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A Real Bible Study for Born Again Christians
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Posted on 11/19/2001 7:32:45 AM PST by Alas

Are you a Born Again Christian? Would you like to really study the Word of God?

For those who would like to do a Bible study on line, chapter by chapter, verse by verse, word by word, starting with Genesis 1:1 and going through Revelation 22:21, here is one real opportunity.

Have you ever studied the Bible? I'm not talking about just reading it, I am talking about really studying it. Well if you haven't, this may be the time fro you to do it. Have you ever thought about starting either a Bible study or house church? What held you back? Was it that you were not sure where to start or how to prepare sermons for your house church? Well the answers to both of those lie within the 66 books of the Bible. But, you're not likely to find those answers by just reading, but I assure you, you will find them by studying ever word.

Now, let me ask you one more question. Can you think of a better way to study the Bible than by going over ever word within it, from the "In" in verse one chapter one of Genesis to the "Amen" in verse 22 of chapter 21 of the book of Revelation?

Here is your opportunity to do just that. I am going through the Bible, starting with Genesis and by the time we are done, all the way through the Book of Revelation. God willing. I will be using the King James Version and this is what I am doing.

Every word attributed directly to God the Father will be in bold purple, like this: 18. And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; Genesis 2:18

Each verse number will be in smaller type font, such as the 18 in the verse above.

The words of God the Son, Jesus are used, they will be in bold red print, like this: 15 And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. Mark 16:15

The words of satan, will be in a sickly non bold green like this: 3. And the devil said unto Him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread. 4. And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. Luke 4:3&4

When a pronoun such as he or him or his is used and it refers to God the Son, God the Father or God the Holy Ghost, the h will be capitalized. As in the verse from the book of Mark above, " And He said " in the original KJV it is written as " And he said ".

At times, it is hard to keep up with the pronouns, trying to understand just who the he is can be difficult, so, occasionally there will be a name in italics within parenthesis to identify the he. Like this: 4. Being made so much better than the angels, as He (Jesus) hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.

5. For unto which of the angels said He (God) at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten Thee? And again, I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to Me a Son?

6. And again, when He (God) bringeth in the first begotten into the world, He saith, And let all the angels of God worship Him.

7. And of the angels He saith, Who maketh His angels spirits, and His ministers a flame of fire. Hebrews 1:5-7

As I finish each chapter, it will be placed on the net. It will also be available to any and all who want it as an email attachment in either Word Perfect 6 or above and Word 6 and above. The Bible is designed to downloaded giving any and all a free bible. The way I'm setting mine up is by printing a page, placing it in a loose leaf notebook and putting a blank page opposite it for notes.

Now, where do you come in? Well, first and foremost I would ask for your prayers. And second, I would like you to compare it to the original and see if you can find any mistakes, regardless of the size, a misspelled word, a word attributed to the wrong person, an 'h' that went uncapitalized, anything. Anything you see that you even suspect might be wrong, I want to hear about. How do you do that? Well, you and your study group if you have one, go through what I have done and what is in the 1611 King James Version and compare and study. Looking for anything I may have done wrong or made the least little mistake at. Keeping this in mind, I really mean to have no mistakes, for it is written, 18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: 19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. Revelation 21:18&19. By your doing that, you will be of indispensable help to me and will at the same time be, not just reading the Bible, but studying it as well. Now as in the verses above, you will at times find that even in the red letter editions of the KJV there will be times when they do not have words in red and I will. Those you must read especially carefully.

You will find the Bible here: This link will take you to the index for the Bible.

One last thing, before proof reading, always go down on your knees and ask the Lords help. For it is His book we are doing and it will, God willing, be here for those who are left behind. Left behind at a time when it will become impossible to buy a KJV.

You will find the Bible here: This link will take you to the index for the Bible.


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For those who would just like a free bible, slowly over a 2.5 year period, one will be here for downloading.

Alas

1 posted on 11/19/2001 7:32:46 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
For purposes of discussion and ease of reading, the New American Standard is a much easier read, and maintains the context of the original word.

Just a thought.

2 posted on 11/19/2001 7:35:31 AM PST by usconservative
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To: Alas
Would you like to really study the Word of God?

It should be noted that this program studies an abridged Bible.

3 posted on 11/19/2001 7:38:27 AM PST by SMEDLEYBUTLER
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To: SMEDLEYBUTLER
It should be noted that this program studies an abridged Bible.

Absolutley not. Read the last few verses of Revelatin 22 to see why.

4 posted on 11/19/2001 7:40:45 AM PST by Alas
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To: usconservative
Once you become accustomed to the KJV, it is no more difficult to use than any of the newer versions.

Try this study and see for yourself.

