Christian Facts

Fun facts for today:

*Methuselah was the oldest man at 969 yrs old (Gen 5:27). Six people also lived to be over 900 yrs old: (Adam 930 yrs old: Gen 5:5) (Seth 912 yrs old: Gen 5:8)(Enos [Enosh] 905 yrs old: Gen 5:11)
(Cainan [Kenan] 910 yrs old: Gen 5:14) (Jared 962 yrs old: Gen 5:20) (Noah 950 yrs old: Gen 9:28)
** Note: After the flood, longevity of life greatly decreased.

* The 10 commandments had writing on both sides (Ex 32:15).

*Ehud was the 1st left handed man in the Bible (Judg 3:15).

*Dogs are mentioned 41 times in the Bible, cats are never mentioned.

* Ostriches are mentioned only twice in the Bible: (Job 39:13-18)(Lam 4:3). They are described as cruel and harsh towards their young, having no wisdom or understanding, but faster than a horse.

* Jubal invented the harp and flute (Gen 4:21).

* Delilah did not cut Samson's hair (Judg 16:19).

* Everyone spoke the same language until the incident at the Tower of Babel (Gen 11:1-9).

* There was a lady named Noah (Josh 17:3).

* Samson used the jawbone of an ass to kill 1000 men (Judg 15:15).

* The only boat mentioned by name in the Bible is the Castor and Pollux (Acts 28:11).

*   Christianity was the main religion in Egypt between the Fourth and Sixth Centuries.

 * The Bible is translated into 1200 languages

*  The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world!

*   King Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines!

*   People from the island of Crete had a such a bad reputation that the Bible records, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons." (Titus 1:12)

*  The Bible mentions dogs, livestock, lion, game animals, and various other animals but never mention a domesticated cat!

* Early Christians were called "atheists" by Romans as they didn't pay tribute to pagan gods.

* Jesus is mentioned more times in the Quran than Muhammad.

* Judas sold Jesus for the equivalent of 4 months' pay of a working man.

* Billy Graham personally preached Christianism to over 200 million people.

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