God's Word is one entire body of truth and needs to be passed on intact. —Darcy Dueck
Word of God
"The Word of God is like a straight edge, which shows up our own crookedness. We can't really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture." —Elisabeth Elliot
“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.” —Hudson Taylor
ABT's Translation Philosophy, Part 3 of 5
PRESERVATION OF THE MESSAGE
Due to the passing of time, the original manuscripts of the Scriptures are no longer available. Nevertheless, through extant manuscripts we have access to the complete message from God. The...
Parts 2 and 3 of the Translation Philosophy focus on the Scripture itself.
ABT's Translation Philosophy, Part 2 of 5
ORIGIN OF THE TEXT
The Scriptures of the Old Testament came not by will of men, but holy men of God...
"People do not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God" —Jesus
“I can read and understand the Portuguese Bible, the English Bible, and even a little of the Greek Bible. But the way I understand it is somehow only on a superficial level. … When I read it in Makhuwa, it’s like I’m naked before God.” —Bonifacio Paulo - Mozambique
To think more about the...
"A renewed mind has an utterly changed conception, not only of reality, but of possibility. A turn away from the kingdom of this world to the Kingdom of God provides a whole set of values based not on the human word, but on Christ's. Impossibilities become possibilities." —Elisabeth Elliot
The Mission of God in the Bible
From the dawn of time to its fulfillment and climax—from Genesis to Revelation—GOD Himself has been on a mission! What is this passion that so captivates the heart of our Creator?
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“I got more knowledge from reading the Book of God in one month . . . than all the writings of men.” —George Whitfield