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The Longest Sermon  -  51 hours 30 minutes – Shawsville, USA.  It was presented by the Reverend Norman Ramsey in April 2003 at White Memorial United Methodist Church.One of the holiest Christian holidays is named after a pagan goddess. The name "Easter" derives from the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, who governed the vernal equinox.
Seven suicides are recorded in the Bible.
The Bible devotes some 500 verses on prayer, less than 500verses on faith, but over 2000 verses on money and possessions.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, named in the Bible's Book of Revelation, are Conquest, Slaughter, Famine, and Death.
The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
The Seven Deadly Sins are lust, pride, anger, envy, sloth, avarice and gluttony.
The seven virtues are prudence, courage, temperance, justice, faith, hope and charity.
First evidence that members of the Church were refered to as 'Christian'
appears in Acts 11:26 in Antioch, during the time of Paul and the Apostles.
The term "scapegoat" comes from the use of a goat that was to receive the sins of people and be released into the wilderness.
It took Noah 120 years to build the ark.  It was made from gopher wood. It had three stories, with a door in the side and a window in the roof. It was 300 cubits long, 50 cubits broad, and 30 cubits high. There were only 8 people on it.
Daniel 4:37 contains all the letters of the alphabet except "Q."
Three words that only occur once in the Bible are "eternity," "grandmother," and "gnat."
The word "hate" is used 83 times in the Bible. The word "love" is used 262.
The longest name in the Bible Mahershalalbaz .
Myrrh formed part of the gifts brought by the wise men from the east when they came to worship the infant Jesus. It was used in embalming and also as a perfume. It was a custom of the Jews to give those who were condemned to death by crucifixion "wine mingled with myrrh" to produce insensibility.
The word "hate" is used 83 times in the Bible. The word "love" is used 262.

 

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