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·free subscription· ·april 2011· virtual edition the glass case below contains first edition king james bibles bro williamson standing with a scroll displaying only a few of the thousands of signatures celebrating the 400th anniversary of the kjb the voice of one crying in the wilderness prepare ye the way of the lord make his paths straight mark 1:3 contending for american freedom · contending for fundamental christianity

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printed missionary ronnie and terry williamson evangelist/editor steve and rebekah lilly staff missionaries the virtual voice serves as an online monthly connection with ministry partners providing up-to-date ministry headlines relevant news information and available resource reminders to receive a monthly link in your inbox please subscribe to the weekly voice at membersnp thevoiceinthewilderness.org in this edition the voice in the wilderness is a nonprofit independent incorporation founded by rev dr j royce thomason d.p.d ph.d evangelist and medical missionary the organization is dedicated to the spreading of the whole gospel to the world especially in foreign lands the program consists of building mission stations supporting american missionaries and native pastors by partnering with the local church in various areas of ministry and preaching christ to the lost we are supported by the gifts of those who care contributions to the voice in the wilderness for projects or to support the ministry of a missionary will be used as indicated by the donor following approved policies and procedures gifts are tax deductible and should be made out to the voice in the wilderness a fundamental publication published quarterly in behalf of the work of the lord and preservation of the liberties of our united states printed sources imply from material from other does not necessarily an endorsement thisministry § § § page 3 my personal message page 5 news bits page 6 photo update page 8 resources the voice in the wilderness is standing firm on the word of god what will you do support this ministry with a special offering see prayer request page at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org prayers stand in support of the kjb add your signature to the declaration at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org for personal correspondence contributions address changes new subscriptions there is no subscription charge all interested people of good will may have a copy sent regularly to their address simply by requesting it address all correspondence to the voice in the wilderness po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org e-mail for address changes only visionpartners@thevoiceinthewilderness.org sign-up for the weekly voice e-mail and blog membersnp@thevoiceinthewilderness.org dr ronnie l williamson dr j royce thomason memorial voice in the wilderness p.o box 7037 asheville nc 28802 voice 828 649-1043 fax 828 649-9784 write to us 2·the voice in the wilderness april 2011 virtual edition

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dear friends the battle lines are drawn and as a believer in the word of god we have an eternal responsibility to do more than prefer today some pastors say they prefer this music over that this standard over another or the king james bible over some over version tragically preference will not survive a generation already preachers discuss even argue issues and never state their position founded on the word of god from creation to heaven hell salvation and end-times it s an opinion-driven dialogue where is absolute authority after over seven decades of ministry the voice in the wilderness continues to stand for the fundamentals of god s word mind you contending for the faith must include separation from modernistic and worldly trends personally i thought this area was settled many years ago the idea of infiltration versus biblical separation came up for debate long before my ministry began however some seem to have revisited that which is obviously settled by the book coming out from among them being separate and not partaking in the worldly concoctions of our day should not be up for vote yet many churches instead of remaining steadfast in doctrine and biblical distinctives ebb and flow with the changing world tides some pastors whom i have considered friends now are intolerant even hostile to ministries like the voice in the wilderness that continue continued on page 4 ministry headline come join us ·in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the king james bible ·sign the kjb declaration on our website at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·order your commemorative kjb 400th anniversary lapel pin today see back cover for more info for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·3 where as 2011 marks the 400 th and w annive ancient hereas th rsary of e king old test the 1611 the re king ja ceived ament man james bible god th mes bi rough gtext known uscripts guar is based on ble as odly m en ps the textus ded and handthe masoretic and w recept 119:89 hereas us majed down by thold testamen related ority te t areas in over 47 sp xt or bye masorete he compiled this divin zantine br ely insp which no gr iritually qual greek ew schol ifie ou ired wo text pr rk ii ti p of translato d scholars ac and w ese m 2:21 rs has before ademically su rescue hereas m or since perior who wed from obscurodern bible ve been en in biblica l la dowed i tim re evolutioni ity being revis rsions have by god nguage st 6:20&2 to unde 1 ii co s rationalistsed updated been heavily alte r 2:17 in and w ii tim and theologica red by men fluenced by 3:8 i th co that de proven hereas the nied insprrupted text ess 4 l liberals 7 [i th disc small vofor 400 years biblical engl iration ess 4 ish and iner arded a 1-8 ps 119 cabulary sim in spiritual po of the king rancy m james plicity ye 9-11 89 wer cla bible is rity 103 10 t so faithful 5 152 aring to lofty readability and w to th po 160 ii congre hereas g tim 3 heights matt etic majesty e original hebr 16 reliability ew and 5:18 as beliegations watchod is not the greek te yet with a surpris xt i cor vers in the sa projections author of conf 14:33 on bi us me bibl ingly e to read g screens ofion so obvio us am recite m and w or stud ultiple bible ve ong users ability to hereas ki of mod y the sc rsions ng ern riptures an the past read in uniso james bi together d cannot evenversions wh ble or as he n se turn toge en reads an arch the scusers hold de ther ar th d preach riptures and w es from together e privilege to to settlehereas the mem the king take james orize and qu their bibles 11:15-17 on the best modern bibl e pr bible a ot vers to luke mos 3 e the bible to church with 19:45-48 ion but ever oponents co 3 acts gether ntinue to switchi james and w plus the 17:1 ng p the k the k in ing ja m g ja mes b ib es b iblle d ec e de l ara clarat

