"Continue in what you have learned . . . You have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus" -- 2 Timothy 3:14-15
It's been said that it takes about 75 hours to read the Bible aloud at a normal rate. A little over 50 hours of that will be spent reading the Old Testament. I mentioned this bit of trivia to a group of Haitian pastors on the island of La Gonave. The pastor of the Church of the Nazarene at Grand Source challenged his youth group to see how long it would take them to do it. He invited people in mountain village congregation to come and listen whenever they had time.
On a Monday, they started reading the Bible aloud from the pulpit of their church. Reading in 15 minute shifts for about 15 hours a day, those young people in Haiti read the Bible through aloud in a little over 79 hours.
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