New Testament view on Jesus' life

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  • Greco-Christian Beliefs Of Christianity And The Gospel Of Jesus And Christianity

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    The Greek Alexander Romance describes the life of Alexander the Great, focusing primarily on his great military feats as a leader of Greece and highlighting why he is remembered as a great Greco-Roman leader. Similarly, the Gospel of Matthew explains the life of Jesus Christ through his teachings and miracles, which underline why he is known as the greatest figure from Judeo-Christian culture. Alexander and Jesus easily compare because they died in their early thirties, were known as kings, and are

  • The Gospel of Luke Essays

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    of Luke was written for Theophilus, who was called “Friend of God”. But The Gospel was also written for a wider audience, including converts and potential converts. One thing that surprised me while reading the Gospel of Luke was how much of Jesus’ life they skipped. In one paragraph he was a baby, and in the next paragraph he was twelve years old. Another thing I found in the gospel that I never thought about before was that they sing songs. That never crossed my mind but I think it’s really

  • The Life of Jesus Christ

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    Jesus Christ means numerous things to people: the Son of God, Savior, the Messiah, etc. But many might still not know what happened during Jesus’s life. There are numerous stories in the Bible. His story starts in the New Testament, though the prophecies about Him are in the Old Testament. Through the Bible, people have been able to decipher the Messianic prophecies, Jesus’s death and resurrection, and Jesus’s return. The Messianic Prophecies are prophecies about the Messiah. He will end the dark

  • Dr. Childer's Sermon Summary

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    Dr. Childers is the Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Homiletics and Speech Communication at the San Francisco Theological Seminary. She is a Presbyterian minister who has served in congregations in New Jersey and Kansas. She holds a B.A. from Wheaton College, M.Div degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and Ph.D. from the Graduate Theology in Berkeley, California. Dr. Childers sermon is a continuation of a lectionary cycle from the book of Luke. She opens her sermon

  • Analysis of Christopher J. H. Wright´s Writings on The Old and New Testament

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    “Old Testament economic ethics. Wright is now the international director of the Langham Partnership International (known in the United States as John Stott Ministries), providing literature, scholarships and preaching training for pastors in Majority World churches and seminaries.” [1] Wright has written numerous books which; he displays in many of these books, an aspiration to accentuate the significance of the Old Testament. Wright’s central message in his text is that the Old Testament, without

  • Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Dr. Christopher J. H. Wright

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    and an Old Testament scholar. He is the International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership International. He was the principal of All Nations College. He is the honorary member of the All Saints Church of Langham Place in London, England. In his book, Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, Dr. Wright looks to bring about the unity between the Hebrew Scriptures and the understanding of Jesus pertaining to the Word of God. Dr. Wright points out that the knowledge of Christ Jesus originated

  • Religion Is Becoming Mixed With All Nationalities And Religions

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    to day lives. Even on the television news stations religion is a large part in many of United States conflicts we are in today. Even though many of us would like to say this is not a religious war to us specifically to many of these religious groups it is very much a religious battle to keep their faith pure in their minds. It’s hard for many people to accept the idea of freedom of religion for everyone because of what religion means to them. It’s a way of life and a teaching to a lot of people that

  • Christianity And The Holy Trinity

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    problems men face.” (Quotes About Christianity) This quote is from Ronald Regan, and I think it is a good representation of Christianity. Christianity is centered on the teachings and life of Jesus of Nazareth which is found in the Bible. Along with the teachings of Jesus, Christians believe in the Old Testament, that has biblical records that date back to 1500 B.C.E.. Some of these beliefs include the Holy Trinity, salvation, afterlife, and the Bible. The belief in the Holy Trinity is what I believe

  • Relationship Between The Old And New Testament

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    Relationship between the Old and New Testament The relationship of the Old Testament and the New Testament has been the cause for a series of debates for many generations. In some cases, the Bible is believed to be just a random assortment of individual scrolls brought together in no precise fashion and for no particular reason, with the Old and New Testament being completely separated from one another, this is of course false. The Bible is, as a whole, the given Word of God brought together by

  • A Very Brief Look at the New Testament

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    The New Testament is an anthology of twenty-seven ancient writings that describe the life of Jesus Christ and the beginning of the Christian Church. This anthology was not written by just one person, but rather, has several authors, most of whom are known and some of whom are not distinctly known. All of these writings are believed to have been written in the first and second centuries AD from roughly 50AD to 125AD(class notes). The New Testament was mainly written in Greek with some small bits