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Preservation of Scripture

It makes sense that the God and Creator of the universe could accurately preserve his words if he chooses. Not only has He has claimed to do this, evidence shows that he has indeed done so. The bible is not just a record of God’s “sayings”, nor is it simply man’s record of his "doings.” It does not merely contain the word of God. The bible is the revealed word of God…. every word of it. It is His truth standard by which all personal beliefs are judged. It ALONE is the final authority for Christians. The New Testament has historically been the only textbook to govern the beliefs and activities of Christians. 

God's words are eternal and cannot be broken. To change his words is a direct attack on Him and an attempt at dethronement. 

Crimen Laesae Maiestatis (Latin) -literally, The Crime of Injured Majesty; an offense against the dignity, person, or authority of a reigning sovereign; high treason The ungodding of god; the unwording of the word


Bible Verses About Scriptural Importance & Preservation

Isaiah 40:8
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.


Matthew 5: 18
For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.


Psalm 12: 6-7
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.


Matthew 24: 35
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.


Psalm 119: 89
For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.


Psalm 119: 152
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.


2 Timothy 3: 16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Romans 15: 4
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

Matthew 4: 4
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Psalm 138: 2
I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. (The Word is above the Name of Jehovah. Philippians 2:9-10 - "Wherefore God also hath...given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow)


Psalm 119: 160
Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.


Psalm 100: 5
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.


Psalm 12: 6-7
The words of the Lord are pure...Thou shalt keep them, …thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.


1 Peter 1: 24-25
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.


John 17: 8
For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.


Mark 13: 31
Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.


Proverbs 30: 5
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.


Psalm 12: 6
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Predictions & Warnings Regarding Scripture 


2 Peter 3: 16
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

John 12: 48
He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

Revelation 22: 18-19

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: 19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

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