Someone once asked me what my most prized possession is. In my youth, I would’ve answered, “My bike!” But now it doesn’t take much thought or time to answer, “My Bible.” While there are many photographs, family heirlooms and mementos dear to my heart, my King James Cambridge Wide-Margin Bible is my greatest earthly belonging. It contains numerous notes and even scribbles made by our youngest daughter!
Most importantly, God’s Word is what saved a wretch like me! It is beautiful … the old English words flow so eloquently and there is no other book like it! It is God’s words penned by man, the Living Word! Almost every time one reads it, God reveals something new.
It is sad to think that there are people in this world who have never seen or read a Bible; sadder still are all the Bibles sitting around untouched, collecting dust. God warned in 2Timothy 4:3-4 that His truth would be dismissed - “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” See Commentary here
Saddest of all is that most people don’t understand or take the time to study the huge difference between God’s True Word and all of the versions of it. Even “bible” colleges teach from corrupt versions, thus their students and pastors, most often unknowingly, spread the false teaching. Make no mistake, this is an important sign of satan's end time activity. The devil is good at deception and changing God’s Words! A few examples: