Bible Gateway statistics reveal these ten most popular (most read) Bible books on their site.
1. Psalms- Beautiful poetry, praise and thanksgiving ... confusion, sorrow, and anger ... all taken to the Father for comfort and guidance.
2. Matthew - the Gospel emphasizing Christ as the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy.
3. John - the Gospel emphasizing Christ's deity, signs, and wonders.
4. Romans - a theology book woven into a letter to God's people.
5. Proverbs- wise sayings and instructions for godly living.(1)
6. Genesis- the death of mankind's innocence and the birth of God's plan of redemption.
7. Luke - the longest Gospel emphasizing God's love and care for all people.
8. 1 Corinthians - addressing church problems and giving us God's beautiful definition of love.
9. Isaiah - proclaiming dual fulfillment prophecies (fulfilled both in Isaiah's time and in the life of Christ).
10. Acts- Luke's second letter to Theophilus, convincing him of the Gospel message.
Are any of these your favorite books to read?
(1) not all are promises (Proverbs Aren't Promises)
Resource: Popular Books Infographic
Note - This Bible Gateway statistic is based on how often the book is read. Because books vary in size, this isn't altogether a scientific way to discover the most favorite books of the Bible. But the study does reflect a special interest in these 10 books.
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