Christian beliefs date back thousands of years before Christ. Many prophets predicted the coming of Christ, as written in multiple books of the Old Testament, according to Christian belief. Many theologians believe that Jesus was crucified between 30 and 33 AD The first Christians were Jews who came to believe Jesus was the Messiah. Gentiles … Continue reading Some Christian History you Don’t Know
Christians believe Jesus is the "Messiah" or savior of the world. They also believe that he is the son of God. Jesus was born in a manger in Bethlehem to Mary, a virgin at the time of conception, and Joseph, her husband. Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and told she would conceive a … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: SOME Truths about Jesus?
You may have heard of the #1 independent movie of all time…but these are facts you didn’t know. The Passion of the Christ (also known simply as The Passion) is a 2004 American biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson, written by Gibson and Benedict Fitzgerald, and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ. It depicts … Continue reading What you Don’t Know about the Movie Passion of Christ
The book of Job dates before Exodus. God is not mentioned in the book of Esther. Two men never died in the Bible: Enoch (Gen 5:22-24) and Elijah (2 Kin 2:11). The longest word in the Bible is Maher-shalal-hash-baz. Every quote Jesus used against Satan was from the book of Deuteronomy. Jesus loves you, accept … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT: Two men never died in the Bible?
When Nehemiah saw that the men of Judah had married foreign wives, he rebuked them, beat some of them, and pulled out their hair (Nehemiah 13:25). Jesus was about 30 when He began His ministry (Luke 3:23). The Bible was written over a period of 1500 years by approximately 40 different authors. The complete Bible … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: Numbers of animals mentioned in the Bible.
A prophet in Jerusalem at the time of the seige and destruction by the Babylonians. Author of the book of Jeremiah in the Old Testament scriptures. Named Jeremias and Jeremy in the King James New Testament. Contemporary with the kings of Judah named Josiah, Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin (Coniah), Zedekiah. Jeremiah dealt with the false prophet … Continue reading What you need to Know about Prophet Jeremiah
Jacob had 12 sons, but also had a daughter named Dinah (Genesis 34:1). Word for word, Luke wrote more of the New Testament than Paul. The books Paul wrote in the New Testament were named for the people they were written to. In the Bible, Jesus never told a disciple “I love you.” However, He … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The Levites could not serve in the Tabernacle until 25 years old and had to retire at age 50
The walls surrounding Babylon were 87 ft thick and 387 ft high. Approximately 100 million bibles are sold every year Since the first printed Bible, the Holy book of Christianity has spread worldwide, and it consistently ranks as the most popular book in many countries around the world. An estimated 100 million Bibles are sold … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT; Jesus used the term, “Verily I say unto you (or thee)” 77 times in the Gospels?
When Nehemiah saw that the men of Judah had married foreign wives, he rebuked them, beat some of them, and pulled out their hair (Neh 13:25). There are 12 books of the Bible that start with J. The "Golden Rule," often known as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," is … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The “Golden Rule,” often known as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” is credited to Jesus?
One Christian is being killed for his faith every 6 minutes Thousands of Christians are being murdered around the world, according to a report by the Center for Studies on New Religions (G22). A development that makes Christians the most persecuted religious group in the world. David is mentioned 1139 times in the Bible, second … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: David is mentioned 1139 times in the Bible?
You know the term “apple of his eye” (i.e. Deut 32:10, Ps 17:8, Prov 7:2), right? The Hebrew word for “apple” is iyshown, and it means “pupil.” The new Earth won’t have any seas (Rev 21:1) Er was the 1st person God killed for being wicked (Gen 38:7). About 50% of all Christians are Catholic. … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The new Earth won’t have any seas
Jesus is mentioned more times in the Quran than Muhammad Gamaliel was Paul’s teacher (Acts 22:3). He was also an important member of the Sanhedrin (Acts 5:34). There are more than 316 000 missionaries worldwide If you wonder how Christianity has spread to all continents around the world, the answer is a mix of missionaries … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: Jesus is mentioned more times in the Quran than Muhammad
If you wonder how Christianity has spread to all continents around the world, the answer is a mix of missionaries and colonialism. Today, there are more than 316 000 missionaries traveling the world to spread the words of the Bible. Miriam is the 1st woman recorded singing in the Bible (Ex 15:21). Many people imagine … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The first woman recorded singing in the Bible?
The last word in the Bible is Amen The first authorized Bible printed in English is the Great Bible of 1539. King Henry VIII of England declared that it should be read aloud during the church services in the Church of England. The Books of the Bible were written by approximately 40 men of diverse … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW : The number of Animals Mentioned in the Bible?
The Bible is the only book that has been translated into more than 3,300 languages, covering nearly 95 percent of the world’s population. As of 2017, the entire Bible is translated into 670 languages, giving nearly 5.4 billion people access to the entire Bible in their native language. The New Testament and some important parts … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW : Jerusalem at one time was called Jebus?
