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  • Peace In The New Testament

    emulated within significant texts and writings. Christianity’s understanding of worldly and individual peace continues to be communicated within the teachings of the Holy Bible, exclusively the New Testament. In a similar sense the Jewish interpretation of peace has been shaped by the various understandings and teachings found within the prophetic vision of peace on earth within the Torah, Talmud and Tenakh. The New Testament assists adherents in the communication of the concept of the concept of peace, the notion of inner peace, the kingdom of heaven and the…

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  • Old Testament Prophecy In The New Testament

    The Interpretation of Old Testament Prophecy in the New Testament Ever since the beginning of Christianity, there has been the age-old debate between some Christian scholars concerning the interpretation of the Old Testament (OT) prophecy in the New Testament (NT), and whether or not such interpretation is valid. Perhaps, such disagreement might be the reason for the various sects of Christianity and why some of the Jewish faith still holds true to the OT belief system. Notwithstanding, one fact…

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  • Justification In The New Testament

    Grudem summarizes this confidence well when he says, “God will never take vengeance on us for our past sins or make us pay the penalty that is due for them or punish us out of wrath for the purpose of doing harm.” (Grudem 732). Justification in the New Testament is contrasted with condemnation. With justification and Christ’s atoning death comes our salvation and every spiritual blessing. This means there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus (Romans 8:1). This promise is both…

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  • Antipas: Context Of The New Testament

    The book is about a fictional character named Antipas interacting with real people in a real setting, 1st century Rome. The role of Antipas can be interpreted as anyone who is unfamiliar with the context of the New Testament. Antipas started as a complete outsider to the Christians, but that didn’t discourage, nor did it stop him from interacting with Luke. As Antipas progressively learns more about Christ, and the Christian way of life, so does the readers of this book, who don’t understand the…

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  • New Testament Reflection And Analysis

    When I was initially given my class schedule, I was not excited for New Testament Literature and Theology. To be honest, an early morning Bible class is not exactly what excites me. Since my father is a Father, and my mother is a children 's ministry director, my upbringing was steeped in biblical teaching. Not that I expected to know everything, however, many of the “Ha, I bet you didn’t know that fact!” facts I was confident my education would 've left me sufficiently prepared. This lead me…

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  • Fasting In The New Testament Analysis

    FASTING IN THE NEW TESTAMENT A Common Discipline The discipline of fasting is a practice that is commonly misunderstood. The connotations that surround this spiritual discipline leave many people to view fasting in one of two extremes: something that is hazardous to one’s health, or something for those in a seemingly unreachable spiritual state. However, the reality is neither of these. To quote John Wesley, “Some have exalted fasting beyond all Scripture and reason; and others have…

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  • New Testament Jesus Characteristics

    The New Testament records the timeline of the early first century about a man by the name of Jesus who claimed to be the Messiah "Son of God". Jesus ' coming was through the calling of offering eternal salvation through the faith and grace of God 's mercy. The establishment of the early church covenant was offered to all who believed and desired to understand God and his will. The writers of the books of the New Testament intended to for the Scriptures to be serviceable to all followers of…

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  • The New Testament Summary

    manuscript. The languages used in the text. Whether text was written in print or cursive. Discoveries where and when scripts were found. Criticisms of the New Testament. Books that were written but are not included in the Bible. Summary: Chapter one consist of the important writing materials that include leather, papyrus, parchment and vellum. The New Testament…

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  • The Misinterpretation Of God In The Old And New Testament

    “Why is God so different in the Old Testament than He is in the New Testament?” A question that is asked by many who have the misconception that the God found in the Old Testament is a God of wrath while the New Testament portrays a God of love. At the root of this misconception is a misunderstanding of Scripture and the portrayal of God in both the Old and New Testaments. While the revelations found in actions of God in the Old and New Testaments may seem to contradict each other at face…

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  • New Testament Greek In Ministry Summary

    In Using New Testament Greek in Ministry by David Alan Black, in Chapter two he recommends books useful for the study of New Testament Greek and he provides annotations for a list of books as a guide in understanding the books. For you to effectively pull out the contextual meaning of scripture, you must have the right resources. “What tools are to mechanics, books are to preachers; just as no mechanic can do an effective job without adequate tools to perform precision work, so no pastor can…

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