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BOOK The only real Magic Book that can transform your life and give you real answers and miracles that are normally thought impossible, is... THE BIBLE!
“In the beginning was the WORD. And the Word was with GOD. And the Word WAS God.” John 1:1 THE BIBLE IS GOD’s WORD! John 1:1
Jesus said: “ Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. ” Jesus said: “ Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. ” Matthew 24:35 THE BIBLE IS FOREVER! It will go through death and will last for eternity!
The Bible was written by Divine Inspiration “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:” “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:” 2 Timothy 3:16 “..you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.” “..you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.” 1 Thessalonians 2:13 “God, who at different times and in divers manners spoke in time past unto the fathers by the prophets” “God, who at different times and in divers manners spoke in time past unto the fathers by the prophets” Hebrews 1:1
“And the gospel must first be published among all nations.” Mark 13:5 God’s Word is eternally true & never fails.
God’s Word is Most Important SEE: Deut 32:46-47 Psa 138:2b Luke 9:2 “Set your heart unto all the Words … for it is not a vain thing for you; IT IS YOUR LIFE!” “Thou hast magnified Thy Word above all Thy name.”
“Word made Flesh” Jesus is the “Word made Flesh” John 1:14 Rev. 19: 11-13 John 1:1 “And the Word was made flesh, and lived among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the only born of the Father, full of grace and truth.” “And the Word was made flesh, and lived among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the only born of the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 His (Jesus’) name is called the ‘Word of God’. His (Jesus’) name is called the ‘Word of God’. Rev. 19:11-13 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God. In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God. John 1:1
The Power of God’s Word Jn 6:63 Psa 33:6,9 “The words that I speak, they are spirit and they are life! By the Word of the Lord were the heavens made…He spoke and it was done!
God’s Word is the most powerful truth on Earth! Rom 1:16 Hebr 11:3 2Pet. 3:5-7 The Gospel of Christ is the power of God unto salvation The Worlds were framed by the Word of God. Earth…by the Word, kept in store, reserved unto fire.
God’s Word is our Spiritual Weapon! We’re supposed to fight the Devil with it. Ephes 6:17 Jer 5:14 Jer 23:29 Mat 4:4-11 “The sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God!” “I will make my words in thy mouth fire!” “Is not my Word as a fire? And like a hammer?” “The Word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword!
God’s Word is our defense Ezekiel 3:17-19 Mark 8:38,39 Luke 12:8,9 1Cor 9:16 2Cor “The Word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the wicked one!” “Jesus said (to Satan) It is written! Then the Devil left him” See Matthew 4:1-10
The Bible has the answers to everything! The Most Amazing Book The Bible has the answers to everything! Where we came from! How we got here! Why we are here! How to survive here! And how to be happy while we are here! How to love and have happiness forever! It tells our & the Worlds future! It tells the true history of the World! It explains God’s Kingdom. The Spirit World!
7 Amazing Bible Facts that set it apart from other books! A truly unique book! The Bible is unique in its continuity! 1. The Bible is unique in its continuity! It was written over a 1.500 year time-span It was written over a 1.500 year time-span (approximately 900 BC to 600 AD) by over 40 authors from every walk of life. Kings, farmers, philosophers, fishermen, shepherds, soldiers, poets, statesmen, scholars, priests & prophets. Yet, its writers from beginning to end speak about hundreds of controversial subjects with harmony and continuity and in one and the same spirit, outlining one story. God’s Love for man!
THE BIBLE IS THE WORLD’S BEST SELLER! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 2. THE BIBLE IS THE WORLD’S BEST SELLER! The Bible has been read by more people than any other book! It is the World’s BESTSELLER! But the Best sellers lists never acknowledge that of course! The Bible was the first ever book printed on Gutenberg’s Press! The Bible is also very big business. In the last forty years alone the eight new Bible versions published in English have sold well over 100 million copies. Worldwide sales of the Good News Bible (1976) stand at over 7 million; the New English Bible (1970) has sold over 10 million; about 23 million copies of the Living Bible have been bought since 1971; and sales of the New International Version topped a million copies within less than a year of its publication date in 1979. Even King James's allegedly outdated Authorised Version of 1611 still brings in every year over a million pounds in revenue for its publishers. The Bible is without doubt the world's bestselling book. And if to these mind-boggling commercial publishing statistics are added all the Bibles distributed freely in the UK and throughout the world by the Gideons (over 70 million copies) and the Bible Society (a staggering estimated 1,000 million), the numbers of Bibles produced far outstrip anything ever printed and published in the history of mankind.
