Entire Article: http://www.boundless.org/2005/articles/a0001247.cfm
Hunched over his desk, penknife in hand, Thomas Jefferson sliced carefully at the pages of Holy Scripture, excising everything that did not fit his personal world view. Hell? It can’t be. The supernatural? Not even worth considering. God’s wrath against sin? I don’t think so….
Today, Jefferson’s handiwork is on display at his home in Monticello: a copy of the King James version of the New Testament, full of holes.
Christians rightly shudder at this brazen impudence, and thank God that we have been preserved from such monumental deception. And surely, no true Christian would be comfortable with the aggressively arrogant stance that Jefferson took toward Holy Scripture.
But check your pockets. Look in your purse. Almost certainly you’ll come across a penknife — a metaphorical one, perhaps, but good and sharp just the same…