Importance Of Studying The New Testament

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Some believed that there are so many good reasons to study the Old Testament. For one reason the Old Testament lays the foundation for our teaching and also laid the foundation for what was to come. The Old Testament texts were sacred to the Jewish beliefs and practices. The Old Testament provided us with important facts, details and information that were needed in order to understand the New Testament. So what is the point of studying the New Testament of the bible? Perhaps it was to gives us a better background and understanding of why the Jews had been waiting on their Messiah to come.
According to Robert H Gundry (2012), “A wide range of literature, including extrabiblical writing as well as the New Testament, helps us reconstruct the pagan and Jewish religion and philosophical backgrounds necessary for the reasonable complete understanding of the New Testament” (Gundry, R. H. 2012, Kindle Location 1686).
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And what is the point of studying the New Testament of the bible? The New Testament is the law and revelation from God, the New Testament covers the period of Jesus’ birth until his second coming here on earth. The New Testament “Is the second part of the Christian Bible, written originally in Greek and recording the life and teachings of Jesus and his earliest followers. It includes the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, twenty-one epistles by St. Paul and others, and the book of Revelation” (Google Search, 2015).
The Old Testament has thousands of years of covered history. The Old Testament scriptures covered what matter the most to the Jews which was also called the “the Hebrew Bible” because it was written in the Hebrew language. King Saul, David and Solomon ruled the over the twelve tribes of Israel before the nation split into the northern kingdom of Israel and the southern kingdom of Judah. The Persians took power of the Jews from the Babylonians and let the people return to the native lands it they wanted to do
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