Every word of the Bible is equally inspired and equally important and therefore equally authoritative…but this verse, 2 Corinthians 5:21, has to be my favourite:
For our sake he made him who knew no sin to become sin, that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
No matter how many times you read that verse you can put the emphasis on every single word and have its truth impact you again. I find, anyway.
But if that’s my favourite verse, this has got to be my favourite passage:
…whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ a
nd be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith… (Philippians 3:7-9)
Do you think it’s alright to have favourite bits of the Bible? Do you have a favourite?