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Bible intro pt 2

  1. 1. THE BIBLE … An Introduction, PT 2“Bible” comesfrom the Greek “biblos,” which simplymeans: BOOK
  2. 2. THE BIBLE IS NOT ONE BOOK BUT ALIBRARY OF 66 BOOKS
  3. 3. Written by over 40 menOver a period of 1500 Years 1400 B.C. toapprox 95 A.D.
  4. 4. The Forty Writers of the BibleWere From• Shepherds • Rome• Kings • Jerusalem• Fishermen • Babylon (Iraq)• Peasants • Persia (Iran)• Doctors • Greece• Tax-collectors • Turkey
  5. 5. 40+ ―writers‖….but…• According to the Bible itself, only ONE AUTHOR:• ―All scripture is inspired by *GOD* and is useful for doctrine, teaching, and correcting‖ (2Tim 3:16).• Inspired = ―God-breathed‖
  6. 6. Moses 1400 30 2000 B.C.. A.D A.D. .Of the 66books, 39 werewritten before These 39 are called thethe birth of Old TESTAMENTJesus
  7. 7. Moses 1400 400 30 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D A.D. .Of the 66books, 27 werewritten soonafter the deathof Jesus NEW TESTAMENT
  8. 8. The Old Testament The New Testament – 39 books – 27 books • All written 400 years • All written AFTER his death before Jesus’ birth • 48-95 A.D. • 1400-400 B.C. • “Testament” means “covenant or agreement” • The Old Covenant is an • The New Covenant is an agreement that God made agreement that God has made with the nation of Israel for ALL NATIONS • The Old Testament was • The New Testament was written in Hebrew – the written in Greek (the language of Israel language of commerce of the day)
  9. 9. Interchangeable words• MESSIAH– a Hebrew word meaning “chosen one”• CHRIST—a Greek word meaning “chosen one” Both mean: THE SAVIOR
  10. 10. THE MESSAGE OF THE ENTIRE OLD TESTAMENT WAS “someone is coming…..” MosesCreationof world 2500 1400 400 2000 B.C. B.C.. B.C.. A.D.
  11. 11. THE MESSAGE OF THE ENTIRE NEW TESTAMENT IS Moses Jesus of NazarethCreationof world 2500 1400 400 2000 B.C. B.C.. B.C.. A.D.
  12. 12. Moses 1400 400 30 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D A.D. .New Testament All 27 books written after the death of Jesus.First four tell an independent account of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus
  13. 13. The New Testament The First Four Books• Called the four gospels (gospel is a Greek word for “good news”)• Named after the authors – Matthew, Mark, Luke, John. Three were eye-witnesses, or close companions of eye- witnesses.• All 27 New Testament books were written while the eye-witnesses were still alive
  14. 14. Moses 1400 400 30 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D A.D.New Testament . The Four Gospels give evidence that Jesus is the MESSIAH/SAVIO R the one predicted in the Old Testament times.Shows how prophecy was fulfilled in the life and death of Jesus
  15. 15. The Four Gospels Matthew, Mark, Luke, John• Tell the purpose of Jesus’ coming• Reveal his perfect life and service• Gives the true source of his teaching• Gives evidence that he is the Son of God and deserves our worship• Help us understand why he had to die and rise again from the dead.
  16. 16. Moses 1400 400 30 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D A.D. .New Testament Fifth Book – Acts, written by Luke tells the story of the first 30 years of Christianity
  17. 17. Moses 1400 400 30 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D A.D.New Testament – . books 6-26 Are letters written by apostles and prophets in the church to various churches and individualsInstruction in Christian living found here
  18. 18. Moses 1400 400 30 70 2000 B.C.. B.C.. A.D.A.D. A.D.New Testament – Book 27 A prophecy of the destruction of Jerusalem and the fall of the Jewish Nation in 70 A.D. at the hand of the Roman Empire; & end times events.
  19. 19. Moses 1400 30 2000 B.C.. A.D A.D. .New Testament All 27 books written after the death of Jesus.
  20. 20. Understanding Bible verse format• JOHN 3:16 Verse # Chapter #Book
  21. 21. Book/chapter # verse #
  22. 22. THE BIBLE IS NOT ONE BOOK BUT ALIBRARY OF 66 BOOKS
  23. 23. THE MESSAGE OF THE ENTIRE OLD TESTAMENT WAS MosesCreationof world 2500 1400 400 2000 B.C. B.C.. B.C.. A.D.
  24. 24. THE MESSAGE OF THE ENTIRE NEW TESTAMENT IS Moses Jesus of NazarethCreationof world 2500 1400 400 2000 B.C. B.C.. B.C.. A.D.
  25. 25. He was crucified, dead and buried,But he was raised from the dead on the 3rd day. He now reigns in Heaven.
  26. 26. The Bible is the Holy Book ofChristianity…tellingthe story of Jesus the Savior…For the whole world
  27. 27. THEEND

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