Statement of Declaration: The author of this work believes without reservation, that the King James Bible is more than just a priceless work of literary art, which it is. But it is has indeed been preserved without error by God's providence as an infallible book that the common man in the English speaking world can hold and own, and the light it can give rest entirely on that man's faith in it and its Author. And all those who believe otherwise have either been duped, have an unclean motive, are just ignorant or see no issue of importance in having God's word readily available in an infallible form. No amount of linguist ability can give any extra light if there is doubt to its content, the Holy Spirit will not honour anyone that want to subject this English Bible to an inferior position.
When God stops or limits using a term in the Holy Writ it shows you that there has been a change in priorities, emphasis and the current dispensation. Nothing happens by chance, we are dealing with a preserved BOOK. We have in our hand a BOOK that the Holy Spirit has nurtured and has led men to use certain English words that he has ordained.
If you do not believe this there is no way that you can really love it. You may prefer it, give it faint praise and even acknowledge its literary worth and accomplishments in past church history, but it will never be a beloved friend.
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob whom one could call the patriarchal trinity appears in Scripture to designate the true line of the nation of Israel.
It appears 33 times, which is noteworthy in it. Yet notice when the last time it is used.
(Acts 7:32) [Saying], I [am] the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold.
This is part of the sermon Stephen preached before the people (Jews), scribes and elders of Israel. Where upon hearing his message they stoned him. The patriarchal trinity never shows up again and Israel as a nation is becoming the tail and not the head in this dispensation as far as salvation is concerned (Acts 28:24-28).
Love, Loved, Lovest, Loveth and Beloved
The beloved Apostle John is noted for using love 62 times, lovest 5 times, beloved 9 times, loved 26 times and loveth 18 times. This is total of 120 and he uses these words 113 times, if you exclude the book of Revelation. This being so John uses these words over 4 times a chapter.
Therefore, the book of Revelation with its 22 chapters should have 88 words that are related to the above (love, loved, lovest, beloved and loveth). But from Revelation chapter four with its come up hither to the end of the book they are few and the 3 times it does appear is not positive at all.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
For without [are] dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
Why is there a change in the beloved Apostle John? It is because this tribulation period is a time of woe and it is not to display the love of God but his wrath.
Rev 8:13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!
Rev 12:12 Therefore rejoice, [ye] heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
Rev 16:1 And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.
Seeing that the word wrath appears 13 times in Revelation no explanation is required.
The word hell is not found in the Gospel of John or the writing of Paul. This is not to say that these Apostles do not believe in the judgement of God and a place of torment for those that have rejected the only fire escape for manís soul, which is the Lord Jesus Christ----they do.
John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
John 15:6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast [them] into the fire, and they are burned.
2Th 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Heb 10:31 [It is] a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
Anyone but an apostate or a heretic knows that when it comes to leading men to the saving grace of God it is the writings of John and Paul that bear witness to two words believe and grace (John uses believe 55 times and Paul uses grace 99 times).
In fact, if you really think about it, it's when the dispensation of the law was still in full effect that the word hell was used by our Saviour. Why, the answer is obvious! If you are going to trust keeping the law or your own merits you have to bypass belief in the grace of God which is personified in Jesus Christ. He is a stumbling block for he polished the law and itís requirements to such a degree that you we bust hell wide open if you try to keep them.
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Mat 5:20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed [the righteousness] of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
TO THE NAYSAYERS
I know by now that some will say that I am basing the above on the accidental rather than the planned. If this is so, then why has God reserved certain English words in the Bible to be used only once to show the sons of men his sovereignty in salvation, power and office?
There is only one potentate according to the Scriptures.
1Ti 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, [who is] the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
All the rest that have claimed this the worms feed sweetly on them.
There is only one discerner according to Writ.
(12) For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged 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 intents of the heart.
(13) Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
Do not look for the word discerner in the NIV, ASV and other ďlibelsĒ for the compilers of these polluted works believe that Godís word has not senses.
1. One who sees, discovers or distinguishes; an observer.
2. One who knows and judges; one who has the power of distinguishing.
3. That which distinguishes; or that which causes to understand.
OUR BIBLE READS US AS WE READ IT.
Yes I know that the BOOK we have can be lost, burned in a fire and it pages worn out and perhaps we are going too far.
We just believe that the BOOK is just one of a million upon millions exact clones here on Earth and the real one is in heaven for the English speaking people.
Everything that manís hands can produce that is pleasing to God usually has a pattern (Ex25: 9).
Exo 25:9 According to all that I shew thee, [after] the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make [it].
There is only one justifier according to the word of God.
Rom 3:26 To declare, [I say], at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
It was well said my old country preacher Dennis Hicks, ďAny religion is ok to live by, but none to die byĒ. We have a person a Justifier named the Lord Jesus Christ.
There is only one Holy Father according to the BOOK of books.
John 17:11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we [are].
Any man who allows himself to be called Holy Father is a demonic usurper and echoes the words of his real spiritual father,Ē For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
There is only one whose name is reverend according to the written council of God.
Psa 111:9 He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend [is] his name.
I am not saying that if you have a white collar around your neck that you are misguided, but if you want to replace it with a rope it might serve a better purpose.
God's Plan of Salvation
Enter by the Door
John 10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
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