PBM Blog

Updated: Jul 19, 2019

Philippine Bible Ministry:

So this summer I have been busy with my ministry Facebook page. I have hundreds of visits on that page, but not many here on the main site yet. But I trust the Lord will provide.


If you have not looked at the pages on this site, please do, as it gives a pretty good picture of what Philippine Bible Ministry is all about.


We decided to be non-denominational for the purpose of attracting as many as we can in the Philippines, and else where, There are many churches and denominations, but folks just need God's word and to grow up in Him. Then they can freely worship God in the way they are led.


The plan at this point is to do 2 more VBS in Kimaya duyring Easter break, Then we will be selling our home and moving to Kimaya. The goal is to build a bible training center. Where we will continue to do the VBS ministry, and in addition will do weekly bible stuidies, and discipleship training, The idea that I believ the Lord gave me, is to train up local leaders to take over this ministry.

So The prayer is that Kimaya and the Philippine Bible Ministry will become a beacon and a fire for the Lord. At the same time we are open to any and all other teaching and preaching and minsitry that comes along.

The need is great in the Philippines, there are not many that are well versed in the scripture, and hence the cults grow and the local cults are very active also in Mindanao. There are some leaders who claim to be Christ for example. And lets face it the world is ripe for revival,


Perhaps some of this fire will also spill out here at home in the States, and/or in your country, city, town, or province.


Feel free to use the contact button that is on most every page of this site


and pray for Gods word to move and for Gods revival to ignite across this planet.


In Jesus Name


David PInson

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You may be expecting Bible Studies here. Those will be coming for sure, since we are a Bible Training Ministry.

We begin with some background on how we got our bible and how we can be sure it is reliable

 

A Breif Overview of the History of The Bible.

 

So we have shown evidence that the words of the Old Testaments are accurately preserved for over 2,000 years, back to 150 BC. Not back to the original time of 1400BC, however with that kind of amazing protection of the text, it should stand to reason that what we have is very accurate.

 

We have also shown that the Hebrew Text, as the original is superior to the Greek Septuagint, or the Latin Vulgate, though the Old Latin was also very accurate. That the Old Testament.

 

New Testament: So much information here. It essentially boils down to this. We (My Ministry) believe that God has preserved the Greek text since the First century and that this was done in the Byzantine Empire, taken up by Erasmus and Stephanus, which became known as the Textus Receptus (The Received Text) It was excepted for hundreds of years from the 1500’s until the early 1900’s.

The newer discovered texts of the various codexes (Codex: Vaticanus, Sinaiticus, and Alexandrianus) are dated from the 4th century and were considered the oldest and best texts. At that time Westcott and Hort decided to use these to write a new and presumably accurate to the original text. At that time, they brought about a new “science” called Biblical Higher Criticism, which they then used to “prove” the superiority of their new text to the Textus Receptus. Nestle came along a few years later and his Nextle Text (NU) became the basis for what are called the Modern English translations (NASB, NIV, ESV, etc.)

There is ample evidence in the oldest text samples (papyrus and the wiritings of the Church fathers, AKA the Patristic Writings, some 86,000, that predate the NU (Codex) texts. These writings the Patristic and the Papyri both are in line with the Textus Receptus and NOT the NU text, thus pretty much proving the superiority of the Textus Receptus.

 

This is unfortunately not taught or ignored by many if not most Christians.

We are told and it is true that over 90% of our Bibles are in agreement. The number is actually closer to 93%. With that said, it seems to me that we should ere on the side of the Majority Text if we are truly trying to find out what God really said.  THIS MEANS THAT THE KING JAMES , THE NEW KING JAMES , AND THE YOUNGS LITERAL TRANSLATIONS ARE THE MOST ACCURATE TRANSLATIONS! NOT ANY OF THE MODERN ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS: Though the modern English translations are fine to a point, just that they are 97% Bibles.

 

We believe that the very words are inspired of God, and not just the writers!!

Later I will post some practical advice on what to do with this info, if you do anything at all with it.

 

PS If you believe that a lot of different people just wrote the Bible to create a religion, then stay tuned…the facts would be like 10,000,000,000,000,000,000 to one of all that stuff happening in the way that it did without some kind of supernatural cause…