Introduction To NT Letters & Revelation

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THE LAST 22 BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT ARE LETTERS (CALLED EPISTLES) AND CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING:

FIRST GROUP: 9:
Romans through 2 Thessalonians
• Written by the apostle Paul
• Teachings on the Christian faith
• Addressed to Christian congregations

SECOND GROUP: 4:
1 Timothy through Philemon
• Written by the apostle Paul
• Deals with personal relationships
• Addressed to individuals

THIRD GROUP: 9:
Hebrews through Revelation
• Written by various writers
• Deals with persecution, false teachers, Christ’s superior position and His return.

THE BOOK OF REVELATION: 1:
It is in fact also a letter (an epistle)
• Written by the apostle John
• Deals with prophecies regarding God’s plans for the future

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