Christian Bible

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Related to Christian Bible: Holy Bible, King James Bible, Old Testament
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Noun1.Christian Bible - the sacred writings of the Christian religionsChristian Bible - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
family Bible - a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Testament - either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
covenant - (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
eisegesis - personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesis - an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
text - a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
Gabriel - (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, Noah's flood, the Flood - (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
demythologise, demythologize - remove the mythical element from (writings); "the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"
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Duterte drew flak after questioning the creation story in the Christian Bible and saying that God must have been stupid for allowing temptation to destroy his work in a speech in Davao City last week.
Situated 200 meters (656 feet) below sea level and 45 kilometers (28 miles) from the coast, the Sea of Galilee is mentioned in the Christian Bible as the site of a number of Jesus' miracles.
When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible. By Timothy Michael Law.
Ironically, the man, Matthew Mark Luke John Osborne has four first names that were apparently taken from the four Gospel writers of the Christian Bible.
With resources in more than 40 languages our mission is to produce and distribute materials focusing on the authority of the Christian Bible with the objective of bringing people to salvation in Jesus Christ.
Two authors, Hebrew Scripture scholar Theodore Seidl and Patrologist Franz Dunzl, give attention to the important 2001 document of the Papal Biblical Commission on "The Jewish people and Its Holy Scripture in the Christian Bible," which is basically appreciative but with some minor reservations.
"Concordia's Complete Bible Handbook" is a 688 page compendium that presents an informed and informative commentary on all sixty-six books comprising the Christian bible, as well as providing an historical context for the period of time between the books of the Old Testament and those comprising the New Testament.
But a Jew, who accepts part of the Christian Bible but not the whole, is something more troublinga critic, a breeder of doubts.
The Christian Bible puts it simply, "train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it".
The final section, "The Bible Today," presents Jewish and Christian Bible translation and modern interpretation.
In the Christian Bible prophetic books are rearranged from the Hebrew version so that they are the last part of the Old Testament and lead right into the gospels.

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