In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Genesis 1:1 contains 10 words, 44 letters
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
Revelation 22:21 is the last verse of the Bible and it contains 12 words and 44 letters
10 + 12 = 22 …. 44 + 44 = 88
Genesis 1:1 and Revelation 22:21 together have 22 words and 88 letters.
1 John 5:7 says that there are 3 that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost.
1 John 5:7
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
— 1 John 5:7 also has 22 words and 88 letters
— The Father, the Word and the Holy Ghost bear witness in heaven of the truth from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21.
— The Word of God is none other than Jesus Christ himself.
In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God.
When Jesus returns ⇓⇓⇓
And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible and it contains 176 verses and 288 words.
Virtually every verse in Psalm 119 is about Gods Word.
Psalm 119 uses each of the 22 letters of the hebrew alphabet in 8 verse intervals
8 x 22 = 176
The middle two verses of Psalm 119 are verses 88 and 89 and these two verses have the same theme as 1 John 5:7…
88 Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.
89 For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.
(Every 8 verses Psalm 119 has a letter of the hebrew alphabet )
1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.
— The law of the Lord is within Gods Word.
2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.
— His testimonies are written in his Word and they who seek him will read his Word.
3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
— To walk in his ways you must know his ways and you learn his ways by reading his Word.
4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
— You must read his Word to know his precepts and statutes
6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
— His commandments are his Word.
7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.
— Notice verse 9…by taking heed to the WORD of God
9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
12 Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy statutes.
13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.
16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.
18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
19 I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.
20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.
23 Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.
24 Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counselors.
25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
— Believing the Word of God is how we become born again…
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.