How We Got the Bible

Rose Publishing, 1998
ISBN: 9781596365506
Reg: $3.99

Few stories in history are as amazing and as touching as the story of how the Bible was written and became the book we have today. How We Got the Bible will take you through the remarkable story that shows the faithfulness, courage, and sacrifice that was required to make the Bible available to us today.

How We Got the Bible can be read in 30 minutes or less and includes:

  • A time line of events and people in the history of the Scriptures
  • Examples and illustrations of ancient writing materials
  • A look at the variety of Bibles available today
  • Inspiring stories of early translators who gave their lives to translate and print the Bible
  • Why the Dead Sea Scrolls give evidence that the Old Testament was transmitted accurately through the years

How We Got the Bible will encourage every believer and will increase your faith in the reliability of the Bible. This book reveals how the Old and New Testaments were communicated through a variety of forms, beginning as early as 1500 BC when they were written on stone, clay and leather, and later on papyrus and fine animal skins.

The time line in How We Got the Bible shows the remarkable and fascinating history of the Bible, beginning in 2000 BC with Old Testament writers. The time line captures key moments in the creation of the Bible, including:

  • The collection of the 27 Books of the New Testament and formal confirmation of the Canon in 300 AD
  • The first English translation of the Bible by John Wycliffe in 1300
  • The King James Version of the Bible written in 1611
  • The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947
  • The creation of dozens of modern versions of the Bible through 2008

How We Got the Bible is a fascinating book that will solidify your trust in God’s word and increase your faith in God.