So that's your "proof" that God has not preserved His word? Really? Russian Orthodox is very similar to Greek Orthodox. Both of which are derived from Catholicism. It is well known that the Catholic Bible contains 14 books between the OT and NT called the Apocrypha books. These books are not included in our modern Protestant Bibles such as the KVJ, NIV or ESV. However, as a side note, the original 1611 KJV did include the Apocrypha books with a note from the translators that while historically significant, the Apocrypha books were not considered inspired by God. The Apocrypha was removed from the KJV in the 1880's and has been omitted ever since. The Apocrypha books were never considered inspired from God by ancient Hebrew scholars and as a result most non-Catholic denominations reject them as inspired as well.SEG wrote: ↑Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:24 am
What if Satan is deceiving you? A Christian friend of mine once had a girlfriend named Natasha. He had to dump her, as he discovered her name spelled backwards was Ah, Satan! Speaking of Russian names, here is an article by — Fr. Joseph Gleason who lives in Rostov the Great, Russia https://russian-faith.com/explaining-or ... -why-n1470
With that background in mind I researched the link you provided. I was not surprised at all at the claim that there are "missing" books from American Bibles when compared to Russian Bibles. One prophecy that was given in the link as evidence American Bibles are incomplete is found in the Apocrypha book "Wisdom of Solomon". Again, most Christian denominations reject the Apocrypha books as inspired which are included in Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Russian Orthodox Bibles. The site is somewhat deceptive in claiming these books are not included in "American" Bibles. It's not American Bibles that exclude these books, but non-Catholic and non-Orthodox Bibles.
So how do I know my translation is the correct one? Because it is identical to other Bibles in regards to God's love, grace and His mercy. It exactly aligns with other Orthodox and Catholic Bibles in regards to man's salvation by faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ. While there may be additional books in Catholic and Orthodox Bibles, the like passages agree 100% with my Bible in mankind's need for salvation and how that salvation is obtained. All of these various Bibles teach the virgin birth; they teach the sinless life of Jesus Christ; they all teach the death, burial and resurrection of Christ. They all reflect how our salvation is given as a gift from God that we must receive by faith. Finally, each of these Bibles instruct us in holy living because Jesus will one day return and everyone will be judged.
You have presented this little piece as evidence that God failed to preserve His word. What you have unwittingly done is proven the exact opposite. You see, whether in the KJV, NIV, ESV, Greek Orthodox or Russian Orthodox, God has preserved His word. And with that my friend from down under, I say "Checkmate".