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The Bible For Today Update

Yvonne Sanborn Waite, D. Hum.

November - December 2002

THESE ARE PERILOUS TIMES!
CHRISTIANS MUST BE VIGILANT

Satan is out to destroy Christians and their families!  
Let us not be too proud to HUMBLE OURSELVES  Under the Mighty Hand of God!
 

I Peter 5:6-11


But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth His Son,
Made of a woman, made under the Law
To redeem them that were under the Law,
That we might receive the adoption of sons.
Galatians 4:4-5

WHY DIDN' T MARY HAVE AN ABORTION?

YOU MAY THINK THIS A BLASPHEMOUS QUESTION

But the fact is that an unmarried woman found herself pregnant. She was stunned! She was afraid! If true, she would be stoned. She looked around to see if any people were watching. She wondered aloud, almost as if she were talking to herself, "How shall this be . . .?" She knew she had never been with a man in a married way. She was a virgin. But who would believe her? Yet that bright Being standing before her had frightened her with such news. He said, "Blessed art thou among women." How could she, an ordinary Jewish girl accept such a "blessing" ? She knew herself, better than any other, what such news would do to her reputation. She did not feel "blessed" ! It would be the end of her life if the declaration were true. And, why wouldn't it be true? A messenger from the Throne of God had delivered the news! Mary was going to have a baby! What was going to happen to her? What would Joseph think? What would her parents think? And what about Nazareth?

THE FRIGHT OF AN ANGEL

"And, behold Thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son and shalt call His name Jesus." It was amazing enough that an Angel would take the time to appear to her, but the message from the Angel was overwhelming. No one in her young lifetime, nor the lifetime of her parents or grandparents had seen an Angel. Who would believe her? She was frightened beyond belief! The Angelic statement was incomprehensible. "Why Me? Why would God find favor with me?" Mary knew that she was just an ordinary girl with an ordinary life from an ordinary village called Nazareth.

In her fear, Mary was sure she was not hearing aright. Was she listening to words in her head like the mentally ill? Was she hallucinating? Was the Angel a figment of her frightened imagination? Had she lost her mind? Visualize her now blinking her eyes in disbelief, shaking her head as to awaken from a dream, touching her forehead to gain composure. Yet, Gabriel did not disappear. He was right there motionless--right in front of her. He was real all right! He was standing close by. His piercing eyes were looking right into hers. He was speaking to her in comprehensible sentences, but his words made no sense to her at all. She heard them. She could define each word clearly; but the message was extremely difficult to realize. When he spoke with all the authority of Heaven's portals, would and angel lie? No! "He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest. . ."

THE FEAR OF THE HEART

Mary trembled in fright! Forgetting her manners, she blurted out, "I know not a man!" Those truthful words, "I know not a man!" were the only response she could muster. Her hands were shaking. Her pulse was rapid. Her face was burning. She was cold with fright! This cannot be! It's physically impossible! If true, it would be down-right embarrassing. To be accused of fornication was an unspeakable doom! She pulled her veil closer to her face. She dared not think of her future. What would her mother say? How angry would her father be? And Nazareth? How would the townspeople react? She knew their answer without asking the question. "Sin" !

Yet, the Angel continued, A .. . .and the Lord God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David: and He shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end." With all her being, her heart screamed. What was this? She would conceive & carry a baby son in her womb? The seed of a man-child would be placed within her virgin body. How? An impossibility! The Angel claimed that the "power of the Highest" would "overshadow" her. He said that the Holy Ghost would engender the child. Who had ever heard of such a thing--a virgin being a mother? Perhaps, the thought crossed her mind, "Could this child, the Angel is speaking about, be the promised Messiah? Is it possible that I--a lowly peasant person--would carry the Saviour of the world?" Her thoughts are not recorded in Holy Writ, but we do know that "Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart" (Luke 2: 19)

THE FAITHFULNESS OF THE MESSAGE

It was true. The angel was proclaiming the method of pregnancy to her. She heard it clearly with her very own ears. Perhaps at that time, she remembered the words from the prophet Jeremiah?. "The LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man." (Jeremiah 31:22)

The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee,
And the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee;

