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Whose Word is it anyway?

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July 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

Whose Word is it anyway?

'All Scripture is given by inspiration of God ...' (2 Timothy 3:16). There is no question as to what makes the Bible 'profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness'. It is the fact that God himself is its author. How can this be? The Holy Spirit inspired men of his…

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Finding the right word-Principles of Textual Criticism

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June 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

Finding the right word-Principles of Textual Criticism

Muslims have an advantage over Christians. Their scriptures - which they believe were given by their god to Mohammed - have been preserved during the last 1,400 years in such a way that there is little variation between manuscripts. The true God, however, did not see fit to preserve his Word in that way,…

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Missionary Spotlight-New Bible, Romania

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April 2003
Romania

Missionary Spotlight-New Bible, Romania

The Romanians have possessed at least part of the Scriptures in their own language since 1561. In the area of Transylvania now famous for Bram Stoker’s Dracula, deacon Coresi first translated the four Gospels for the spiritual benefit of his countrymen. It was another 80 years before the first New Testament was complete, and…

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Missionary Spotlight – From Brazil with love

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September 2001
Brazil

Missionary Spotlight – From Brazil with love

Portuguese is still spoken widely in Portugal’s former colonies such as Brazil and Mozambique. With this in mind, the Trinitarian Bible Society (TBS) undertook — around the time Mozambique gained independence in 1975 — to produce a major revision of the Scriptures in Portuguese.   Updated edition   The task of providing Portuguese Scriptures…

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