A few times a year at Living Waters International Church where I pastor in the Atlanta metro area, we do a campus-wide bible reading challenge. For the month of August and September and ending October 1st, we are reading on our own paces the book of Psalms.
Would you like to join me? If you would love to join me from where you are at, let’s connect and let me know you are joining me!
Did you know these facts about the Book of Psalms?
Even though the psalms were written long ago, there are some interesting facts known about them, such as The Book of Psalms contains songs of praise that were written to be sung to music as a form of full human expression to God, the Creator of all. They are rich and beautiful examples of the complete range of human emotions.
- The Book of Psalms is the longest book of the Bible.
- There are 150 psalms in this collection.
- The psalms are used in both Christian and Jewish worship.
- The psalms were composed over a period of approximately 1000 years.
- Psalm 117, with 2 verses, is the shortest psalm.
- Psalm 119, with 176 verses, is the longest psalm.
- Psalm 118:8 is in the center of the Bible.
There are 594 chapters before Psalms 118
There are 594 chapters after Psalms 118
(Add the numbers 594 x2 you get 1188 …. the center verse in the Bible 118:8)