But our common New Testament heritage calls upon us to be peacemakers and strivers for justice.
It was the Old Testament, not the New Testament, containing the Gospels, which guided Americans up to the Civil War.
The advocates of slavery used the New Testament, and Shalev says this “was in itself innovative and forward-looking.”
This was a reference to Barabbas, the prisoner whom the crowd chose to be released in the New Testament in place of Jesus.
In the New Testament, Jesus says that divorce is permitted exclusively in cases of adultery.
The essence of the New Testament seems to be the emphasis of a man's spirit with or without money.
There is no effacing that conception from the New Testament.
He was able to walk; and he tottered out of the prison-gates, holding in his hand a closed volume of the New Testament.
This is the reason why in later times the New Testament was written in Greek.
The writers of the New Testament seem to have thought that the world was about coming to an end.
(Luke 22:20), rather "New Covenant," in contrast to the old covenant of works, which is superseded. "The covenant of grace is called new; it succeeds to the old broken covenant of works. It is ever fresh, flourishing, and excellent; and under the gospel it is dispensed in a more clear, spiritual, extensive, and powerful manner than of old" (Brown of Haddington). Hence is derived the name given to the latter portion of the Bible. (See TESTAMENT.)