Journey Through The Bible Week 1

Journey Through The Bible
Part1: The Bible Defined
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What is this Book We Call The Bible
The Word Of God
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The Word of God
Books for Other Religions
The Koran (Islam) - Mohammed The Four Vedas (Hindu) - Menu Tri Pitikes (Buddhism) – Guatama Each of these written by ONE MAN!

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The Bible
Over 40 Different Writers From Different Backgrounds Over a 1500 Year Period.

The Word of God

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Three Witnesses to the Truth of the Bible
What The Bible Says About Itself What Others Say About The Bible External Proofs That The Bible is True

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What The Bible Says About Itself

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That it is profitable for doctrine (2 Timothy 3:16). That it is Spirit and Life (John 6:63). That God inspired men to put it on paper (2 Peter 1:21). That it will accomplish the purpose for which God sends it (Isaiah 55:11). That it is Alive, Powerful and Perceptive (Hebrews 4:12) That the hearing of it invokes faith (Romans 10:17). That it is the source of the New Birth (1 Peter 1:23). That it is to be spiritually perceived (1 Corinthians 2:14).

What Others Have Said About The Bible
Noah Webster Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant George Washington Thomas Jefferson

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External Proofs That The Bible is True

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Fulfilled Prophecy Scientific Discoveries Biblical Archeology Best Selling Book The Testimony of the People of God

The Books of The Bible
Books and Basic Divisions
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The Books of the Bible
Old Testament
39 Books

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New Testament
27 Books

The Word “Bible” means “Book”

Old Testament Facts

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Contains 39 Books Written Between 1400 and 400 B.C. Written in The Hebrew Language Target Audience: The Hebrew (Jewish) Race Central Theme: Jesus Christ

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Old Testament Facts
Relevance To Us

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Examples of God dealing with His People Promises to The People of Israel Apply

Old Testament: Though Fulfilled In Jesus Christ it is STILL the Word of God!

Basic Divisions of The Old Testament
The Law of Moses – 5 Books The Historical Books – 12 Books The Poetic Books – 5 Books
Major Prophets – 5 Books Minor Prophets – 12 Books

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New Testament Facts
Contains 27 Books Written Between 40 and 100 A.D. Written In The Greek Language Target Audience: The People of the World Central Themes:

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The Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Advent of the Church

New Testament Facts
Relevance To Us
Explains How To Be Saved Teaches How To Live A Christian Life Contains The Promise of Eternal Life

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The Fruit of the New Testament is: Christ In You - The Hope of Glory!

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Basic Divisions of The New Testament
The Gospels – 4 Books Historical Narrative – 1 Book (Acts) The Epistles – 21 Books
Epistle means Letter or Message Pauline Epistles – 13 Books General Epistles – 8 Books

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Prophecy – 1 Book (Revelation)

Abbreviations and Reference Notation

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Intermission
Fun Bible Facts
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Fun Bible Facts

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First English Translation – 1382 First Book Ever Printed Can Be Read in 70 Hours Longest Verse: Esther 8:9 Shortest Verse: John 11:35 The Word Bible Never Appears In The Bible!

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Fun Bible Facts
Number of Chapters: 1189 Number of Verses: 31,000+ Longest Chapter: Psalm 119 Shortest Chapter: Psalm 117 Which Brings Us To Psalm 118 …

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Psalm 118 Facts

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Center Chapter of The Bible The Center Verse is Psalm 118:8 The Center Two Words are “The Lord” 594 Chapters Before Psa. 118 594 Chapters After Psa. 118 594 + 594 = 1188 Psalm 118:8! All Coincidence … Right?

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How We Got The Bible
The Flow of God’s Word
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The Flow of God’s Word
Revelation Inspiration Manuscripts Translation Preservation

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Translations
Literal Paraphrase

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The End
Of Part 1
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