New Testament Essays
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Unhitching the New Testament from the Old Testament creates difficulty for our understanding of the New Testament. Both parts are essential to gaining a full understanding of what Christianity is about and should look like on a daily basis. However, not everyone agrees that both parts are required in order to understand the faith. Pastor Andy Stanley argues that we should move away from the Old Testament completely because its turning modern Christians away. While he is right about the...
The new Testament has shown to demonstrate the efforts of a young community, and the teachings of Jesus Christ our Savior, and the way He influenced the community in a significant way. The confrontation with the Jewish culture which holds true for the Judeo-Christian traditions, and the Hellenistic traditions, as seen in the Pagan Christian traditions, which was influenced by the Hellenistic Judaism models. Because of this the New Testament cannot be approached without carefully distinguishing the different cultural settings...
The New Testament, as generally got in the Christian Churches, is comprised of twenty-seven unique books credited to eight distinct writers, six of whom are numbered among the Apostles (Matthew, John, Paul, James, Peter, Jude) and two among their quick teaches (Mark, Luke). The New Testament was not composed at the same time. The books that make it seemed consistently over the course of about fifty years, for example in the second 50% of the main century. Written in various...
The Gospel of Matthew and Isaiah both share the same theme of doing good things for people in order to receive the ultimate gift: the light shines on you. Christians have to listen to God in order to allow the light to be shined on them. According to Christians, without having faith in God nothing will work out for you. Jesus tells us that we are the salt and light of our world and that we can only shine if...