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testament

Originally, an instrument that provided for the disposition of personal property after death.Today,it is simply another word for a will,as in “last will and testament.”

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Off stage, Testament will be living in the present and near future, writing music for its next studio album.
Anticipating the later work of Leupold Scharnschlager and Pilgram Marpeck, Hubmaier held that the Old Testament patriarchs lived in Sheol in hope of salvation by Christ, who would descend to save them as affirmed in the Apostles' Creed.
One comes from Ihor Sevcenko, who noted in 1974 that an anonymous quotation in the Testament comes from paragraph 21 of the work of the sixth-century Byzantine deacon Agapetus.
The New Testament authors, while valuing the Old Testament as revelation, saw Jesus to be the fulfillment of that revelation.
If one were to go by the original language of the Testaments, then should not the New Testament be "The Greek Testament" or the "Koine Greek Testament" (He Kaine Diatheke)?
Tomson," Halakhah in the New Testament: A Research Overview"; Lutz Doering, "Sabbath Laws in the New Testament Gospels"; Friedrich Avemarie, "Jesus and Purity"; Thomas Kazen, "Jesus, Scripture and Paradosis: Response to Friedrich Avemarie"; and Peter J.
5] The director, screenwriter, and producer of the film, Matt Dallmann, told me that the film "is really just a 'what if' scenario if a third testament was presented in modern day with all of the political and religious spin in modern day media.
Part I, entitled "From Theology to History," charts the history of the historical-critical paradigm in European and North American study of the Old Testament over the past two centuries.
Ephesians 6:5-9 ("Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling"); Colossians 3:22-25 ("Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything"); 1 Timothy 6:1-5 ("Let all who are under the yoke of slavery regard their masters as worthy of all honor"); Titus 2:9-10,15 ("Tell slaves to be submissive to their masters and to give satisfaction in every respect; they are not to talk back, not to pilfer, but to show complete and perfect fidelity") 1 Peter 2:15-20 ("Slaves, accept the authority of your masters with all deference"), and there isn't a single passage anywhere in either testament of the Bible that condemns the practice of slavery.
It then discusses those devices: first as they are found in the New Testament (chapters 3-8); and second in later Anglo-American literature (chapters 9-16).
Israel and the Nations: A Mission Theology of the Old Testament.
I did specifically mention the Old Testament and not the New Testament, because I did not feel it necessary to repeat what I believed and understood to be obvious.