The Pre-Thumbed Bible

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by InTheLight, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. InTheLight

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    Have you ever sat in a bible study, surrounded by other more-holy Christians with their well-worn Bibles and felt embarrassed, worried or stressed by your clean, new bible? Are you concerned you don't have the appearance of godliness that others do?

    The pre-thumbed Bible has been produced especially for the less-experienced Christian to appear they have read more of the Bible than they actually have! Guaranteed to convince any pastor, curate or youthworker of your genuine commitment to the Word.

    The pre-thumbed Bible comes with that authentic 'used' feel so often lacking from new books. Each page has been turned a minimum of 15 times (40 for Romans).

    Key passages and words have been underlined throughout to ensure you fit in with all those more spiritual Christians around you.


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    (OK, it was an April Fools Joke. I got a chuckle out of it and thought I'd share.)
     
  2. Amy.G

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    :laugh: You had me going there!
    I have a cross I wear sometimes that's kinda large and when someone compliments me on it, I always say that the bigger the cross the more righteous I am. :laugh:

    Actually I know several people whose bibles look just like that one. I write in my bible, but when it gets marked on that much, how do you read it anymore? All the scribbling covers up the print.
     
  3. Jerome

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    In centuries past, wealthy Bible owners would actually hire people to line their Bibles using ruler and red ink. No joke!

    Pics here.
     
  4. Tom Butler

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    Very clever and creative April Fools joke. I thought it was strange, but I bought it, hook, line and sinker.
     
  5. Ed B

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    Your first few sentences had me. It reminded me of a comment that a friend made many years ago that "a well-worn bible belongs to a soul that isn't."

    What she didn't know was that the bible she was commenting on had that worn look because it had been sitting under the back window of my car under the hot Texas sun for a few too many weeks. Not exactly evidence of Christian piety. :)

    I had other bibles in the house of course. That was my "traveling bible" which I brought into Church that day. :)
     
  6. menageriekeeper

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    That was funny!

    Ed, I have a "car" Bible as well! LOL!
     

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