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2. Why the Bible?

2.1 Why is it called the "Bible"?
The word "Bible" comes from a Greek word meaning book. Thinking of the Bible as one big book is helpful in reminding us it ultimately has one Writer—God Himself. But it's also called the "Holy Scriptures" to remind us the Bible is actually a collection of texts—God used more than 40 people spanning 1,500 years to produce this remarkable book.

2.2. What is so special about the Bible? Isn't it just an ordinary book?
There are many great books written by wise men and women. But of all the books in the world the Holy Bible is unique. It identifies itself as God's own Word, His message for all people, for all time.