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The New Testament is all about Jesus, but at the same time it's all about you and me.

The Gospels

This is an account of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, focusing on Jesus' role as the true king of the Jews.

This brief account of Jesus' earthly ministry highlights Jesus' authority and servanthood.

Luke writes the most thorough account of Jesus' life, pulling together eyewitness testimonies to tell the full story of Jesus.

John lists stories of signs and miracles with the hope that readers will believe in Jesus.

The History of the Early Church

Jesus returns to the Father, the Holy Spirit comes to the church, and the gospel of Jesus spreads throughout the world. 

The book of Acts is a sequel to the gospel of Luke ( Acts 1:1–2Luke 1:1–4 ). It's the author's account of how the followers of Jesus grew from a small group of witnesses to a movement that spread throughout the Roman empire. The central characters in this narrative are Peter and Paul: two prominent leaders in the early church.

The Pauline Epistles

Paul summarizes how the gospel of Jesus works in a letter to the churches at Rome, where he plans to visit.

Paul writes a disciplinary letter to a fractured church in Corinth, and answers some questions that they've had about how Christians should behave.

Paul writes a letter of reconciliation to the church at Corinth, and clears up some concerns that they have.

Paul hears that the Galatian churches have been lead to think that salvation comes from the law of Moses, and writes a (rather heated) letter telling them where the false teachers have it wrong.

Paul writes to the church at Ephesus about how to walk in grace, peace, and love.

An encouraging letter to the church of Philippi from Paul, telling them how to have joy in Christ.

Paul writes the church at Colossae a letter about who they are in Christ, and how to walk in Christ.

Paul has heard a good report on the church at Thessalonica, and encourages them to “excel still more” in faith, hope, and love.

Paul instructs the Thessalonians on how to stand firm until the coming of Jesus.

Paul gives his protegé Timothy instruction on how to lead a church with sound teaching and a godly example.

Paul is near the end of his life, and encourages Timothy to continue preaching the word.

Paul advises Titus on how to lead orderly, counter-cultural churches on the island of Crete.

Paul strongly recommends that Philemon accept his runaway slave as a brother, not a slave.

The General Epistles

A letter encouraging Christians to cling to Christ despite persecution, because he is greater.

A letter telling Christians to live in ways that demonstrate their faith in action.

Peter writes to Christians who are being persecuted, encouraging them to testify to the truth and live accordingly.

Peter writes a letter reminding Christians about the truth of Jesus, and warning them that false teachers will come.

John writes a letter to Christians about keeping Jesus' commands, loving one another, and important things they should know.

A very brief letter about walking in truth, love, and obedience.

An even letter shorter about Christian fellowship.

A letter encouraging Christians to contend for the faith, even though ungodly persons have crept in unnoticed.

The Apocalypse

John sees visions of things that have been, things that are, and things that are yet to come.

Courtesy of overviewbible

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