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Jehovah’s Witnesses – What about Acts 8:37?

author Posted by: Mike on date Mar 19th, 2017 | filed Filed under: Bible Versions, Jesus, Witnessing

missingThere is a verse (among several) that is missing from the New World Translation that is vital for people in the Jehovah’s Witnesses to consider.  That verse is Acts 8:37.

The reason this verse is so important is that it speaks to Jesus being God, something that the Jehovah’s Witnesses deny. From the Jehovah’s Witnesses website:

However, we take Jesus at his word when he said: “The Father is greater than I am.” (John 14:28) So we do not worship Jesus, as we do not believe that he is Almighty God.

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Growing Up on Bad Spiritual Food

author Posted by: Mike on date May 16th, 2014 | filed Filed under: Bible Versions

I was reading Pilgrim’s Progress today and a thought came to me. I was saved through reading a Revised Standard Version (RSV) Bible that was given to me at confirmation when I was 14 years old. The words of Jesus spoke truth to me. I have come to know that the RSV is not a reliable Bible version. So what, or who, was it that spoke truth to me?

No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.  — John 6:44 (KJV)

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For We Are Not as Many

author Posted by: Mike on date Apr 18th, 2011 | filed Filed under: Bible Versions

I read an article, on John McTernan’s blog, the other day about the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.  The article was not about 2 Corinthians 2:17, but rather about Revelation 13:1. As we discussed the article as a family, we wondered how the new versions rendered 2 Corinthians 2:17.

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