From American Bible Society's recent State of the Bible survey, we know that Americans who view the Bible as a book of teachings written by men has risen from 10 to 22% over the past six years.
In this same period, the percentage of Americans who view the Bible as sacred literature has dropped, 86% to 80%, and 33% percent of Americans say the Bible is not a sufficient guide for meaningful living -- an increase from 23%.
What’s more, consider these statistics:
of Americans profess to reading the Bible daily
The majority still rules and most Americans today hold the Bible in high regard. From the same State of the Bible survey, we also know that:
American Bible Society is continuing to share God’s life-changing story -- the Good News of God’s Word -- with men, women and children all across our great nation.
It’s been our mission for more than 200 years.
And we won’t stop until the Bible is made available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message.
For every circumstance. In multiple formats. Like these …
Helps new or seasoned Bible readers through different books of Scripture -– including a yearly plan with short Bible selections each day to help gain a greater knowledge and love for God and his written Word.