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 […]

Stephen Langton Province Canterbury Diocese Canterbury Appointed circa 1207 Reign ended 9 July 1228 Predecessor John de Gray Successor Walter d’Eynsham Orders Consecration 17 June 1207…by Innocent III Created Cardinal 1206 Rank Cardinal priest Personal details Birth name Stephen Langton Born circa 1150 Died 9 July 1228…Slindon, Sussex Buried Canterbury Cathedral Nationality English Denomination Roman […]

Your faith is worth more than gold ~ 1 Peter 1:7 Bible numerics By numerics we do not mean numerology. Numerology is from the occult. It attempts to divine the future by drawing significance from numbers. God says not to do that [Leviticus 19:26; Deuteronomy 18:10-12] By numerics we mean the observation that God has […]