The BookIt comes in many versions:
The Good Book
The Holy Text
The Holy Bible
NIVIt comes in many forms:
(just to name a few)
PaperbackIt has been translated as a whole into:
Olive wood cover
Portions of it have been translated into an additional:
So many choices!
Rick Warren says that "the best translation is the one you read." Whether your collection of Bibles is vast or limited matters not. Whether you read the words or not matters much.
How can a young person stay on the path of purity?
By living according to your word.
Psalm 119:9 (NIV)
Your word is a lamp for my feet,
a light on my path.
Psalm 119:105 (NIV)
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock."
Matthew 7:24 (NIV)
He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”
Luke 11:28 (NIV)
15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 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.
2 Timothy 3:15-17 (NIV)
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
Hebrews 4:12 (NIV)
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