The Answer Book
21. Don’t King James Bible believers “worship” the Bible?
QUESTION #21: Don’t King James Bible believer’s “worship” the Bible? Didn’t God destroy the originals because He didn’t want these people to venerate them? ANSWER: No and no. EXPLANATION: Many critics of the perfect Bible have become very frustrated in recent years. This is due to the fact that their entire argument against the Bible…Read More
22. Are King James Bible believers a cult?
QUESTION #22: Aren’t King James Bible believers a cult? ANSWER: No. EXPLANATION: The charge that King James Bible believers are a cult is similar to the charge that they worship the Bible. It is a result of the same frustration and born of the same malice. Sadly, when facts do not prove them right, character…Read More
22. Is it “heresy” to believe the King James Bible is perfect?
QUESTION #23: Is it “heresy” to believe, that the King James Bible is perfect? ANSWER: No. EXPLANATION: It is amusing yet appalling that a King James Bible believer, who BELIEVES the Bible to be inerrant, is called a “heretic” by people who claim to believe that the Bible is inerrant. “Heresy”, according to Webster, is…Read More
24. Who was Dean Burgon?
QUESTION #24: Who was Dean Burgon? ANSWER: He was an outstanding 19th century Bible scholar. EXPLANATION: John William Burgon (1813-1888) was a man of tremendous intellect and ranks among men such a Lancelot Andrews (1555-1626) and Robert Dick Wilson (1856-1930) in scholarship. He became the Dean of Chichester and has since been known as “Dean”…Read More
25. What’s the difference between a “TR” man and a “KJV” man?
QUESTION #25: What is the difference between a “Textus Receptus Man” and a “King James Man?” ANSWER: A “TR Man” gets his manuscripts from Antioch and his philosophy from Egypt. EXPLANATION: Under Question #8 concerning Alexandria and Antioch it was pointed out that we derive two things from each of these locations. We derive manuscripts…Read More
26. Will a Bible college education clear controversy over a perfect Bible?
QUESTION #26: Will a Bible college education clear up the controversy over the issue of a perfect Bible’? ANSWER: No. About ninety-nine out of one hundred times a Bible college education will either confuse or destroy a student’s faith in the perfect Bible. EXPLANATION: There are many benefits to a Bible college education. A student…Read More
27. Do Christians who use other Bibles hate God?
QUESTION #27: Do Christians and Preachers who use other bibles “hate God?” ANSWER: No, although some may abhor the thought of being in subjection to “a Book.” EXPLANATION: In Mark 9:38-41 we find the disciples upset with someone who did not “follow ” them. Yet the Lord told them to leave the man alone. God…Read More
28. Is the King James Bible inspired or preserved?
QUESTION #28: Is the King James Bible inspired or preserved? ANSWER: The original autographs were inspired. The King James Bible is those same autographs preserved up to today. EXPLANATION: The best way to simply describe inspiration and preservation of the Bible is as follows: Inspiration is when God takes a blank piece of paper (papyrus,…Read More
29. Can a translation be inspired?
QUESTION #29: Can a translation be inspired? ANSWER: Yes, God has inspired several. EXPLANATION: In the Book of Genesis, chapters 42-45, we have the record of Joseph’s reunion with his brethren. That Joseph spoke Egyptian instead of Hebrew is evident by Genesis 42:23. “And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto…Read More
30. Can a translation be as good as the originals?
QUESTION #30: The King James Bible is a mere translation from Greek to English. A translation can’t be as good as the originals, can it? ANSWER: A translation cannot only be “as good” as the originals, but better. EXPLANATION: There are three “translations” spoken of in the Bible. In all three cases, the translation referred…Read More