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NEW TESTAMENT NOTES
Inspiration & Inerrancy (part 1)

* Bible is everywhere but hardly used.
* The importance of the Bible
* To know God
* To know the Truth
* Moral issues
* To be transformed
The structure of the bible
HINTS:: Notice the 3’s and the 9’s of the OT and NT books
There are 39 OT books and 27 NT books.
3 and 9 = 39 OT books
3 X 9 =27 NT books

* Collection of 66 books divided into two parts, the Old and New Testament * Another word for “testament” is “covenant,” or agreement between parties * The OT was an agreement between God and Israel.

* The NT is an agreement between God and the Church.
God had promises to Israels and the church which was different * The 39 Old Testament books tell the story of God creating the world and a peple for himself Israel in order to reveal himself to all nations. They also point forward to the coming Messiah (or Christ), named Jesus. * The 27 New testament books tell the story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, the Church that he redeemed, the message it proclaims, and the certain hope of his future return. Classification of the 39 Old Testament Books

* # - Type
* 5 – law
* 12 – History
* 5 – Poetry and wisdom
* 5 – major prophets (book are bigger)
* 5 – minor prophets
Classification of the 27 New Testament Books
* # - type
* 4 – Gospels
* 1 – history
* 13 – Paul’s letters ( didn’t write Hebrews
* 8 – other letters
* 1 – prophecy
4 NT Gospels
* consist of: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
* each Gospel bears the name of its first century author and follower of Christ * each Gospel tells the story of the life and ministry of Jesus from different but complementary viewpoints * the first three a.k.a The synoptic gospels {“synoptic” means “seeing together”} * when the four are read they sound same.

1 NT Book of history
* consists of: Acts ( or Acts of the...