A Brief Overview of Each Book of the Bible – Part 3, The New Testament
This is an excerpt from the book ‘Christianity Rediscovered, In Pursuit of God and the Path to Eternal Life: Book 1’ by Mathew Backholer and is used by permission.
The Gospels – Birth, life, miracles and ministry, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus.
Acts – Acts of the Holy Spirit through the early Church.
Romans – God’s righteousness upheld and applied. The great doctrines of our faith.
1 Corinthians – A church’s problems and corrections.
2 Corinthians – The ministry of the Church.
Galatians – Leaving the law; walking in the Spirit.
Ephesians – Christ and the Church.
Philippians – Love and loyalty of a church.
Colossians – Jesus in His exalted position.
1 Thessalonians – Encouragement for the new believer.
2 Thessalonians – The second coming of Christ.
1 Timothy – A letter to a young pastor explaining the life of a church.
2 Timothy – Encouragement for Timothy.
Titus – The believer’s self control.
Philemon – The story of a runaway slave and his owner’s need to accept him as a brother in Christ.
Hebrews – Christ is greater than everything else.
James – Faith without practical works is dead.
1 Peter – Why the Church suffers.
2 Peter – Future perils of the Church through the end times.
1 John – Divine fellowship and love.
2 John – Living out the truth in love.
3 John – The truth practised.
Jude – Apostasy in the Church condemned.
Revelation – The triumph of God over evil, the end of the world and the perfection of the saints. New heaven and earth revealed.
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