This will remain on my currently-reading shelf as the foundation of Christianity and a complete and full accounting of the history of the world from cThis will remain on my currently-reading shelf as the foundation of Christianity and a complete and full accounting of the history of the world from creation through ~70 AD and beyond.
Now Reading: Micah - Chronological KJV using YouVersion Bible App. If you have trouble sticking with something, I highly recommend the YouVersion Bible App for iPod/Phone or Android. Sign up for one of the reading plans and the app will even set a reminder alarm at the time you normally read which helped me to be consistent.
Comparison with earlier translations (KJV and especially Geneva 1560) reveal some important omissions from this one. Note, for instance, the omission of 1 John 5:7 "bear record" as related to v10 (the record from God in heaven) and 1 John 5:11 (the record being from God which makes the earthly three that "agree" the more than a 2 or 3 witness security that those things spoken are True). Also note 1 John 5:8 which "agress in one," the one God who "bears record in heaven." There are other examples of this translation appearing to spring from previous translations that are more akin to the Vulgate instead of other preserved manuscripts, not that they make the translation unuseful, but that they omit what the Reformers in their zealous task of translating saw in manuscripts that were unadulterated by the Roman Catholic "church"....more