Extra-Biblical Texts - We are adding to this list as we continue reading!
Ask the Lord to teach you while you read these books- just as you should when you read the Bible- ask for His discerning Spirit to guide you and teach you.
(1 John 2:27)
~ APOCRYPHA ~
(These are not technically "extra-Biblical" since they were included in all the original Bible translations, but we will still list them here)
Books Called Apocrypha (Included in the original Bibles, Scriptures, and Septuagint)
~ THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS ~
Read the fascinating history of the Dead Sea Scrolls here!
Check out our children's book we wrote about the Dead Sea Scrolls here!
Genesis Apocryphon (one of the original 7 Dead Sea Scrolls found by the shepherd boy)
Book of Enoch - Biblically endorsed throughout the Old and New Testament (Examples: Gen 5:22, Gen 6:1-4, Jude 1:6, 14-15, 2 Peter 2:4)
Book of Jasher - Synchronized with Genesis and Biblically endorsed (Josh 10:13, 2 Sam 1:18)
Testament of Joseph (Eleventh son of Jacob)
BOOKS WRITTEN ABOUT THE LIFE OF YAHUSHA/JESUS
The Book of James / Protevangelium of James - Written by James, the step-brother of Jesus
The Gospel of Nicodemus ( The Acts of Pontius Pilate)
The Gospel of Thomas (Found in 1945 at Nag Hammadi Library in Egypt)