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Introduction to the Bible. Old Testament New Testament The Bible consists of two parts:the first part is the Old Testament; the second part is the New.

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1 Introduction to the Bible

2 Old Testament New Testament The Bible consists of two parts:the first part is the Old Testament; the second part is the New Testament.

3 80% 20% The Old Testament is larger, containing 80% of the Bible. The New Testament is smaller, containing 20% of the Bible. Old Testament New Testament

4 The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets 20% The Old Testament can be divided into four parts: the Law, History, Poetry and the Prophets. Old Testament New Testament

5 Four Gospels In the middle of the N.T. is the book of Acts, Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Acts before which are the four Gospels.

6 Rev Letters After the Acts are the Letters. Finally, the last is the book of Revelation. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Acts Four Gospels In the middle of the N.T. is the book of Acts,before which are the four Gospels.

7 God created the heaven and the earth. Man sinned and fell. God prepared the salvation. God called out a person – Abraham. From one man to a multitude of people. The people of Israel came out of Egypt. God gave the Law to the Israel. What does the Old Testament talk about? Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters

8 The Israel took over the land of Canaan. The kingdom was established. The kingdom was split into two. The kindoms fell and people were exiled. The exiles returned. What does the Old Testament talk about? Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters

9 Why does the righteous suffer? Praise and prayer to God What is true wisdom? Everything is meaningless without God. Love between God and man What does the Old Testament talk about? Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters

10 Admonitions Prophecies What does the Old Testament talk about? Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters

11 The span of the history in the Law was from 4000 to 1400 BC. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters 4000 BC 1400 BC

12 The span of History was from 1400 to 400 BC. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters 4000 BC 1400 BC 400 BC

13 Poetry and the Prophets were written between 1500 to 400 BC. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters 4000 BC 1400 BC 400 BC

14 The Old Testament is to let man know God and himself. It also foretold Christ and His salvation. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters 4000 BC 1400 BC 400 BC

15 What does the New Testament talk about? Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Rev Acts Letters

16 God the Son became flesh. He died for mans sins. Salvation was accomplished. The Holy Spirit was poured down. The churches were established. The salvation was proclaimed. Explanation of the salvation. The end of the world. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Letters What does the New Testament talk about?

17 1 st century AD All the events and writing of the New Testament were within the 1 st century AD. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Letters God the Son became flesh. He died for mans sins. Salvation was accomplished. The Holy Spirit was poured down. The churches were established. The salvation was proclaimed. Explanation of the salvation. The end of the world.

18 The theme of the New Testament is that Christ accomplished the salvation; the Holy Spirit dwelled in man so that man can live and manifest the Christ. Old Testament New Testament The LawHistoryPoetryThe Prophets Four Gospels Letters 1 st century AD God the Son became flesh. He died for mans sins. Salvation was accomplished. The Holy Spirit was poured down. The churches were established. The salvation was proclaimed. Explanation of the salvation. The end of the world.

19 Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteromony Joshua Judges Ruth 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Job Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Songs Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekiel Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews James 1 Peter 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation Old Testament (39 books)New Testament (27 books) Law Gospel s Pauls Letters General Letters History Poetry Prophets

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