The Old Testament covers about 4000 years of history but was written over approximately 1400 years by 27 different authors. It consists of 39 books. It was written on a variety of different surfaces like stone, wood, clay, papyrus, leather, and animal skins. Eventually some was written on paper. It is divided into 4 sections: the books of the law, historical books, wisdom literature, and the books of the prophets. It is not in chronological order, but many of the books were written simultaneously.
It is assumed there were 3 wisemen because 3 gifts were presented to Jesus, but the Bible does not say how many there were. Some claim to know their names, but that is also not in the Bible. Most likely there were several wisemen as long journeys were generally done in large caravans because they…
When Jesus was resurrected, He was not the only one who came back to life. Matthew tells us, “The bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. They came out of the tombs after Jesus’ resurrection and went into the holy city and appeared to many people.” Share the Message