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Covenant
near synonym to testament, means agreement, contract, vow, or bond.
Gospel
first 4 books of the New Testament. translates the Greek word euangelion (good news). they tell the story of Jesus' ministry, death, and resurrection. A narrative written by "Evangelist's"
Hebrew Bible
older Jewish Scriptures, so called because it was originally composed in the Hebrew language with a few later books in a related tongue, Aramaic. Christians call "Old Testament"
Mosaic Covenant
near synonym to testament, means agreement, contract, vow, or bond. Mosaic Covenant because the Israelite leader Moses acts as the mediator between yahweh and his chosen people. Israel sears to uphold all the laws and commandments that Yahweh enjoins upon them.
Pentateuch
a Greek term for the first five books of the Bible, Genesis through Deuteronomy.
Scriptures
documents that religious groups consider sacred and authoritative(have power to command belief and prescribe behavior).
Septuagint
Greek edition of the Hebrew Bible. Produced for the Greek-Speaking Jews of Alexandria, Egypt. The work of seventy (the work of 72 scholars who labored for 72 days).
Torah
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy.
Eschatology
refers to beliefs about events occurring at the End of time.
Orthodoxy
"correct teaching" promoted by church leaders