WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAY TO DEFEND THE KING JAMES BIBLE AS THE PREFERRED, INSPIRED BIBLE?

KJV ONLY Confessional Bibliology, Not KJV ONLY Fundamentalism, Is Worthy of Repute


Summary: There is a right way to argue that the King James Bible is the Bible that Protestants should use.  Not everyone will agree with it.  I am not perfectly comfortable either.  However, the viewpoint offered by those who call themselves “confessional bibliologists” have a strong case to make and deserve a careful hearing.  They have the reasoning of Martin Luther and John Calvin to support them.  Identified here is what they assert and why it is materially different from the quackery and demagoguery of fundamentalist

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WHICH KING JAMES VERSION IS INSPIRED AND INERRANT? THERE ARE MANY TO CHOOSE FROM.

KJV ONLY Advocates Argue Only the 1611 Version Is Inspired and is INERRANT — History Assures Us The Christian Church Never Believed This As Late As the 1890s. KJV Onlyism is a Modern Heresy.


Summary:  Many of Facebook who have read my recent posts (on my website – faith-happens.com, or linked from Facebook @ facebook.com/sdouglaswoodward) on the King James Bible assume I am its enemy. This is not true. I am the enemy to stupid thinking about the King James Version. Once excellent editing principles are brought to bear as was performed by F.H.A. Scrivener in the 1873 KJV version, … Read More

THE KJV TRANSLATORS INSERTED 8,422 “VARIANTS INTO THE TEXT” OF THE KJV BIBLE. SO WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

Summary: The King James Version has over 8,000 variants — comprised of marginal notes explaining alternatives to the meaning of the Hebrew or Greek words used in the source texts for the Bible. The KJV ONLY advocates argue that there is no question that the English words selected are guaranteed by the Holy Spirit to be the proper English words to accurately convey the meaning of the Hebrew or Greek. However, the 8,422 variants inserted in the margins by the 47 translators of the King James Version constitute 8,422 issues raised regarding variations that may be as probable to be

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WHAT SOURCE CONFIRMS THE KJV OLD TESTAMENT HAS ERRORS? THE KJV NEW TESTAMENT!

The following article contains information from my latest book, Rebooting the Bible.


Corrupting the Tanakh to Reduce Jewish Conversions to Christianity

Only a few short years after the destruction of Herod’s Temple, the rabbis (aka “sages”) formed an instruction academy in the village of Jamnia (outside of today’s Tel Aviv), allegedly with permission directly from Titus himself to preserve the Jewish religion. The rabbi’s would teach young students the ways of Torah, preparing them for a life of leadership in synagogues inside and outside of Israel. In the course of their work, not only did they begin to write down … Read More

IS THE KING JAMES BIBLE AN INSPIRED TRANSLATION, MORE ACCURATE THAN THE ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPHS IN HEBREW AND GREEK?

Within evangelicalism is a sizeable group of believers who assert that the King James Version (KJV) is the only version of the Bible that should be used by Bible-believing Christians.  They argue this point for a number of reasons which we will explore in a series of posts over the next week or two.  The first topic we will consider here is why KJV-ONLY advocates so ardently contend for one and only one Bible, the 1611 Authorized Version (KJV).


In essence, the issue is that this collection of believers affirm the KJV is an inspired translation, and not only that, … Read More

Bible Prophecy, Geopolitical Analysis, Theological History