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·free subscription· ·march 2011· virtual edition tercentenary of king james version is commemorated by a large crowd the new york times published april 26 1911 to commemorate the tercentenary of the king james version of the bible a gathering assembled last night in carnegie hall which filled the topmost galleries it heard letters from king george and president taft and from a copy of the first edition of the authorized version now preserved in the library of the american bible society a chapter from isaiah was read the proceedings were opened with the hymn how firm a foundation and the reading of the scriptures secretary of state john w foster read this letter from president taft continued p.5 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 4 news bits-voice at congress page 6 nuggets of gold 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 dr ronnie l williamson dr j royce thomason memorial voice in the wilderness p.o box 7037 asheville nc 28802 voice 828 649-1043 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 write to us 2·the voice in the wilderness march 2011 virtual edition

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dear friends praise the lord for continued opportunities of witness as this edition in being produced terry and i are traveling in alabama mississippi and florida to churches and a preacher s conference what a blessing to be able to preach from the king james bible on the king james bible to folks who stand for the king james bible even more precious it is to see a young teenage soul accept christ and saviour keep praying for the kjb project we continue to collect signatures during our travels to churches and many are sending their signature to our office gulfport ms and getting others from their church to preacher s conference do the same thousands of the kjb lapel pin orders have been completed and many more are being ordered through our office just this first week of march the lillys presented the voice in the wilderness at a church ministry holding a special week of shar-a-thon for their christian radio continued on page 7 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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news bits from here and there march 10 2011 the voice in the wilderness in participation with bible nation will meet with congress to present the following resolution please pray as the williamsons travel to this event congressmen will also receive a gospel witness and king james bible lapel pin joint resolution authorizing and requesting the president to recognize and proclaim 2011 as the 400th anniversary of the king james bible whereas the king james bible also called the authorized version has made a unique contribution in shaping the english language whereas the verbiage of the king james bible has entered into the very culture of the united states through a myriad of poetry speeches sermons and literature whereas the teachings of the scriptures particularly read from the king james scriptures have inspired concepts of civil government c o nt ainedinourfounding documents and subsequent laws whereas many of our national leaders have paid tribute to the surpassing influence of the bible in our country s development among them the words of democratic president andrew jackson calling it the rock upon which our republic rests whereas republican president ronald reagan also said of the king james bible indeed it is the voice in the wilderness before congress house resolution an incontrovertible fact that all the complex and horrendous questions confronting us at home and worldwide have their answer in that single book whereas the history of our nation clearly illustrates the value of voluntarily applying the teachings of the scriptures in the lives of individuals families societies whereas this nation now faces challenges and tests as it has never before faced whereas the renewing of our knowledge of and faith in god t hroug h holy s cr ipture c an strengthen us as a nation and a people and whereas the literary phenomenon known as the king james bible is now in its 400th year of publication and is the most printed most read best selling pieces of literature of all time now therefore be it resolvedbythe ho useof representatives of the united states of america in congress assembled 1 that the president is authorized and requested to designate 2011 as a national year of celebrating the 400th anniversary of the king james bible in recognition of 4·the voice in the wilderness march 2011 virtual edition

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both the formative influence of the book upon the english language our literature our culture and our faith 2 that the date of may 3rd 2011 be designated as a day of recognition of the 400th anniversary of the king james bible 3 that john wycliffe 1328-1384 and william tyndale 14941536 be recognized for their contributions and sacrifices to produce an english language bible the new york times april 26 1911 article continued from front cover the white house march 7 1911 to the tercentenary celebration of this king james version of the english bible i desire to express my deep interest in the recognition which is being taken in this country of so notable an event as the three-hundreth anniversary of the king james version of the english bible the publication of this version of the holy scriptures in the year 1611 associates it with the early colonies of the english people upon this continent it became at once the bible of our american forefathers its classic english has given shape to american literature its spirit has influenced american ideals in life and laws and government i trust that this celebration may continue and deepen the influence of the bible upon the people of this republic william h taft the right hon james bryce read this letter from king george dated from buckingham palace i rejoice that america and england should join in commemorating the publication 300 years ago of the version of the holy scriptures which has so long held its own among english speaking peoples its circulation in our homes has done more perhaps than anything else on earth to promote moral and religious welfare among old and young on either side of the atlantic this version which bears king james s name is so clearly interwoven in the history of british and american life that it is right we should thank god for it together i congratulate the president and people of the united states upon their share in this our common heritage 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 for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·5

