Twenty-two studies introduce the books of the New
Testament, their authorship, contents and dating. Consideration is
given to their text and canonisation. The perspective of the studies is
not devotional, but they will lead to helpful thoughts - and practical
application with the questions page.
The studies are in lecture-note form and have a concise, to-the-point
quality. Headings and subheadings indicate areas of interest. Endnotes
provide the source of citations, and suggest further reading. The
endnotes are renumbered for each study, although textbook details may
be abbreviated once full details are given for the first time.
The studies make use of a number of books, the basic textbook
being Merrill C.Tenney's New Testament Survey (which is widely used in
Bible Colleges). supported in the main by Robert H.Gundry's A Survey of
the New Testament. The bibliography provides a list of useful
textbooks. Some books may well be revised and republished (see web
sites for details).  Obtain one of these books for serious study.
A page of questions and suggestions is added to promote
thought and application. We suggest you print each study out and add
your own comments to them. Underline important points and scriptures.
Add questions you might like to ask in group studies.
The Word of God
The Bible is divinely inspired and will convey the mind
and power of God as its pages are studied prayerfully. Look to the Holy
Spirit for inspiration and help. We need his ministry to open our minds
to divine truth (Jn.14:26; Lk.24:45).
God bless you as you study His Word.
Copyright © 2007 Vernon Ralphs