What’s your top ten?

If you were to be stranded on a deserted island and could only have five Old Testament Books and five New Testament books, which would you choose?

My ten (in order of appearance) would be:

OLD TESTAMENT

Genesis

Exodus

Proverbs

Ecclesiastes

Jonah

NEW TESTAMENT

John

Romans

Galatians

Hebrews

1 John

13 thoughts on “What’s your top ten?

  1. Great question! Mine would be:
    1. Genesis
    2. Psalms
    3. Proverbs
    4. Ezekiel
    5. Daniel

    1. John
    2. Romans
    3. Ephesians
    4. 1 John
    5. Philippians

    I’m actually kind of upset you limited me to 5 in the NT LOL…

  2. Interesting question. I’d go with Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Psalms, Proverbs, Matthew, Luke, John, Acts, Ephesians.

  3. The following is my list with my reasons in ()!

    OT:
    1.) Genesis (foundation)
    2.) Psalms (Worship)
    3.) Proverbs (Practical life wisdom)
    4.) Daniel (Messianic prophecies and prophecies of end times)
    5.) Zechariah (Messianic prophecies and prophecies of end times)

    NT:
    1.) Luke (Long account of Jesus earthly ministry)
    2.) John (Rich account of Jesus’ earthly ministry)
    3.) Acts (History of the early church; with )
    4.) Romans (Gospel explained!)
    5.) Revelation (Much to dig through)

  4. OT
    1 kings
    2 kings
    Ecclesiastes
    Daniel
    Exodus
    NT
    Luke
    Acts
    Romans
    1 Corinthians
    Hebrews

    A lot harder to pick then I thought it was gonna be HaHa! Ecclesiastes is my most favorite book.

  5. OT
    Genesis
    Exodus
    Psalms
    1 Samuel
    2 Samuel

    NT
    John
    Matthew
    Romans
    1 Corinthians
    1 Timothy

    Later on can we pick the top ten chapters of the Bible, Because I have my list picked many years ago. :)

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