Origins of the Old Testament: A Short History

May 2013
Bible Study Magazine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p28
The article discusses the history of the Old Testament. It says that the heavenly book is a collection of sacred Scriptures which contains divine knowledge, laws, and decrees of God. It states that divine messages of God was communicated through prophetic figures such as Moses and Isaiah and wrote down the ordinances and words of God. It mentions that some argues that Old Testament's scope was settled and completed as early as the time of Ezra before the time of Jesus.


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