The Bible and the Family
2 Timothy 3:14-15
But continue you in the things which you have learned and have been assured of, knowing of whom you have learned them;…

One evening a man, who resided in Southwark, attended a missionary's meeting for the special purpose of lauding Paine and Voltaire as writers whose moral sentiments surpassed in beauty anything of the kind found in the Bible. What this objector to the gospel had to say was listened to with deference, and then he was asked if ever he had read the volume he contemned. Yes, he had read the Bible in common with other books. "Have you a family?" asked the missionary who was presiding over the little assembly. Yes, the speaker possessed a wife and little ones. Which, then, would he recommend to them — the life companion who was dear to him and the children whom he loved — Infidelity or Christianity? The company may have looked curiously to see what shape the infidel's answer would assume, but they could little have suspected what its import would be. What was their astonishment when the champion of unbelief of a few minutes before burst into tears, and then cried, "I never heard that kind of argument before. I would rather give them the Bible than any infidel book."

(G. H. Pike.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;

WEB: But you remain in the things which you have learned and have been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them.

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