Essay on The Old And The New Testaments

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Introduction The Bible is made of 66 books and it is divided into two major sections, the Old and the New Testaments. Both the Old and the New Testaments contains the narrative of how God’s reveal himself to humanity and his continual redemptive goal to transform our fallen human nature. Thirteen of the books in the Old Testament are attributed authorship to the Apostle Paul.
In this lecture will discuss the Apostle Paul his life’s work and why it was was so crucial to the Christian faith. The apostle Paul lived in a time in history were there multiple views on spirituality, just like in today’s world. We will discuss how his ministry during the early formation of the Christian faith challenged the Greco-Romans views on idolatry. Idolatry is defined by the Jewish, Moslem and Christian faiths as anything that humanity places their faith in rather than our creator, God. Will conclude with a comparison of idolatry in the Greco-Roman world with idolatry in today’s society.
Introduction to Saul who would later became the Apostol Paul The Story of Paul the Apostol, is the story of one man’s incredible personal transformation. The Apostol Paul was known as Saul, born around 4 BC in Tarsus of Cilicia , what is now known as Turkey. He is considered the second most influential figure of the Christian’s faith after Christ himself. In the early years of his life, Saul was born into a religious sect that persecuted, torture and killed many Christians. He was an educated man born…

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