Standard Sacred Text Is Now on Facebook

In approaching our 400th post we have decided to actively reach out beyond the blog and to make that first foray into the realm of Facebook. All are welcome to join. We will be posting content there that will not be posted here. Additionally, we will start holding Facebook LIVE events every Saturday around 11am.Continue reading “Standard Sacred Text Is Now on Facebook”

Necessity, Sufficiency, and the Cursed Fig Tree

We hear over and over from CT/MVO academicians that modern versions are “sufficiently reliable.” When pressed on the meaning of that term it seems that they mean something like, “It is possible to be saved out of many of the modern translations” or “The general gist of all major Christian doctrine is present in mostContinue reading “Necessity, Sufficiency, and the Cursed Fig Tree”

Modern Textual Criticism: A Deathwork (Part 2)

I came across a recent article by a New Testament scholar, Christ Keith, who made the following observations, “Those of us who cherish biblical texts on some level or another also need to exercise the important and necessary right to disagree with the text.” Indeed, the freedom to disagree with the text is almost necessaryContinue reading “Modern Textual Criticism: A Deathwork (Part 2)”

Third World Modern Evangelical Textual Criticism as a Deathwork

Here at StandardSacredText.com we have repeatedly asserted that there was one autograph, there is one canonical apographa (the TR), and as a result it seems only natural to assert that there is one standard sacred text for the English-speaking Church. We believe that text to be the KJV. We anchor our belief in the aboveContinue reading “Third World Modern Evangelical Textual Criticism as a Deathwork”

The Problem with the Standard Sacred Text Position?

So why is it that so many reject the Standard Sacred Text position? What is it about the argument in general that demands intelligent well-meaning Christians reject its major points? I’m quite certain that it is not the fact that we are arguing for a text as we do for the Standard Sacred Text position.Continue reading “The Problem with the Standard Sacred Text Position?”

Reconstructing and Deconstructing the Bible: A Historical Overview

**This post is part two of a series started here** Let us begin with six men: 1.) Karl Marx (1818-1883) – Gave prominent voice to modern Communism and defined the oppressed as all those not in power. For Marx the Church/Religion is a form of power and therefore is an apparatus of oppression. Furthermore, theContinue reading “Reconstructing and Deconstructing the Bible: A Historical Overview”

Random Comparison: Acts 7:1-10 in the KJV and the ESV

Today I chose a random selection of Scripture by opening my Westminster Reference Bible (KJV) and without looking, pointed at a verse and then chose the nine verses after that. My finger landed on Acts 7:1, so let’s compare Acts 7:1-10 in the KJV with the same passage as it occurs in the ESV ActsContinue reading “Random Comparison: Acts 7:1-10 in the KJV and the ESV”