Finding the "Center" of God’s Will

Q: What is the shortest chapter in the Bible?
A: Psalms 117

Q: What is the longest chapter in the Bible?
A: Psalms 119

Q: Which chapter is in the center of the Bible?
A: Psalms 118

Fact: There are 594 chapters before Psalms 118
Fact: There are 594 chapters after Psalms 118
Add these numbers up and you get 1188.

Q:What is the center verse in the Bible?
A: Psalms 118:8

Q:Does this verse say something significant about God’s perfect will for our lives?

Psalms 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.”

The next time someone says they would like to find God’s perfect will for their lives and that they want to be in the center of His will, just send them to the center of His Word!

Isn’t that neat? And so true! Have a great week, everybody. 🙂

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  1. Amen!

  2. audrey enloe says:

    that is so neat! I liked that alot and am going to check that out tonight when i go to read my Bible! Thanks for sharing it with us! 🙂

  3. That was FANTASTIC!!! Did you come up with that as far as finding the “center” of the Bible and using it to focus on being in the center of the God’s will? Love it! May I use that in a Bible lesson I am giving this week? I am talking about trusting God!!!!!!!!

    Oh and BTW – please pass the word along, I am having a book giveaway contest on my site. The winner will be announced on Mother’s Day!

    God bless!

  4. Carolina Mama says:

    Love this! So true!

  5. I love this thanks for posting!!!

  6. Kim... and Her Coffee says:

    That’s just some awesomeness for this weekend! 🙂