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Who wrote the Bible?

The Bible was written by many different people who were inspired by God. It’s like a big library made up of many books, each written by different authors. Over 40 people wrote the Bible, and they were all guided by God to write His words and teachings. Some of these writers were shepherds, kings, farmers, priests, poets, and prophets.

One important thing to remember is what the Bible says about its own creation. In the Bible, it says:

2 Timothy 3:16 – “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” This means that even though humans wrote the words, it was God who gave them the ideas and words to write.

Here are three main things to know about who wrote the Bible:

  1. Many different writers: The Bible wasn’t written by just one person. It has many different books written by many different people. For example, Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible, which are called the Torah. David wrote many of the Psalms, which are like songs or poems. Paul, who was once against Christians but then became one, wrote many letters that help make up the New Testament.
  2. Written over a long time: It took about 1,500 years to write all the parts of the Bible. This means that the first person to write part of the Bible was not alive when the last person was writing.
  3. Guided by God: Even though different people wrote different parts, Christians believe that God guided all of them. This means that the teachings in the Bible come from God, even though humans wrote them down.

These ideas help us understand that the Bible is a special book with messages from God, written by many people over many years, all inspired by God’s Spirit. This makes the Bible very important to many people around the world.


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