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Is the Old Testament still relevant today?

How do the New Testament authors view and cite the Old Testament? Can we properly understand Jesus’ identity and mission apart from the Old Testament? What parts of the Old Testament are still binding on new covenant Christians?

In this new Credo video, Michael Kruger answers how the Old Testament is still relevant today. Watch other videos like this one on the Credo Video page.

Michael Kruger

Michael J. Kruger (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh) is President and the Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC.  He is one of the leading scholars today in the study of the origins of the New Testament, particularly the development of the New Testament canon and the transmission of the New Testament text. He is the author of numerous books including The Gospel of the SaviorThe Heresy of Orthodoxy (with Andreas Köstenberger), Canon RevisitedThe Question of Canon , and Christianity at the Crossroads: How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church. He is also the editor of and contributor to A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament, and co-editor of The Early Text of the New Testament, and Gospel Fragments. Dr. Kruger is ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America and also serves (part-time) as Pastor of Teaching at Uptown PCA in downtown Charlotte. You can follow his blog at or on Twitter @michaeljkruger.

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