ALL ARTICLES ON HISTORY OF PRESERVATION

Are Modern Bibles Built on a Faulty Foundation?

Is it possible one of the two pillars supporting the modern, billion-dollar Bible industry is a counterfeit?

Are There Perfect Bibles in non-English Languages?

HIstory shows that God revealed Himself to man in one language at a time. Those were then translated. From 'The Answer Book' by Samuel Gipp.

Chapter 7 - The Enemy

From 'Understandable History of the Bible' by Samuel C. Gipp - How the Roman Catholic Church fought against the Authorized Text.

Bible Texts - the Good and the Bad

Description of the texts used to bring us the Bible. Excerpted from "Understandable History of the Bible" by Samuel C. Gipp.

Can You Trust 'Oldest and Best'?

People argued that the last part of the Gospel of Mark should be removed since it’s not in miniscule 2427, believed to be the oldest. Then scientific evidence proved it was a hoax.

Changing God's Words — What's New About That?

The new NIV Bible translation, the TNIV, has finally gotten Bible scholars' attention to God's words.

Do the Dead Sea Scrolls render the King James Bible obsolete?

From "The Answer Book" by Samuel C. Gipp." What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? Do they disagree with the Bible?

Who Was Dean Burgon?

He was a defender of the Textus Receptus and the King James Bible.

Did the Catholic Church Give Us The Bible?

Many people believe the Bible came from the Roman Catholic Church. Find out the true origin of the Bible.

Did God Plan a Do-It-Yourself Bible?

Do you think the Lord cared enough about His holy words to preserve them in a book His own children can read and believe today?

Didn't the first King James Bible contain the Aprocrypha?

Why the King James translators rejected the Apocrypha, placing it BETWEEN the testaments, not in them.

Did the Catholic Church Really Give Us the Bible?

Gail Riplinger answers this question.

Does Mark 16 Have 20 Verses... Or 8?

If you trust text critics, the original gospel had no bodily resurrection! So why trust them?

Does Your Bible Have Doubting Footnotes?

Does it say that Christ`s resurrection and Great Commission were missing from the "originals?" What is left of Christian faith?

Does Your Church Trust a Bible that Doesn't Exist?

If your church believes only in the reliability of originals that we no longer have, it confesses faith in a Bible that does not exist.

Do New Manuscripts Strengthen the King James Bible?

The King James translators already had examples of the so-called "new" manuscripts of today, and they REJECTED them. From 'The Answer Book' by Samuel Gipp

Weren't the King James Translators A Bunch of Episcopalian Baby Sprinklers?

They were Bible believers from both Anglican and Puritan churches. From 'The Answer Book' by Samuel Gipp copyright 1989. Reproduced by permisson.

The Geneva Bible: What's Wrong With It?

Transcript from a video interview between Jack McElroy and David W. Daniels on the problems with the Geneva Bible.

Are God's words preserved in a 17th century book?

Video transcript - If God preserved His words in some form, does He need to do it in that form again? If He preserved His words in English in the KJV, does He need to retranslate it every few years?

Has the King James Bible been changed, between 1611 and the present day?

There have only been two modifications of the King James Bible. Find out what they are.

How they kill your faith in most Bible colleges.

Video transcript - By teaching the inspiration of only the "Original Autographs" (which no longer exist), they teach students they don't have a reliable Bible they can trust.

How can the 1611 King James Bible come from the 1633 Textus Receptus?

The Textus Receptus didn't appear until 1633 so how can the King James Bible, which was translated in 1611, be translated from it?

How Did God Preserve His Words to this Day?

Answer: Down through history, God chose several languages to communicate His message.

How Do I Show Those Who Refuse To Hear King James Only Arguments?

The key is to show them how the broad evidence of history tells us which Greek text is correct. It then becomes easy to know which Bible we can trust.

The 100-Year War Over the Bible

The 100-year war over which text is really God's Word. From 'Understandable History of the Bible' by Samuel C. Gipp

Is God Really Able to Preserve His Word?

"Did God really preserve His Word for us today?" This question is central to all Bible version arguments.

Why should God's Word be restricted to English?

Video transcript - Why did God bless an English translation? What about other languages?

