Millennials update top verses for digital era

Top biblical quote changes to suit social media users

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In the beginning – and for centuries that followed – God’s sacrifice of Jesus to express his love on Earth was the favourite Bible passage of many Christians. But that is changing, as messages of hope and prosperity on social media find greater resonance with the younger generation. “Whereas once John 3:16 was the “poster-boy” text of the 20th century, the latest star is Jeremiah 29:11,” said director of CODEC Research Centre for Digital Theology of St John’s College, Durham University, Rev Dr ...

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