Simple Facts


It’s easy to follow the logic. What gets Evangelical Christians is the conclusions you have to draw.

Simple fact – there is only one way to salvation… salvation by faith through grace.

Evangelical Christian. “Right.”

Simple fact – you cannot earn your salvation.

Evangelical Christian. “Correct.”

Simple Fact – Galatians says that you cannot earn your salvation. Ephesians teaches it is a gift of God, and not of works.

Evangelical Christian. “You got it!”

Simple Fact – Roman Catholicism teaches you must earn your salvation, that anyone who teaches you are saved by faith through grace alone is condemned to Hell.

Evangelical Christian. “Ummm…. Uhhhhh…. Are you SURE?”

Yes. I checked the Council of Trent, and it says that. I read in Vatican II they affirm Trent.

Simple Fact – Roman Catholicism is not Christianity.

Evangelical Christian. “I don’t like that.”

Don’t care. Simple fact – unless a Roman Catholic is born again, they will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Roman Catholic – “That’s Catholic Bashing.”

Evangelical Christian. “I’m not comfortable with that.”

John 3:7 (KJV) Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

Galatians 2:16 (KJV) Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Simple Facts. Everyone on earth must be born again. John 3 specifically states this is a spiritual rebirth. Galatians tells us no flesh shall be justified by works. Ephesians tells us we are saved by grace through faith.

If your religion or denomination teaches anything else, it is wrong.

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Attacking the King James Bible


It’s interesting to me that when someone wants to sell their book supporting multiple version only-ism, one of their default tactics is ALWAYS to attack the King James Bible.

I’m having to deal with an article every two or three days on the Logos start screen that is attacking the King James Bible, because someone wants to make money attacking the Bible.

It’s funny, the multiple Version Only-ists really should be called “Anti-King James”, because their stance is really, “You should feel free to read any version of the Bible except the KJV.”

That really changes things when you start thinking about it.

You’d really rather have me read translations of the Bible that downplay, question or deny the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ.

That must mean you deny doubt or question the deity of Jesus Christ, I would assume?

You’d really rather have me read a version of the Bible that removes almost all references to the blood of Jesus Christ. Does hat mean you don’t believe in atonement?

You’d really have me read a version of the Bible that denies the Trinity… This means you deny the Trinity, I guess?

You’d really have me read a version of the Bible that denies the pre-existence of Christ. So, I would assume this means you believe in the “Adoptionism” heresy?

You quote the RSV’s attacks on the King James Bible to support your book – does that mean you identify with the theological liberalism of the Revised Standard Version, long decried by experts as the most unbelieving Bible ever translated?

And you’re doing this for money. Tell me how this makes you any different from Judas Iscariot. He denied our Lord for paltry cash as well.

And what is the reason you’re doing this? What is it that makes you do this?

“Scholarship.”

So, men going to school forever to get a lot of degrees makes them smarter than God?

If I took every class in every seminary across the world, to have multiple doctorates, and I could tell you all about the defective Vav in Hebrew, would this make me smarter than God, who is omniscient?

No.

So how exactly does it give me (a man) the authority to read God’s word and be judge over what words belong in there?

That’s the height of arrogance.

The so-called Scholars are the enemy of Christianity. And the claims of textual criticism were dealt with LONG AGO in a book that nobody reads, and Christian bookstores don’t stock on the shelves any more – “The Fundamentals” by R. A. Torrey.

Here’s a definition of textual criticism – a means by which a man may justify himself by removing al the verses in the Bible that convict or condemn him to an eternity in hell fire.