The Holy Bible: The Central Message Of The Bible

“The Bible belongs to the whole world as does no other book. Written originally in Hebrew and Greek more than eighteen centuries ago, it is now available, in whole or in part, in more than a thousand languages. It is the best seller since best sellers were first recognized (McKnight, 11).” The Holy Bible remains to be the most important source for knowledge in the Christian faith today. “The Central message of the Bible is God’s revelation of himself and His will. It is not difficult to discover because it emerges at numerous places in the scriptures themselves. The center of the message is Jesus Christ and what God has done, is doing, and will do for mankind through Jesus Christ. Paul’s sermon in Acts 13:16-43 is a good summary of the basic …show more content…
Israel’s history is told in these books starting from Moses’s time until approximately seven hundred years before the time of Jesus Christ. Forty miserable years later in the desert, the Hebrews (because of God’s control) entered the Promise Land on Canaan. The land filled with milk and honey. The tribes of Israel were ruled by a series of judges until the eleventh century B.C., then, Kings ruled (Saul, David, Solomon). Israel lost many battles and Jerusalem was destroyed in 586 B.C. Many war captives were taken to Babylon when Jerusalem was destroyed. The people of Israel were eventually allowed to return to Jerusalem and rebuild their …show more content…
In Matthew, Jesus shares parables, performs miracles, and teaches how to follow the ways of God. Jesus Christ had twelve disciples and one of His disciples, Judas, betrayed Him. Christ was tortured and crucified on the cross. He rose again from the grave and assigned His disciples to spread the good news of the Gospel. Christ’s death on the cross was to save the earth from sin. Without His perfect sacrifice, a relationship with God would not be possible. Mathew speaks on Jesus’s birth, baptism, teachings, sacrifice, and resurrection. The book of Mark gives a summary of Jesus’ ministry While he was on earth. Mark accounts for many teachings that God gave to the people. Luke is the more historical and editorial Gospel. Like gives an account of Jesus’ life in chronological order. The purpose of Luke was to establish followers by the teachings of Jesus Christ. The Gospel of John is the persuasive. The book is full of signs emphasizing the holy divinity of Jesus. This is done to help future believes in the belief of Him. Many of the miraculous things that Jesus did on earth are recorded in

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