Is 1 John 5:7 not in any Greek manuscript before the 1600s? If it is true, why is it in the KJV?

1 John 5:7 belongs in the King James Bible and was preserved by faithful Christians. But the passage was removed from many Greek manuscripts, because of the problems it seemed to cause.

Is "King James Only" a non-scholarly position?

Video transcript - Are those who read only the King James stupid and uneducated?

Is the New International Version Trustworthy?

The ads claim the NIV is the best translation available. But can I really trust this Bible?

Does The New King James Use the Same Texts As The KJV?

The NKJV is not a revision of the King James Bible at all. The Greek and Hebrew behind the NKJV are the same as for the modern perversions.

Is Trust in the Bible Important?

A recent issue of a national Christian magazine carried an article about a young man who lost faith in the Bible while in Bible school and now considers himself a "happy agnostic."

Hasn't the King James Bible been revised?

Careful examination of early editions of the King James Bible show corrections of spelling and printer's errors, but no true revision.

Is the KJV Inspired or Preserved?

Are only the originals inspired, or did God preserve a completely accurate Bible text for us?

Look What's Missing - Even in Revelation

Would you rather your friends read a Bible that God has clearly blessed, or one He has clearly cursed?

Mainline Churches Use Defective Bibles to Approve Sin

Don`t like what the Bible says? Just choose one that justifies your sin!

Mainline Protestants Adrift Without a Preserved Bible.

According to a recent Associated Press release, the worldwide Anglican church is struggling for "survival."

New Bible Version the Most Perverse Yet

A new Bible translation in England is so radical that it would not be worth mentioning if it were not being promoted by high Anglican officials.

New Gospel of Judas Fails Basic Bible Test

This new "gospel" is valuable, not because it carries more truth about Jesus, but because it sheds more light on how the Gnostics had perverted the true gospel.

New Spanish Bible Based on Trustworthy Texts

God's perfect words (unchanged, nothing removed, nothing added) are now available to the Spanish-speaking world.

Pope Decides It's Okay To Read the Bible

Enough doctrinal changes have been made to God's Word that the Pope can now urge his people to read the 'Bible.'

Was Codex Sinaiticus Really Rescued From a Wastebasket?

Tischendorf's story about finding Codex Sinaiticus in a wastebasket is really false. Here is why.

Textual History of the Bible

Examines the two streams of Bible text, and how to choose the right one.

Vatican Now Trying to Steal the KJV

They couldn't destroy it, so now they are trying to take credit for it.

Was King James Gay?

Video transcript - An answer to the claims that King James was a homosexual.

What is the LXX?

Record of the Septuagint (LXX) comes from a single, supposedly ancient letter. Gipp shows why the story is a fraud.

Has God Only Preserved A Bible For English Speakers?

God has preserved His words through the broad flow of history in certain specific languages: Hebrew, Greek, Old Latin and English. Other languages have the blessed opportunity to follow what God has revealed and translate it into their languages.

What Does 'Scripture' Mean?

Jesus frequently referred to "the scriptures" as he taught the disciples and conversed with the Pharisees.

Where Do Bible Manuscripts Come From?

A description of the two streams of Bible manuscripts.

Where Did the King James Bible Come From?

There are two kinds of manuscripts...Accurate and corrupted.

Video transcript - Where was the Bible before 1611?

The series of English Bibles that led up to the translation of the King James Version. How we can recognize God's endorsement of the KJV.

Where was the Bible before 1611?

It was In the available Antiochian manuscripts. From "The Answer Book" by Samuel C. Gipp.

Which Bible? It's Easy to Decide

You can know which Bible to trust. A quick look at history will make the choice obvious.

Who's In Charge of the Bible?

Since the Catholic Church claims to have given the world the Bible, Pope Francis has felt free to suggest some changes to the Lord's Prayer he feels will 'improve' it.

Who Was the King James Translated For?

The purpose of translating the King James Bible was to give the Scriptures to the common man. From "The Answer Book" by Samuel Gipp.

Why Do Many Bible Versions Omit Mark 16:9-20

Why is it that most bible versions (non-KJV) either omit Mark 16:9-20 or they have footnotes about alternative endings?