An Overview of the Old Testament. Why bother studying it?


This is NOT my work, but the information was amazing, and I wanted to share with my readers.

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Many of us are not as familiar with the Old Testament as the New Testament. However, it is the foundation of our Christian faith. It introduces us to God, the Father. It establishes His reasons for creating us and what He expects from us. It lays the path for the coming of Jesus. The Old Testament tells His relationship with His chosen people, the Hebrews, later to be known as the Jews. The Old Testament contains God’s promise to us.

The Old Testament tells a wonderful tale. Many wonderful stories in fact. Most of us have heard bits and pieces of these stories. But only a few of us have really studied these wonderful books. Few of us have gone much beyond the great Bible stories we learned as children.

The Holy Bible, originally written in Hebrew and Greek, with some Aramaic has undergone many, many translations. This is both…

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