Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The Word of God


Written over a 1600 year span

Written over 60 generations

Written by 40+ author form every walk of life including kings, peasants, fishermen, poets, statesmen, scholars, etc…

Moses, a political leader, trained in the universities, of Egypt.

Peter, a fisherman

Amos, a herdsman

Joshua, a military general

Nehemiah, a cup bearer

Daniel, a prime minister

Luke, a doctor

Solomon, a king

Matthew, a tax collector

Paul, a rabbi

Written in different places:

Moses in the wilderness

Jeremiah in a dungeon

Daniel in a place

Paul inside prison walls

Luke while travelling

David on the hillside

John on the Isle of Patmos

Written at different times:

David in time of war

Solomon in time of peace

Written during different moods:

Some writing from the heights of joy and others from the depths of sorrow and despair

Written on three continents:

Asia – Africa – Europe

Written in three languages:

Hebrew – Aramaic – Greek

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

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