This is clear; God’s words have been and shall be preserved!
)It further states, “The words and phrases (of the ESV) themselves grow out of the Tyndale-King James legacy, and most recently out of the RSV, with the 1971 RSV text providing the starting point for our work.” This is true for the RSV, but not for the Tyndale-KJV! TRANSLATORS of the RSV The RSV was translated by a host of unbelievers, who were from apostate seminaries and universities and was rejected by the Bible believing churches. TEXTUAL CRITIQES DECEIVED AND THEIR DECEPTION OF OTHERS As a seminary student and a very new Christian, I was taught textual criticism. How could I, a sinner, a mere finite mortal, and a relatively new Christian decide what is the Word of God and what is not by merely observing these rules?? My personal belief is that when it comes to the issue of the Final Authority of God’s Word today, if a Christian is not a Textus Receptus/King James Bible proponent, then he can be described as one of whom God said: – “every man did that which is right in his own eyes.” Each one then becomes his own scholar and makes up his personalized Bible version as he goes along.The ESV claims to be faithful to the original manuscripts (see above in bold and the endorsements by conservative scholars), but, the problem with this is, .Yet how infinitesimal is the difference between those inferior manuscripts and the best manuscripts—how infinitesimal in comparison with what they have in common!” they that are unlearned and unstable wrest , as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction. TEXTUAL CRITIQES DECEIVED AND THEIR DECEPTION OF OTHERS 7. WHO WERE BROOKE FOSS WESTCOTT AND FENTON JOHN ANTHONY HORT? , Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota “The ESV is as accurate as the NASB, but reads as well as the classic RSV. Wentz, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg The ESV closely follows the RSV, which was produced by the apostate The backside of the ESV title page includes the following statement: “The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (ESV) is adapted from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U. Should these Christians not examine the ESV more closely? ESV FURTHER CLAIMS “The ESV Bible carries forward the of the Bible in English—the legacy established first in the Tyndale New Testament (1526) and the KJV Bible (1611).
WHERE, THEN DID THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE KJV AND THE NEWER VERSIONS COME FROM? HISTORY OF THE NESTLE-ALAND EDITIION, WHICH IS THE BASIS OF THE ESV 11. This is one resource you definitely want to add to your library. All rights reserved.” Bible believing churches have previously rejected the RSV because it promoted heresy! Now the RSV is acceptable to some Bible believing Christians. I love the fact that the content can be accessed with a web browser from anywhere in the world, for those who own the study Bible. WARNING FOR THOSE WHO TAKE AWAY OR ADD TO GOD’S WORD!!!!! THE ESV “TAKETH AWAY” OVER 33,000 WORDS IN JUST THE NEW TESTAMENT! We use the as a tool for training Cru missionaries how to interpret Scripture.Textual critics believe that they can get back to or at least approximate the originals. Let us ask, “Who was the first in the line of textural critics? From the very beginning Satan, his demons, and his people have sought to corrupt the original text. Even Bible believers, as we have seen above, have been fooled and used by Satan. Gresham Machen, an otherwise stalwart of the faith, wrote: “The study of the manuscripts of the Bible is a wonderfully reassuring thing.God said to Adam in the garden, And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. The Greek text of the New Testament, for example, from which the Authorized Version (KJV) is taken, is based not (emphasis mine) upon the best manuscripts, but upon inferior manuscripts. I rely on it myself for classroom study, for my own devotional reading, and for leading family worship.