the collection of the books of the Bible that were produced by the early Christian church, comprising the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Epistles, and the Revelation of St. John the Divine.
the covenant between God and humans in which the dispensation of grace is revealed through Jesus Christ.
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How to use New Testament in a sentence
They crafted a complicated and convoluted analysis of Daniel, Ezekiel and Revelation, overlaid with some of Jesus’s and Paul’s New Testament statements, that reveals a hidden “plan of the ages.”Breaking evangelical resistance to coronavirus vaccines will be hard | Matthew Sutton | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
They apparently skipped over some key sections, such as the New Testament.
In the two letters attributed to Peter in the New Testament the author is said to be writing “from Babylon.”
The advocates of slavery used the New Testament, and Shalev says this “was in itself innovative and forward-looking.”Why Is American Politics So Religious and Divisive? | Jordan Michael Smith | March 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Slavery was not the only reason the New Testament gained popularity in the 19th century.Why Is American Politics So Religious and Divisive? | Jordan Michael Smith | March 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But our common New Testament heritage calls upon us to be peacemakers and strivers for justice.
In the New Testament a few examples appear in which his utterances are given a quasi-judicial tone.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
And not less, than under a former dispensation, is the exercise represented as an act of obedience in New Testament times.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
The New Testament, considered as a moral and spiritual guide for mankind, is unsatisfactory.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
Mixed with much that is questionable or erroneous, the New Testament contains some truth and beauty.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
The New Testament tells of people being possessed by devils; it tells of one at least being tempted by a personal devil.The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for New Testament
the collection of writings consisting of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, Pauline and other Epistles, and the book of Revelation, composed soon after Christ's death and added to the Jewish writings of the Old Testament to make up the Christian Bible
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Cultural definitions for New Testament
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