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Journey

Through The
Bible
Part1: The Bible Defined

THROUGH THE
What is this
Book We Call
The Bible
The Word Of God

THROUGH THE
The Word of God THROUGH THE

 Books for Other Religions
 The Koran (Islam) - Mohammed
 The Four Vedas (Hindu) - Menu
 Tri Pitikes (Buddhism) – Guatama
 Each of these written by ONE MAN!
 The Bible
 Over 40 Different Writers From
Different Backgrounds Over a 1500
Year Period.
The Word of God THROUGH THE

 ThreeWitnesses 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
What The Bible
Says About Itself THROUGH THE

 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).
What Others Have
Said About The
Bible THROUGH THE

 Noah Webster
 Abraham Lincoln

 Ulysses S. Grant

 George Washington

 Thomas Jefferson
External Proofs
That The Bible is
True THROUGH THE

 FulfilledProphecy
 Scientific Discoveries

 Biblical Archeology

 Best Selling Book

 The Testimony of the People of
God
The Books of
The Bible
Books and Basic
Divisions
THROUGH THE
The Books of the
Bible THROUGH THE

 Old Testament
 39 Books
 New Testament
 27 Books
 The Word “Bible” means “Book”
Old Testament
Facts THROUGH THE

 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
Old Testament
Facts THROUGH THE

 Relevance To Us
 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 THROUGH THE

 The Law of Moses – 5 Books
 The Historical Books – 12 Books

 The Poetic Books – 5 Books
 Major Prophets – 5 Books
 Minor Prophets – 12 Books
New Testament
Facts THROUGH THE

 Contains 27 Books
 Written Between 40 and 100 A.D.
 Written In The Greek Language
 Target Audience: The People of
the World
 Central Themes:
 The Death, Burial and Resurrection
of Jesus Christ.
 The Advent of the Church
New Testament
Facts THROUGH THE

 Relevance To Us
 Explains How To Be Saved
 Teaches How To Live A Christian
Life
 Contains The Promise of Eternal Life
 The Fruit of the New Testament
is: Christ In You - The Hope of
Glory!
Basic Divisions of
The New
Testament THROUGH THE

 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
 Prophecy – 1 Book (Revelation)
Abbreviations and
Reference Notation THROUGH THE
Intermission
Fun Bible Facts

THROUGH THE
Fun Bible Facts THROUGH THE

 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!
Fun Bible Facts THROUGH THE

 Number of Chapters: 1189
 Number of Verses: 31,000+

 Longest Chapter: Psalm 119

 Shortest Chapter: Psalm 117

 Which Brings Us To Psalm 118 …
Psalm 118 Facts THROUGH THE

 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!

How We Got
The Bible
The Flow of God’s Word

THROUGH THE
The Flow of God’s
Word THROUGH THE

 Revelation

 Inspiration

 Manuscripts

 Translation

 Preservation
Translations THROUGH THE

 Literal

 Paraphrase
The End
Of Part 1

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