Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture

A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Survey

series: Reading Christian Scripture

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1: The NT as Christian Scripture

Study Questions

  1. How does the NT relate to the OT? How is this understanding different or similar to the way you thought about the two Testaments before reading this chapter?
  2. Why is it important that we call the OT and NT “Scripture”? How does this influence the way we read them?
  3. What is the definition of “canon”?
  4. Memorize Matthew 5:17.