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The Verse At The Center Of The Bible!

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Psalm 117 is the shortest chapter in the Bible. Psalm 119 is the longest. Psalm 118 is at the center of the Bible. There are 594 chapters in the Bible before Psalm 118, and 594 chapters after Psalm 118 - 1,188 chapters. This number can be split 118-8, or Psalm 118:8. Now we know that the chapter divisions in the Bible are not part of original Scripture, but isn't it interesting how this little word exercise worked out? Or was God in the center of it all? And if He was, shouldn't the center verse of the Bible contain its central theme? It does: "It is better to trust in the Lord that to put confidence in man."
In Psalm 118 the Psalmist recalls seven reasons why God is worthy to be trusted:
"I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place(v 5). "The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?"(v 6). "The Lord taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that …