5 posted on 11/19/2001 7:42:56 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
15 And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. Mark 16:15

Hmmmm . . . That word - creature - obviously even includes "animals" like Osama bin Laden, et al., eh???

6 posted on 11/19/2001 7:46:01 AM PST by GeekDejure
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To: Alas
I don't know who you are but have you ever checked out Pastor Arnold Murray on www.shepherdschapel.com? I first came across him about 9 years ago just after I lost my late husband. He teaches the Bible (King James Companion Bible) chapter by chapter and verse by verse straight thru the Bible. One also needs a Strong's Exhaustive Concordance since the King James, and all translations from the original for that matter, have mistranslations. You might want to check him out becauser he is right on the money and who needs more than that? Yours in Christ, Dolores Westcott, Norman, Oklahoma
7 posted on 11/19/2001 7:48:32 AM PST by Clifdo
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To: GeekDejure
Would you like an aswer to that or are you simply trying to be argumentative?
8 posted on 11/19/2001 7:51:09 AM PST by Alas
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To: Clifdo
One also needs a Strong's Exhaustive Concordance since the King James, and all translations from the original for that matter, have mistranslations.

That is one of the many reasons for this undertaking.

9 posted on 11/19/2001 7:52:53 AM PST by Alas
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To: GeekDejure
That word - creature - obviously even includes "animals" like Osama bin Laden, et al., eh???

I have no problem with a mass murderer coming to Christ just before he is executed, as long as he is still executed.

10 posted on 11/19/2001 7:54:03 AM PST by LJLucido
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To: LJLucido
I have no problem with a mass murderer coming to Christ just before he is executed, as long as he is still executed.

Remember a man named Saul, who became the Apostle Paul?

11 posted on 11/19/2001 7:55:33 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
Hello Alas!
Thank you for posting the Bible. Here are a couple more online Bibles. I hope they will be helpful to you!
Grace and peace to you!
Num 6:24-26

Bible Gateway

Interlinear Bible from Crosswalk.com

12 posted on 11/19/2001 7:56:28 AM PST by theophilusscribe
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To: Alas
"For it is His book we are doing and it will, God willing, be here for those who are left behind. Left behind at a time when it will become impossible to buy a KJV."

A wonderful idea...I'm very interested.

13 posted on 11/19/2001 7:56:44 AM PST by LeeMcCoy
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To: theophilusscribe
Another good one is www.blueletter.org.
14 posted on 11/19/2001 8:00:05 AM PST by oc-flyfish
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To: theophilusscribe
And to you:

The LORD bless thee, and keep thee:

The LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:

The LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

15 posted on 11/19/2001 8:01:08 AM PST by Alas
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To: oc-flyfish
Thanks! I'll be sure to check it out! :o)
16 posted on 11/19/2001 8:02:09 AM PST by theophilusscribe
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To: LeeMcCoy
A wonderful idea...I'm very interested.

Thank you. We are planning on funding the churches ICp for periods of seven years in advance at all times, that way, if we all get raptrued, the bible will still be ther, God willing.

17 posted on 11/19/2001 8:03:44 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
Re mistranslations, that is what the Concordance is for and of course, the guidance of a good bible teacher.
18 posted on 11/19/2001 8:04:06 AM PST by Clifdo
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To: Alas
Thank you! I rely upon His goodness always! :o)
19 posted on 11/19/2001 8:04:31 AM PST by theophilusscribe
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To: Alas
Bump and good for you

You shall know the TRUTH and the TRUTH shall set you free

20 posted on 11/19/2001 8:05:25 AM PST by apackof2
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To: Alas
Absolutley not.

Absolutely yes. Tell me where in the KJV one can find the following books: Tobit, Baruch, Judith, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus (Sirach), 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, seven chapters of the Book of Esther, 66 verses of the third chapter of Daniel, called the Song of the Three Children, and the thirteenth and fourteenth chapters of Daniel which were discarded by the Reformers? Had Luther gotten his way, even more of Sacred Scripture would have been deleted; as but one example he referred to The Epistle of Saint James as "... an epistle of straw, with no character of the gospel in it."

Apocalypse 22:19 "And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from these things that are written in this book."

21 posted on 11/19/2001 8:05:53 AM PST by SMEDLEYBUTLER
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To: Clifdo

With the number of people we expect to have looking over every word written, and with all using the same version, the KJV, we should end up with one great, yet easy to read bible.

God willing. For it is in the hands of Yeshua.