Therefore also that Holy Thing which shall be born of thee

Shall be called the Son of God.
Luke 1:35

In her dazed state of mind, did Mary recall the prophecies from Isaiah that she had learned as a child: "Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel" (Isaiah 7:14)? Could she? Would she be THAT virgin? Impossible! Yet, here before her was the Angel delivering that very message. It was the same message--the virgin being "with child" --that she, as a child herself, had learned from the Holy Scriptures. The message was that a virgin would bear THE DELIVERER of ISRAEL. Caught in the confusion of her thoughts, she may have reasoned, "I am a virgin and this Bearer of Tidings is an Angel. His message was the same as Isaiah's. Could this be my life's duty? Am I chosen to be God's holy vessel?" Question after question like a waterfall flooded Mary's mind. Some would never be answered. It was a whirlwind of thought and a frightened future--a future unknown to her and her "husband," Joseph. How could she tell him? How will he react?

THE FASHION OF THE DAY

How would you, dear reader, have felt, if suddenly, without warning, an angelic Being dropped down before you? To see an angel would be supernatural enough; but the message he gave was Omniscient--foreign to the ear, to say the least. But, then an angel would not give an earthly message, would he? No wonder Gabriel's words to the maiden were, "Fear not!" That little country girl, from the hills west of the Sea of Galilee, was alarmed. No visitation like this had ever been reported to anyone that she knew personally. Why her? Who would have thought that such news would be delivered to some one from a back-woods village far from the main roads of life's busy highways?

What would be the dilemma in the heart of a twenty-first century, unmarried woman who discovered that an unwanted, unplanned pregnancy was hers? Would she tearfully confess to her parents the fornication that brought about such conception? Probably her parents would rant and rave; but eventually calm down and accept their daughter's condition, love the unborn child, or seek out adoptive parents. Yet, another young woman in such a predicament might be silent to all, telling no one. She would sneak over to the nearest planned parenthood place, have an abortion, and hope no one would discover the deed. Her parents wouldn't know; her friends would be ignorant to the situation, and the father of the child may, or may not, ever know about the pregnancy--not alone the abortion.

Mary, too, had to make some decisions. Mary was in a predicament! Who would not believe that she and Joseph had been together? Who? It was unnatural. And Joseph? He knew that they had not been intimate. What would he say? Fear followed Mary day and night! It would be her companion whether asleep or awake. In this confused state of mind, do you think that she considered an abortion? Never! Though frightened and confused, Mary yielded to the will of God in her life. She said to the Angel, "Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word." With such acceptance of God's will in her life, the Angel left as suddenly as he had appeared. Mary would not see an angel again ever. Yet, in nine months, the shepherds tending the Passover flocks would see many--but that is another story.

THE FINALIZATION OF THE SOUL

Before Gabriel left Mary, that historic day, he gave her a word of comfort, as well as an affirmation of God's miracle power in the womb of a woman. It was news of Mary's elder cousin, Elisabeth. She, too, was "with child." In fact, the wife of Priest Zacharias was six-months pregnant. To Mary and the family this was most unexpected but delightful news, for the elderly couple had long forgotten their dream of parenthood. Suddenly, the clan is learning that a baby will bless their home. Another impossible situation! Listen to the parting words of comfort and encouragement to Mary from the Heavenly Messenger, "For with God NOTHING shall be impossible!" What better seal of confirmation to the will of God to the Virgin than that benediction?

"KNOWN UNTO GOD ARE ALL HIS WORKS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD." (Acts 15:18)

Leaving immediately for the city of Juda, the young cousin, "overshadowed" with the "power of the Highest" visited her elderly, very pregnant mentor. Upon Mary's arrival, Elisabeth cried out, "Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit or thy womb!" (Luke 1:42) With such affirmation, how could Mary ever consider an abortion?

THE FRENZY OF THE A HUSBAND

Meanwhile back in Nazareth, God had to deal with a "just man" named Joseph of Nazareth. What a predicament! Here he and the beautiful Mary were "betrothed" for marriage. That betrothal had been recognized by the village of Nazareth, as well as the community's legal authorities. Everyone considered them, not only "a couple," but "man" and "wife." Though they had never had marriage relations, or had they ever slept in the same bed, or had been promiscuous in any way, they were still considered "married" in the eyes of all the public. "A betrothal" in those days was far different from an "engagement" in the present century of the reader. To break a "betrothal," the "husband" would have to take legal action. That action was called a "divorce."

