Why Do We Believe the Bible Is the Word of God? - The twelfth reason

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12. The twelfth reason why I believe the Bible is exclusively the Word of God is because the most influential people in the world believe it.

This book has been published in more editions, it has been printed in more versions, and it has been distributed more widely than any other book.

“The Bible is no mere book, but a living creature with a power that conquered all that opposes it.”  Napoleon Bonaparte

“The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world.”  Charles Dickens

“That Book Sir, is the rock on which our Republic rests.”  Andrew Jackson

“The Bible is the cornerstone of liberty.”  Thomas Jefferson

“The Bible is a book in comparison with which all others are of a minor importance, and which in all my perplexities and distresses, has never failed to give me light and strength.”  Robert E. Lee

“I believe that the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from the savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book.”  Abraham Lincoln

“The basic need of the world is spirituality. The issue between free people and communism is not economic; the issue is the preservation of the freedom of man as a living soul.”  Douglas Mc Arthur

“Sin will keep you from this Book (the Bible), or this book will keep you from sin.”  D. L. Moody

“There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than any profane history that was stated.”  Isaac Newton

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.”  Theodore Roosevelt

“If a man is not familiar with the Bible, he has suffered a loss which he had better make all possible haste to correct.”  Theodore Roosevelt

“Sir Walter Scott asked his son-in-law: ‘Would you please read to me from the book.’ But when his son-in-law asked him which book, Sir Walter Scott replied: ‘There is only one book we can call “The Book” the Bible.’

“The Bible and Bible reading is an education itself.”  Sir Alfred Tennyson

“There is no solid basis for civilization but in the Word of God.”  Daniel Webster

“The Bible is the revelation of the meaning of life, the nature of God, and the spiritual nature need of men. It is the only guide of life which leads the spirit in the way of peace and salvation.”   Woodrow Wilson

“I have examined numerous books, wherever my time allowed me, and I found that the Holy Bible is the best book in the world.”   John Adams

“It is impossible for the world to enjoy a rule of justice and stability without depending on God and His Bible.” George Washington

When Queen Victoria was asked: “What is the secret of the greatness of Great Britain? She pointed with her finger to the Bible and said: This is the secret of the greatness of Great Britain.”   Queen Victoria

“The Bible is the crown of all books, and the Sermon on the Mount is the jewel on the crown.”   Gandhi

"It is impossible that a book so simple and sublime should be merely the work of man." Jean Jacques Rousseau

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away” (Matt. 24:35)  The Lord Jesus Christ