The Book of Mark has 678 verses. The Book of “Mark” in the NIV (New International Version) has 666 verses! The NIV’s book of “Mark” contains the “mark” of the Beast 666! This proves who is behind these modern, phoney, satanic perversions of the Bible.
pps. This is exactly the way I preach.
pppps. Don’t trust a version that mistranslates Isaiah 7:14 (and doesn’t even put the Hebrew original in a footnote!)
ppppps. Don’t trust a version that cannot be used by over half of Christians because it excludes the Deuterocanonical books (“Apocrypha”).
pppppps. If you cannot read the originals – start with NRSV (and keep a good eye on the footnotes)
ppppppps. If you enjoyed this preaching style his “him that pisseth against the wall” sermon must stand for all time as a classic in this genre.
ppppppppps. H/t to Rev. Peter Carrell
pppppppppps. dividing the Greek text into verses as a scholarly device dates from the mid sixteenth century