Do You Know Your Bible?

Is the Bible still in existence?

The answer to this question is both ‘no’ and ‘yes’. In the strictest sense, no, the original documents that comprise the 66 books of the Bible—sometimes called the ‘autographs’—are not in the possession of any organization. However, in a very real way, yes, humankind does have the actual words and books that make up the Word of God. How can this be? Read more….

Is the Bible truly God’s Word?

Our answer to this question will not only determine how we view the Bible and its importance to our lives, but also it will ultimately have an eternal impact on us. If the Bible is truly God’s Word, then we should cherish it, study it, obey it, and fully trust it. If the Bible is the Word of God, then to dismiss it is to dismiss God Himself. Read more….

Does the Bible contain errors, contradictions, or discrepancies?

If we read the Bible at face value, without a preconceived bias for finding errors, we will find it to be a coherent, consistent, and relatively easy-to-understand book. Yes, there are difficult passages. Yes, there are verses that appear to contradict each other. We must remember that the Bible was written by approximately 40 different authors over a period of around 1500 years. Each writer wrote with a different style, from a different perspective, to a different audience, for a different purpose. We should expect some minor differences. However, a difference is not a contradiction. Read more

Why are there so many Bible translations, and which is the best?

The fact that there are so many English Bible translations is both a blessing and a problem. It is a blessing in that the Word of God is available to anyone who needs it in an easy-to-understand, accurate translation. It is a problem in that the different translations can create controversy and problems in Bible studies, teaching situations, etc. The differences between the translations can also be a subject of great division within the church body. Read more

What are some interesting facts & stats about the Bible?” See how many do you know! Give it a shot before you click Answers

How many Books in the Bible? _____
How many Books in the Old Testament? _____
How many Books in the New Testament? _____
Which is the Shortest book in the Bible? _____
Which is the Longest book in the Bible? _____
How many Chapters in the Bible? _____
How many Chapters in the Old Testament? _____
How many Chapters in the New Testament? _____
Where is the Middle chapter of the Bible? _____
Where is the Shortest chapter in the Bible? _____
Where is Longest chapter in the Bible? _____
How many Verses in the Bible? ______
How many Verses in the Old Testament? _______
How many Verses in the New Testament? _______
Where is Shortest verse in the Bible? _______
Where is Longest verse in the Bible? _______
How many Words in the Bible? _______
How many Words in the Old Testament? _________
How many Words in the New Testament? __________

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