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People call it "Book of the Books", "Holy Bible" or "The Word of God". The word "Bible" comes from the Greek word "biblia" = books.

The two large collections of writings known as the Old Testament and the New Testament make up the Bible. 'Testament' means alliance or agreement. In this sense the Old Testament certifies the alliance of God with the people of Israel and the New Testament certifies the alliance of God with all people.

The contents of the Bible are God's revelation for all Christian churches and communities, it is the absolute basic for Christian faith, teaching and acting. (The Old Testament is the source of revelation for the Jewish people.)

The knowledge, given in the Bible, of people's experiences from the past provides people today with a wealth of ideas upon which to base their own experiences of faith.

The moral rules of behaviour and demands, given in the Bible, make the Bible a school of life for everybody and every generation.