A Christian"s guide to the Old Testament by John Bernard Taylor

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Published by Moody Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bible. O.T. -- Introductions.,
  • Bible. O.T. -- Reading.

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Book details

Statementby John B. Taylor.
SeriesChristian forum books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1140.2 .T3
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5980702M
LC Control Number66009311

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This is because Jesus was the fulfillment — that’s the key New Testament word, the fulfillment — and the goal of so much Old Testament religion.

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They mistakenly consider all “Old Testament” laws to be obsolete for Christians except for those validated by New Testament passages. That is not how we approach the unified Word of God. You’ll see that United Church of God publications draw upon the Old Testament writings, just as the New Testament writers did throughout all of their books.

Although the God of the Old Testament is not consistently presented as the only God who exists, he is always depicted as the only God whom Israel is to worship, or the one "true God", that only Yahweh is Almighty, and both Jews and Christians have always interpreted the Bible (both the "Old" and "New" Testaments) as an affirmation of the oneness of Almighty God.

Duggan’s book, The Consuming Fire: A Christian Guide to the Old Testament, from which the above quote is taken, proposes to do just that – to discern the unique contribution of each “speaker” in the Old Testament. For anyone interested in embarking on a serious study of Hebrew Scriptures from a Christian perspective this book would certainly be a tremendous resource.

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This Course Guide maps your plan of study for you and provides materials to help you retain what you : Zondervan. Question: "Do Christians have to obey the Old Testament law?" Answer: The key to understanding the relationship between the Christian and the Law is knowing that the Old Testament law was given to the nation of Israel, not to Christians.

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This accessible yet powerful addition to. The New Testament is the second half of the Christian Bible. Christians consider the Old Testament (or Hebrew Bible/Jewish Scriptures) and the New Testament to be the sacred canon of Scripture. The Old Testament contains 39 books (24 in Hebrew) that were more or less a fixed collection about a century after Jesus lived.

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The Old Testament is the first, longer portion of the Christian Bible. It is the term used by Christians to refer to the Jewish scriptures, or Hebrew Bible. The Old Testament is not one book written by a single author, but a collection of ancient texts written and re-written by numerous authors and editors for hundreds of years.

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