22 posted on 11/19/2001 8:08:08 AM PST by Alas
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To: SMEDLEYBUTLER
Better yet, you tell me where Christ Jesus ever quoted from any of those so called missing books.
23 posted on 11/19/2001 8:09:54 AM PST by Alas
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To: apackof2
Thank you.
24 posted on 11/19/2001 8:10:47 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
The church we attend studies the Bible verse by verse..precept upon precept. It's the only way to truly study the Bible, imho. <><
25 posted on 11/19/2001 8:11:09 AM PST by homeschool mama
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To: Alas
Hey, thank you.
My personal favorite is New KJV, but I also enjoy KJV, NIV, The Good News, and even The Living Bible sometimes.
Oh, Amazing Grace...
26 posted on 11/19/2001 8:11:40 AM PST by Psalm 73
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To: Alas
Are you writing another version of the Bible? Not that it matters to me that much, I am just curious. The post I am replying to makes it sound like it.
27 posted on 11/19/2001 8:13:31 AM PST by spoosman
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To: homeschool mama
You might memtion this study to your pastor, it is a great way for new Christians to get involved in a bible study, and with him available to answer questions that arise.

But please tell him to ask them not to comment except to him, our pastor is going to be very busy reading what well gounded Christians are saying. Already one small error has been corrected.

God has blessed you to have such a pastor.

28 posted on 11/19/2001 8:15:30 AM PST by Alas
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To: usconservative
FYI:

New American Bible

29 posted on 11/19/2001 8:16:45 AM PST by B Knotts
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To: Alas
I'll pass the info along to him. Thank you.
30 posted on 11/19/2001 8:18:09 AM PST by homeschool mama
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To: spoosman
Are you writing another version of the Bible?

No, only using color and paragraphs to make the KJV a bit easier along with a few other things, check it out and I think you'll see what Pastor is doing.

31 posted on 11/19/2001 8:18:25 AM PST by Alas
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To: Alas
Better yet, since you are the heretic you provide me with all of Christ's quotes of Sacred Scripture in the New Testament.
32 posted on 11/19/2001 8:20:37 AM PST by SMEDLEYBUTLER
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To: usconservative
I go for The new Jerusalem Bible myself.
33 posted on 11/19/2001 8:22:03 AM PST by Big Guy and Rusty 99
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To: SMEDLEYBUTLER
What is a heretic?
34 posted on 11/19/2001 8:22:36 AM PST by spoosman
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To: Alas
Absolutley not. Read the last few verses of Revelatin 22 to see why.

I'm curious -- and I'm not trying to incite a flame-war here, but I'm wondering why the final verses of the book of Revelation are taken to apply to the entirety of the Bible. The New Testament of the Bible was assembled from various independent preexisting writings; it was not a single work created all at once. Shouldn't the final verse of Revelation only apply to the book of Revelation, since it was written as an individual piece and there were no real comprehensive scriptures known to the author outside of the Torah at the time?
35 posted on 11/19/2001 8:24:42 AM PST by Dimensio
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To: spoosman
What is a heretic?

Heretic: see -Galileo

36 posted on 11/19/2001 8:27:01 AM PST by OWK
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To: Dimensio
I took his reference to abridged as meaning on of the new shortened versions of the bible, like the one put out by Readers Digest. In those, all of the books, including the Book of Revelation have been both edited and shortened.
37 posted on 11/19/2001 8:29:44 AM PST by Alas
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To: OWK
What is taking this poster so long with coming up with a definition of the word heretic? BTW, good one on that Galileo, lol.

I think if 10% of the people who make religious claims would spend more time practicing what they purport to believe in, and less time preaching, the world would be a much happier place. And believe me, that definitely goes for me too.

38 posted on 11/19/2001 8:33:27 AM PST by spoosman
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To: spoosman
Meant to say NINETY (90%)
39 posted on 11/19/2001 8:35:43 AM PST by spoosman
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To: Alas
I have real difficulty thinking of free (in any context) in conjunction with Bob Celeste.
40 posted on 11/19/2001 8:38:35 AM PST by Le-Roy
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To: Dimensio
Good question on Rev.

Even with the more common interpretation, that did not stop people from writing their own book (and causing trouble). I am just glad Jesus did not write his own book. To me, that is what gives him credibility. People that write their own books, and start their own religions have no credibility, imo.

41 posted on 11/19/2001 8:42:48 AM PST by spoosman
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To: Alas
Right, but mention was made of Revelation 22 in why the abridged Bible wouldn't/shouldn't be used and Revelation 22:18 and 22:19 are used often to explain why the Bible should never be abridged (and I've also heard it used to justify the "inerrancy" of the Bible). Speficically:

18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book

I can understand that applying to the book of Revelation (and thus it is just to call anyone who presents an abridged Book of Revelation a hypocrite), but many apply these verses to the entire Bible which did not exist when Revelation was written.
42 posted on 11/19/2001 8:42:58 AM PST by Dimensio
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To: All
If you want a five year study of the Bible go to http://www.thruthebible.org/ for the teachings of Dr. J. Vernon McGee. I have been listening for over 15 years and I continue to learn from him. He passed away about eight years ago, but his program continues to broadcast his taped messages. His regular broadcast is made in over 80 languages.

