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The Bible and Cell Phones
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Posted on 05/27/2014 6:58:46 AM PDT by virgil283

I wonder what would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our cell phones?

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TOPICS: Activism; Humor
KEYWORDS: bibleandcellphones
What if we carried it around in our purses or pockets?

What if we turned back to go get it if we forgot it?

What if we flipped through it several times a day?

What if we used it to receive messages from the text?

What if we treated it like we couldn't live without it?

What if we gave it to kids as gifts?

What if we used it as we traveled?

What if we used it in case of an emergency?

What if we upgraded it to get the latest version?

This is something to make you go...hmmm...where is my Bible?

Oh, and one more thing. Unlike our cell phone, we don't ever have to worry about our Bible being disconnected because Jesus already paid the bill!

1 posted on 05/27/2014 6:58:46 AM PDT by virgil283
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To: virgil283

Instead of a serpent, Satan would have appeared to
Eve as a Facebook page.


2 posted on 05/27/2014 6:59:40 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: virgil283

I have Bibles on my cell phone.


3 posted on 05/27/2014 7:00:40 AM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: virgil283

Some times the latest version is not the best.


4 posted on 05/27/2014 7:01:31 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: virgil283

“What if we upgraded it to get the latest version?”

We have, and since we have, we’ve cheapened it.


5 posted on 05/27/2014 7:01:36 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: virgil283

You can have the Bible on a “smart” cellphone or a tablet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljgOvgJh7ZU

But, I’m with ya. Here’s a way to combine both so it’s at the fingertips.

My cellphones are not that sophisticated. But I’m exploring alternatives.


6 posted on 05/27/2014 7:02:11 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: virgil283

I have an awesome Bible app on my iphone and my ipad. It’s fantastic!


7 posted on 05/27/2014 7:03:43 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: virgil283

The problem with app Bibles is that there is the irresistible principle to market through it.


8 posted on 05/27/2014 7:06:42 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: 444Flyer; Diana in Wisconsin; svcw; Esther Ruth; GiovannaNicoletta; Diogenesis; EternalVigilance; ..

ping to above if any of you need this free app.


9 posted on 05/27/2014 7:06:48 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: virgil283

Beside that one, it’s a great illustration. Things would be much different in the country and in our lives if we did that.


10 posted on 05/27/2014 7:07:16 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: virgil283

Isaac, Peter, and Noah like this.


11 posted on 05/27/2014 7:19:01 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: virgil283

We would start reading it as soon as we got our seat belt buckled.


12 posted on 05/27/2014 7:45:55 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: Doomonyou

I enjoy a Bible app from Encarta which allows me to have both the NIV and NASB translations on my phone side-by-side. I use during Sunday services. I used to take it along with a printed bible but found the phone so much easier to carry and to look things up. The NIV Bible is the Zondervan Study Bible so there are a ton of cross-references and liner notes for additional study. Didn’t really cost much and is available through Google Play.

So, yes, I carry around my Bible whenever I carry my phone. Excellent resource. BTW, there are also some free hymnals on Google Play that allow me to have tinny music for some standard hymns if I want to feel churchish when nobody else is around.


13 posted on 05/27/2014 8:00:31 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: virgil283

My love songs to God are stored in my music.


14 posted on 05/27/2014 8:35:20 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: virgil283; F15Eagle

But what if your Bible IS ON your cell phone. That is why I never forget my cell phone these days...I can’t be a soldier for Christ without my sword!


15 posted on 05/27/2014 9:04:07 AM PDT by redleghunter (But let your word 'yes be 'yes,' and your 'no be 'no.' Anything more than this is from the evil one.)
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To: F15Eagle

The best Bible App I found was the YouVersion Bible App. It has reading plans, highlighting etc. I know there are more sophisticated apps out there with commentaries and such but the the YouVersion app has the least bugs, easy to use and has every English language Bible version and in just about every language.


16 posted on 05/27/2014 9:07:04 AM PDT by redleghunter (But let your word 'yes be 'yes,' and your 'no be 'no.' Anything more than this is from the evil one.)
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To: redleghunter

I think that’s the one in the video, isn’t it?


17 posted on 05/27/2014 9:08:24 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Will have to check later. Have no youtube access right now.


18 posted on 05/27/2014 9:16:39 AM PDT by redleghunter (But let your word 'yes be 'yes,' and your 'no be 'no.' Anything more than this is from the evil one.)
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To: virgil283

Not an issue. I have an ESV Bible on my cell phone.


19 posted on 05/27/2014 9:17:27 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: redleghunter

private FReepmail


20 posted on 05/27/2014 9:18:40 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: virgil283

Put it on silent, let the battery go dead and forget where I put it?


21 posted on 05/27/2014 9:34:28 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: OrangeHoof

I’ve got a Blue Letter Bible App on mine which is great. Dozens of versions, comentaries, etc. A freebie. I use that on Sunday as well. But I still use my 12 pound boat anchor Bible at home.


22 posted on 05/27/2014 4:20:32 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: virgil283

We could cause people to walk big arcs around us as we walk along reading our Bible and not watching where we’re going.


23 posted on 05/27/2014 4:23:08 PM PDT by firebrand
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