Summary of the books of the New Testament Books
The book of Mark is a genre of gospel. Mark is one of four Gospels written in the New Testament. The gospel of Mark begins by describing the life and ministry of Jesus. John the Baptist said that “I baptize you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit. (Mark 1:8) After Jesus baptism, he was tempted by Satan but he overcame all of the temptations. Jesus then began calling on His disciples with the purpose being that these men would follow and learn from Him as Jesus shared and taught the gospel. Jesus predicts He will be killed and will rise three days later. Jesus predicts Peter will deny Him three times. Peter does just as Jesus predicted and denies knowing Jesus. Jesus is taken before Pilate and is sentenced to death. During Jesus Crucifixion (Mark 15) a man named Simon helped carry his cross. After three hours on the cross, darkness occurred for three hours, at which point Jesus cried out “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?; then Jesus had took his last breath. He was buried in a tomb cut out of rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb. He resurrected on the third day just as He predicted would happen. John
The book of John has a narrative Genre. The theme of this book is how God refers to himself as “I am.” The very first verse of the Book says “In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1) This book talks about how God is working through Jesus to let everyone know his Word. Through the book of Jesus is working miracles such as turning water to wine for a wedding celebration. Long after when Judas brings the soldiers to arrest Jesus, he is quickly put on trial. Pilate he is the Roman governor, and he had no basis to charge Jesus and tried to release him but eventually gave Jesus to the Jews to be crucified at Golgotha. After his death, 3 days later he resurrects from the Tomb telling Mary Magdalene that God has a...
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