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Good News Bible Flaws

The Good News Bible for Roman Catholics even goes farther in being corrupt than the Douay Rheims Bible. Although the Bible Baptist Church-Katipunan saturation team uses a Catholic Bible in witnessing to Roman Catholics, still the corruption can't be denied. Here's what's going on and this is just SOME of the MANY murders.
  • Ecclesiastes 1:1 changes the word "preacher" to "philosopher" when both words are NOT synonyms!
  • The virgin birth attacked. Isaiah 7:14 in the Good News Version replaces the word "virgin" with "woman". A woman is NOT necessarily a virgin. Many times Mary's virginity prior to bearing other children by Joseph is attacked by replacing what should have been virgin with "woman". So much for believing the perpetual virginity of Mary huh?
  • Isaiah 14:12 replaces "Lucifer" with "Morning Star". Jesus is the MORNING STAR in Revelation 22:16.
  • Matthew 16:18 confuses who the rock is. While 1 Corinthians 10:3-4 in the Good News says Jesus is the Rock, however Matthew 16:18 in the Good News says Jesus is the Rock. Talk about CONFUSION!
  • 2 Corinthians 11:3 removes the words "simplicity in Christ" which further justifies the Roman Catholic doctrine of works salvation.
  • Ephesians 2:9 in the Good News removes "who created all things by Jesus Christ".
  • Philippians 2:6 in the Good News replaces "thought it not robbery to be equal with God" with "but he did not think that by force he should try to remain equal with God" which is rather vague and goofy, also suggesting usurpation.
  • Philippians 2:12 in the Good News adds the phrase "to complete your salvation". What the? Don't tell me Jesus didn't pay it all?
  • 1 Timothy 3:16 in the Good News replaces "God was manifest in the flesh" with "He appeared in human form" which is a direct attack on Jesus' deity. I would also like the mention the phrase "secret of our religion" which replaces "the mystery of godliness" from the King James version.
  • 1 Timothy 4:15-16 in the Good News replaces "the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;" from the Lord Jesus Christ to "God" by inserting "by God" — without ANY Greek evidence whatsoever. They deliberately and deceitfully de-throne the Lord Jesus Christ as "King of Kings, and Lord of Lords". Notice also, "commandment" is changed to the nonspecific "orders".
  • Revelation 1:11 in the Good News removes "Alpha and the Omega".

Here are also the other attacks done by the Good News Bible too:
  • Many times the word blood is removed. These verses are Matthew 27:4, Acts 20:28, Romans 3:25, Romans 5:9, Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 2:13, Colossians 1:14, Colossians 1:20, Hebrews 10:19, Hebrews 13:20, 1 Peter 1:19, Revelation 1:5 and Revelation 5:9.
  • Many times the word "Hell" is replaced with "the grave", the "world of the dead" and "Hades". In fact, like the New International Version, the word Hell does NOT appear in the Old Testament! I would like to point out that the world of the dead is NOT.
  • And the most frequent- removal of WHOLE verses. 1 John 5:7 is just one example which is the Trinity verse that says that the Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit are One.
  • Many times, you don't even see the phrase "fear of the LORD".
Verses removed from the Good News version:

Question: Does the true Church established by Jesus get to decide what the Scriptures are? NOT!
  • 1 Samuel 13:1
  • Matthew 17:21
  • Matthew 18:11
  • Matthew 21:44
  • Matthew 23:14
  • Mark 7:16
  • Mark 9:44
  • Mark 9:46
  • Mark 11:26
  • Mark 15:28
  • Mark 16:9-20
  • Luke 17:36
  • Luke 23:17
  • John 5:4
  • John 7:53-8:11
  • Acts 8:37
  • Acts 15:34
  • Acts 24:7
  • Acts 28:29
  • Romans 16:24
Matthew 23:14 is emphasized which says, "Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers therefore ye shall receive greater damnation." which is NOT surprisingly absent from the NIV as well as the Living Translation, ESV, Darby and Weymouth. Hmmm... is it anything surprising?  However from the Catholic Douay Bible we read, "Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites: because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.". Their lies caught up with them!