Psa 12:1 <To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.> Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men. Psa 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak. Psa 12:3 The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things: Psa 12:4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us? Psa 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him. Psa 12:6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Psa 12:7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. Psa 12:8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted. The KJO gang likes to make the false claim that God promised in Psalm 12:7 to preserve the “Word of God.” But take a look at verse 7, and compare it to verse 3. In verse three David (not God) says that “The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things.” This is NOT a promise that God made, but something the David wrote about God in a song. And so far it has not been literally true! And verse 7 is NOT a promise that God made, but something else that David said about God is a song of worship. Here are some more things that David wrote in his songs of worship: Psa 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psa 91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Psa 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. Psa 91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Psa 91:5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Psa 91:6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. Psa 91:7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Psa 91:8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Are these promises that Christians can claim and that God is obligated to keep? If they are, why has He not done so? The Psalms are not a book of promises that God made to Christians or anybody else. They are songs of worship. To say, as to the KJOists do, that God promised in the Psalms to preserve His word and that He did so exclusively in the King James translation of the Bible goes a little beyond the song that David wrote. David’s songs say nothing about any translation of any literature of any kind. But when Christians say that they do not believe that the King James translation of the Bible exclusively is the Word of God, the KJOists accuse them of not believing God!