We have such easy access to the bible today that we take it for granted.
2 Timothy 2:15
The Old Testament:
The Old Testament is composed of thirty-nine books. Some are named after the author (e.g., Jeremiah, Isaiah, Daniel). Others are named for the material they contain (e.g., Genesis, Judges, Kings, Chronicles). Some are named after the characters discussed (e.g., Samuel, Ruth). Others are named for their literary form (e.g., Psalms, Proverbs).
The New Testament:
The New Testament is composed of twenty-seven books. Its writings were completed during the first century after Jesus’ birth. Some of the New Testament books are named for the author who wrote them (e.g., Matthew, Peter, Jude). Some are named after those who received the writing (e.g., Romans, Galatians, Timothy). And others are named for their contents (e.g., Acts, Revelation).
How we got words, verses and chapters:
Read The Bible:
1 Peter 2:2
Let’s make it our goal to dig into the bible and find the treasures God has for our lives.