The first four books of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—are known collectively as "the Gospels," and their accounts give most of the information we have about the life and teachings of Jesus. God is not mentioned in the book of Esther. John 3:16 remains the most favorite Bible verse in the world year … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT; God is not mentioned in the book of Esther?
More than 900 complete and partial translations of the English Bible are available. As reported by the American Bible Society, the top three are the New International Version (NIV), the King James Version (KJV) and the Standard English Version (ESV) The Bible is the most commonly stolen book in the world, most likely because it … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT: Solomon wrote 3,000 Proverbs?
Sir Isaac Newton was a devoted Christian To the amazement of many, mathematician, astronomer, craftsman, theologian and physicist Sir Isaac Newton, best known for his work on gravity, was a Christian since his youth and wrote passionately in defense of the Christian faith. Newton made a huge contribution to science. He laid the foundations of … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: Delilah did not cut Samson’s hair?
The shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35, which states, “Jesus wept.” The longest book in the Bible is Psalm 119 The shortest book in the Bible is Psalm 117, with just 2 verses. The longest verse in the Bible is Esther 8:9. Over the past 20 centuries, a staggering 70 million people have … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The most Mentioned Woman in the Bible?
John Wycliffe produced the first translation of the entire Bible from Latin Vulgate into English. However, after he died, the Catholic Church exhumed and burned his corpse as punishment for his translation work. William Tyndale produced first printed edited of the New Testament in English. He was later burned at the stake for his efforts. … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW; Who Invented the Harp and Flute in the Bible?
A Christian man named Henry Dunant founded the Red Cross He developed the idea that an organization should exist to take care of and protect all war victims. After a lot of effort and lobbying with political leaders, 12 states decided to sign the First Geneva Convention that led to the establishment of the Red … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW; the First Colour Mentioned in the Bible
Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines (1 Kin 11:3). Stephen was the 1st Christian martyr (Acts 6:7-8:2). James was the first apostle martyred (Acts 12:1-2). The name Jesus means “God Saves” According to the Easton’s Bible Dictionary, Jesus is the Greek translation of the Hebrew name Joshua, which means YAHWEH is salvation. Lamech was … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW; The first person to commit polygamy in the Bible?
Goliath’s armor weighed 125 pounds (1 Sam 17:5). There are two general approaches to Bible translation, formal equivalence and functional equivalence. Formal equivalence seeks to reproduce the grammatical and syntactical form of the donor language as closely as possible in the receptor language, making only such changes as are necessary for intelligibility. Functional equivalence focuses … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: There were 4 creatures sent as part of the 10 plagues against Egypt
Manasseh was the longest reigning king at 55 years (2 Kin 21:1). Christ is an title, and not the last name of Jesus Jesus did not have a last name like we do now in the 21st century. Christ is not his last name, but a title that means “the anointed one”. Christ is actually … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW; WHO SHUT THE ARK OF NOAH?
Today, 12th of March marks 22 year, Archbishop Benson Idahosa transit into glory. Here are some the things you need to know about this great man of God. He was born on 11th of September, 1938 and died on 12th of March, 1998 at the age of 59. He was popularly referred to as father … Continue reading Things you need to Know about Archbishop Benson Andrew Idahosa
There are no mention of animals during Jesus’ birth in the Bible Nowhere in the Bible are animals mentioned in the Nativity. This is simply latter-day additions by Western Christians to the Nativity Noah's Ark has only one window. Everyone spoke the same language until the incident at the Tower of Babel (Gen 11:1-9). Nobody … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: Apples are mentioned 3 times in the Bible
King Herod may have killed between 7 and 20 children After the wise men failed to report back to him about Jesus’ birth, Herod the Great, king of Judea ordered to kill all the boys who were 2 years old or younger in the vicinity of Bethlehem. Experts estimate that between 7 and 20 children … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT; The 1st left handed man, cats are never mentioned in the Bible
Seven people committed suicide in the Bible: (Zimri: 1 Kin 16:18), (Judas: Mt 27:3-5), (Abimelech: Judges 9:53-54), (Ahithophel: 2 Sam 17:23) (Samson: Judges 16:25-30), (Saul: 1 Sam 31:4-5, 1 Chr 10:4-5), ( Saul’s armor bearer: 1 Sam 31:5, 1 Chr 10:5). Noah’s Ark contained only 1 window. When the resurrected Jesus appeared to the disciples … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: Seven people committed suicide in the Bible?
Christ is an title, and not the last name of Jesus Jesus did not have a last name like we do now in the 21st century. Christ is not his last name, but a title that means “the anointed one”. Christ is actually the Greek translation of the Hebrew word “Messiah The word “hate” is … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW; HOW MANY TIMES THE WORD LOVE WAS USED IN THE BIBLE?
Lamech was the first person recorded in the Bible to commit polygamy (Gen 4:19). Noah’s Ark was 450′ long, 75′ wided, and 45′ high, and had 3 stories (Gen 6:15). The longest sentence in the Bible (KJV) is the genealogy of Jesus found in (Lk 3:23-38) (467 words!). The longest sentence in the Bible (KJV) … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT: Noah’s Ark had Three Stories?