Jesus demonstrates that the Old Testament
speaks of him, the promised savior of mankind, who enables his people to live rightly, according the truth he has revealed in all of Scripture.
The early Anabaptists of the Netherlands and the northern German lands received the Old Testament
and the Apocrypha more positively than the Anabaptists of Switzerland, south Germany, and Moravia/Hungary.
The New Testament authors, while valuing the Old Testament
as revelation, saw Jesus to be the fulfillment of that revelation.
More than 2 million people in the United States and 10 million worldwide have attended a Walk Thru the Old Testament
It is an oft-repeated adage that colonial-era English settlers, especially those of a more Puritan bent, preferred the Old Testament
to the New.
This brings us to the radical innovation in the Old Testament
For the past three decades the Copenhagen school, scholars from the University of Copenhagen and Sheffield University, have argued that the Old Testament
texts were composed at a very late date in the first millennium B.
Stamps renders a service in highlighting the difficulty in determining when a New Testament author is actually quoting and when only alluding to the Old Testament
Jesus, being a Jew and respecting the Law of the Jews, the Laws of Moses, the Torah (Hebrew), mentioned in the Old Testament
, there did not seem to be any reason to mention the New Testament.
MacKenzie, Leiden 2002), laying emphasis on the Old Testament
while denouncing all gospels beyond the Four as "an abyss of madness and blasphemy;" cr.
THE FIERY THRONE: THE PROPHETS AND OLD TESTAMENT