Christian Bible Research Paper

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The Christian Bible, in all of its glory and mystery, is the book with the most translations than any other book ever written. Translated into nearly 400 different languages and has well over 100 different versions within the English language alone, it's hard to think of another book so widely known. But why is it so controversial? Many people do not truly believe the words that live between these pages. However, according to the world clock, there are currently around 2.3 billion Christians today out of the nearly 7.5 billion people roaming the earth. When calculated, this comes to about 31% of the planet self identifying as Christ followers. That’s quite a lot of people, and though we are currently the largest religion, we are slowly shrinking in size and Islam, currently at 23% of the population, is slowly growing in numbers.
Christianity is considered monotheistic. Monotheism, in short, is the belief that there is one supreme being who is sovereign over all other beings. In Christianity and Judaism our Abba Father, Yahweh is the one true God. Another way to say this is through grammar. In monotheism we capitalize the "G" in God. However in
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In fact, in 2 Timothy chapter 3 verses 16-17 the scripture says,
16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
This is significant because it tells us what to do with the Bible and how important of a tool it really is. We are called to use the word to instruct others in the way of living a fulfilling life and to lead people to do good in the world. Also in the Bible is "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied." Matthew 5:6. We are dead without God in our lives and, therefore, must strive towards getting to know the one who created us in His image, in the Imago
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