Shield of God.

I took a look at the Messenger version of the Bible which is available at Bible Gateway.  I use Bible Gateway all the time, and flip from the NIV to the NKJV translations, and I do also use the KJV as well.  I really never found huge differences in the translations that were disturbing, although many have created a tremendous awareness campaign of the inaccuracies of different Bible translations.

The Messenger version of the Bible is written in colloquial English.  I personally did not like it at all. There was something disturbing about it.  Although Christ spoke to the masses in simple words, He also had great power and wealth in His sermons and lessons.  He also spoke in rich parables that were understood by all, by those who were able to glean only the superficial meaning as well as those who were able to dig in and analyze His…

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