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·summer/fall 2010· ·free subscription· the earth is the lord s and the fulness thereof psalm 24:1 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 page 3 my personal message page 4 sermon of the month page 10 a humpty dumpty moment page 12 news bits page 14 when they leave where do they go page 29 club mit page 31 resources for you in this edition ronnie and terry williamson evangelist/editor steve and rebekah lilly staff missionaries 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 § § § the voice in the wilderness is standing firm on the word of god what will you do support this ministry with a special offering mailing your signature for the kjb resolution see p 16 financial needs for projects in venezuela see page 22-25 ·building funds ·car for pastor niller 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 write to us 2 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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e h dear friends in christ the fires of vision burn in my heart to do more for god s glory and to reach precious souls for christ yes these are perilous days but opportunities abound for us to get involved in the greatest endeavors heaven affords us mortals would you please pray as the voice in the wilderness continues to press the battle thank you for taking the journey with us to the regions beyond not trying to rush the year but at mid-august i have totaled some numbers to see how we stand thus far about 2000 individuals have signed the king james bible declaration we have preached and presented the ministry in about 22 churches for 2010 the lilly s have returned from a fruitful trip to venezuela and are also caring for two precious foster children financially the voice needs your prayers giving has dropped substantially over the past two plus years but cost of operation goes up and up the heat/ac unit and well pump went out on the voice office necessitating a $4,500 replacement bill we are all working outside the ministry to meet personal needs as well as help the voice in the wilderness during this very difficult period a special thank you to all of our faithful supporters who have given so generously to the voice in the wilderness ministry please continue to stand with us many are aware that our missionaries steve and rebekah lilly are foster care parents they had a four and five year old from an abusive drug and drunkin situation that would break your heart sadly the judge has returned the children back to the grandparents home in which they came in the first place the children had done so well with the lillys and had learned that indeed jesus loves them pray for these little children and god s protective hedge about their soul now 6 and 7 year old sisters are in the care of the lillys we pray as the lord does a work in their precious hearts amen unless finances pick up several ministry opportunities will pass us by i would like to help with work in venezuela the philippines europe india and here in the states but presently that is not possible please pray with us about these needs also we are at a critical point in the king james bible declaration project many more signatures are needed to have an effective voice please help get those signatures in as soon as possible one option is to sign the declaration online at www thevoiceinthewilderness.org thank you again for your faithful friendship and support ber happy trails for christ and souls ronnie l williamson isa 40:31 t s t u em rem 11 9 for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 3

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sermon of the month why the king james bible odern bible versions such as the niv nasv nlt and the message are vastly different from the kjb please read the king james bible declaration in this edition for a concise look at this critical issue in addition the following 3 points may help summarize why the declaration is so very important the source the scholars and the scriptures outline briefly the contrast between modern bible versions and the king james bible please read the article the word of god in the spring 2010 edition of this publication i source corrupt text you answer the question does the pure originate in the corrupt modern versions of the bible are from a corrupt critical source previously obscure and discarded scholars corrupt teachers again you answer is this of god corrupt scholars who believed in evolution german rationalism spiritism and other false teachings responsible for the text source of modern bible versions scripture corrupt translations corrupt scripture is the result of private interpretation adding to taking away from and changing the meaning of vital teaching again did god use obscure corrupted text a manmade scientific method directed by men with beliefs contrary to the very book they claim to be correcting with their higher criticism m a continuing series crossvue study ii iii from a corrupt source and corrupt scholars come corrupt scripture god help us to know the truth thy word is truth in the garden satan did not attempt to deny god satan did not try to persuade adam and eve there was no god yea hath god said this is satan s attack the attack on god s word and god s character this grotesque vile cancerous root of sin extends it tentacles toward the innocent soil of woman s heart here is satan s implantation of corruption ­ the doubt of god s word 4 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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god s truth yea hath god said thus from the beginning the attack was on god s word eve did