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Summary of New Testament Books

23825914 Course: BIBL 104 Date: 7/09/2011 Summary of the books of the New Testament Books Matthew The genre of the book of Matthew is a Gospel. The major theme is to prove that Jesus is the Messiah, and His coming was foretold in the Old Testament. God wanted the world to accept Jesus as the Messiah and Savior. Through Jesus’ ancestry, and major events such as: the virgin birth, fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies, Jesus’ baptism, teachings, crucifixion, and resurrection, God demonstrated...

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Summary of New Testament Books

Jacklyn Reaviles L24877830 BIBL 104-D16 LUO 12/11/2012 Summary of the books of the New Testament Books John The genre of the book of John is gospel. John was written so that people may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that you can have eternal life if you believe in him. The author gives examples on the signs of Jesus to portray his identity and mission. The book begins with a description of the Word becoming flesh. John the Baptist declares that Jesus is the Lamb...

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Paul in the New Testament

Harris calls Paul “the most influential apostle and missionary of the mid-first-century CE church and author of seven to nine New Testament letters” (H G-33). It would be quite an accolade to receive such recognition, but what makes it even more remarkable is that Paul, or Saul, (Saul was his Judean name and Paul was his Roman name (footnotes B 1943)) originally persecuted the ekklesia or “church”. Paul went from persecuting the ekklesia or “church” to being its “most influential apostle and missionary”...

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Summary of the Books of the New Testament

BIBL 104 December 9, 2012 Summary of the books of the New Testament Matthew Matthew is written in the form of a gospel. The book of Matthew proclaims that God is Emmanuel, that Jesus is the Messiah, with all power and authority, and the promise he will be with them forever. Some key issues in Matthew include tracing Jesus’ family line to Abraham, the conception of Jesus, Jesus’ baptism by John, Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness, Sermon on the Mount, Peter’s name change to Simon, the Eucharist...

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The New Testament: Summary of the Books

BIBL 104-B45 LUO June 18, 2012 Summary of the books of the New Testament Book Luke The book of Luke is a Gospel that contains narrative, genealogy, sermons, parables, and some Prophetic oracles. Luke begins by telling us about Jesus’s parents (Mary & Joseph); the birth of His cousin, John the Baptist; Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem, where Jesus is born in a manager, a common Christmas story, yet always fascinating; and the genealogy of Christ through Mary. Jesus’ public ministry...

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‘ Ministries in the New Testament and the Early Church'

ARTICLE REVIEW: ‘ MINISTRIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT AND THE EARLY CHURCH' AUTHOR: SCHMIDT, PETER In This article Peter Schmidt looks at ministry in the New Testament and early church, comparing them to what we now understand to be ministry and office , with the aim of proving that offices as we know them, were not the explicit will of the historical Christ but were an evolution which occurred because of historical and cultural circumstances at a particular time and so we are not bound,...

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Tongue: New Testament and Speech

This is not to say that I’m against building one’s self-esteem who needs it. It is only my intent to convey that “edification” as the Bible uses it refers to the building of one’s faith and knowledge of God. God and his word has such an effect on the “new man” that builds character, strengthens our resolve and ultimately shapes us into the image of his son, Jesus Christ (Col. 3:10, Rom. 8:29). Our role in edification is to “speak as the oracles of God” …“that in all things God may be glorified” (1 Peter...

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Study Questions on Introduction to the New Testament

Introducing the New Testament, Mark Powell discusses the two type of “Jesus’s” found in the New Testament. Powell explains that the earthly Jesus, and the exalted Jesus are the same person but the Christian faith likes to distinguish between the two. For instance, the earthly Jesus is explained as the actual person. The Jewish man who was born in the province of Galilee, who was the son of Joseph and Mary, who had several brothers and sisters, and who was some sort of carpenter of builder. The New Testament...

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New Testament

THE NEW TESTAMENT The New Testament is a record of historical events, the ‘good news events of the saving life of the Lord Jesus Christ—His life, death, resurrection, ascension, and the continuation of His work in the world. Origin and Meaning of the Term “New Testament” Our Bible is divided into two sections : * Old Testament * New Testament The Greek word for “testament,” diaqhkh (Latin, testamentum), means “will, testament, or covenant.” New Testament or Covenant (anticipated in...

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Gospels of Mathew, Mark, Luke and John: The New Testament

1 Introduction The four New Testament (NT) gospels of Mathew, Mark, Luke and John present four accounts of the life and ministry of Jesus. Bible scholars and historians assigned the gospel names and their authors as Matthew, Mark, Luke and John respectively.[1] The three gospels, of Matthew, Mark and Luke are known as the Synoptic gospels.[2] The aim of this paper is to discuss the main themes and focuses of each of canonical gospels and show how they relate to reveal a complete picture of...

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