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Contents of The Very First Bible

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Details the exact contents of The Very First Bible of 144 A.D. and includes an overview of the prologues written ahead of each of the original ten epistles as transcribed by Marcion of Sinope.

The first Christian bible consists of The Gospel of the Lord as preached by Paul the Apostle and referenced by him with the phrase "my gospel" on three occasions as found in the original Epistles of Paul. Within the Epistles are: Galatians, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Romans, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, Laodiceans, Colossians, Philemon and Philippians. That is the entirety of the first Christian bible as it was gathered and transcribed in 144 A.D. and as it is now. It has never been changed or altered in any way and it never contained a 'Hebrew bible' (Old Testament).  

Hey everybody, Darren Klamba here withthe Right Bible podcast, brought to you by the Marcianite Christian Church and thevery first Bible paperback edition. It's a complicated subject, the very first Bibleis, and instead of delving into the millions of different angles and stories andsubplots and personalities involved in not only its creation but subsequent suppression over the lasttwo thousand years, the easiest way to approach this, or the at leastdifficult way to approach it, would be to simply start with the actual contentsof the very first Bible and then we can move on from there and exploreall the knooks and crannies involved and why it was created, who created it, why some people disagree with its creation,...

...etc. At all. But let'sjust start with what's in the very first Bible, and the first thingto know is that it was compiled in the year one hundred and forty foura D and as far as its contents, they're actually relatively simple and straightforward.They're not. There's not as much as you would find in today's ModernBible, for example, and look at look at me already getting off ona tangent when I really didn't mean to but hadn't really prepared for it,but the very first Bible has is comprised of ten books and one Gospel calledthe gospel of the Lord, whereas Your Modern Bible has four Gospels and seventythree books. And how it expanded in ballooned into that size from its originalcontent and size is again one of the...

...one of the facets and interesting storiesthat we're going to get into, not in this show but in later showsdown the road. We're going to get into all of this. Don't worry. So for right now, let's let's move the cat laser pointer back towhere we want to be, which is the contents of the very first Bible, and they are again ten books and the Gospel of the Lord. Thoseten books are comprised of Paul's epistles and those ten epistles are Galatians, Romans, first, Corinthians, Second Corinthians, Philammon, first Thessalonians, second Thessalonians, layadicians, Colossians and Philippians. That's it. There's nothing else, there'snothing extra. That was the very first Bible that the the first Christians followedto the letter for hundreds of years so...

...it was the first and that isits paramount and distinction. We're again we're going to get into why it's differentand how it's different in later, later segments or episodes or shows. Andby the way, this is this is going out on Youtube and also onour normal podcast. So I'm we're trying to compensate for having a different audiences, like, for example, on the Youtube Channel we're going to try toput in various slides and graphical images so you can follow along that way.But we also have to confer for the fact that some people are just goingto be listening to this audio only. So there's going to be sections whereI'm going to slow down and and and try to compensate for that. Nowwe've covered the ten books. We know...

...there's one gospel of the Lord init. So we have ten books, we have one gospel. Now withinthose ten books, the we've covered that. We could actually end the show rightnow because we've covered what's in the very first Bible in total. There'snothing else, but you know, we're here anyway, and what I'm goingto do now is just tell you that each of the books, each ofthe individual epistles and by the way, these when we say epistles, thesethese are letters. These are letters that St Paul, Paul the Apostle,wrote to the various churches, early first Christian churches that he or others hadestablished literally decades after the death and resurrection of Christ, and they were scatteredthroughout the known world. Basically the entire...

Roman Empire had one of these veryearly Christian churches. And is the early Christians were wont to do. Therewas some backsliding into older Judaic traditions, customs and rights, things that theapostle, Paul knew they shouldn't be doing. And and what they were doing wasliterally, I mean literally, within years, you could even probably saymonths after Christ's resurrection, they had their their new covenant with God and theyimmediately at least, started backsliding into the old Hebrew laws and ways and andby the way, when we say Hebrew laws, people think, well,the Ten Commandments. Everybody knows about the Ten Commandments. No, there wereactually six hundred and thirteen of these Hebrew...

...laws and some were more bizarre andfrankly grotesque than others. There it was just a a cauldron of really,really unsightly things in there in any of them. They started backsliding into thosethings, much like a dog will return to its own vomit. This isessentially what happened. And Paul saw this, he heard about this, he knewthat they were doing it, and so he wrote these letters to them. So, as a results of all this backsliding, Paul had to communicateto them the errors of their ways and try to get them back on theright track. So he did this through these letters, through these epistles.Now, each one of these epistles had a a notation or prolog, andthose prologs, it's believed, were written...

