- 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 after year
It reads: For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.
- An interesting fact is that this verse covers the central theme of the Bible, which is The Salvation of Humanity through Jesus Christ (B27). Other top Bible verses are:
Jeremiah 29:11 – For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Philippians 4:13 – I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Psalms 23:4 – Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
- An estimated 2.2 billion people in the world had never heard the Gospel of Jesus before
Center for the Study of Global Christianity revealed in a report that, as of mid-2018, the un-evangelized population is roughly 28.3 percent of the total world’s population, which amounts to 2.152.804.000 people.
- The two major Christian holidays—Christmas and Easter—celebrate Jesus’ birth and death and resurrection, respectively.