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==References and External links==
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*[ New Testament apocrypha]
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*[ Liturgies, councils, apocrypha, and writings of the church fathers] (text with commentary)

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Books of the Bible

The New Testament is that portion of the Christian Bible composed and compiled during the first few centuries CE.


Books of the New Testament

The first four books of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—are the four canonical gospels, which tell the story of the life and crucifixion of Jesus.

The book of Acts tells of what happened to Jesus' apostles after he died.

The books of Romans through Philemon are letters supposedely written by the apostle Paul to various churches. A large part of Christian teachings are from Paul rather than Jesus.

The Book of Revelation purports to be a revelation from God to the evangelist John, and describes the coming end of the world.

Apocryphal gospels

There were any number of Apocryphal gospels as well as those printed in normal Bibles. Decisions over which to include and which to exclude were somewhat arbitrary. The Book of Revelation was frequently not considered authentic in ancient times. Below is a list with some of them.


References and External links

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