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The New Testament Story

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • New Testament,
  • N.T.,
  • Bible.,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - New Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Introductions,
  • N.T

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7903479M
ISBN 100802827659
ISBN 109780802827654
OCLC/WorldCa54365695

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The New Testament (Ancient Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, transl. Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Latin: Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first being the Old New Testament discusses the teachings and person of Jesus, as well as events in first-century ians regard both the Old and New Testaments together as . But the New Testament was not written within a vacuum. Rather, it stands in continuity with the Old Testament. Israel's story is the church's story. In The Story Retold, G. K. Beale and Benjamin L. Gladd explore each New Testament book in light of the broad history of redemption, emphasizing the biblical-theological themes of each New Testament /5(10). The Book of James. James - But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. New Testament study is not a closed system but a living and vigorous discipline, and its progress during the first quarter of the 20th century has been such that some revision is now necessary if the book is to continue to give its readers a sound historical view of the New Testament.

The setting of the New Testament within the Christian community is one factor that makes a biography of Jesus or a history of the 1st-century church difficult or impossible. The books of the New Testament were composed not in order to satisfy historical curiosity about the events they recount but to bear witness to a faith in the action of God through these events. The New Testament, as usually received in the Christian Churches, is made up of twenty-seven different books attributed to eight different authors, six of whom are numbered among the Apostles (Matthew, John, Paul, James, Peter, Jude) . The New Testament: 27 books in 5 categories. The New Testament books fall into five general categories: the Gospels, the single book of Acts, Paul’s letters to churches, Paul’s letters to church leaders, and a collection of letters sent out (mostly) to large groups of people.   Question: "What is the story of the New Testament?" Answer: Four hundred years after God spoke to the prophet Malachi, God spoke again. The message was that the prophecy of Malachi was soon to be fulfilled, that a prophet was to prepare the way for the Lord. The Messiah was on His way. That prophet was named John.

This wonderful teaching tool contains colorfully illustrated stories from the New Testament. This book is written on a basic reading level for easy comprehension and is perfect for those trying to find an easy way to teach their kids stories in the Bible.5/5(2).   This is a project that has been on my mind for over four and a half years-- outlining all the Books of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. This series is . The New Testament is a clear and concise summary of the greatest story ever told, the life of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is narrated for young minds to understand and explore the main points of Jesus’ birth, life, death, and ascension, as well as the rise of the Christian church.   A single-chapter book known best for the story that lies behind it, namely, a runaway slave who had become a Christian and whom Paul is sending back to his owner (also a Christian) with the letter. The most literary aspect of the book is the delicate persuasion or rhetoric that Paul uses to induce Philemon to receive his slave with kindness.