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    The Christian Bible was encompassed from an Old and a New Testament. It is believed that followers of the Christian religion wrote the New Testament while the ancient Israelites wrote the Old Testament, which in turn is what they named the Hebrew Bible. Although Christians did not always see eye to eye with the view of the Jews and thus, chose to not conform to all their beliefs, Christians did in fact incorporate the Hebrew bible into the Christian Bible as what is now called the Old Testament. As a result of this, there are some notable differences in the interpretation of biblical themes between the two testaments. The following essay will notate the developments of Death in the Old Testament and in the New Testament. To begin with, when…

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    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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    The Old Testament

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    The Old Testament is a collection of 39 books that explain history and Religion of the people of Israel. The authors of these books are unknown but each book has its own unique style, perspective, teachings and message. Every book has a purpose in telling the stories and laws of an overall religious structure and ethical culture. All of the books together outline a deep view of God and his attempt to relate and communicate with humans. In the Old Testament there is also an emphasis on…

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    The New Testament

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    1. Johnson discusses four approaches to the New Testament in ch. 1. What are these and what kinds of questions do these dimensions elicit? How does understanding these dimensions of the text help you interpret the text? What other dimensions of the text might you be attentive to (besides these four)? The four dimensions mentioned in ch1 consist of anthropological, historical, literacy, and religious. To begin with, the anthropological approach informs readers that the compositions of the New…

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    Many Christians focus majority of studies into the New Testament. New Testament catches many attentions because it describes the birth of the church. As people focus more on the New Testament, Old Testament is shunned away to the degree where most think Old Testament is not important to read. Christians have debated whether Old Testament is needed to be read. Many sound arguments from both sides have been posed over these years. Even so, Old Testament is vital literature needed for Christians.…

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    The Bible is made up of 73 books all based on the word of God. The 73 books are divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament is written before Christ whereas the New Testament is written after Christ. Together the testaments combine to create the Holy Bible. The Christian faith is based on the readings of the Bible, because it is said that god spoke to the prophets making the Bible a Sacred Scripture. God himself guided the authors who wrote the books of the Bible. The…

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    Old Testament Analysis

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    In taking Old Testament with Dr. Jones this semester, I have learned numerous things about God and the Bible as a whole. Though lectures and class discussions, I have learned things that have benefitted me far outside the realms of the class. This semester, Dr. Jones has really challenged us to see how what we are learning in class applies to real life, not merely within the walls of the classroom, and that is something I have taken away. I have come to understand that the Bible is indeed living…

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    The New Testament Church

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    The New Testament Church as an Influence in the 21st Century What a question or a statement. Either way the question or statement is no or a false statement. The first century church does not have the influence as it should in the 21st Century. There is one single reason, man. Man has thought when he should listen or do. The Bible is very clear, "If you love Me, keep My commandment" John 14:15 (NKJV). Jesus knew that man will think too much and would "love" Jesus his way versus the way that…

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    The biggest book in the Bible is the book of Psalms in the Old Testament. Psalms is filled with songs and poems with subjects ranging from worship to suffering and, like the majority of Old Testament books, include prophesies of the coming Messiah. While God had continuously spoke to the prophets about they’re coming savior, He never spoke of the specifics of what He would be like. Expectedly, this lead people to develop their own ideas and develop expectations as to what the Messiah will do and…

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    contains more books than the New Testament. It was created for and by the Jewish people. Most of sections soothe was written in Hebrew- the native language of the ancient Israelites. The Old Testament was referred as the Hebrew Bible. The authors of these books were unknown and each book h a specific morale. These stories often tell about laws and contain religious and ethical conducts. The Old Testament holds four salient areas: The Pentateuch, Former Prophets, The Writings and the Latter…

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