The 66 books of the Bible were written over a period of 1600 years by 40 different men. Those men came from all different periods of time, backgrounds, countries and continents! How reasonable would it be to think that all 40 would write about the same thing? When pieced together this book written well over a millennium, makes one complete story. Even if all the men were in the same room at the same time, how likely is it that they would ALL agree on the same things? Yet, God’s word stands without contradiction. Their story’s fit seamlessly together, to unite in one theme from beginning to end of Jesus Christ and the redemption of mankind.
Questions for further thought:
1. How much knowledge do you have of the history of the bible?
2. Is there anything you have learned about the bible and how it came to be that surprised you?
Challenge: If you have a question come up during the week on the history of the bible and how it was put together, make it a point to gain some knowledge and find sources to have your question answered!
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