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continued from page 3 to stand where they once stood they now even support ministries and missionaries that have taken a radical left turn in many areas more than ever the voice in the wilderness needs subscribers and churches to support our effort to warn against the subtle and even blatant attacks on the word of god this virtual edition as well as our quarterly issue of the voice in the wilderness deals with topics that many in fear of their salary package or criticism by others avoid to address your prayers and financial support are needed as we endeavor to do what god has called us to do thank you again to all those who faithfully stand and have supported the voice in the wilderness ministry as we hold forth the word of life may god bless us all for christ and souls ronnie l williamson isa 40:31 happy trails ps below is an excerpt from a letter received in our office concerning the kjb issue in america i am a member of a good fundamental baptist church whose pastor dr xxxxx preaches from the kjv ­ but prefers such modern versions as the nkjv the es and the nasb having been lured into that last by the head of the department of bible at bob jones university it is my opinion that he needs our prayers in christ xxxxx one of the most important documents a man ever signs is his will i can tell better what a man had in his heart by reading his will than i can by reading his obituary his obituary tells the world what his friends thought of him his will reveals what he had in his heart a m vollmer for as a man thinketh in his heart so is he proverbs 23:7 out of the heart are the issues of life proverbs 4:23 a bequest in your will to the voice in the wilderness inc can assure that the outreach of this ministry at home and abroad will continue after you have gone to your eternal reward prayerfully consider us in your estate planning thank you is god s work in your will 4·the voice in the wilderness april 2011 virtual edition

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news bits from here and there may 2 -3 2011 king james bible expo ­ celebrating 400 years of influence ­ washington dc national mall bible display king james bible lectures and national fine arts celebration 35,000 gospel of john romans distribution and a rally at the capitol reflecting pool may 3 2011 5:00 pm for more information go to www.kingjames400 com the status of the church ­ dr david gibbs of cla said previously churches in america were not taxed because the government believed they provided a valuable resource for society by their very existence the church civilized its members and made them good citizens the church cared for the poor and distressed governments wanted to make sure churches had as much revenue as possible to carry out these important non-governmental functions today the government has taken over many of the charitable and civilizing functions of churches and ministries and now looks to them only to provide additional funds for government tasks government now looks at churches not as cultural partners and service providers but as sources of additional revenue some in the federal government have even suggested that donations to churches and nonprofit groups should no longer be tax exempt what can we do to keep the government from reaching into church pockets first churches and christians must monitor their local governments and make sure your community elects legislators and chooses regulators who are friendly to churches and ministries second churches must continue to earn their favored status as the best citizens in any local community for example do projects to serve their communities ­ like picking up trash on streets parks neighborhood assisting low income families to fix and maintain their homes and properties provide food banks soup kitchens thrift shops and addiction programs within their communities all of this done well can help the church make friends of their neighbors third churches should make sure government officials know they are appreciated and prayed for let them know you are there to support and help by praying for them and their families sending them letters perhaps having a special day of recognition for them take refreshments periodically to legislative meetings to bless local officials and be sure to do this at a time when the church does not have an ultimate motive of seeking a favor fourth pastors and leaders must be careful to maintain their reputation and personal witness in the community pastors staff and members should be the best citizens in the community and the best examples of honorable men and women these suggestions are all scriptural commands and expectations christians should do them no matter what the reward but very often the reward will be the regaining of respect for the church in america and more money kept in the church s pocket for its own ministry strong local churches not under the control or taxation of the government are necessary for our nation to return to its heritage and once again honor god in our land taken from cla march 2011 for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·5

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congressional invitation march 2011 representing the lord jesus christ through the ministry of the voice in the wilderness on capitol hill working with bible nation to prepare for kjb expo on the national mall may 2-3 serving 200 lunches donated by chik-fil-a to congress and staff on capitol hill 6·the voice in the wilderness april 2011 virtual edition

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beams kjb bible conference gulfport ms hundreds waving the kjb as this church joins many others this year in celebration of the 400th anniversary for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·7

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pamphlets these resources are not for sale but are this ministry s gift to you when you send an undesignated gift to the voice in the wilderness inc a miracle in india the story of baba and his testimony of faith how to be a prayer partner a simple yet challenging outline of how to connect and pray effectively for your missionaries the voice in the wildernessministry details club mitoverview of children s club designed to engage and equip in missionary work hall of faithcollector s series with biographical details of great heroes of the faith used with club mit passport to missionsjournal style passport size booklet for recording missionary facts pictures signatures etc great to use during mission conferences resources for you his voice shakes the wildernessa detailed account by sophie muller of her lifetime of missionary work in the jungles of south america beyond civilizationfurther details of sophie s ministry including her jungle methods used by indian lay leaders in the jungle the book of revelationa layman s verse by verse study of revelation written by the voice in the wilderness founder dr j royce thomason additional heritage lapel pina uniquely designed lapel pin picturing the christian flag us flag star of david alpha omega bible eagle beautifully displayed on a full-color description card kjb anniversary lapel pin featuring the bible with salvation colored ribbons and dates for kjb 400th anniversary ne w to obtain a resource please write po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 8·the voice in the wilderness april 2011 virtual edition available with an offering of $6

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