not abide in god s word and satan was able to exclude the abundance of all god had given adam and eve then eve carelessly omits god s words that allowed them every tree of the garden to freely eat gen 3:2 she committed omission and even addition to god s word in gen 3:3 with neither shall ye touch it lest ye die eve obviously doubts the god-given warning and consequence satan in his vileness denies and attacks god s words of gen 2:17 thou shalt surely die with the wicked assertion recorded in gen 3:4 ye shall not surely die and so it was and is ­ the taking away and adding to that is clearly warned against in scripture rev 22:18 &19 over 3,000 times this holy book records the scriptures divinely inspired origin multitudes have possibly read gen 1-3 with the intent to read the entire bible certainly the most read verse in the bible must be gen 1:1 and satan takes the vile spikes of hell and attempts to drive them into the heart of truth read gen 1:1 here is the first and foundational utterance recorded for us today as in gen 3:1 the liar attempts to kill the truth in the beginning god in the beginning was the word so the attack of satan starts in the beginning yea hath god said sadly in churches today from the pulpits and classroom podiums come statements like this would be better translated or the better manuscripts contain or omit thus and so certainly the title textual critics describes well the critics of god s word that come with their scholarly exacto knife to cut and paste together some eclectic perversion of a bible that meets the approval of man s will establish ground plant your soul your all firmly in the beginning and you will have no problem believing living in and standing on the truth open the king james bible to ii peter 1:19-21 we have also a more sure word of prophecy whereunto ye do well that ye take heed as unto a light that shineth in a dark place until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts knowing this first that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation for the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man but holy men of god spake as they were moved by the holy ghost for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 5

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please make a note of the following observations 1 our lord and saviour warns to take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness luke 11:35 peter warns with similar words take heed as unto a light that shineth in a dark place sadly men are coming with the darkness of criticism to examine god s word rather than by faith to have the light examine them 2 modern bible versions coming out of textual criticism is obviously an eclectic assortment of men s determinate will to derive god s word from what they believe to be flawed text by the way these textual critics are using flawed disgarded yea corrupted text that the true church rejected yes out of the corrupt comes corrupt it has been estimated that a beam of light traveling at 186 thousand miles per second the speed of light could travel on and on in the same direction without ever coming to the edge of the universe but god s light at eternal speed destroys and dispels darkness with the brightness of his son in the beginning god created the heaven and the earth and the earth was without form and void and darkness was upon the face of the deep and the spirit of god moved upon the face of the waters and god said let there be light and there was light the spirit of god moved god said let there be light yet devils darkness deceit and death tries to kill the light but the light exposes such amongst all the ideas religious teachings myths and theories about the beginning why is it that men are so hostile demeaning and resistant to the biblical record why the abandonment of the traditional text and the king james bible with such an aggressive effort to prove errors in the kjb while critically searching for a better bible amongst corrupted text thy word is truth forever settled amen in the beginning god that s the answer to accept the bible record is acknowledgement accountability and acceptance i tim 1:15 4:9 of god s judgement and justice here it is acknowledge lord god almighty accountability to god almighty and acceptance or rejection say no to god almighty acceptance of him he is his love mercy and grace to have or reject 6 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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1 to acknowledge god the creator 2 to acknowledge god the judge 3 to acknowledge god the sovereign and saviour critics with lives and belief systems opposed to god s revelation try to justify and rational-lies their way out of accountability to god acknowledgement accountability and acceptance of god s word as revealed would be an indictment of them own selves yet they by their scholarship and science exalt themselves to the place of authority as higher critics the bible says the spirit of god moved and talk about a shaking in the beginning his divine wave of energy sweeps over the cosmos with the dynamics of power and order energizing the creation no not a mystical power or energy but the person of god himself ­ the spirit of god moved elohim ­ the spirit of god moved upon the form-lessness void and darkness with a quickening order to this universe keep in mind the spirit of god guides us in all truth every born again child of god has access to the holy spirit s teaching nowhere is the higher critics scholarship required the moving of his spirit in our minds and hearts brings illumination enlightenment light to the form-lessness of religion fullness to the void of god-lessness and son rise ­ s o n rise to the darkest night of sin the bible says in ii peter 1:21 for the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man but holy men of god spake as they were moved by the holy ghost perhaps my time seemed all too brief don t lengthen it now with undue grief lift up your heart and share with me god wanted me now he set me free -s mode ·the only way to keep a vessel full is to keep it always under the tap moody ·the difference between death and taxes is death doesn t get worse every time congress meets will rogers for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 7

