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Most Popular Verse in the Bible According to Amazon

Amazon recently released a list of the most highlighted passages from its most popular books on Kindle, which included the Bible. 

What verse was the most highlighted? This one: 

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:6-7

Does that surprise you? It did us. We honestly thought it was going to be this: 

For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. 

John 3:16

or this:

"For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope."

Jeremiah 29:11

But the more we think about it, the more it makes sense, doesn't it? We live in stressful times and we crave peace. Philippians 4:6-7 is the reminder we need to give everything that's worrying us to God. When we do, He gives us exactly what we need: His peace. The problem may not go away, but we have the assurance that He's working for us on our behalf