The Bible consists of 66 books written by 40 authors living at various times over a period of 1,600 years. And yet the Bible tells one coherent and beautiful story, a story that gives strong evidence for the inspiration of the scriptures.
Many students plan to forget subjects that bore them as soon as they graduate. And that may turn out to be no big deal. But Paul urged his young friend Timothy to continue in what he had learned in the sacred writings known to him since childhood (2 Tim. 3:10-17).