New Testament

While the Old Testament was mostly written in Hebrew, The New Testament was written in Greek and is regarded as the agreement made by God with His people after the coming of Christ. It is the account of the Son of man and was where God Himself became man to save His people by offering salvation. The New Testament contains parables which are often used in sermons and most Christian teachings. Beginning with Christ, the New Testament is the reason the Church exists.

Books – Like the Old Testament, the New Testament has a collection of books. In total, there are 27 books in the New Testament (with 39 in the Old Testament, the Bible has 66 books).

Sections – Books in The New Testament are divided into 3 sections which are Historical Books, Pauline Epistles and Non-Pauline Epistles.

Historical Books – There are 5 books in this section which are the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Acts. The birth of Jesus to His death and resurrection is told while Acts give the account of His ascension to Paul’s mission.

Pauline Epistles – Includes 13 books like Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Philippians, Timothy, Philemon and several others. These books mostly gave accounts of the Apostle Paul’s mission after Christ.

Non Pauline Epistles – 9 books are included in this section that includes the book of Hebrews, James as well as the letters wrote Peter and John. The book of Revelation is the last book of The New Testament (and the Bible) which gives a clear prediction of the future and the Second Coming of Christ.