Do you not add one word to the Bible?
“Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you.” (Deut. 4:2.) “What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.” (Deut. 12:32.)
Who is Saul in the Bible in Acts 8?
Saul’s approval of Stephen’s death (8:1a) The writer of Acts introduces Saul, later the Apostle Paul, as an active witness of Stephen’s death in Acts 7:58, and confirmed his approval in Acts 8:1a.
What text is the NIV translated from?
|New International Version|
|Textual basis||OT: Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (5th ed., 1997); additional sources NT: UBS Greek New Testament (4th corrected ed.); Novum Testamentum Graece (27th ed., 1993)|
|Translation type||Dynamic equivalence|
Who believes and is baptized will be saved?
Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. If you believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you are baptized, you are saved.
Does NIV say do not add or take from Scripture?
Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the LORD your God that I give you. See, I have taught you decrees and laws as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to take possession of it.
Why were books removed from the Bible?
Generally, the term is applied to writings that were not part of the canon. There are several reasons why these texts were not included in the canon. The texts might only have been known to few people, or they might have been left out because their content does not fit well into that of the other books of the Bible.
Why does the NIV leave out Acts 8 37?
It is an English translation made in 1611, over 1500 years after the last New Testament books were written in the original Greek. Research in the centuries since the KJV was made has uncovered earlier and better manuscripts than were available to the KJV translators, and these manuscripts do not contain Acts 8:37.
Who wrote acts?
Acts was written in Greek, presumably by St. Luke the Evangelist. The Gospel According to Luke concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into heaven. Acts was apparently written in Rome, perhaps between 70 and 90 ce, though some think a slightly earlier date is also possible.
How many versions of the NIV Bible are there?
Zondervan has released 20 editions of the new NIV including the Thinline Bible, Adventure Bible, Bloom Collection and several gift Bible editions.
Is the NIV accurate?
The new NIV retains 95% of the words of the 1984 edition, but where there are changes, it communicates the original meaning better to modern readers and more accurately than before.
What Scripture says if you confess with your mouth?
That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.
Should the Bible include Acts 8?
Should the Bible include Acts 8:37: “And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”? Acts 8:26-39 describes the conversion of an Ethiopian eunuch through Philip’s evangelism.
Why is Acts 8?
What does Acts 8?
Peter was present in Samaria (Acts 8), when the Spirit was given to the Samaritans. And Peter was present in Cornelius’s house (Acts 10), when the Spirit was given to the Gentiles. Jesus used Peter to “open the door” to each of these people groups.