In His adult life, as a teacher of God's truth, Jesus spoke of such a "divorcement" when he said, ". . .Whosoever shall put away [divorce] his wife, except it be for fornication and shall marry another, committeth adultery. . ." Later after Jesus' ascension, the believers were instructed to "abstain from . . .fornication" (Acts 15:29). Paul, too, warned Christians that it was God's will for them to "abstain from fornication" (I Thessalonians 4:3). The Church was to mortify or destroy with vigor the appetite for any kind of illicit sexual relations (Colossians 3:5).

Though confused and humiliated, Joseph knew that such public action would bring disgrace to Mary and her family. Everyone would know that the sweet, innocent Mary was not as sweet and innocent as she had been portrayed. All would realize she had fallen into the sexual sin of "fornication." Of course, that meant stoning and certain death for the pregnant one. Could he, who loved her so, do that to Mary? Even though Joseph's disappointment was greater than words can describe, he still did not wish to doom her to such a fate. Perhaps he could "divorce" her privately. Did it ever enter this carpenter's mind to pay for an abortion? Did he think this would be a way of escape? Would killing the unborn child have been the easy way out? He and Mary could then continue their "betrothal" and soon-marriage. No one would be the wiser! Of course, they would know. All their lives it would haunt them. But worse than their private nightmare, God would know! He would know the scheming and the subterfuge, as well as abortion's cutting knife and the silent scream of the still-born child, the Son of God!

THE FINALIZATION OF THE PLAN

The Bible says "But while he [Joseph] thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost!" (Matthew 1:20)

How kind of the angel of the Lord to bring assurance and comfort to the troubled heart of Mary's betrothed. Can't you feel the man's relief? The tension in his muscles relaxed. The pain in his heart was stilled. The jumbled thoughts of divorce, humiliation, and, perhaps, abortion vanished. God had spoken! Joseph believed!

To top off the news, Joseph was told that it would be a boy! He was given the name! The boy baby's name would be JESUS. The child was given a life's mission. He would save His people from their sins. What wonder! Carpenter Joseph--a humble laborer, a worker with his hands, would be the male care-giver and protector of Emmanuel and the Virgin. As the time of Mary's delivery drew near, the amazement of it all slowly dawned upon the godly man. He and Mary were God's instruments to fulfill the prophecy of Isaiah. "God with us" is what the dream declared and it proved to be true. JESUS--! God in the flesh! "For He shall save His people from their sins" (Matthew 2:21).

Perhaps Joseph never fully understood the mystery of it all. Like Mary, he accepted the will of God in his life. His mandate was to protect that Holy Child, the "seed" of Abraham, the future King from David's line, and promised Messiah. "Just" Joseph did not "know" his wife, Mary, until after the "Holy One" was born. After Mary's "first-born Son" came forth from her virgin womb, the couple had several more children--born in the usual, normal way of a man with a maid. We read about his brothers and sisters in the Bible (Matthew 12:46-50; Mark 3:31-35; Luke 8:19-21) thus showing us that Mary gave birth to other children after her Bethlehem experience.

THE FULNESS OF TIME

How did Mary's miracle-conception come about? With all the medical gynecological procedures, of which we read today, we learn that some women do have babies who have never "known" a man. Those women, who want to be mothers without marriage, are artificially inseminated with the sperm of a friend or from a sperm bank. Some women, out of a philanthropic emotion become surrogate mothers. They carry an unrelated biological baby in their womb for other women. Other women, by surrogating, have found an unusual way to earn large sums of money, as well as have their physical needs taken care of for months. Mary never heard of such a thing! On the other hand, it is true, there are women who cannot carry their own children to full term. They miscarry quickly. Also, it is sadly true, that some cannot become pregnant at all. Then, there are those who are too vain to suffer the changes in their own bodies to carry, as well as, to give birth in the manner of Eve, our first mother. Be assured, dear reader, that none of the aforementioned methods of conception were practiced in the Holy "overshadowing" of Mary's body long ago in the little town of Nazareth.

