A Survey of the New Testament

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After going through this amazing book of law called the Old Testament, I’m asking myself if the author can top this book with another. My honest and human answer would be not, but God’s best, was yet to come. This Old Testament contains a “to do” and “to be”, aware list, that can be effective for coming generations. However, this being said, I wonder if it was necessary, to go through all these steps and sacrifices, to finished what was started. Old Testament itself reveals in many passages that God has a lot more to offer. And yet again, my human brain questions the time and how He does it. Was it necessary to wait so long? Four hundred years of suspense and quietness like someone press the mute button, generations passed by and some may have heard, how God delivered this nation from Egypt captivity, others may not. The commandments and all the rules and regulations given to them by God, were to remind them that, obedience to God can set them free. God promised to Israel nation a Savior, He promised a Messiah that would restore a broken relationship with Him.

New Testament starts with the chronology of the promised Messiah. In comparison to Old Testament thirty-nine books, the New Testament contains only twenty-seven books, but not les important. The first four books of the New Testament; Mathew, Mark, Luke, John are called the Gospels. The Book of Acts is a historical book. The next fourteen books are called, Pauline Epistles, and they are; Romans, First Corinthians, Second Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, First Thessalonians, Second Thessalonians, First Timothy, Second Timothy, Titus, Philemon and Hebrew. General Epistles follow; James, First Peter, Second Peter, First John, Second John, ...

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