He sounds like an old timer with a Texas drawl-- talks very slowly, but after a while -- his voices tends to grow on a person. I enjoy his teachings every morning. At the present time, he is teaching from the book of Leviticus.

43 posted on 11/19/2001 8:45:01 AM PST by Retiredforever
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To: Alas
WAS REARED ON KJV. My memory work and much fondness is with it.

But KJV is not God. Bibliolotry is not Righteousness. The printed paper and ink is not God.

It's certainly not a workable option with those for whom English is a 2nd language.

I hope you don't have undue, somewhat arbitrary reverence for a verson.

Other versions can have something to offer on this or that passage. The Living and The Message have both brought me closer to God at various times.

44 posted on 11/19/2001 8:52:24 AM PST by Quix
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To: Dimensio
It is interesting that you note that Revelation was written before other books. I am a little foggy on exactly when these books were written, but what I learned is that Second Peter was the last 'book' (letter) to be written.

I never really got into how researchers actually determined the precise date of a NT work. Do you have any information on that?

45 posted on 11/19/2001 8:52:40 AM PST by spoosman
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To: spoosman
It is interesting that you note that Revelation was written before other books. I am a little foggy on exactly when these books were written, but what I learned is that Second Peter was the last 'book' (letter) to be written.

I never really got into how researchers actually determined the precise date of a NT work. Do you have any information on that?


Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that Revelation was written later -- I'm not much of a scholar in that field so I don't know the chronology. What I meant was that Revelation was written before the Bible itself existed -- because the Bible (or specifically the New Testament) was compiled from a number of different writings, including the book of Revelation. Even had that been the last written work chronologically there was still no New Testament to which it could refer in 22:18-19.
46 posted on 11/19/2001 8:55:38 AM PST by Dimensio
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To: SMEDLEYBUTLER
take away OR ADD TO. . .
47 posted on 11/19/2001 8:59:18 AM PST by mapleleafrag
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To: Dimensio
You are correct. The verses you quoted apply to the Book of Revelations, period.
48 posted on 11/19/2001 9:03:05 AM PST by 1 spark
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To: SMEDLEYBUTLER
I'm with you -- my Douay Bible has several verses in the books which are included in the KJV that have been entirely left out of the KJV. Also, a major difference in interpretation in the Christmas story. In the Gospel According to Saint Luke, when the angel appears to the shepards to herald the Good News, the verse is translated, "Peace on Earth to men of good will," not "Peace on Earth; good will toward man." I tend to go with this Douay translation, as it puts the onus on MAN to maintain good will in order that there be peace on Earth. The other sounds as if peace on Earth is simply to be a gift from on high.

Bible study is the same as the Bible itself -- one man's interpretation given to another man. Just so with the gift of Faith, religion, I think each person interprets as he sees things. And will only find the true answers when he reaches his Final Reward.

49 posted on 11/19/2001 9:24:14 AM PST by Hedgehog
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To: Clifdo; EthanNorth; oldglory
Beware of Murray. He teaches heresy.

Here is only some of the false stuff he teaches:

[1] Denies the historic doctrine of the Trinity.
[2] Believes that men were once gods who existed prior to living on the earth.
[3] Teaches the divisive doctrine promoted by other cults that the Anglo-Saxons are the chosen race, and America and Great Britain are the lost tribes of the children of Israel.
[4] Denies the existence of hell.
[5] Claims the doctrine of the rapture is "cultic."
[6] Bestows a special honor on himself, claiming to be God’s exclusive end time messenger for the world.
[7] Falsely claims to have a doctorate degree from a properly accredited university or seminary.

But the core of his teaching centers around the sinister "serpent seed" doctrine that has been linked to various identity "Christian" and right-wing neo-nazi groups. What this doctrine teaches is that in the Garden of Eden, Eve’s sin was that of having literal sexual intercourse with the serpent, which resulted in the pregnancy that produced Cain; the devil’s literal offspring.

Murray says the descendants of this offspring are the "Kenites," a hybrid that include the Jews of today. These were the "Jews" who killed Christ, he has stated in his tape called "Grace: Baptism," adding that "if you have ever really believed that group was the chosen of God you were deceived by Satan!"

In the same tape Murray teaches that even among Christians the different races should have no fellowship.

Here is only ONE of the places where you can read about this phony.

50 posted on 11/19/2001 9:25:50 AM PST by Matchett-PI
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