"In the Beginning," when man was created out of "the dust of the ground," God breathed into inanimate "dust," the "Breath of Life." It was then that man "became a living soul!" But when A God sent forth His son, made of a woman to redeem them that are under the law. . .," the Son, who always was with the Father from the beginning, was "Spirit" and had no body (John 4:24). "In the fulness of time," --right there when Gabriel spoke to the frightened virgin--a body was being prepared within Mary by the Father & Holy Spirit for the Son.. We read in Hebrews 10:5 a startling verse: "Wherefore when He (JESUS) cometh into the world, He (JESUS) saith (TO GOD, THE FATHER), Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast Thou prepared Me." It was with a complete submission to the Heavenly Father's will that Jesus came into the world to save sinners. The LORD Jesus Christ committed Himself to such a "lower" assignment (Hebrews 2:9) by saying to His Father, "Lo, I come to do thy will, O God!" Jesus was under His Father's complete command (Hebrews 10:9). What a miracle! What a Saviour! What a God!

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign;
Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son,

And shall call His name Immanuel.

ISAIAH 7:14

AN ULTRASOUND DEVICE IN BIBLE TIMES?

Mary, the mother of Jesus, did not have an abortion. I personally don't think she even considered it! She was a godly Hebrew girl with high morals and ethical standards. She did not ask to be the vessel of the Lord! No! She was going along her way, like every other day of her life, when Gabriel startled her with the news of her pregnancy. She had absolutely no choice in the matter! If there had been an ultrasound device that would have allowed the virgin girl to see a picture of Jesus in her womb, her determination to give birth to that Holy Child would not have been any greater than it was the day the Angel made his startling announcement. She wanted that Baby!--even though His birth would be the end of life as she knew it, and it would bring humiliation instead of acceptance in her town. All this adoration of Mary that has developed in the recent centuries is not how it was when she was alive, when Jesus was born in Bethlehem, while He was walking the earth, or at His crucifixion. She was a specially chosen woman to bring the Son of God into the world--that is all. It was never God's plan for this maiden to be worshiped. The wise men knew this when they found the young Child, gave Him gifts, and fell down at His feet in worship--not his mother's. Mary knew the truth and that Truth would set her free! I hope that you are free from such false doctrine!

GENERAL ELECTRIC'S A REALTIME 4D"

TODAY women are able to peek inside their bodies, with the aid of General Electric's "realtime 4D" ultrasound device. Unborn babies look like born babies as the camera focuses in on the womb. Mothers can see their little ones--whether boy or girl. They can see them move, smile, suck their thumbs or whatever. It was exciting enough with the conventional 2E images we had before. When I was a "mother-to-be," these new-fangled inventions were not discovered yet. Why, I remember seeing our youngest granddaughter's first picture as she was sheltered within her mother's body waiting to be born! The other day on television, I saw ABC's news woman, Elizabeth Vargas, and her husband watch their unborn child within her womb. They were thrilled to see their child! I would have been, too.

3,500 BABIES ABORTED EVERY DAY

How could anyone, after seeing her baby alive and well, yet unborn, would want to kill that person? I don't know. Yet, I read in CARE (a letter from a network for Women in Crisis) that "more than 3,500 mothers give up their babies to abortionists every day. . ." And according to the Allan Guttmacher Institute, "if these rates continue, 43 % of women will have at least one abortion by the age of 45." Are you one of them?

A NEVER-MARRIED WOMEN ARE MORE THAN FIVE TIMES AS LIKELY AS MARRIED WOMEN TO HAVE ABORTIONS. UNMARRIED COHABITING WOMEN ARE NINE TIMES AS LIKELY TO HAVE ABORTIONS AS MARRIED WOMEN LIVING WITH THEIR HUSBAND." (October, 1993 "Family Research Council." )

Recently I read a clipping in THE SWORD OF THE LORD taken from the Christian Action Council that in 1980--that was over twenty years ago, mind you--women, who in the past five to ten years chose abortion, had long-term manifestations of stress. 81% reported preoccupation with the aborted child.

73% reported flashbacks of the abortion experience.
69% reported feelings of "craziness" after the abortion.
54% recalled nightmares related to the abortion.
35% had perceived visitations from the aborted child.
23% reported hallucinations related to the abortion.
96% regarded abortion as the taking of a life, or as murder.

"It is sad that many Americans don't realize that more than 43 million babies have been aborted since the ROE v WADE decision." (K. L. Connor, FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL, February 1, 2002) Also, I read this from Synda Masse, Pro-Life Infonet:

"Many of us don't feel like mothers, yet we're mothers of dead children.

There is no way we ever stop being a mother once we've been pregnant."

