Here's one of those strange coincidences I hadn't heard before. It's about the Bible and supposedly shows that God is at the centre of the Bible. The facts can easily be checked. Well maybe not easily but they can be confirmed if so inclined.
To start off with:
The shortest chapter of the Bible is Psalms 117 and the longest chapter is Psalms 119.
Now by 'coincidence' Psalms 118 is the middle chapter of the Bible - between the shortest and the longest.
That's all pretty straight foward.
This means that there are 594 chapters (if you have time to count them) before Psalms 118 and, of course, as it's in the middle, there are 594 chapters after Psalms 118.
Okay, if you add 594 and 594 hopefully you'll get a total of 1188.
This is where it gets interesting because Psalms 118:8 just happens to be the middle verse of the Bible - another coincidence? And this is what the verse reads:
"It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man."
In other words God is at the centre of the Bible.
Q.E.D. or quod erat demonstrandum.
Obviously it's up to individuals as to what they actually make of this.
Source: 67 Not Out
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