Jenkins, pastor of the Church of Acts, said the book includes testimonies, including a story of a woman who relied on faith when her son was involved in a near-fatal car accident Sept. 5 in Indianapolis.
His pursuit of the number 15 in the scriptures led him to discover some interesting facts:
• Pharaoh gave Joseph a 15-letter Egyptian name, Zaphenath-Paneah, meaning the revealer of secrets,” Genesis 41:45.
• Goliath’s spearhead weighed 600 shekels, which is 15 pounds, 1 Samuel 17:7.
• Paul spent 15 days in Jerusalem with Peter, Galatians 1:18.
• Bethany, where Lazarus was resurrected, was 15 furlongs from Jerusalem, John 11:18.
Of the 31,000 scriptures, approximately one in six references a number, said Jenkins, who added that 15 is mentioned 42 times in the Bible, each revolving around five themes that create a vision for success.
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