When you sit down to read the Bible have you ever found yourself questioning how so many different books written by so many different people over 1500 years can make any sense at all? It’s really easy to feel overwhelmed by the Bible. What can really help is to try to get a better understanding of the overarching Story within the word of God.

The ministry Truth, Faith and Reason made this short video on the big picture of the Bible. It explains God’s purpose when He gave us the scriptures. We get a big hint about the purpose of the Bible in the first few words that are written within it. “In the beginning God…”(Genesis 1:1).