But our common New Testament heritage calls upon us to be peacemakers and strivers for justice.
If you're Christian, the New Testament resolves that; God is much more merciful and good and just.
The advocates of slavery used the New Testament, and Shalev says this “was in itself innovative and forward-looking.”
In the two letters attributed to Peter in the New Testament the author is said to be writing “from Babylon.”
Slavery was not the only reason the New Testament gained popularity in the 19th century.
The essence of the New Testament seems to be the emphasis of a man's spirit with or without money.
The New Testament represents a new revival and reform of the religion.
He was able to walk; and he tottered out of the prison-gates, holding in his hand a closed volume of the New Testament.
It seemed like the times of the New Testament come back again.
The writers of the New Testament seem to have thought that the world was about coming to an end.
(Luke 22:20), rather "New Covenant," in contrast to the old covenant of works, which is superseded. "The covenant of grace is called new; it succeeds to the old broken covenant of works. It is ever fresh, flourishing, and excellent; and under the gospel it is dispensed in a more clear, spiritual, extensive, and powerful manner than of old" (Brown of Haddington). Hence is derived the name given to the latter portion of the Bible. (See TESTAMENT.)