“The unfolding of Your words gives light;
It gives understanding to the simple.”
Light is such a wonderful description of the effect of the Bible on the human heart.
I know, because forty years ago tonight as I read and discussed Romans 5, I became a Christian. Through His Word, God led me out of darkness into light. No other word depicts so well the work God did through the Bible that summer evening as I sat on the grass outside a college dorm.
Through the light of His Word, I met Jesus, the Light of the World.
Visualizing the Bible® Chris Harrison. Used by permission. Click the image to enlarge.
This image was named one of the best science images of 2008 in National Geographic News. A poster of the image can be bought at HistoryShots.
“The bar graph that runs along the bottom represents all of the chapters in the Bible. Books
alternate in color between white and light gray. The length of each bar denotes the number of
verses in the chapter. Each of the 63,779 cross references found in the Bible is depicted by a
single arc – the color corresponds to the distance between the two chapters, creating a