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My Life Of My Bible : The Bible To Me

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The Bible to Me
The Bible has 66 books, 1,189 chapters, and 31,102 verses, but it is so much more than that. For thousands of years, the Bible has changed the lives of so many people and lead numerous to follow Christ. Personally, I have grown up in the church my whole life, but I finally made the decision for myself to follow him in 2012. Throughout my time as a Christian, the Word has been my rock. Anytime I was sad or stressed I would close my eyes, flip to a random page, and let God’s word surround me. No matter what, God has always had something to say to me each time I went to His Word. To me, I believe that God’s Word has been a focal point of my journey in Christ.
When I was younger, all I thought about the bible was that it had a lot of cool stories where there were heroes and there were bad guys (who always got forgiven) and that was the extent of that. Of course, I knew that I should love my neighbor and the basic Bible verses such as John 3:16, but as a grade schooler, I never really knew any more other than that. It wasn’t until middle school that I truly started to understand the content in the Bible. I started to rely more and more on the words that I read every week at church and every Bible study on Wednesday nights. I started to understand the gospels and the amazing words of wisdom behind the different chapters.
Later as I went into high school, my knowledge of the Bible only grew. I was taught to believe in the holy trinity, God’s free gift of eternal
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