Overview of the Psalms

The book of Psalms is a very interesting and detailed book, composed of a collection of psalms and praises to God. It could also be called ‘the book of praises.’ Have you ever wondered that many of the children’s Sunday school songs and classic hymns sung in churches come from this wonderful book of Psalms?Continue reading “Overview of the Psalms”

Overview of Lamentations

The book of Lamentations is part of the major Prophetical books in the Word of God, and is referred to as the Lamentations of Jeremiah. It is basically an index to the book of Jeremiah. This short article is only intended to present a simple outline or overview of how the book is compiled inContinue reading “Overview of Lamentations”

Overview of Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy means ‘second law’, but it is not a second giving of the law, but a reminder. It is the fifth book of the Bible, and the last of the books of Moses. The number 5 speaks of human responsibility. The wilderness is reviewed and instructions and directions are given in relation to the promisedContinue reading “Overview of Deuteronomy”

Overview of Numbers

Numbers is the fourth book of the Bible as well as in the books of Moses, and the number 4 is the number of the earth. On the fourth day the material things were created. There are four earthly kingdoms mentioned in Daniel. This is also the “wilderness” book. The wilderness is a picture ofContinue reading “Overview of Numbers”

Overview of Leviticus

The book of Leviticus can be very easily misunderstood if it is read, or not read, for the wrong reasons. Many of us, and I fall into this, upon finishing Genesis and struggling to get through the second half of Exodus, tend to skip Leviticus because at first glance it is just about a setContinue reading “Overview of Leviticus”

Overview of Revelation

Many dear Christians find this very interesting book of Revelation extremely difficult. If we stick to the purpose of the book, it is called the Revelation of Jesus Christ (Rev 1:1) and therefore this book is about Jesus Christ as the King of kings and the Lord of lords. In the gospels, the Lord JesusContinue reading “Overview of Revelation”

Overview of Exodus

The book of Exodus is about the children of Israel in Egypt under bondage and then God’s work of redemption – the name exodus means going out. It is a book of departure. Exodus flows from the end of Genesis, in mentioning the sons of Jacob and the children of Israel that went from CanaanContinue reading “Overview of Exodus”

Overview of Genesis

The book of Genesis is the book of beginnings, as is the meaning of the name. The beginning of life, and all things, is found in this wonderful and amazing book. Most importantly, the beginning of creation is found in the very fist chapter. What is more vital is that the ‘Triune’ God is foundContinue reading “Overview of Genesis”

Overview of Daniel

The book of Daniel is perhaps the most well-known of the prophetical books in the Bible. The main reason is that just about everyone who has been in Sunday School as a child grew up learning about Daniel in the lions’ den in chapter 6, which again is a very well-known Sunday School story withContinue reading “Overview of Daniel”

Outline of 1 Corinthians

The first epistle of Corinthians was written after Paul had visited Corinth in Acts 18. Many people there converted from their idolatry and became Christians, and a local church was formed, an expression of the one body of Christ. This epistle is full of teaching and setting things in order in the local church whereContinue reading “Outline of 1 Corinthians”