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Do Modern Bibles Such as the NIV Leave Out Verses?

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Does the NIV Bible translation omit verses? Does the NIV leave out verses traditionally included in older Bibles? In this article, you’ll learn the answer to these questions and more. You can also watch the video at the top and/or bottom of this page for a more interactive experience. Are There Verses Missing From the NIV Bible? Did you know that modern Bible translations have fewer verses in them than some of the earliest printed Bibles such as the King …

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7 Well-Known Bible Story Pictures That Aren’t Actually in the Bible

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The following biblical images will probably be familiar to you, either as word pictures or actual drawings and artwork. You’ve heard them described in sermons. You’ve seen them depicted in picture books, greeting cards, and artwork. You may even think you know exactly where to find them in the Bible.

There’s one problem. They’re not actually in the Bible. At all.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apostle Paul

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The Apostle Paul has been the subject of movies, books, and too many sermons and Sunday School lessons to count. But if you think you know everything there is to know about this influential missionary and writer of half of the New Testament, think again. We hope this article makes for some fascinating reading for you and a provided new perspective on the man who “saw the light” (Acts 9:3) and went on to play a huge role in giving …

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7 Fascinating Facts That Will Change How You Read the Book of Daniel

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If you grew up in church, you probably cut your teeth (so to speak) on stories of Daniel in the lions’ den. You may also have heard about Daniel’s friends, Shadrach, Meshack, and Abednego, who faced a similar, ahem, degree of persecution. (Okay, we’ll stop now.) But wait! There’s so much more! Read on to discover 7 things about Daniel we think you’ll find fascinating!

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Do Other People’s Testimonies Make You Wonder, “But What About My Prayers?”

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We love hearing testimonies of how God intervened in an amazing way in someone’s life. A child healed. A financial need solved. A marriage restored. A longing fulfilled.

Yet even as we celebrate with the person telling us the glorious story, there may be a part of us that (if we’re being totally honest here) can be a little distracted; a part of us that, instead of celebrating, might be quietly asking, “But what about my prayers?”

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The Impact of Changing Language on the Unchanging Word of God

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Language changes. No one disputes the fact that words like “alien” and “thong” have come to have different meanings than they did thirty years ago. What impact does that have on the Bible as the inerrant, unchanging Word of God? It’s hardly a new problem. When the King James version was translated in 1611, contemporary language of the day contained words like jangling, subtil, holpen, and vaunteth. Real oxen and goats were described in Scripture as unicorns and satryrs, words …