SADNESS OVER PLIGHT OF COWS INSTEAD OF BABIES

Back a few months ago, I read how the Washington Post filled its front page with frames of cows being slaughtered. The living animals were pictured blinking and in a conscious state while being carved up into marketable chunks of meat. They must have been gruesome pictures indeed. Mr. Ken Connor in the Washington Watch (May, 2001) noticed this, too. His mind went to all the aborted babies and their personal suffering. Where were their pictures on the front page of the Washington Post? Mr. Connor wrote:

"Would it not have been refreshing, however, if at any time in the past 28 years, the Washington Post had found room in its front page to depict as dramatically, the death struggle of unborn children during the abortion process? They, too, die blinking, shocked, dismembered piece by piece without benefit of anesthesia; yet the pro-abortion militancy of the Post has kept its lens cover tightly closed. When will the media recognize the selectivity of its repulsions?"

ANCIENT SEMITIC IDOLATRY KILLED BABIES, TOO

Mothers who have aborted their children remind me of those parents long ago who honored their Semitic deity by the sacrifice of their children. They were passed through or into fire. Excavations in Palestine have found infant skeletons in burial places around heathen shrines. I read in THE NEW UNGER'S BIBLE DICTIONARY the following:

"Ammonites revered Molech as a protecting father. Worship of Molech was stringently prohibited by Hebrew Law. Solomon built an altar to Molech at Topheth in the valley of Hinnom. Manasseh in his idolatrous orgy, also honored this deity. Josiah desecrated the Hinnom valley altar, but Jehoiakim revived the cult. The prophets sternly denounced this form of heathen worship. No form of ancient Semitic idolatry was more abhorrent than Molech worship."

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A Wife's Challenge to Submission (BFT #JFW/14)

A Christian Looks at Embryo Research (BFT #JFW/15)

TO HOME-SCHOOL OR NOT TO HOME-SCHOOL (BFT #JFW/16)

Thoughts on September 11th Terrorist Tragedy (BFT #JFW/17)

ISLAM MASSACRES & MARTYRS (BFT #JFW/18)

From Afghanistan to Bethlehem--The Caves in our Lives (Hebrews 11:38) (BFT #JFW/19)

Blasphemy, Cursing & Minced Oaths (BFT #JFW/20)

Holland, Windmills, Prostitutes & Erasmus (BFT #JFW/21

CREMATION--IS IT CHRISTIAN?? (BFT #JFW/22)

Andrea Yates & Mental Illness (BFT #JFW/23)

MOTHERHOOD: A Noble Career (Proverbs 31:28) (BFT #JFW/24)

Fairhaven Bible Conference & THE LORD'S DAY! (BFT #JFW/25)

FAITHFUL & FOOLISH FATHERS & The Battle of Bull Run, Korean War, & Our Flag of Honor! (BFT #JFW/26)

The Folly of the Today's New International Version! (BFT #JFW/27)

PIERCINGS, TATTOOS, & BODY MUTILATIONS (BFT #JFW/28)

Dollar Sense For Christian Workers (BFT #JFW/29)

The ReMARKable LORD JESUS #1 [Mark 1:1--4:41] (BFT #JFW/30)

The ReMARKable LORD JESUS #2 [Mark 5:1--6:35] (BFT #JFW/31)

MARY, JOSEPH, & ABORTION (BFT #JFW/32)

In God's care (I Peter 5:6-11),

Yvonne S. Waite

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[ ] #2992/1-7, C, $21.00, A Bibliology, Pneumatology & Angelology--Doctrine II" BBI course by Dr. D. A. Waite in Phila.

[ ] #2992VC1-2, VCR, $25.00, A Bibliology, Pneumatology & Angelology--Doctrine II" BBI course by Dr. D. A. Waite

[ ] #2993, $10.00, "Beyond Versions" by Dr. S. H. Tow. Analysis of the false perversions of our day with background.

