Series: History of the Holy Bible in English, Installment #2 - Gutenberg's Printing Press 1450s
In the 1450's at Mainz, Germany, Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press. With the Roman Catholic Church's strong opposition, the first book to ever be printed was a Holy Bible in Latin.
Gutenberg's Bibles were beautiful; each leaf printed was later colorfully hand-illuminated. Though he had created - what many believe to be the most important invention in history - he was a victim of unscrupulous business associates who took control of his business and left him in poverty.
The invention of the movable-type printing press meant that Bibles and books could finally be effectively produced in large quantities in a short period of time.
This was essential to the success of the Reformation.
Jesus said, "The servant is not greater than his lord.
If they have persecuted Me, they will also persecute you."
3-23-20, The risen Christ hid Himself from Cleopas and friend as they walked to Emmaus. He ultimately did reveal Himself to over 5000 people. Yes, for any scoffers, Jesus did rise from death and is alive forevermore. He alone can save us from our sin; thank You, Lord, Hallelujah! Luke 24:13; Mark 16:12-13
The Lord God created all living things for His pleasure [Genesis 1:28; Colossians 1:16]. Amazing that so many people refuse to obey Him. God said we must repent or perish [Luke 13:3]. He is the potter we are nothing but a lump of dirt. Isaiah 64:8; Jeremiah 18:6; Lamentations 4:2. [Hymn: 'Have Thine Own Way, Lord' here: https://bit.ly/2TYOoQZ ]
Salvation? Luke 13:3; Titus 2:13, Revelation 19:11
1-24-20, Another historical act by this PRESIDENT DONALD JOHN TRUMP - personally speaks at the Washington DC annual 'March for Life.' There was a time in Pres Trump's past when he was uninformed and supported 'a woman's right to choose' killing her child. But then he became educated on this issue and now supports the 'CHILD'S right to LIVE!'
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