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· noah webster said god commands you to choose for rulers `just men who will rule in the fear of god the preservation of [our government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty if the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office the government will soon be corrupted laws will be made not for the public good so much as for selfish or local purposes corrupt or incompetent men will be appointed to execute the laws the public revenues will be squandered on unworthy men and the rights of the citizen will be violated or disregarded if [our government fails to secure public prosperity and happiness it must be because the citizens neglect the divine commands and elect bad men to make and administer the laws get quarterly publication mailed to you the voice in the wilderness your connection to world evangelism monthly publication online the weekly voice emailed to you mini voice prayer letter mailed monthly december 2010· free subscription· ronnie and terry williamson · steve and rebekah lilly evangelist/editor staff missionaries mini-voice edition prayer letter di culties a ord opportunities for learning god s faithfulness which otherwise we should not have it gives me great comfort to remember that the work is his and that he knows how best to carry on and is in nitely more interested in it than we are ­ hudson taylor thank you for being a friend to this ministry and the giving of your prayers and support news bits from here and there washington waste newsweek.com reports the following on waste and uncontrolled spending in washington the social security administration sent $18 million in stimulus funds to 71,688 dead people and $40.3 million in questionable benefit payments to 1,760 deceased individuals the department of agriculture sent $41.1 billion in farming subsidies to dead farmers the department of health and human services sent $3.9 million to 11,000 dead people to help pay heating and cooling cost and medicare paid up to $492 million in claims for medical supplies prescribed by dead doctors and $8.2 million for medical supplies prescribed for dead patients it would be interesting to know who was cashing these checks editor from first-hand experience i know of numerous individuals deceased yet still listed as registered voters in the county in which i live some years ago there was a big investigation of dead voters obamacare the heritage foundation says the president just doesn t get it according to the national exit poll just 16 of voters want to leave obamacare as is a full 48 of voters want to see it out-right repealed and another 31 want to see it changed in some way americans do want to relitigate obamacare u.s takeover policy of the elitist take-over group robs from any and everybody to expand their powergrab property ownership and privacy means nothing to this crowd look at obama on israel for example he is against israel s plan to build on their own land in east jerusalem is this man anti-u.s israel and pro-muslim/socialist or what pray for us we appreciate you please accept the above communications as our thanks for your support see back cover visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org for more resources 6·the voice in the wilderness march 2011 virtual edition for more resources and ministry information visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org or write po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 in this last month of 2010 we have all been busy at the tasks he has called us to special meetings and kjb services have filled the calendar for december and we are already making special project and traveling plans for 2011 the virtual voice for december has been completed and can be viewed online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org we are also excited to share additional resources with you via our website such as the online audio bible page where you can read through the bible in a i want one of those year with text and audio streaming thank that was the story just told by a texas you for your continued interest and supman on the phone with the voice in port especially at this critical year-end the wilderness office he had been time and please make note of our special standing in line at chik-fil-a when prayer and praise list his eyes caught sight of an interestprayer praise ing lapel pin on the suit coat of an· offerings for softother man in line he stepped close · travel safety ware updates to get a good look and saw that it was · health a king james bible pin hey i like · increased support · 2500 kjb signathat where did you get it in a · kjb project tures quick minute the owner of the pin · venezuela church · new updates to an evangelist took the pin off gave it planting projects website to him and directed him to our min · car for pastor · new opportunities stry where he could obtain more niller san felipe for 2011 thousands of these little procla· safe travels and venezuela mations are voicing our stand on god s word the king james bible · foreign travel and good services over 2500 have now signed the king missions teaching · special offerings james declaration let your voice and preaching be heard today join with those oth · property mainteers by sending your signature to our nance equipment office and requesting your kjb lapel visit us online to read the 8 page december pin 2010 virtual voice edition

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station/missions emphasis/kjb anniversary celebration and each pastor in attendance was given a kjb lapel pin from the church ministry on march 10 terry and i will travel to washington d.c to participate with bible nation in presenting a resolution before congress in recognition of the 400th anniversary of the king james bible congressmen will receive a gospel witness and be presented with a kjb lapel pin please read this resolution on page 4 and be in prayer for this opportunity and the witness that will be given to members of congress during this time the voice team is also preparing to participate in the king james bible expo in washington d.c on may 2nd and 3rd pray as we plan and organize with bible nation to saturate the national mall and washington d.c with the word of god venezuela 2011 plans are also being scheduled by our aquila/priscilla ministry steve and rebekah lilly look forward to serving in venezuela this summer they are praying about spending a concentrated amount of time in san felipe a city of over 250,000 and working with a new church plant and the niller aparicio family during the last wednesday night in february the lillys were sharing these plans and their prayer of seeing pastor niller own a vehicle many of the venezuelan church folk do not have vehicles therefore they must take public transportation or walk which is very dangerous at times and time consuming this church immediately gave $500 toward the $6,000 car fund for pastor niller and are challenging 11 other churches to give the same perhaps the lord would burden your church to be a part of this project read more about this project on the apm page of our website www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org these are exciting days to be working for the king we trust you will be involved through prayer and financial support please be in contact with our office to let us know of your support and prayers for this ministry happy trails for christ and souls ronnie l williamson isa 40:31 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 march 2011 virtual edition available with an offering of $6

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