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As a pastor, you often face many situations regarding a Bible. The early book of the Jewish people could only be written by approved scribes by hand. One mistake and the page was destroyed and another was written.
Then the printing press came, and old methods gave way to the new. The message remained the same. The value to the Jew, Christian or Muslim or any religion is not on paper but the truth and power of the author.
We should not make any version an idol. It is what is written on the heart and our way of life following it that is important.
Only those who lack wisdom would be offended about their paper idol being destroyed or thrown away for a fresh new copy.
Marion Richard Trimmer