New Testament in Context

Essay Prompt and additional information: In what way(s) do New Testament authors see Jesus’s death as having “made all things new“? Is this related to a New Covenant/Testament? If not, and in any case, what is the significance of Jesus’s death for the New Testament authors? In answering this question, make sure to highlight at least one difference in emphasis on its significance among the New Testament authors, if not a tension or disagreement between them.. On making things new, see: Isaiah 43:18-19, Isaiah 65:17, Ephesians 2:15, Ephesians 4:24, Hebrews 8:13
For New Covenant Testament, see Hebrews in general, but also Hebrews 8:8, 8:13 and 12:24
For reference to Jesus’s death, see the Gospels and Acts, but also for Paul, see especially Romans, 1 Corinthians, Colossians 1-3, Philippians, 1-2, and Galatians 1-3, and 6. For Peter, see 1 Peter. For John see 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John, and Revelation 1, 5, 11-13, and throughout Hebrews.

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