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What is the sacred text of christianity?
Describe the structure of the bible
the new testament books were written by christians and adherents of jesus in the first century AD
the old testament - original Hebrew bible that includes sacred scriptures of the jewish faith which was written around 1200 and 165 BC
What is the difference between the Old Testament and New Testament?
The major difference between the old and new testaments in the bible is the time in which they were written. The Old Testament was written between 1200 and 165 BC whilst the New Testament was written in the first century AD.
The Old Testament contains the sacred scriptures of the Jewish faith, while Christianity draws on both Old and New Testaments, interpreting the New Testament as the fulfilment of the prophecies of the Old.
Old Testament focuses on the history of earths creation and the ten commandments
New Testament more focuses on life and moral teachings of Jesus and the Christian church
The Old Testament is written in Hebrew and Aramaic
The New Testament is written in Greek
Gods’ identity in the Old Testament is lord is the only god
God’s identity in the New Testament is the holy trinity (the father, the son and the holy spirit)
The end was that god will send a messenger to bring salvation to the earth: Old Testament
Jesus came to save the earth: New Testament
Old testament had the 10 commandments (1-4 how you relate with god, 5-10 how you relate with people)
New testament had the Beatitudes (blessings)
Can you talk about one of the Beliefs of the scriptures in the Bible?
Jesus was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit (Lk 1:34–35).
Through the holy spirit, God portrayed in Luke leads, guides, empowers and reveals his will to his people so that they may participate in his effort to bring salvation to the ends of the earth
It is made evident that God did not leave the early disciples of their own devices
Explain why the Bible is central to the everyday lives of Christians?
Paves a footpath for adherents to follow mainly in their search for meaning and their existence on this earth