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bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100

years after Christ. These men wrote this Scripture as they were given inspiration by God. (2 Timothy 3:16) b. Great Golden Chapters Ascension Acts 1 Backsliders Hosea 14 Beatitudes Matthew 5,6,7 Bread of Life John 6 Brotherhood Romans 14 Builders Nehemiah 4 Burden-Bearers Galatians 6 Call, Universal Isaiah 55 Chastening 2 Corinthians 4 Comfort Psalm 23 Confession Psalm 51 Consecration Philippians 3 Constancy Ruth 1 Contrast Deuteronomy 28 Converts Psalm 32 Deliverance Acts 12 Divinity John 1 Duty Romans 12

Faith Hebrews 11 Flood Genesis 7 Friendship 1 Samuel 20 Fruit John 15 Gifts 1 Corinthians 12 Giving 2 Corinthians 9 Gideon's Band Judges 7 Good Shepherd John 10 Heaven John 14, Revelation 7, 22 Holy Spirit John 14, 15 Humility John 13 Instruction Proverbs 1 Intercession John 17 Joy Isaiah 12 Jubilee Leviticus 25 Judgement Matthew 25 Law Exodus 20 Life, Frailty of Psalm 90 Love 1 Corinthians 13 Messiah Isaiah 53

Ministers 1 Corinthians 4 Missions Psalm 72, Romans 10 New Covenant Hebrews 8 Old Age Ecclesiastes 12 Omniscience Psalm 139 Overcomers Revelation 2, 3 Passover Exodus 12 Praise Psalms 103 & 145 Prayer Daniel 6, Luke 11, 18 Prosperity of the Wicked Psalm 73 Prosperity of the Righteous Deuteronomy 8, 28 Providence Psalm 121 Refuge Numbers 35 Regeneration John 3 Rest Hebrews 4 Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15 Revival 2 Chronicles 30, Luke 3 Safety Psalm 91 Service Luke 10 Shepherd John 10

Soldier's Ephesians 6 Teacher's 1 Corinthians 2 Temperance Proverbs 23 Tithing Malachi 3 Tongue James 3 Transfiguration Matthew 17 Unity Ephesians 4 Vanity Ecclesiastes 4 Watchman's Ezekiel 33 Water of Life John 4 Wisdom Proverbs 3 Woman's Proverbs 31 Word of God Deuteronomy 6 Worship Psalm 84 The longest word in the Bible is "Mahershalalhashbaz" (18 letters) which is found in Isaiah 8:1. Several of the words occurring only once in the Bible: Eternity Isaiah 57:15 Reverend Psalm 111:9 Grandmother 2 Timothy 1:5 Gnat Matthew 23:24

Unusual Things in the Bible Man who lived to be 969 years old Genesis 5:27 Sons of God married the daughters of men Genesis 6:2 Man who used a stone for a pillow Genesis 28:11 Baby had a scarlet thread tied around its hand before birth Genesis 38:28-29 Battle won because manstretched out his hand Exodus17:11 Man who was spoken to by an ass Numbers 22:28-29 Giant who had a bed 13ft. 6 in. long by 6ft. wide Deuteronomy 3:11 The women who had to shave their heads before marriage Deuteronomy 21:11-13 Women forbidden to wear men's clothing Deuteronomy 22:5 Sun and moon stood still for a whole day Joshua 10:13 A woman killed a man by driving a nail through his head Judges 4:17-21 Men lapped water like dogs Judges 7:5

An army with seven hundred left-handed men Judges 20:16 Man whose hair weighed about 6.5lbs. at his annual haircut 2 Samuel 14:26 Where a ferry boat was used 2 Samuel 19:18 Man who had twelve fingers and twelve toes 2 Samuel 21:20 Man who had seven hundred wives and three hundred concubines 1 Kings 11:1-3 The soaking wet sacrifice that burnt supernaturally 1 Kings 18:17-40 Man who outran a chariot 1 Kings 18:41-46 The axe head that floated in the river 2 Kings 6:1-6 Woman who boiled and ate her son 2 Kings 6:29 Man killed in his chariot 2 Kings 9:24 Woman whose body was eaten by dogs 2 Kings 9:30-36 Father who had eighty-eight children 2 Chronicles 11:21 The sun travelled backwards

