Books of the New Testament

National Association of Christian Ministers Summary Series

The New Testament is the second part of the Christian Bible and is composed of 27 books. Here is a list of the books of the New Testament in the traditional order:

1. Matthew
2. Mark
3. Luke
4. John
5. Acts
6. Romans
7. 1 Corinthians
8. 2 Corinthians
9. Galatians
10. Ephesians
11. Philippians
12. Colossians
13. 1 Thessalonians
14. 2 Thessalonians
15. 1 Timothy
16. 2 Timothy
17. Titus
18. Philemon
19. Hebrews
20. James
21. 1 Peter
22. 2 Peter
23. 1 John
24. 2 John
25. 3 John
26. Jude
27. Revelation

These books were written by various authors over a period of several decades and were originally written in Greek. The New Testament contains a variety of literary genres, including:

gospel narratives,

letters, and

apocalyptic literature.

It is the primary source of Christian theology and provides a record of the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, as well as the early history of the Christian church.