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Have a controversy in your missions organization or committee? The apostles settled matters from the Old Testament. James appealed at the Jerusalem Council to the book of Amos and “the words of the prophets” (Acts 15:15).

The first century Jewish believers were experiencing the grafting in of the Gentiles. Genesis through Malachi was a sufficient foundation for understanding the mission.

J.D. Payne, “Amos and the Great Commission”.

This article doesn’t consider a particular worldview or people, but it’s an attempt to represent the “whole counsel of God” through portions of Scripture, balancing genre, audience and content. Worthy of consideration when preparing an OT panorama to aid understanding and response to the NT.

UBS Sub-committee, “Selections from the Old Testament,” The Bible Translator 25(2) (1974), 231–235