Isaiah 38:8 Man who walked naked for three years Isaiah 20:2-3 Army of 185,000 destroyed in one night Isaiah 37:36 Man whose life was increased by fifteen years because he prayed Isaiah 38:1-5 The Bible that was cut with a penknife Jeremiah 36:20-23 Valley full of dry bones prophesied to be resurrected Ezekiel 37:1-14 A Harlot an ancestor of Christ Matthew 1:5 Man ate locusts for food Matthew 3:4 Remember there is only one verse in the entire Bible that's repeated twice: "The fool saith there is no God!" Psalms 14:1 and Psalms 53:1 5 The Bible Claims to be God s Word

There are many books written about and by various religions. But the Bible is th e only one which claims to be the actual words of God. Those who believe the Bib le also believe that God inspired various people through the years to write down His actual words for mankind. The Bible says more than 3,000 times thus saith th e Lord. It claims that the words which follow are quotes from God. King Solomon had 700 wives, 300 concubines, and 12,000 horses. Noah was 600 years old when he built the ark, and 950 when he died. Genesis 7:6 and 9:29. Manna tasted just like honey wafers. Exodus 16:31 In ancient Israel, men sealed a deal by exchanging sandals. Ruth 4:7 After Moses was given the Ten Commandments, he wore a veil over his face because his skin was glowing. Exodus 34:33-35

Psalm 117 is the shortest book in the Bible with only two verses. Adam was 930 when he died. Genesis 5:5 Jesus had many names: Immanuel, Alpha and Omega, Bright and Morning Star, Good S hepherd, I Am, King of Kings, Lamb of God, Master, Prince of Life, Root of Jesse . Revelations 1:11, 22:16, 19:16, John 10:14, 8:58, 1:29, 38, 15:1, Acts 3:15, I saiah 11:10. "And He shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlastin g Father, and Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6 Luke was a medical doctor. Colossians 4:14 Lydia was a saleswoman (A seller of purple material). Acts 16:14 Did you know when Jesus died, saints rose from the dead and walked around Jerusa lem? Matthew 27:52-53 Animals have to answer to God, too! Genesis 9:5 Paul was beaten five times and shipwrecked three times. 2 Corinthians 11:24-25 The three magi were never actually at the traditional manger scene. They saw Jes us a little later at Joseph and Mary s house. Matthew 2:11 The iron point alone on Goliath s spear weighed about fifteen pounds. 1 Samuel 17: 7 Joseph was 17 when his brothers sold him to the Ishmaelites. Genesis 37:2 The Gospel of Mark reveals that Jesus had brothers and sisters. The term scapegoat comes from the use of a goat that was to receive the sins of th e people and be released into the wilderness. Leviticus 16:10 Moses was four months old when Pharaoh s daughter found him in a basket. Acts 7:20 -21 In Old Testament times people wore a sack-cloth so other people would know they were in mourning. 2 Samuel 3:31 Locusts, Katydids, Crickets and Grasshoppers were considered clean food for the Israelites. Leviticus 11:22 Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart . Jeremiah 1:5 Amen means, so let it be.

It didn t rain in the Garden of Eden. Water came up as a mist from the earth to wa ter the ground. Genesis 2:5-6 Most of the plagues in Egypt were brought on with the staff God gave Moses. Anna was an 84-year-old prophetess who praised God for the baby Jesus at the Tem ple in Jerusalem. Luke 2:36-38 After the resurrection, Jesus was on earth for 40 days. Acts 1:3 Once, while Ezekiel was sitting in his house, a big hand picked him up by the ha ir of his head and took him somewhere between heaven and earth. Ezekiel 8:3

Elijah stretched himself over a widow s son three times to bring him back to life. 1 Kings 17:21 Joel means, The Lord is God.

Psalms 119 is the longest book in the Bible with 176 verses. Leah said, My husband didn t love me very much, was it because my eyes were weak? Ge nesis 29:16 Did you know that the new earth will not have any oceans? A woman ate her son because of a famine. Found in 2 Kings 6:29. Philistines are afflicted in their secret parts because of a plague brought on b y taking the Ark of the Covenant. In 1 Samuel 5:6-9. Satan provokes David to number the people and an Angel of The Lord kills 70,000 because of it. Seen in 2 Samuel 24:15. By following the Apostles words of baptism in Jesus name you will be saved? Acts 2:38 and 22:16. That God so loved the world that He sent his son to be your replacement and He d ied for all the sins ever committed by mankind? John 3:16 and 1 John 3:16. That we are to enter into the presence of God with praise and thanksgiving. Psal m 100.