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      In the first 400 years after the Lord Jesus Christ resurrected with victory over death, hell and the grave, the Scriptures had already been translated into more than 500 languages and dialects.  By 400AD the wicked Roman Catholic Church required that the Bible only be translated into Latin.  The Pope was elevated to being God’s agent on the earth and his power was not to be questioned.  The great proliferation of Scriptures of the first 400 years after the resurrection would be followed by 1000 years of Papal domination and darkness.

       In the midst of that darkness, to this day referred to as the Dark Ages, there were instances of illumination.

       Columba in 563AD started a Bible college. In Glastonbury, Northern Scotland, the Culdees, known as a secret society, protected Scriptures that were not the Pope’s Latin Text.  While there were many other sects and societies such as the Waldensians, it was from the Culdees that John Wycliffe emerged.

       In 1379 Wycliffe began his translation of the Bible into English.  There was no printing press and so hand written copies of Scripture portions were sent out by Wycliffe through missionaries who volunteered for the task.  There was John Huss who was burned at the stake for his trouble July 6, 1415, and Jerome of Prague who was burned at the stake in 1416.

        It was in 1408 that the Archbishop of York declared “We therefore decree and ordain, that from hence forth no unauthorized person shall translate any part of the Holy Scripture into English or any other language, under any for of book of treatise.

        John Wycliffe had died in 1384 but his work had gone on without him, which so angered the Pope that 44 years after his death, his bones were dug up and burned so as to “stamp out his unsavory memory.”  His Bible had already been banned in 1408, some copies were burned, and yet Roman Catholicism knows it is at its strongest in an authoritarian vacuum.

        Today’s church-goers know nothing of the bloody history of Romanism and as a result they accept Bibles based on the Roman Catholic texts. Rome wins: the unsavory memory of Bible-believing martyrs has been lost in the onset of these modern Dark Ages.



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It was very nice seeing you and Carol at Grace Ambassadors in Swayzee.  Please let Carol know I appreciate the advice in the edification of children- I am putting it to good use. I also received a packet of info in the mail from Carol to assist with the kids… many thanks to her on that. Please use the enclosed check to continue helping others find God’s truth rightly divided by way of the Discerning the Times Publishing Company. Pressing on…

Thank you, Sir. Books go out almost every day and Amazon orders continue as well.


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