Favorite books in the Bible

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  1. Craigbythesea

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    What are some of your favorite books in the Bible and why do you especially like them?
     
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    I like Hebrews because of its detailed account of how the Hebrew scriptures prefigured the atonement of Christ. Also, the triumph of Christ in Hebrews is very moving.

    Other books I like: Isaiah for its uncompromising position on how sin grieves God but how He redeems nevertheless, and Romans for its clear message of man's accountability to God and God's righteousness, and man's redemption solely by grace through faith.
     
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    Psalms--you can find every human emotion there

    Isaiah--specifically chapters 40-66, beautiful writing there

    Deuteronomy--love the covenant language

    Acts--reading of the Apostles and the early church always encourages me

    Colossians--Christ centered language
     
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    Romans because it best describes the way of the Gospel and because I love doctrine.

    Galatians because it eliminates our works from the Gospel and it is a real work of apologetics against religionists. (Again, 1 Cor. 1:31)

    The Gospel of John since it is most clear that our Lord Jesus is God. And it describes His infinite love for us.

    Genesis has the story from the beginning without whice we would be most curious about what happened. It also has such great story lines from people like Abraham, Joseph, Lot, etc.

    (It's hard to stop here folks with just those four).
     
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    Psalms---it has a verse for every emotion that I experience---joy, sorrow, fear, trust, or lack of it, etc.

    Deuteronomy is my very favorite book. There is just so much to be learned from it.
     
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    Roamns, great doctrinal studies
    1 Corinthinas, they had so many problems, just like the rest of us
    Genesis, the begining of everything
     
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    Wow! I can't believe it. Ditto that for me.

    I would add for Hebrews that it seems a sort of NT catalyst, and Isaiah for the strength and beauty of its language, especially in the KJV.

    Also, John for its account of the last 24 hours before the crucifixion.

    And Daniel .. and Galatians ... and 1st John ... and .........
     
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    the gospel of John, from the first word to the last. John was a simple man who spoke a simple and very complex truth
     
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    Jonah
    Song of Solomon
     
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    Very tough question.

    I really like Galatians for it clearly shows God's grace v the law.

    I like the practicality of James

    I like the doctrine of Christ in Hebrews

    I like Ephesians for the church

    I like Philippians for practical teaching on joyful unity

    I like the Old Testament historical books to see God's hand at work

    There is something special about each and every book.
     
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    OT poetical books - they are just beautiful

    Daniel - God's sovereignty over history

    Job - God's sovereignty over day to day events

    Colossians - rescued me from legalism

    Ephesians - rescued me from myself
     
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    Job and Lamentations. They perk me right up.
     
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    Ecclesiastes has that effect too.
     
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    Another excellent choice.
     
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    I like Ruth in the OT and The Gospel According to John in the NT. Those are my particular favorites at this point in time.
     
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    ROMANS has everything in it, there is so much doctrine that if one had a good understanding of the book they could witness to anyone on any subject matter.
     
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    Wow! I can't believe it. Ditto that for me.

    I would add for Hebrews that it seems a sort of NT catalyst, and Isaiah for the strength and beauty of its language, especially in the KJV.

    Also, John for its account of the last 24 hours before the crucifixion.

    And Daniel .. and Galatians ... and 1st John ... and .........
    </font>[/QUOTE]Ditto again! :D I love Romans alot. The ones above and James, Philippians, Ephesians.. lol
     
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    John and Romans.

    John to tell me of the perfect gift - Jesus

    Romans to help me through my Christian struggles
     
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    For some reason I like a lot of the minor prophets--Habbakkuk, Michah, Malachi. I'm not sure why. In the New Testament I like a lot of the Pauline epistles and Hebrews.
     

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