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THE UNIVERSAL BIBLE DEADLINE

 

MONDAY, JULY 4, 2005 MIDNIGHT (12:00:00 AM CST)

 

 

Copyright Monday, July 4, 2005 Midnight (12:00:00 AM CST)

By Dr. Michael J. Bisconti & The Life Foundations Nexus

 

 

 

Note that the following does not apply to people who do NOT believe the Word of God (the Bible).  If you do not believe the Word of God, then you must see the other and exhaustive (considering all possibilities) proofs provided in the Seminar on the “True Text.”

 

 

The UBD, the Universal Bible Deadline has just been set.  It was set on:

 

 

Monday, July 4, 2005 Midnight (12:00:00 AM CST)

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE UNIVERSAL BIBLE DEADLINE?

 

The Universal Bible Deadline is the point in time after which any changes to any Composite Ancient Language Texts (CALTs [pronounced “kelts”]) can NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED UNLESS THEY MAINTAIN ESSENTIAL GOLDEN VERSES.

 

 

WHAT IS A COMPOSITE ANCIENT LANGUAGE TEXT?

 

A Composite Ancient Language Text is a collection that contains all of the ancient biblical manuscripts, usually in “compressed form.”  By “compressed form” we mean that, instead of including each manuscript text separately, the manuscript texts are entered together.  For example, here is an “uncompressed” collection of uncompressed texts:

 

I am happy.

 

I was happy

 

I am happier.

 

 

Now, here are the same manuscript texts in compressed form:

 

I am (was) happy (happier).

 

In this example, the words OUTSIDE of the parentheses tell us the words found in all or most of the individual texts.  The word “I” is found in all three texts.  The words “am” and “happy” are each found in two of the texts.  The words “was” and “happier” are each found in one text.

 

In our time, the most famous New Testament CALT is the Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament.

 

 

WHAT IS THE AUTHORITY FOR SETTING THE UNIVERSAL BIBLE DEADLINE?

 

The authority for setting the Universal Bible Deadline is the Deadline Principle.

 

 

WHY IS THE UNIVERSAL BIBLE DEADLINE NECESSARY?

 

Currently, you can use any CALT in existence to establish essential Golden Verses.  However, the track record for some CALTs is that they change over time.  Therefore, there is always the possibility that all of the CALTs will eliminate essential Golden Verses.

 

 

WHAT IS “A BIBLE TEXT SCHOLAR?”

 

A Bible Text Scholar is a person who works to determine the true text of the Bible in the languages in which the Bible was first written.  Some Bible Text Scholars are called “Textual Critics” or “Biblical Textual Critics.”

 

 

IF THE BIBLE TEXT SCHOLARS REMOVED ALL ESSENTIAL GOLDEN VERSES, WOULDN’T THAT BE NECESSARY?

 

No, it would not be necessary.  Some Bible Text Scholars, more specifically, Biblical Textual Critics, have UNDERMINED THE WORD OF GOD!

 

 

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH BIBLE TEXT SCHOLARS TO TRUST?

 

Trust only those Bible Text Scholars that believe that God has communicated with mankind in writing AND WHO BELIEVE THAT WE KNOW RIGHT NOW WHAT ALL OF THAT WRITING IS.  There are Bible Text Scholars, more specifically, Biblical Textual Critics, who believe:

 

WE ONLY KNOW SOME OF WHAT THAT WRITING IS.

 

Many of the Biblical Textual Critics who have worked on and/or are working on the New Testament CALT known as the Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament believe:

 

WE ONLY KNOW SOME OF WHAT THAT WRITING IS.

 

So, to repeat, trust only those Bible Text Scholars, including Biblical Textual Critics, who believe

 

WE KNOW WHAT ALL OF THAT WRITING IS.

 

 

WHY WAS THE UBD, THE UNIVERSAL BIBLE DEADLINE, SET FOR MONDAY, JULY 4, 2005 MIDNIGHT (12:00:00 AM CST)?

 

The earliest that the UBD, the Universal Bible Deadline, could have been set was when the last Book of the Bible was written, about 2000 years ago.  The UBD could have been set for any time from about 100 A.D. to right this minute, Monday, July 4, 2005 midnight (12:00:00 AM CST).  So, why did we choose right this minute, Monday, July 4, 2005 midnight (12:00:00 AM CST)?  Very simply, it allowed us to include all of the ancient manuscripts of the Bible and all of the historical, scientific, and scholastic knowledge pertaining to the ancient manuscripts of the Bible that has been discovered and acquired, respectively, over the past, approximately 2000 years right up to the present minute, Monday, July 4, 2005 midnight (12:00:00 AM CST) as a foundation for maintaining the true text of the Bible.