Not All Records Made to be Broken

August 31 2022 –

Wilt Chamberlain holds the single game scoring record, scoring 100 points in a game. Since 1941, Joe DiMaggio has stood alone in Major League Baseball history, having strung together his iconic 56-game hitting streak.

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut won his record-extending 15th Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest, devouring an astounding 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. Someday, any of these records may be broken.

There is one record that will not be broken. The longest-lived human, Methuselah, lived 969 years. Old Testament) patriarch whose life span is recorded in Genesis (5:27). His father, Enoch, whom Scripture records as one of the three men who walked with God. Abraham’s wife, Sarah, is the only woman in the Old Testament whose age is given. She died at 127 (Genesis 23:1).

The record holder for being the first man to walk with God was Enoch, who was the father of Methuselah. The Bible says Enoch walked faithfully with God for 300 years and is the first recorded person to have not died.

The most extended living tree is the Methuselah tree. It is in a hidden and protected location in the White Mountains of eastern California. The tree is a Bristlecone Pine and is 4,771 years old (as of 2022).

The most exciting record is when you accepted Jesus as your Savior and Lord. Thus, guaranteeing everlasting life in heaven.