Old Testament Essays
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The Old Testament stories are still relevant to modern life because it teaches us important, life long messages that we can use in our daily life, the story of Jacob and Esau teaches us to be thankful, the story of Abraham teaches us to trust our family and the story of Joseph teaches us to forgive our neighbours In Genesis 25:19-34 the story of Jacob and Esau sends the message that it is important to be grateful for whatever opportunity...
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 Old Testament has many stories in it, and every single one of them has significance, even now. We learn forgiveness, loyalty and using talents, plus many, many more from the stories it tells. They most definitely have significance and this is why. Forgiveness is shown many times in the Old testament. Forgiveness is very important in life. If people mess up, they ask for forgiveness, and most times people receive it back. But when people ask someone that that...
It is definitely absurd to think that The Old Testament stories have no significance in modern life. The Old Testament stories can teach us to learn from the mistakes which people have made in the past and can also teach us the right things to do in life. Old Testament stories have significance in modern life because they can teach us the respectful way to use our talents, they can teach us to forgive people and to work your hardest...