The Bible

Christianity who wrote the Bible: (The Old and The New Testemanet

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Who wrote The Bible? What is the Bible about?
Genesis ­ Moses ­ God creates the world and chooses a special people
Exodus ­ Moses ­ God delivers his people, the Israelite from slavery in Egypt
Leviticus ­ Moses ­ A holy God explains how to worship him
Numbers- Moses ­ faithless Israelites wander 40 years in the wilderness
Deuteronomy ­ Moses- Moses reminds the Israelites of their history and God's laws
Joshua ­ Joshua- The Israelites capture and settle the promised land of Canaan
Judges ­ Samuel- Israel goes through cycles of sin, suffering and salvation
Ruth ­ Ruth- Loyal daughter-in-law pictures God's faithfulness, love and care
1Samuel ­ Samuel- Israel's 12 tribes unite under a king
2 Samuel ­ Not Samuel ­ David becomes Israel's greatest king but with flaws
1 Kings ­ unknown ­ Israel divides into rival northern and southern nations
2 Kings ­ unknown ­both Jewish nations are destroyed for their disobedience to God
1 Chronicles ­ Ezra the priest ­ King David's reign is detailed
2 Chronicles ­ Ezra ­ Israelite history from 970BC-500BC
Ezra ­ Ezra ­ Spiritual renewal begins after the Jews return from exile
Nehemiah ­ Ezra ­ Returning Jewish exiles rebuild the broken walls of Jerusalem
Esther ­Ezra, Nehemiah ­ Jewish girl becomes queen, saves Jews from slaughter
Job ­ unknown ­ God allows suffering for His own purposes
Psalms ­ King David and others ­ a songbook prayers, praise and complaints to God
Proverbs - Solomon- sayings to encourage people to pursue wisdom
Ecclesiastes ­ Solomon ­ apart from God, life is empty and unsatisfying
Song of Solomon ­ Solomon- married love is a beautiful thing worth celebrating
Isaiah ­ Isaiah ­ A coming Messiah will save people from their sins
Jeremiah ­ Jeremiah ­ After years of sinful behaviour, Judah will be punished
Lamentations ­ Jeremiah ­ A despairing poem about the destruction of Jerusalem

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Ezekiel ­ Ezekiel ­ though Israel is in exile, the nation will be restored
Daniel ­ Daniel ­ faithful to god in a challenging setting, Daniel is blessed
Hosea ­ Hosea ­ Prophet's marriage to prostitute reflects God's relationship with Israel
Joel ­ Joel ­ Locust plague pictures God's judgement on His sinful people
Amos ­ Amos ­ real religion isn't just ritual but treating people with justice
Obadiah ­ Obadiah ­ Edom will suffer for participating in Jerusalem's destruction
Jonah ­ unknown ­ reluctant…read more

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Thessalonians ­ Paul ­ Christians should work until Jesus returns
1 Timothy ­ Paul ­ pastors are taught how to conduct their lives and churches
2 Timothy ­ Paul ­ Paul's final words to a co-worker
Titus ­ Paul ­ instructions on lives and teaching
Philemon ­ Paul ­ Paul begs mercy for a slave converted to Christianity
Hebrews ­ not stated ­ Jesus is better than any OT person or sacrifice
James ­ James (brother of Jesus) ­ real Christian faith is shown buy…read more


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