“KJV Only movement? Is the King James Version the only Bible we should use?”……Many people have strong and serious objections to the translation methods and textual basis for the new translations and therefore take a strong stance in favor of the King James Version. Others are equally convinced that the newer translations are an improvement […]

“Why is it important to believe in biblical inerrancy?”……We live in a time that tends to shrug its shoulders when confronted with error. Instead of asking, like Pilate, "What is truth?" postmodern man says, "Nothing is truth" or perhaps "There is truth, but we cannot know it." We've grown accustomed to being lied to, and […]

Where Do Bible Chapter and Verse numbers in our Bibles come from? Chapter and verse numbers are such a familiar (and useful) part of Bible reading that we rarely give them much conscious thought. In fact, verse numbers are so integral to the way we talk about Scripture that it's hard to imagine the Bible […]

“What are the different English Bible versions?”……Answer: Depending on how one distinguishes a different Bible version from a revision of an existing Bible version, there are as many as 50 different English versions of the Bible. The question then arises: Is there really a need for so many different English versions of the Bible? The […]

There are so many different interpretations of what the Bible is saying. How do I know which one is right? That’s a problem that plagues all of us. There are some theoretical things we can say about it, but I’d rather spend time on the practical. The Roman Catholic Church believes that one function of […]

Should I use a paraphrase of the Bible?”……A paraphrase is a retelling of something in your own words. A paraphrase of the Bible is different from a translation in that a translation attempts (to varying degrees) to communicate as "word-for-word" or as "thought-for-thought" as possible. A paraphrase takes the meaning of a verse or passage […]

“What is the 21st Century King James Version (KJ21)?”……21st Century King James Version – History…Published in 1994 by Deuel Enterprises, Inc. (Gary, SD), the 21st Century King James Version of the Bible seeks to preserve the sacred message and beautiful language of the King James Version, while making it easier to read and understand for […]