THE BIBLE... useful for teaching, exhorting, correcting and instructing man in justice.
The Bible is the Word of God revealed to humanity, its author is God himself and its interpreter The Holy Spirit. Its main theme is the redemption of man through Jesus Christ. But it is also useful for teaching, exhorting, correcting and instructing man in justice.
What does the Word Bible mean?
The word Bible comes from the Greek “Biblíon” and its translated meaning is “Books, papyri or Scrolls”.
Who wrote the Bible?
The Bible was written by 40 people chosen and prepared by God, in different times and places. Its authors were kings, princes, poets, prophets, shepherds, priests, doctors, and others were simply fishermen. It was completed in a period of approximately 1600 years and written in 3 different languages. But despite their different writers, occupations, and languages, in addition to living in different places and times, all the books of the Bible show an evident unity; and this is thanks to the Divine inspiration given by the Holy Spirit to each of its authors.
How is the Bible divided?
The Bible is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament. The word "Testament" means "Covenant" or "Covenant", referring to God's covenants with his chosen People and with His Son Jesus Christ. The Old Testament narrates the preparation for Salvation. While the New Testament shows the manifestation of Salvation through Jesus Christ.