Sep 05, 2018 i recently wrote about why obadiah is the least popular book of the bible, but you guys deserve more than that. The kind folks at shared their stats with me on the top 10 mostaccessed books of the bible. These books may not be the most foundational that is another top 10 list but they are what i think are the most interesting. I came across this fascinating personal reading survey of worldrenowned christian leaders conducted by r. Top 10 most interesting books of the bible biblebro. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. Religion this is a split board you can return to the split list for other boards.
It entertains you, it offers you guidance, it touches you, its there when you need it. From ehud to deborah, barak and jael, to gideon and many more, judges is a very amazing book. For someone who describes herself as inspired, challenged, and sustained by books, it was almost impossible for oprah to stay within our limit of 10. The mostread books of the bible for 2012 inside bst. Job, i love this part of the bible cause he had faith in the most high and had patience that he would get all he had back. Youve seen the 10 most popular books of the bible, now lets look at the 10 least popular books of the bible. The bible does not ever contradict itself when completely read. You might think its heretical to say one is better than another, but everyone has their favourites. He was being beaten and he did not have any strength left.
Our editors have selected books in every genre to help you find something just for you. This list does not preach at all, but is simply a brief examination of the stories from the bible that make it a well known and talkedabout book in world literature. I also have many friends who write bible studies, and i love all their work too. The bible is the most influential book that any christian will ever read. All books of a religious, ideological, philosophical or political nature have thus been excluded from the below lists of best selling books for these reasons. Take advantage of extended time at home with your family by discovering a new book, or rereading an old favorite. The 10 most popular books of the bible bible gateway blog. Study all bible books online in over 50 translations. 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. The new york times best sellers may 03, 2020 authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the united states, sorted by format and genre. Study an entire book of the bible to learn the context of the verses. Verses have context that can deepen your understanding.
You start to better appreciate the intent of the writer. You can find all of these studies in one place, but these are your 10 favorite studies. Top 5 alltime favorite bible studies cindy bultema. I think his story rivals any other in no offense mythology. Fantasy and a bit of fear round out the top five favorite books of all time. Jan 09, 2016 books, christian leadership, disciplines of men, favorite books, leader as an avid reader, im always looking out for great books to read. Now if we are speaking about our favorite books in the bible i would say daniel and revelation. These verses inspire, encourage, feed the mind, and heal the soul.
Tolkien s lord of the rings series and number 4 is that other fantasy series, j. Discover the best christian bible study in best sellers. Judges is such an interesting and amazing books of the bible, and is also quite entertaining. For god so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Discover the best childrens bible stories in best sellers. All books of a religious, ideological, philosophical or political nature have thus been excluded from the below lists of bestselling books for these reasons.
Jul 09, 2017 in answering the question, what is the most popular, and the least popular, books in the bible, we will measure popularity by determining which book is most read and which is least read. My list focuses on nonfiction christian books published in the last calendar year, and sixteen titles rose to the top. Jesus crist our lord died on the cross for our sins and three days later he rose again in heaven. My favorite passage in the whole bible, chapter 8 contains so much uplifting truth in 39. By regular standards, the top 10 should stay almost the same, but judges should be around 8 or 9 sirsalvador.
The most popular book of the bible would perhaps be psalms. It is clearly one of the most controversial books in modern times though perhaps not so much for its content as the actions of some who interpret it. New poll reveals americans 10 favorite books of all time. Alternately, whats your least favorite book of the bible. The old testament also known as the jewish tanakh is the first 39 books in most christian bibles. The bible is americas favorite book followed by gone with. Aug 03, 2017 the poet and author had a number of favorite books, including dickenss a tale of two cities, the bible, look homeward, angel by thomas wolfe, invisible man by ralph ellison, and louisa may alcott. Psalms, my favorites psalms are 1,3,4, 23, 27, 37, 91,92 2. Psalms matthew john romans proverbs genesis luke 1 corinthians isaiah acts. For students, pastors, and teachers, check out the list of s top 50 bestselling commentaries. Full list order for the books of the bible with introductions and summaries including both the old and new testament. These bible verses are the most popular and most quoted verses according to web search statistics.
