July/August 2023

The New Testament Writers' Guide

How the New Testament Authors Relied on the Hebrew Scriptures


This issue of Israel My Glory takes a look into the minds of the New Testament’s most prevalent authors, examining how they used the sacred words of the original Hebrew Scriptures to craft their own entries into the whole counsel of God’s Word as they were moved by the Holy Spirit (2 Pet. 1:21). You might be surprised by how much the Old Testament foreshadows and fills in our understanding of the New Testament.
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From the Editor Jul/Aug 2023

American pastor Andy Stanley stated in a 2018 sermon, “Peter, James, [and] Paul elected to unhitch the Christian faith from their Jewish scriptures...

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‘Moshiach Is Here!’

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Building Up, Not Tearing Down

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The Jewishness of Peter

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The Gospel of the King

Many people are confused by the relationship between the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and the New Testament. Both were penned by Jewish men...

3 Proofs and a Mystery

When the apostle Paul’s epistles and the Epistle to the Hebrews were written in the 1st century AD, the only Holy Scriptures accepted in the synagogues and churches were...


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