Understanding The Bible In A Practical Sense

Since the dawn of time, mankind has been searching in earnest for the answer to the mysteries of life and trying to discover if there is a purpose in all this. The Bible — often referred to by those who believe in the Christian and Jewish faiths — is the go-to-book as the bona fide “Word of God.”

Faith is at the center of all religious or spiritual experiences, and millions of people around the world place their faith in The Holy Bible.

Answering in Genesis writes, “The Bible was written over a period of roughly 2,000 years by 40 different authors from three continents, who wrote in three different languages.”

Within the Bible are 66 books with one basic message found in both the old and new testaments.

Given this realization, it should be no surprise that thousands and thousands of scholars, ministers, and every day people have written books trying to explain the explanation of the Bible.

The Inqusitr sheds some light on the Bible by unveiling six surprising things that most of us never knew. Moving past all the words and the millions of “other books” claiming to unravel the mysteries of the Bible is a lot of work.

Diving into a serious study of the Bible and deciphering the gist of it all is a lifelong endeavor for most people. It is easy to get sidetracked by the political and personal opinions that crop up in everyday life and our striving to co-exist with people from all walks of life, including those who read the Bible or not.

Financial Times shares a revelation with us. China, which is officially atheist, has just published its 125 millionth Bible. Given the fact that China’s population is pushing nearly 1.5 billion people, that doesn’t leave a lot of copies of the Bible to go around.

Joel Osteen has proven that popular ministers can reach a rock star status in the world with a huge following that translates into becoming a member of the billionaires’ club. His wife, Victoria Osteen, is the co-host of Joel Osteen Live and hosts her own shows on Wednesday.

Chron writes that Victoria Osteen is now part of an upcoming two-hour special called Women of the Bible on Lifetime TV. She has a lot of great material to explore from Eve to Mary and Mary. We’ve come a long way, baby!

Perhaps all the Spiritual Masters of the material world have taken the guess work out of life by expressing a perfect formula they all agree on. If we want to have a happy life — forgive often, express sincere gratitude, and learn how to love one another.

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