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General facts in numbers The Bible was written by around forty different people from different backgrounds, from kings, prophets, and writers to fishermen, shepherds, and prisoners. The Bible was written during a period of 1,600 years. That's about forty generations. The first division...
In ancient times, the stories of God were passed down through generations by word of mouth. This is known as the "oral tradition." It is not known who first recorded these stories, but some people estimate it could have been as early as 1,400 B.C. It is quite likely that Moses wrote down...
A General Overview of the Bible: The Tanakh B’Reshit (Genesis) B’Reshit describes creation and the most ancient history of man. In it we read the story of how the first man fell into sin and of God’s promise to send a redeemer. We read about the beginning of God’s plan of redemption...
Download and print your personal Bible Reading Follow-Up chart A chart of all the chapters in the Bible - put an x on every chapter you read What is the Bible? The Bible is a collection of books that God has given us through the inspiration of his Spirit. Why is it important to...
In the Beginning... In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Gen 1:1). In six days he created day and night, oceans and sky, land and plants, the sun, moon and stars, fish, birds, and land animals. Finally, in his own image he created a man called Adam (Gen 1:26) and a woman...
The story of the resurrection in the world’s only resurrected language There is hope for a tree that has been cut down; it can come back to life and sprout. Even though its roots grow old, and its stump dies in the ground, with water it will sprout like a young plant. (Job 14:7-9...
The Bible is a collection of ancient writings which are God’s revelation to the human race. It has everything – poetry, history, letters, prophecies… In the Bible we meet many different, exciting people with various backgrounds, each with a unique story and destiny. The most important of them is,...
Providing the body of Messiah with scriptural needs for its growth Throughout the years, the Bible Society in Israel has played a key role in the production and provision of Hebrew scriptures as well as scripture-based study and outreach materials. Most prominent among these, of course, has...
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