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The 27 Books of the New Testament

The books of the New Testament are some of the most significant teachings in Christianity. You learn from the concepts of the Old Testament and gain a better understanding of living righteously.

Each book gives you insights that help you to become closer to God and embrace the ideals of Christianity. Here is a list of the 27 books of the New Testament.

Mathew: Mathew establishes a link between the old and new books of the Bible.

Mark: Mark is 16 chapters and focuses on telling the historical accuracies of events.

Luke: Luke takes an investigative account to understand the teachings inside.

John: John focuses on the life of Christ and the underlying themes of the books.

Acts: Acts takes the ideas from the book of Luke and builds upon them. These include events such as the crucifixion of Christ to the resurrection.

Romans: Romans was written in 57 A.D. by Paul. The objectives are to promote unity among Christians.

1st Corinthians: 1st Corinthians focuses on Christians maintaining and building their faith.

2nd Corinthians: This book talks about how faith teaches us to suffer and that suffering is a part of life.

Galatians: Galatians discusses the significance of finding grace through God by your faith.

Ephesians: Ephesians focus on what it means to be a Christian by looking at the lifestyle, social aspects, and household.

Philippians: This book looks at the partnership you have with Christ and the power of this relationship.

Colossians: Colossians show that Christians are a genuine creation and not under the influence of evil.

1st Thessalonians: 1st Thessalonians talks about the importance of Christ’s return and how we should be encouraged.

2nd Thessalonians: 2nd Thessalonians discusses the significance of keeping the faith in Christ’s return and that he will be back.

1st Timothy: 1st Timothy offers advice and encouragement for the responsibility of being a Christian.

2nd Timothy: 2nd Timothy illustrates why you want to have faith even during those times when things are difficult.

Titus: This book talks about what you should do to be a good Christian and show leadership.

Philemon: Philemon focuses on compassion, forgiveness, and prudence when dealing with others and ourselves.

Hebrews: Hebrews illustrates the importance of remaining true to your faith when you are facing pressures to abandon it.

James: James looks at how faith will show itself through your works and attitudes.

1st Peter: 1st Peter looks at a Christian’s identity and how persecution is something that we all experience.
2nd Peter: 2nd Peter warns against following the false teachings of others that seek to divide Christians.
1st John: 1st John focuses on fellowship, external life, and maturity.

2nd John: 2nd John talks about how Christ is a man and God. Christ’s being changes how we relate to each other.

3rd John: 3rd John talks about helping those in need and showing fellowship with other believers in Christ.

Jude: This book discusses keeping the faith and love of Christ.

Revelation: Revelation shows how Christ is the king and will fulfill his promises to us.

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