...by Mar Seon of Sino, wholived from around eighty five to I don't know what's it's out there, maybeone hundred and six five, one hundred and seventy eight. Will cover thisin later shows, but it's believed that he wrote these prologs in front ofeach one of the epistles as a as an explainer as to who the letterswere to why the letters were being sent and other words just kind of giveeach one a little bit of a backstory. And those prologs, by the way, came about maybe about a hundred years after the epistles themselves and theepistles themselves. It's believed they Paul started writing them somewhere around fifty eight dcould be a little earlier, could be a little later, but somewhere inthat Ballpark, in that ZIP code. Now, the first epistle was Paul'sepistle to the Galatians, and that prolog...

...begins, and I'm going to doquote unquote quote. The GALATIANS are Greeks. They at first accepted the word oftruth from the Apostle, but after his departure they were tempted by falseapostles to be converted to the law and circumcision. The Apostle calls them backto the faith of truth, writing to them from a thesis unquote. Sothere is our first prolog. And again and later shows, later segments,we're going to get into all of this. What does that prolog mean? What? You know what I mean. They were there were false apostles,false gospels. We're going to get into all that in later shows. Rightnow we just want to hammer home the basics and what the contents of thevery first Bible were and are. Our second epistle is to the Romans.Quote. The Romans are in the regions...

...of Italy. They had been reachedby false apostles and under the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, they wereled away into the law and the prophets. The Apostle calls them back to thetrue evangelical faith, writing to them from Corinth unquote. Our third epistleis Corinthians. First Corinthians quote. The Corinthians are Achaeans and they similarly heardfrom the apostles the word of truth and then were subverted in many ways byfalse apostles, some led away by the verbose eloquence of philosophy, others bya sect of the Jewish law. He calls them back to the true andEvangelical Wisdom, writing to them from a thesis, through Timothy, Unquote.And by the way, you're going to notice a pattern, and that patternis these first Christians backsliding into the into...

...the Hebrew laws. I mean,he was he was stunned. I mean you you'll read here some of thesequotes from the Apostle Paullen, Galatians, he lit, I mean he useswords like I'm amazed. You know how you people are backsliding like this,and it true. I mean I just don't think it's covered enough the thethe shock that he probably, you know, felt as easy easy heard about thisstuff. Okay, moving on to Corinthians, to Second Corinthians. Quote. Quote. After Penitence was made, he writes a consolatory letter to themfrom Troas and, in praising them, he exhorts them on two better things. Unquote. Our next epistle is Philammon. Quote. He composes a familiar letterto Philammon on behalf of on Smus Ohne, Sim us, his servant, who writes to him, however,...

...from Rome, from prison. Unquote. And by the way, Philamon is very short. Now we move onto Thessalonians. First Thessalonians. Quote. That thessalonians are Macedonians in Christ Jesuswho, after the word was accepted, still persisted in the faith, inthe persecution by their fellow citizens. Furthermore, or they did not receive those thingswhich were said by the false apostles. The apostle praises them, writing tothem from Athens. And we move on to second Thessalonians. Quote.To the Thessalonians, he writes and makes note to them concerning the last timesand of the detection of the adversary. He writes from Athens. Then wemove on to Layouta, seans. The layout of SEANS are Asians. Quote. The laodicians are Asians. They persisted...

...in the faith after the word oftruth was accepted. The apostle praises them, writing to them from the city ofRome, from prison, through Tichichus, the Deacon. Then we move onto the Colossians. Quote. The Colossians they to our Asians, justas the Laodicians, and they themselves have been reached by pseudo apostles. Nordid the apostle himself approach them, but even then he corrects through an epistle, for they had heard the word from archippus, who also accepted the ministryto them. The Apostle, therefore already arrested, writes to them from afeces unquote. And then, lastly, we have Philippians. Quote. ThePHILIPPIANS are Macedonians. They persisted in the faith after the word of truth wasaccepted. Nor did they receive false apostles. The apostle praises them, writing tothem from Rome, from prison,...

...through epaphroditus. And that's the conclusionof our of our journey into the contents of the very first Bible. Ijust want to go over a couple notes here see if nail down what thewhat the exact contents of the very first Bible were, the year that theywere created. One hundred and forty four D ten books, one gospel ofthe Lord, and that is going to do it for today. Now inthe show notes I'm going to I'm going to put a link where you candownload a free copy of the very first Bible, and you'll need that becauseas we do these shows, as we do these segments, you'll be ableto follow along with confidence about what it is exactly that we're talking about,because I can assure you that as this goes on in the future, thewaters are going to get murky indeed and...

...you're going to want a frame ofreference. You're going to want specifically the original frame of reference to check offwith as we go and touch on these various subjects.

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