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the word moved is the divine moving of god s spirit upon creation and in ii peter 1:21 the moving of god s empowerment to holy men for the inscripturation of theos ­ the god breathed holy word again the beauty consistency and continuity from the book of beginnings to the new testament record the spirit of god moving upon and energized his creation and empowered his prophets to do his will.over 40 writers during a span of 1,500 plus years in three different languages were moved by the spirit of god to record a book like none other in all the world the apostle paul confronts a heresy in his day that persists to the present in certain aspects contrary to biblical doctrine and knowledge gnosticism laid claim to the superior and secret that was unattainable to the average believer in colossians this ugly heresy is answered and exposed for the darkness it was and is today chapter one verse 9 declares paul s prayer for god s people to be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding and the apostle clearly identifies the believer s inheritance of the saints of light the light belongs to the child of god but fearfully some who once had the light are now in darkness o dear god they cannot see the colossians were confronted by those who claimed a secret superior knowledge a new code for morality and the right to a hodge-podge of blended religion and worship read ii peter 1:19-21 we have also a more sure word of prophecy whereunto ye do well that ye take heed as unto a light that shineth in a dark place until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts knowing this first that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation for the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man but holy men of god spake as they were moved by the holy ghost the bible has granted you and me a most special witness and privilege to the first record of god speaking and god said what a blessing to read and hear as god himself speaks and in so doing from his very word and command comes forth light creation is accomplished by his word the will of god is here immediate this is not light that god might see to work but that we might see his glorious work and god said let there be light and there was light god said 8 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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it has been the intent of this study to emphasize and establish the sure foundation of god s word and god s goodness dear student ­ sink the soul s anchor deep into the unmovable rock of god s word and goodness no matter the storm no matter how long the shadow in the valley may grow no matter how tempting or taunting the subtleties of satan himself stand fast upon god s word and be assured of god s goodness it is so very obvious the controversy contempt and confusion today brought against god s word and the almost countless modern bible versions rolling off the press between two thieves ­ the scholar and the dollar yea hath god said this liar scoffer and evil one dare bring his vileness nigh unto the pure word of god the emphasis is indisputably clear ­ man shall not live by bread alone but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of god every word you lying devil many modern bible translations take away this very important statement made by our lord and god said ­ that settles it there will be no church business meeting to vote on god s word there will be no denominational convention to resolve god s word there will be no higher critics corner to exercise its scholarly exacto knife on god s word psalm 119:89 for ever o lord thy word is settled in heaven cont p.15 for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 9

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alice in wonderland ­ a humpty dumpty moment amendment 1 1790 to the constitution of the united states is one of the ten bill of rights these amendments were written to protect the citizens against excessive power of the federal government in context congress was never to set up a state church or take away the peoples right to worship god keep in mind the words church and god amendment 1 begins congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof note along with the words church and god the word religion modern revisionists history has perverted the meaning of words just like humpty dumpty bill clinton and barack obama have attempted to do the first amendment for any reasonable person reading the men responsible was to stop any remote possibility of a state church ever rising up in america by the way it was the baptists that pressed forth this liberty that america could indeed be free now you remember alice s adventures in wonderland by lewis carroll in 1856 carroll met dean liddell liddell wanted to modernize his college to be more like a german university carroll was opposed and humpty dumpty reveals the liddell 10 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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strategy