Throughout John, Jesus uses the I am statement to describe himself in seven
ways: bread of life, light of the world, door, good shepherd, the resurrection, the way
truth and life, and true vine. The first time Jesus describes himself is in John 6:35, I am
The main topics in Mathew 1-2 are: the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the birth of
Jesus Christ, the visit of the wise men, the flight to Egypt, Herod killing the children, and
the return to Nazareth.
The main topics in Luke 1-2 are: a dedication to Theophilu
The Apostle Paul wrote the biblical books of Romans and Galatians, but he was
not responsible for writing the book of Second Timothy. Second Timothy was written in
120 CE meaning Paul could not have been the author because he was already dead.
In his letters in the New Testament, Paul is concerned about the effects of faith
among the people whom he is trying to minister to. To Paul faith means showing the
characteristics of living a moral life, exemplifying love, and working to obtain salvation
There are two extreme views when it comes to analyzing the gospels: the first
depicts the gospels as fictitious; the second depicts the gospels as transcriptions of
eyewitness accounts. Throughout the gospels, Jesus is portrayed performing miracles.