What if your church changed from Kjv/Nasb/esv to Niv?

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  1. Yeshua1

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    would that be enough to cause a change in your church?
     
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    Nope. We went from KJV to NIV but that was before the 2011 version. Then we went to ESV. I don't see us ever going back to NIV but if we did, I have a little pull (did in the last change as well) and can talk to the pastor about it. Honestly, it would have to be a lot more than a Bible version to get me to switch churches unless they were staunchly "You will not use any other version" but that's a different story. :)
     
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    So the ONLY church that would have some "jump" would be those holding to KJVO then?
     
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    ANY "only" I would leave from because there are deeper issues than just that one, IMO. If a church held an "only" stance, what else would they be wrong on? You know?
     
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    don't know, but would say that the ONLY versions that would cause me to jump ship would be if my pastors adopted either the NWT, or else book of Mormon!
     
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    Ok - That would go without saying! LOL
     
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    Second thought... Also if they went to having the 'course of miracles" offerred!
     
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    There is a church that is down the block from our campus that has a "Miracle Service" on Thursday nights. Hubby and I have been tempted to check it out - but we're afraid. LOL
     
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    good friend of mine has a "spiritualist" church right down the block, and they have seances every wed night there!
     
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    They call themselves a church?????!!!!??????!??!?!?!?!?!?!?! Scary!
     
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    That would be a "gathering" not a church. Do they use a Bible? Not that that would make any differance. Do they use the word church?
     
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    Nope.

    My church seems to use a small variety of translations rather than just one, but maybe that is mainly because we don't have a pastor currently and the church leaders are taking turns preaching.

    The NKJV is used a lot, but there's also some NIVs under the seats in the congregation. And one guy likes to read out of The Message translation.

    I see it as an opportunity to compare translations. :)
     
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    Although our pastor preaches from the NKJV mostly, he sometimes quotes verses from the NIV, ESV, and various others, there are at least 6-8 different versions used by people in our church, probably more.
     
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    And that's okay with you now;isn't it? It used to be customary for you to insist that it was causing all sorts of confusion in your church. You didn't say anything negative about it this time --so I'm hoping you have changed your mind.
     
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    Yes, I have changed my mind! I found that it's just not worth the trouble worrying about it. It does sometimes still cause confusion, but that only offers an opportunity to examine the Word more closely! I can admit to being wrong, it didn't hurt (well, maybe just a little). :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    use the word church on building, never gone in there, so would assume that its based off "readings and messages" from beyond!
     
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    just as long as we don't have folks reading for primary use the Message, eh?
     
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    Hey, B4L -- good on ya! :thumbs:
     
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    Yes, now if only some others could "see the light" on this, eh?
     
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    GPS is next on the docket!
     

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