Long ago I grew accustomed to receiving “hate” emails from KJV fans. I should have kept them, because I’m sure you would be greatly amused if I posted a list of the names I’ve been called because I use the NIV in this blog most of the time. The first few times I received these emails, I thought that maybe I should reconsider, then I began to find them amusing and even hilarious, but now I’m just bored!
Dear reader, I do not use the KJV because it is written in a language that nobody speaks; it’s just that simple. In that sense, it has much in common with things that are written in Latin, it’s a dead language that isn’t spoken anywhere, with the possible exception of Ivory Tower professors somewhere.
With that out of the way, I will agree with those who would say that the King James…
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