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Bible (New Testament): English Standard Version

Nonfiction | Scripture | Adult | Published in 1611

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Essay Topics


Compare the gospel message preached by Jesus to the gospel articulated in Paul’s epistles. In what ways are they the same or different? Do you find Paul’s gospel to be a faithful version of the message of Jesus? Why or why not?


Describe one way in which the New Testament represents a continuation of the Old Testament, and one way in which it represents a disjunction from the Old Testament.


Consider the historical validity of the gospels, and specifically regarding having multiple sources (four gospels in all). In what ways does having multiple accounts add historical credibility to the story of Jesus, and in what ways might the multiple accounts diminish that credibility?