20 Interesting Facts About The Bible & Why It's Good For Christians To Read A Verse Daily

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20 Interesting Facts For Christians Who Read The Bible Daily
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There are many benefits to reading the Bible daily, and if you aren't always motivated to do so perhaps some interesting facts will help.

There are so many lessons you can learn when you read through all of the verses.

There is always an answer to what you are going through somewhere in the Bible.

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Remember, God is there to help and reassure us during times of need. So, if you are in need of a little spirit or guidance, look to God's words and you will find relief beyond anything you could ever imagine.

Many things can come out of reading the Bible every day. The first thing is that you will be able to get to know God.

The Bible consists of 73 books, which have been authored by different authors.

Each book explores the mysteries of our faith with slightly different points of view, backgrounds, purposes, and personalities.

So, each book of the Bible approaches describing God a little differently.

This variety will help us gain a more well-rounded view of God and find out what he wants us to learn. Reading a few Bible verses every day will bring you to having a closer connection to God and spend time with Him.

Another way reading the Bible every day will help you get to know yourself better.

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The Bible urges us repeatedly to look within and find out who we are on the inside. And reading Bible verses will help you improve your relationships.

The Bible gives us tools to wade through the murky waters of a relationship. The verses of the Bible help us learn forgiveness, sacrifice, and to love one another.

The Bible will also comfort you when you are in need. The Bible assures us that "God who will never leave us nor forsake us" will help us overcome sadness, depression, death, disease, and anything else that is plaguing our minds.

And finally, the Bible wants us to be challenged in our daily lives.

With all that in mind, here are 20 fun facts about the Bible that you probably never knew. It follows our theme of the mysteries of our faith.

1. Over 100 million copies are sold each year.

2. The Bible has been fully translated into 532 languages and 2,883 languages partially.

3. The shortest verse is John 11:35 "Jesus wept."

4. The Bible, the King James version, contains 788,258 words, 1,189 chapters, 31,102 verses, and 66 books.

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5. Psalm 119 is the longest book in the Bible.

6. The longest word is "Mahershalalhashbaz," Isaiah 8:3."

7. The first person who printed the New Testament in English was burned at the stake because he did so.

8. China is the largest producer of Bibles.

9. The Bible has inspired more songs than anything else.

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10. The most stolen book in the world is the Bible because it's so readily available.

11. The Bible holds the crown for being the most sold book in history with more than 5 billion copies sold.

12. There are 188 named women in the Bible, 93 women speak in the Bible, where 49 of them are named. They are contributed to speaking 14,056 words or around 1.1% of the Bible.

13. The world's smallest Bible can fit on the tip of a pen. It's called the Nano Bible, which is 1.2 million letters of the Old Testament etched on a silicon disk.

14. The world's largest Bible weighs 1,094 pounds. It is 43.5 inches tall and has a width of 98 inches when laid open.

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15. Almost all of the villains have red hair.

16. More than 40 authors wrote the Bible.

17. There are 185 songs in the Bible at least.

18. 21 dreams were recorded in the Bible.

19. There are 365 no fear verses in the Bible, so there is one for every day of the year.

20. There is a Bible made out of 2,470 palm leaves, where the words are written at the University of Gottingen.

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