Heresies of Westcott & Hort – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Brooke Foss Westcott () John Anthony Hort () On the other side, their opponents have leveled charges of heresy, infidelity, apostasy, and. Meet the men whose disbelief compelled them to change the Bible – Wescott and Hort. See the heresy in their own words, and why they were determined to.

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They enhanced my appreciation of the KJV as the true revelation of God as no other writings. That there is something clearly erroneous in this line of thinking is beautifully illustrated by Herman Hoskier, in his monumental work, “Codex B. Any new Bible version has nowhere heeesies to go for manuscripts. Is it then possible, that Dr.

Whatever may be thought of it, it is a book that one is proud to be contemporary with The words are clear. There we have a very plain statement to the effect that Hort herdsies deliberately leading orthodox believers into the same diabolical trap into which he and Westcott had already fallen.

But I believe that we agree Hort deliberately deceived his readers. Hort in a better light.

The Thinking, Theories and Theology of Drs. Westcott and Hort

God help us to be more cautious, lest we fall into the snares of the arch deceiver. Lf and all of the above reactions are those of men and women who have been misled in the greatest matter in this life. Furthermore, those influences are working precisely as Hort prophesied that they would, and as he so earnest desired, that Orthodox men and women would abandon the evangelical Bible believing position, even as he had done.


Real Bible study with the leading of the Holy Sprit should never produce depression or confusion. It is quite another to be a Darwinian theologian who rejects the authority of weshcott, Biblical salvation, the reality of hell, substitutionary atonement, makes Christ a created being to be worshipped with Mary his mother, and to openly admit that your “trifling alterations” with the Greek Text have begun a “new period in Church history”!!

There are, I fear, still more serious differences between us on the subject of authority, especially the authority of the Bible. He was mainly responsible for the wording of the oath wesycott binds the members to adn conspiracy of silence. There is no escape. But I do see immense wetcott in his theory, some of which might by this time have been removed, if he had understood more clearly the conditions of his problem.

Hort boasts to Dr. It is, one can hardly doubt, the beginning of a new period in Church history. And I contend that the highest morality requires me to do so. So far as those who are accepting version after version are concerned, their grasp of Bible truth is being swiftly shattered, as they allow in their minds and ministry the plan of the occult to succeed.


Either Hort deceived the Bishop or the Bishop himself was also heretical concerning the Atonement.

Westcott and Hort

The Bible gives ample support for this conclusion. Derision is the last resort of a mind that is bankrupt of sensible arguments. At any rate these manuscripts which possibly differ seven thousand times in the New Testament are guilty of deceiving those who trust in them.

The lie is given to these errors in 1Tim 2: Vaticanusand very probably Codex L – Regius at Paris, a carelessly written manuscript which often supports Vaticanus readings. The Chapter Headings were not in the original essay. He did this by indicating that the actual Word of God, was too difficult for Eve to understand. Virtually every new Bible version that is highly advertised today is based upon the corrupt and contradictory Mss. I know human nature well enough to be certain that many sincere men will be flattered at the thought of appearing scholarly, and they will identify hereseis with scholarship and readings, which otherwise they would reject.

Sorrow beyond description was to be the portion of the enslaved Negro. A careful investigation reveals that when the quote is pursued the contentions of the essay remain essentially sound.