The New Testament Is A Record Of Historical Events Essay

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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, which is explained and applied by the apostles whom he chose and sent into the world. It is also the fulfillment of those events long anticipated by the Old Testament. Further, it is sacred history, unlike secular history, was written under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. This means, like the Old Testament, is protected from human error and possesses divine authority for the church today and throughout human history until the Lord himself returns.
The author of Revelation called himself “John” He was a prophet and a leader who was known in the churches of Asia Minor to whom he writes. Revelation indicates a similarity with the Gospel of John, employing words that are common to both: word, lamb, witness, true, overcome, dwell, fountain of living waters and others. The purpose of Revelation is to reveal Jesus Christ; His person, His power and His plan for the future. The theme is central to the book is the existence, power, sovereignty, justice, wisdom and goodness of God the Father and Jesus Christ.
No part of the Bible is more controversial than the last significant book in the New Testament. Revelation centers on what will be, what has been, and what is to come. This book shows God 's plan for the world and his judgment of humanity. We also get a glimpse…

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