of redefining words check our website at www thevoiceinthewilderness.org for humpty dumpty s dialog with alice modern bible versions have redefined words today s modern dictionaries have redefined words progressive education has dumbed-down to the extent that students do not know the meaning of words nor are able to spell words bill clinton did not know the meaning of is and obama either humpty dumpty sat ignores or perverts the meaning intended by the framers in 1790 on a wall humpty dumpty had pure religion and undefiled before god was clearly understood in a great fall the context of the bible and yes all the high critics george washington read the king and scholarly men james bible any religion outside of biblical context was false religion couldn t put the u.s constitution was not dumpty s wall up written to give liberty freedom or again rights to false religion congress was prohibited from making laws respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof in relation to a biblical context this context was in reference to the god of the bible not allah or any other god other than the god of the bible this establishment of religion was in the context of the church not a mosque or any other false religion s place of worship oh by the way carroll met liddell in 1856 and darwin published origin of species in 1859 the holy bible the dictionary and the united states constitution are under attack by the humpty dumpty s of the world endeavoring to redefine and pervert the truth rlw for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 11

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from here and there · retired supreme court justice sandra day o conner says americans can name the judges on american idol but cannot name a judge on the supreme court most americans cannot name the three branches of government and it s partly due to no child left behind that s a lie and sandra day o connor knows it s a lie this dumbed-down society began with dewey progressive education the removal of god and prayer and the bible from government-run classrooms · with the national debt at over 13 trillion dollars each tax payer owing more than $100,000 billions stolen from social security medicare medicaid fraud do we want more and bigger federal government control · is the conservative voice for america championed by shawn hannity catholic glen beck mormon rush limbaugh a cussing worlding as well as big time tv preachers like pat roberson who says the pope s scripture commentary is the same he learned in seminary · one celebrity commentator said he was sure all the `christian fans of mel gibson producer of the passion of christ were very disappointed by mel s rant which of course is a repeated pattern of lifestyle and behavior of the typical hollywood personality who with his catholic background injected · the same into his version of the passion poland s president lech kaczynski killed along with his wife and several polish officials in a plane crash on april 10 2010 had established a strategic alliance with israel which needs strengthening in many ways due to this leadership loss corrupt elections are accomplished by organizations like acorn in over 100 cities across america who flood local election officials just hours before deadlines with mountains of fraudulent voter registrations watch for the restructuring of acorn last minute secret backroom meetings by obama biden sebelius pelosi reid and others completed the hostile takeover of america s healthcare system on march 23 contrary to the change promise with open transparency the federal government issues socalled s visas to aliens who give information related to criminal and terrorists activity yet the obama administration will sue a state for attempting to fight the invasion of illegals into this country have you noticed the tattoos in churches today i m talking so called conservative even fundamental churches one report says 36 of americans now have tattoos and there is a one in three risk of hepatitis c being contracted by receiving a tattoo · · · · 12 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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how will we top that next year the pastor said to his youth director it has become quite a challenge not to mention competition to do it bigger and better than the world as well as the church across town has the ministry outreach been reduced to a marketing madison avenue disney world entertainment center with a spiritual flare no i m not a stick in the mud and yes i enjoy laughter and a good time of fellowship and recreation yet i remember well the caution what you win them with you will keep them with you cannot deny the full and productive ministry of charles spurgeon he said the devil has seldom done a cleverer thing than hinting to the church that part of their mission is to provide entertainment for the people with a view to winning them providing amusement for the people is nowhere spoken of in the scriptures as a function of the church the need is biblical doctrine so understood and felt that it sets men afire chs too often a close examination of the local church will reveal a very shallow carnal existence few daily read and study the bible feeding on the bread of life but would not miss a food and fun event at the church bible memory is almost unheard of and even solid bible teaching is scarce then what about prayer meeting and soulwinning yes people need to fellowship and have church activities but what if bible study missions activities soul-winning a solid music ministry and outreach to the elderly occupied the churches weekly calendar maybe a generation of young people reared on church ministry and biblical family involvement rather than ballgames and amusement parks would have a real impact on their jerusalem certainly such a walk would honor christ 1 cor 10:31 just thinking out loud just thinking outloud just thinking outloud the mere idea of preference infers imperfection a mortal certainly flawed from the start has chosen this over the other the bible that is read to be examined by a fault finding eye must inevitably be rejected the very effort of some to write translate or publish a better bible is proof that sinful man s propensity is to recoil at the convicting power of god s word for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 13

