Presentation on theme: "The Bible. Which statements are true about the Bible? A) One old guy named Moses wrote all of it B) Women were banned from reading sections of it because."— Presentation transcript:
Which statements are true about the Bible? A) One old guy named Moses wrote all of it B) Women were banned from reading sections of it because it was too scandalous C) Jesus wrote half of it D) Mrs. Damur has read all of it!!
What is the meaning of Holy Bible? Holy meaning “______________” Bible comes from the Greek word “Biblia” meaning “books”.
How many books are in the Bible? A) 1 B) 73 C) 110 D) There are books in the Bible????
THE BIBLE IS NOT ONE BOOK BUT A LIBRARY OF _______ BOOKS
How is the Bible Divided? The Bible is divided in two sections: – Old Testament or O.T. 46 books – New Testament or N.T. 27 books Testament comes from the Hebrew word “Berit” and means “Covenant” or “_________________”
30 A.D. 2000 A.D. 1400 B.C.. Moses Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible: Pentateuch ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________
How is the Bible Divided? The Old Testament or Hebrew scriptures – stories about an ancient covenant between Yahweh and the Hebrews/ Israel, as revealed to Moses. – written in __________________ – the language of Israel
The New Testament includes: stories and teachings about a new covenant between _________________ and _____________________based on the life of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. All written AFTER Jesus’ death The New Covenant is an agreement that God has made for ALL NATIONS
What is the Canon of the Scriptures? For Christians the books found in the Old and New Testament comprise the Canon of the Scriptures. The word __________________ meaning a reed, rule, list or measuring stick. The Canon is the authoritative list of books that are “divinely inspired”
Who wrote the Bible? These sacred writers wrote under the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Spirit at different times and places over a period of about a thousand years from _______________to ____________________________ authors wrote from numerous geographical locations and cultures wrote in different languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek.
How is the New Testament Dived? The New Testament is divided in four main sections: A. ___________________ B. Acts of the Apostles C_________or Epistles A. Apocalyptic Pauline Letters Catholic Epistles Hebrews
What is the meaning of the word Gospel? The word Gospel means ______________________ ______________________. written in Koine Greek in the period 65—100 A.D. The are four Canonical Gospels: Matthew Mark Luke John _______________
Who were the Gospel writers? ___________ – John Mark of Jerusalem 65-75 A.D ___________ 75-90 A.D Luke 80-90 A.D. ___________ 90-110
Who were they writing to? Gentiles who were being persecuted for their faith educated _________ wealthy ___________Christians mixed Jews, Gentiles, Samarians