Why We Must Not Neglect The Old(er) Testament

Why We Must Not Neglect The Old(er) Testament

Selected Scriptures

  1.  It was appealed to by the New Testament writers for their authority
    Paul quoted the Old Testament nearly 30 times in Romans 9-11 (1 in every 3 verses)
  2. Its use by the New Testament writers informs us how to properly interpret the Bible
    The Old Testament properly interpreted in its context
    “Just as it is written . . . ”             “For . . . “
  3. It is inspired and profitable
    2 Timothy 3:16-17      Romans 15:4
  4. It is given to us as an example for New Testament believers
    1 Corinthians 10:6, 11
  5. It points to Jesus Christ