There are many different ways to study the bible, all beneficial. Since im a bit of a bible junkie, picking one is a bit of a challenge. Their data also shed some light on why some of these books get so much attention. A recent survey by bible society sheds some light on what peoples favourite books of the bible are.
Nov 28, 2016 december is a month for making lists, and my favorite annual list to make is top books of the year. Does your favorite book make this list of the 10 most popular books of the bible. My favorite book of the bible, it allows you to meet jesus at a more personal level. This is my personal list of which books of the bible i found most interesting. A central fact, possibly the central fact, about the hebrew bible is that it is not written at a moment of apogee, but over three centuries eight to fifth of trouble, that is what gives the book its cumulative sobriety, its cautionary poetic, severity from the coarseness of triumphal selfcongratulation found in imperial cultures. For the purposes of this post, least popular leastread book of the bible. I check this list more than twice, however because each year the choosing becomes more challenging. Some books of the bible are a lot more popular than others. Jan 24, 2018 my 5 favorite bible translations with reading levels for 15 popular translations one of the most common questions i get asked is, what is your favorite bible translation. Apr 30, 2014 new poll reveals americans 10 favorite books of all time. Donald trump no longer considers the bible his favorite book. These are my top suggestions for those wondering how to read the bible.
Studying a whole book of the bible takes a different approach than most bible studies. Having sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, harry potter by j. It is my prayer that this beginners guide to reading the bible will encourage you and help you reach your goals. Holy bible do you have a favorite book of the bible or.
The favorite books of all 44 presidents of the united states. The name stands for the original promise with god to the descendants of abraham in particular prior to the coming of jesus christ in the new testament or the new promise. Books of the bible list order complete new and old testament. In march 2009, the esv study bible became the first bible ever to win the christian book of the year award by the evangelical christian publishers association ecpa. Top 10 studies on books of the bible christian bible studies. Best christian books 5 top christian books christian youtuber. But there is something special about the study a book of the bible. Until a friend or loved one tells you that one of them is their favorite. I really love all bible studies, and it was tough to limit myself to five. Fiedler once said that every selfrespecting hippie had on a coffee table their stash and three books. There are certain books of the bible that we need to read over and over.
He also promised that he would come back and would take us to his wonderful home which is heaven. We think, as xtians, that it would be one of the gospels, but each gospel has its followers, so this. Our bible studies on whole books of the bible are our most popular. Our bible studies on whole books of the bible are our most popular studies. When i polled a group of 50 friends about their favorite books of the bible, it. The top 5 favourite books in the bible christian news on. I love books, i love reading when i get a chance to read, added trump. Specific issues are best addressed using topical studies. What books of the bible have readers logged the most time in during 2012. In august of last year, then republican primary candidate trump told a crowd of about 2,800 at a campaign rally in birch run, michigan that the bible was his favorite book, noting that the art of the deal was his second favorite.
Rowling is the best selling book series in history. Selling out as soon as it reached bookstores, it also took the prize for best bible. Aug 29, 2014 a favorite book is like a treasured friend. In my new testament class we talked about our favorite book of the bible. My favorite book is probably proverbs, but i think my favorite part of the bible is the story of david. Aug 22, 2016 here are my top 5 alltime favorite bible studies. Turns out that some books of the bible get a lot more attention than others. Boyhood home amongst the fivestargeneralturnedpresidents favorite books, besides the bible.
The book of psalms easily wins, probably because it is both the longest book in the bible 150 chapters and it covers every. Here are her picks, but she emphasized that it was only a sampler of delightful titles that have also managed to teach herand all of usa few things. Dramatic, heroic, inspiring, yet definitely a human being with human flaws. The best books of 2019 picked by the years best writers.24 785 282 208 1416 1436 381 198 793 171 1508 201 415 668 1527 764 354 1098 353 1159 556 114 1415 915 472 1104 957 103 1219 502 5 1427 58 813 1356 817 1257 410 641 973 298 1478 811 734 1347 207