THE BIBLE has been translated & published in more languages than any other existing book! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 3. THE BIBLE has been translated & published in more languages than any other existing book! As far back as 1966 the whole Bible had appeared in 240 languages and dialects and one or more of its books appeared in 739 additional ones! Translated into almost 1,500 different languages, it has also been produced in braille, short-hand and, in recent times, in machine-readable format for use on computers. Today it appears in 1200 languages in whole! And...Portions of the Bible Are Now in 2,233 of the 6,500 Languages in the World It has been printed more than any other book and in more copies than all the titles ever published! Yet people hardly ever read it. But they are without excuse!
THE BIBLE has more manuscript evidence than any 10 pieces of classical literature combined! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 4. THE BIBLE has more manuscript evidence than any 10 pieces of classical literature combined! The Bible's contents are of the greatest antiquity. Parts of it are over 3,000 years old and, as any historian worth his salt will tell you,... it contains the oldest and the most reliable records of ancient history ever written. Time and again its narratives have been shown to contain a remarkably accurate account of people, of places, and of events of bygone ages.
THE BIBLE has withstood vicious attacks by its enemies as no other book in history! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 5. THE BIBLE has withstood vicious attacks by its enemies as no other book in history! From Roman times, through the Roman Catholic Inquisition, until modern Communism and towards the dark days of Antichrist One World Government to come, the Bible has been the most persecuted, burned and banned book. The fact that it is still around in such overwhelming numbers after such purging, is in itself an amazing miracle of survival for such a hated book as the Bible. It will ultimately be banned by the Antichrist New World Order So “memorize it today, before they take it away, so in your heart it will stay!”
Many archeological discoveries have confirmed & proven the absolute accuracy of the Bible! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 6. Many archeological discoveries have confirmed & proven the absolute accuracy of the Bible! The discovery in 1947 of the Dead Sea Scrolls has illustrated in spectacular fashion just how accurately the manuscripts on which our English Bible is based correspond with copies from a much earlier date. It enables us to say with confidence that we have a Bible text "so near to the original as makes no difference in any vital respect".
THE BIBLE is the only Book in the World with many prophecies accurately predicting the future! 7 Amazing Bible Facts 7. THE BIBLE is the only Book in the World with many prophecies accurately predicting the future! It accurately predicted the future in our past, of cities, nations, empires, people, world events and the coming of the World’s Savior or Messiah, before it happened. It accurately predicts the future of our world that has not happened yet! And it predicts the future of the new Heaven & New Earth that are still to come in over a 1000 years from now!
Other Bible Facts New Testament was written in what language? Greek (Koine) Koine Means Common ♦ The Old Testament was written in what language? Hebrew and Aramaic ♦What was the Septuagint? The translation of O.T. from Hebrew into Greek The word Septuagint is Latin for 70. 70 Scholars worked on the translation. ♦What was known as the Vulgate? Jerome’s Latin translation of the Bible.
–The word BIBLE comes from: Byblos = Papyrus. Papyrus was the writing material of the day Byblos was a town located on the Lebanese coast north of Beirut and today is called Jebail Byblos was the import center for Papyrus The diminutive form biblion means “the book” Chrysostom in the fourth century seems to be the first to apply the term to the whole collection of books. –Books of the Bible Number of Books in the N.T. = 27 Number of Books in the O.T. = 39 Number of Books in the Bible = 66
–Division of the New Testament The Gospels – 4 Books Matthew, Mark, Luke, John Acts – 1 Book Epistles (Letters) – 21 Books Roman, I Corinthians, II Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, I Thessalonians, II Thessalonians, I Timothy, II Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, I Peter, II Peter, I John, II John, III John, Jude Revelation – 1 Book
–Divisions of the Old Testament The Law (Pentateuch) – 5 Books Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy History - 12 books Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, II Kings, I Chronicles, II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. Poetry – 5 Books Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon Prophets – 17 Books Major – Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel Minor – Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi
–Dividing Up the Bible The Bible was divided into chapter by Stephen Langton in 1228. The O.T. was divided into verses by R. Nathan in 1448. The N.T. was divided into verses by Robert Stephanus in 1551. The first complete English version of the Bible divided into verses was the Geneva Bible, printed in 1560. –Other Bible Facts What does Testament mean? Covenant – Hebrew word is Berith Covenant = Agreement How many authors wrote in the Bible? 40 How many languages has the Bible been translated into? Over 1,200 Manuscripts simply refers to writings. Autograph – refers to the original writing from the author’s hand. The Bible was written over a 1,500 year period. (approx. 900 BC to 600 AD) The Bible contains 1189 chapters & over 31,000 verses.
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