[ ] #2995/1-13, C, $39.00, "King James Bible Seminar #5--in Collingswood, NJ" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #2995VC1-4, VCR, $45.00, "King James Bible Seminar #5--in Collingswood, NJ" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #2996, C, $4.00, "Philemon--Preaching Verse By Verse" in BFT Baptist Church, by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #2996VCR, VCR, $15.00, "Philemon--Preaching Verse By Verse" by Pastor D. A. Waite + 2 entire church services

[ ] #2997/1-16, C, $48.00, "1 Corinthians--Preaching Verse By Verse" in BFT Baptist Church, by Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #2997VC1-8, VCR, $85.00,

"1 Corinthians--Preaching Verse By Verse" by Pastor D. A. Waite + 16 church services

[ ] #2998, 44 pp. $2.00, "Within the Borders of Our Lives--Our Pleasant Places" Yvonne Sanborn Waite

[ ] #2999/1-9, C, $27.00, "Dean Burgon Society 2000 Meetings" at MD, over 15 DBS leaders who are speakers.

[ ] #2999VC1-2, VCR, $25.00, "Dean Burgon Society 2000 Meetings" at MD, over 15 DBS leaders who are speakers.

[ ] #2999-P, 189pp., $19.00, "Dean Burgon Society 2000 Meetings in MD." Many of the messages from DBS in writing.

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[ ] #3001, C, $4.00, "Radio Talk on Southwest Radio Church" Dr. Waite and Dr. Hutchings on the KJB

[ ] #3002VCR, VCR, $15.00, "Dean Burgon Women's Meeting in MD" Various women speakers of DBS

[ ] #3002TP, C, $4.00, "Dean Burgon Women's Meeting in MD" Various women speakers of DBS

[ ] #3003TP, C, $4.00, "The Bible as an Antidote to Apostasy" + Listing of good books by David W. Cloud

[ ] #3003VCR, VCR, $15.00, "The Bible as an Antidote to Apostasy" + Listing of good books by David W. Cloud

[ ] #3004, 3pp, $2.00, "23 Reasons Why I Use and Preach from the King James Bible" by Missionary Edwin Jardinel

[ ] #3005, 8pp, $2.00, "The Septuagint--What It Is, Its Character, and Value" by Dr. Kirk DiVietro

[ ] #3006, 90pp booklet, $8.00, "Making Marriage Melodious--Plain Facts For Married Couples" by Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #3007, C, $4.00, "John 17:13-16--Separation from the World" + Questions & Answers, by Dr. Don Jasmin

[ ] #3007VCR, VCR, $15.00, "John 17:13-16--Separation from the World" + Questions & Answers, by Dr. Don Jasmin

[ ] #3008VCR, VCR, $15.00, "2nd Anniversary Dinner of Bible For Today Baptist Church" with Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #3009VCR, VCR, $15.00, "Combination: 2 Peter 3:8-18 Dan Waite/2nd Anniversary Dinner/Dr. Don Jasmin"

[ ] #3010, 88pp. booklet, $7.00, "4,114 Definitions From the Defined King James Bible" by D. A. Waite, M.A., M.L.A.

[ ] #3011, C, $4.00, "King James Bible Defense to Temple University Students" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #3012TP, C, $4.00, "Dangers of Halloween--Interview with Converted Spiritist" by Dr. Waite & Brenda

[ ] #3012VCR, VCR, $15.00, "Dangers of Halloween--Interview with Converted Spiritist" by Dr. Waite & Brenda

[ ] #3014, 8 Lg.pp, $2.00, "Answer to Ted Letis on His Attacks on DBS, Baptists & Separatists" By Dr. D. A. Waite

[ ] #3016/1-45, C, $135.00, A Gospel of John--Verse by Verse Discussion" at 1:30 p.m. service; Led by Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #3016VC1-17,VCR, $170.00 A Gospel of John--Verse by Verse Discussion" at 1:30 p.m., Led by Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #3017,C, $4.00, "Christ Came Down--The Purposes of the Christ's Incarnation" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #3018, C, $4.00, "Biblical Verbal Preservation of the Hebrew & Greek Words" by Psastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #3019/1-4, C, $12.00, "King James Bible Defended in CT with Q & A" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #3020/1-3, C, $9.00, "King James Bible Conference at Emmanuel Baptist Theol. Sem. In CT" by Pastor D. A. Waite

[ ] #3020VCR, VCR, $15.00, "King James Bible Conference at Emmanuel Bapt.Theol.Sem. In CT" by Dr. D. A. Waite

[ ] #3021/1-6, C, $18.00, A Greek Appreciation Course--BBI Philadelphia" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.

[ ] #3021VC1-2, VCR, $25.00, "Greek Appreciation Course--BBI Philadelphia" by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D.
 

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