican and Puritan churches. Their character and qualifications have been attested earlier.…

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QUESTION #46: What is a “Ruckmanite?” ANSWER: “Ruckmanite” is a name Bible critics call anyone who disagrees with them. EXPLANATION: Peter Sturges Ruckman was born in 1921. He has spent years studying the manuscript history of the Bible. He received his doctorate in philosophy from Bob Jones University. He has personally founded or helped to…

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QUESTION #44: Who were Westcott and Hort? ANSWER: Two unsaved Bible critics. EXPLANATION: Brook Foss Westcott (1825-1903) and Fenton John Anthony Hort (1828-1892) were two non-Christian Anglican ministers. Fully steeped in the Alexandrian philosophy that “there is no perfect Bible”, they had a vicious distaste for the King James Bible and its Antiochian Greek text,…

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QUESTION #42: Aren’t modern English translations easier to understand? ANSWER: No. Some may seem easier to read, but none are easier to understand. EXPLANATION: One of the primary advertising gimmicks used to sell modern English translations is that they will be easier to understand for the potential customers. The customer, having been assured that he/she…

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QUESTION #40: Is the New International Version trustworthy? ANSWER: No. EXPLANATION: The New International Version is based on the 26th edition of the Greek text of Eberhard Nestle published in 1979. It, like the New American Standard Version which is based on Nestle’s 23rd edition of 1969, is an Egyptian bible. These and most modern…

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