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How and Where to Find It
The Bible comprise of number of Books. Finding the way around it is one of the first and most important skills to learn.
Flick through the Bible. At the top of each page you will see the name of a book and a chapter number. For Example
Look down the page, and you will see that each chapter is divided into verses
Many people think the original authors wrote the books in that way. This is not true. Chapter division did not officially appear in a Bible until the 13th century.It is said that the division into chapters was made so that monks could listen to meal-sized chunks of Bible text while they ate their meals in the chapter house,thus the name 'Chapter' came into been.
Chapters have been divided into verse since 1551 when Robert Estienne, a publisher in Paris, issued a New Testament arranged in that way.
Ever since then chapters and verses have stayed popular because, like sign post, they help you to find just what you want when you are looking through the Bible.For example:
The Power of the Word Of God
"All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the truth, rebuke error, correcting faults, and giving instructions for right living." (2 Timothy 3:16)
What Powers does the Bible has
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