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« on: March 19, 2009, 03:05:00 am »
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What are the 5 most important books in the Bible?
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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 09:30:41 am »
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What are the 5 most important books in the Bible?

the first 5...it's the foundation for the rest of the bible.

If I were to pick 5 from the NT, they would be:  John, Acts, Romans, Hebrews, Revelation....if I expand the list to 7, I would throw in 1Cor and Galatians


it I had to pick a mix of 5 from the OT and NT: Genesis, Exodus, John, Acts, Romans
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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2009, 10:34:51 am »
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What about Isaiah, JMF? Pretty prophetic if you ask me.
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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 12:03:49 pm »
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What about Isaiah, JMF? Pretty prophetic if you ask me.

Yep. 

If taking 5 from Old Testament, probably change to taking: Gen, Ex, Dt, Psa, Isa

Hard to say, though

If someone were to ask which books of the bible they should read and what order to read them in, I would say:
1) Genesis (creation, fall, Israel)
2) Exodus (freedom of Israel from slavery)
3) John (introduction to Jesus fulfillment of Genesis and Exodus)
4) Acts (behavior of Christians)
5) Romans (faith, and accepting other Christians with different beliefs)
6) Lev, Num, Deut (the dreadfulness of the Law of Moses)
7) Galatians (faith, clearing the mind of the Law of Moses)
8 ) Hebrews (the supremacy of the new covenant)
9) Rest of Gospels (focus on Christ)
10) Proverbs
11) Psalms
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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2009, 03:09:16 pm »
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Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2009, 04:10:40 pm »
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Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2009, 04:27:30 pm »
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Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

we agree

Everything you need to live a good, moral life can be found in those 5 Books.
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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2009, 12:19:12 pm »
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I suppose I'll go with Genesis, Exodus, Luke, John, and Hebrews. But it's a difficult list to make.
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« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2009, 12:31:43 pm »
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Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

we agree

Everything you need to live a good, moral life can be found in those 5 Books.

yep, and I can derive all of the doctrines of Christianity out of it also.
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