Day 6 Bible Reading,
Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and Useful one way or another - showing us the truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God's way. Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks god has for us. 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Ever had a day where the time just flew and you turned around and poof it was the following morning or even better you lost track of 2 days?
Well I did the study just not with you guys and I apoligize about that. Today ( being Saturday was a day for scripture reading. WOW. How many times with good intentions have you started to open the bible up to read it only to find that sometimes you are just too busy. Or even better you open the bible to read the story's and you can't understand it. I use to read King James when I was a kid and those Thou's and Arts, and other words were so confusing. Til I found the New Internationual Version, A little simpler english but yet almost the same message. Then recently I have found The Message version or Good News Bible .. simply put PICTURES and words that are in every day language. As I sat reading the word the other day I literally popped open the Bible and read, I sat and pondered, Does the meaning of what God meant to say get lost in all of the translations? I bought about 4 years ago a Study Bible simply put their are 4 translations listed. and then you can choose which way you want to interperet the word of the Lord. So lets think about it.
In John 3:16 its a famous verse One that I love. my motto in life, states this
God gave his one and only son to us, so that those who shall believe in him will not die but have eternal life. ( my translation of it) but lets look at the other translations of this verse :