ALL ARTICLES ON NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION (NIV)

NIV Subtly Diminishes Character and Ministry of Jesus

"We, today, are living at a time when the attacks upon Jesus Christ find no equal in history..."

Do you have to believe before you are baptized?

Be careful! Your Bible may not say so, opening the door to infant baptism. What does your Bible say?

Changing God's Words — What's New About That?

The new NIV Bible translation, the TNIV, has finally gotten Bible scholars' attention to God's words.

Christian Music Star Deceived by Bible Confusion

"Coming out" as a lesbian, she says she is not really convinced that the Bible speaks against homosexuality because not all Bibles do so clearly.

Conversation in a 'Bible' Bookstore

Is your bible the perfect word of God?

Did Jesus Give Up Being God?

Modern Bibles remove four important words that clarify an entire doctrine about Jesus being God and man. See for yourself.

Did Jesus Have A Beginning? What Does Your Bible Say?

Examples of verses that should show Jesus divinity, but have been watered down in modern Bibles. Does your Bible change the great prophecies of Jesus, only to use wording that suggests he had a beginning and is not eternal? If so, buy a new one.

Did Jesus Have A Beginning? What does your Bible say?

For centuries, Christians have found in their Bibles that Jesus is God, eternally existent, without beginning or end.

Did Jesus lie to His own brothers?

Video transcript - By removing a single word, many Bibles record Jesus as lying to his brothers. How can He then be the perfect sacrifice for sin?

Do you have to believe before you are baptized?

Some say, "No, let's quickly baptize babies into the church. No need for faith before baptism."

Ever Wanted to 'Kill Somebody'?

How often have we wanted revenge and deserved a rebuke from the Lord? So wouldn`t it be helpful to know what Jesus said when He rebuked the disciples for wanting to "kill somebody?"

Is It Enough To Find The Missing Words In the NIV Footnotes?

By putting the words into the footnotes, publishers make the reader think 1) they did not really belong in the Bible and 2) they are not really important.

Is "God was manifest in the flesh" correct?

Removing one little line in Greek takes away from the divinity of Christ.

If Jesus Lied, Can He be God?

By leaving out one little word, translators of many Bibles turn one of Jesus` statements into a lie. What difference a little word makes!

I got saved reading the NIV. How can you say it's no good?

Video transcript - If I got saved reading the NIV, why should I leave it?

I Just Can't Believe It!

It's easy to see the change in people when they begin reading God's preserved words, the King James Bible

Is It Hard To Be Saved?

Just look at the differences between the KJV and the NIV.

Is the Lord's Prayer in Your Bible?

A century after Christ there was a man named Marcion. He pretended to be a Christian, but his beliefs did not match the Bible.

Is the NIV preparing the way for 'Another Jesus?'

Every false religion cooked up by Satan downgrades Jesus one way or another. So, what do the new Bible versions (including the Jehovah's Witness Bible) do with Jesus?

Is the KJV Inspired or Preserved?

Are only the originals inspired, or did God preserve a completely accurate Bible text for us?

Were Italicized Words in the KJV Added By The Translators?

Should italicized words in the King James Bible be removed because they were not in the original text?

New NIV Revision to Correct 'Mistakes'

That`s right... 1200 hundred of them.

NIV Gets Sex Change

The new version, called "Today's NIV" or TNIV for short, is supposedly a "gender-accurate" version of the NIV Bible.

NIV Interdenominational Masterpiece - Even For Jehovah's Witnesses

"But does it all really matter," one might ask, "if I can support what I believe with the NIV?"

Try Answering These Questions From Your NIV

Many sincere Christians carry this Bible without realizing what's missing!

A Quick Comparison of Bible Versions

A small sampling of verse comparisons between the KJV and NIV.

Can I read the NIV and still be saved?

I know no person who gauges Christianity (salvation, I mean) by which Bible he reads.

Rupert Murdoch, Papal Knight, Publisher of NIV, Donates $10 Million for New LA Cathedral

Receiving the pope's recognition as a person of "unblemished character" who has "promoted the interests of society, the [Catholic] Church and the Holy See [Vatican]."

Son Of Biblical Text Editor Westcott Says: 'My Father Was A Spiritualist'

Writing that his father had a lifelong "faith in what for lack of a better name, one must call Spiritualism," the son of famed biblical Greek text editor B. F. Westcott admits to considerable public alarm at his father's activity.

They Just Couldn't Leave 'Bad Enough' Alone

The NIV is proof that some people can't leave bad enough alone. The first NIV actually got something right. Now Zondervan has "fixed" it with an outrageous change.

Try Answering These From Your NIV

Fill in the blank!

What's Right with KJV-Onlyism?

If God wrote only one Book, what's the problem with trusting and submitting to that one Book?

Where Can We Find the True Words of God?

The Battle Cry Editor recently sat down with David W. Daniels, author of several books on the Bible version issue. Here is the interview...

Who Killed Goliath?

In spite of the overwhelming evidence in Scripture of the outcome of David's dramatic defeat of Goliath, The New International Version, 1984 US edition, couldn't get it right.

Who Was Jesus' Father?

The fact that Joseph was not the father of Jesus, is a central belief of all who base their faith on the Bible.

Why People Have Stopped Memorizing Scripture

Scripture memorization is a lost art.

Youth Bible Drill Exposes Defective Bibles

In a recent email to Chick Publications, Michael R. has suggested a very enlightening Bible drill to be used in a youth group.

You Want Me to Take You Seriously?

Looking earnestly at his congregation, he said, "I've read this verse in several translations, but the one I like the best says ...."