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when they leave where do they go from that time many of his disciples went back and walked no more with him then said jesus unto the twelve will ye also go away then simon peter answered him lord to whom shall we go thou hast the words of eternal life john 6 66,67,68 did you note the only 6:66 verse in the new testament even today there are 6:66 disciples among us when they leave where do they go this is not 100 nor will a number be affixed however many leave good bible preaching separated churches and in the experience of this preacher have gone to a liberal at minimum churches where the standard is not as high nor the preaching as specific where did they go they went where they could hear feel and participate their way not necessarily the bible way were they 6:66 disciples and not true believers i don t know this i do know they left because they would not tolerate nor change their way sometimes it may have been dress standards or requirements for church office or perhaps it was a desire for more contemporary worship and music what about the deacon whose daughter wanted the pastor to perform her remarriage after sadly a break-up of the first or even second even now there s the bible version issue some want the niv nas while others prefer the king james-so off to the church across town or maybe just across the street come as you are leave as you were with a sermonette for the christianette never growing out of the bassinette permit me to clarify something time may come due to doctrinal error sin in the camp or biblical violation a believer must pray and seek another church of sound faith and practice this is not the case considered here sadly too many believers remain in churches that have gone into error here i am referring to a faithful pastor and leadership true to god s word yet some will leave the old paths removing the ancient landmarks and go the way of the world when they leave a good church say over music or standards it appears to be the tendency to gravitate in a more contemporary or liberal direction are we seeing a rise in the john 6:66 generation 14 · the voice in the wilderness · summer/fall edition 2010

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why sign and stand continued from page 9 2 0 11 marksthe 4 0 0 anniversary of the king james bible in celebration of this historic occasion as well as god s use of the king james bible in revivals missionary work soul winning and church planting worldwide the voice in the wilderness is collecting thousands of signatures in stand for the king james bible why sign and stand there is a difference a copy of the king james bible declaration can be read at the voice in the wilderness websitelocatedatwww thevoiceinthewilderness.org this declaration states why god has blessed the king james bible for these 400 years with the proliferation of modern bible versions it is increasingly important for believers to understand the major differences between the king james bible and modern versions th this is not only a king james bible issue but it is a source issue ­the authority of god s word did your bible come from a corrupt text needing higher critical minds to pick-and-choose truth from error compiling a text from which modern versions could be translated the source as clearly stated in this king james bible declaration is the pure preserved word of god those brothers and sisters holding to the king james bible are now given an opportunity to let their voice be heard in witness and support of the inspired infallible preserved holy scriptures would you please add your signature to the king james bible declaration there is a present day attempt to crucify the word of god between two thieves the dollar and the scholar by so-called higher critics insistent on printing version after version adding to and taking away from the bible that god himself says is forever settled in heaven the voice in the wilderness has been given an opportunity to take pictures of two first edition 1611 king james bibles along with our thousands of signatures collected in support of the king james bible declaration these pictures will be sent to ministries across america to simply state that here is a large number of god s people standing on the preserved word of god some of these organizations use only the king james bible while others are on the fence facing the pressure of perilous times let us demonstrate there are many across this land that have not given in to the compromise of this age today sign the enclosed copy of the king james bible declaration and mail to the voice in the wilderness po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 thank you for standing on the word of god cont on next page for more resources visit us online at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org · 15

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