Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bible Symmetry

~ The Parallel Structure of the Old and New Testaments ~

Comment  ~  The material in this post is from Dr. Bert Downs. 

The Bible (66 books) 
  • 39 Old Testament Books
  • 400 Silent Years
  • 27 New Testament Books

Compare the Old and New Testament Structure…

Foundational Section
  • 5 Old Testament Books (Pentateuch)
  • 4 New Testament Books (Gospels)
Historical Section
  • 12 Old Testament Books
  • 1 New Testament Book (Acts)
Instructional Section
  • 22 Old Testament Books
  • 22 New Testament Books

Also Note…

Compass Setter
  • Old Testament: Genesis—Deuteronomy (The Torah or Pentateuch)
  • New Testament: Matthew—John (The Gospels)
Living It Out
  • Old Testament: Joshua—Esther
  • New Testament: Acts
Evaluation and Correction
  • Old Testament: Job—Malachi
  • New Testament: Romans—Revelation

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