Importance Of The New Testament

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The Bible is a collection of sixty-six books that were written by several different biblical authors at different times and locations throughout ancient history to tell God’s purpose for all creation. Through the many literature forms of narratives, dialogues, proverbs, and parables the Bible provides many stories about the good and bad ancient people, the battles and journeys of the times, the early church, and the life of Jesus Christ. The Bible is divided into two sections the Old Testament which was written before Christ and the New Testament which was written after Christ. This paper will explore the New Testament to define what the New Testament is, explain how we attained the New Testament, and provide detail of the importance of studying the New Testament. The first section of the Christian Bible, the Old Testament, is biblical literature that reveals the holiness of …show more content…
First, to increase knowledge of Christianity as it is one of the major religions. Secondly, through the stories and teachings of the ministry of Jesus in the New Testament the path to salvation is revealed. Finally, the New Testament contains all the information that is needed to be right with God to reach His kingdom. “For those seeking something beyond our passing existence in this life, the New Testament is on the list of essential reading (Schenck, 2010 p. 2). As we study the New Testament we learn how to improve ourselves as we learn to become followers of Jesus Christ. Another benefit of studying the New Testament includes feeling the strength, hope, and comfort it can provide as we face challenging times and situations. Furthermore, as we study the New Testament we are provided answers to the ultimate concerns of humanity. “Why are we here? What is the purpose of our lives? Is there anything beyond death (Schenck, 2010 p. 2). Ultimately, as we learn to believe in Jesus Christ we are granted salvation from our

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