The Bible

New Testament


A brief history of the life of Christ

A brief history of the life of Christ, supplying some incidents omitted by Matthew

The history of the life of Christ, with especial reference to his most important acts and discourses

The life of Christ, giving important discourses not related by the other evangelists


The history of the labors of the apostles and of the foundation of the Christian Church


A treatise of Paul on the doctrine of justification by Christ

1st Corinthians
A letter from Paul to the Corinthians, correcting errors into which they had fallen

2nd Corinthians
Paul confirms his disciples in their faith and indicates his own character

Paul maintains that we are justified by faith and not by rights

A treatise by Paul on the power of divine grace.

Paul sets forth the beauty of Christian kindness

Paul warns his disciples against errors and exhorts to certain duties

1 Thessalonians
Paul exhorts his disciples to continue in the faith and in holy conversation

2 Thessalonians
Paul corrects an error concerning the speedy coming of Christ the second time.

1 Timothy and 2 Timothy
Paul instructs Timothy in the duty of a pastor and encourages him in the work of the ministry.

Epistle to Titus Paul encourages Titus in the performance of his ministerial duties

An appeal to a converted master to receive a converted escaped slave with kindness

Paul maintains that Christ is the substance of the ceremonial law

A treatise on the efficacy of faith united with good works

1 Peter and 2 Peter
Exhortations to a Christian life, with various warnings and predictions

1 John
Respecting the person of our Lord and an exhortation to Christian love and conduct

2 John
John warns a converted lady against false teachers.

3 John
A letter to Gaius, praising him for his hospitality

Warnings against deceivers

The future of the Church foretold

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The Bible

The bible is a library of books. It is a collection of books of different kinds of writing. It is divided into the Old and the New Testament. The word Testament means agreement.
Old Testament
  • God’s Law (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy) = 5 books
  • History (Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther) = 12 books
  • Poetry (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs) = 5 books
  • Prophecy (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi) = 17 books
New Testament (the life of Jesus, history of the first Christians, letters and a book of prophetic visions)
  • History (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts) = 5 books
  • Letters (Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude) = 21 books
  • Prophecy (Revelation) = 1 book
The immediate authors were writers coming from different countries, walks of life and social positions.
  • Kings (David and Solomon)
  • Prophets (Isiah and Exekiel)
  • Matthew (tax-collector
  • Luke (doctor)
  • Apostles (Paul)
Ultimate Author of the Bible (God) he wrote through many different people at different times.