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  • 1. The BibleBy Matthew Brown
  • 2. What is the BibleThe bible is a book with many books in it. The bible was written over 2000 years. The bible has been split in two parts the old testaments this part was written before Christ (Jesus) and the new testament this was written during Christs life , death and resurrection. Jesus did not write the bible himself many people wrote it they were called prophets.
  • 3. The old testamentAlso know as the Jewish scriptures which was written over 1000 years.There are 39 books in the Christian old testament and 46 books in the catholic bible.The laws 5 booksThe prophets 21 booksThe writings 13 booksThe second canon 7 books
  • 4. New testamentThe writers of the new testament wanted to tell the world about Jesus Christ– his life teachings death and resurrectionThese 27 books were written in Greek less than 100 years after his resurrection.The gospels 4 booksThe acts 1 bookEpistles 13 booksOther letters 8 booksThe revelation 1 book
  • 5. How the bible answers ethical issuesThe Bible offers simple answers to ethical issues. It helps us to make sense of our lives and it makes them so much easier so that’s how the Bible answers ethical issues.
  • 6. How the bible answers questions about ultimate questions.Christians believe that the Bible is the way of life or the answer to life. so they read the bible to help answer there own ultimate questions.
  • 7. How and when do Christians use the Bible?Most Christians will take time out of there day to pray or read the Bible and reflecting on what it says. Christians use the bible in Church or at there own private places. In churches they read 2 or 3 passages from the Bible.
  • 8. The CatholicThe Roman catholic Bible is not much different to the Christian Bible but there are a few differences like Catholics have more books in the Old testament like Judith, the Wisdom of Solomon, Tobit, Sirach