It is true, since Dionysius Exiguus, a Christian monk who, in 525 AD, collated what we Protestants know as the Bible, other Christian churches (Catholics and Orthodox) do have versions different from ours. However, even the Catholic church doesn’t include “The Apocrypha” as anything more than historical writing. In any event, the above verses are quite clear, in both Old and New Testament commands, as to what God expects concerning His Word for us.
Questions for further thought:
1. Do we ever get questions from people wondering what’s the “real” Bible?
2. Do we have enough Biblical knowledge to answer them, intelligently?
Challenge: For more information on the Apocrypha, go to Are Apocryphal books really Scripture?, and What Is The Apocrypha? . Once done, please pray for God-directed answers for questions that believers, and non-believers, may have for you on this topic, should it come up.
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