The following thirteen epistles are all written by the apostle Paul, and possibly the fourteenth, which is Hebrews. The first of these is the Epistle to the Romans. Although Paul did not establish the church at Rome, he wrote to the Romans, a group of Gentiles who accepted Christ as their Saviour. While the fourContinue reading “The Epistles of Paul”
It is very striking and remarkable that the Bible in our hands is structured in such a way that when we look at the first five books of the Bible, known as the Pentateuch, or the books of the law, each of the five books have features and characteristics, in which all the other booksContinue reading “The structure of the Bible”
We now come to the Prophetical books, forming a fourth division of the Bible, and the last division of the Old Testament. These books can be further divided into the Major Prophets (Isaiah to Daniel) and the Minor Prophets (Hosea to Malachi). These books give prophecies regarding the judgment of Israel and Judah, then theContinue reading “The Prophetical Books”
Having seen the order of the Historical Books, we now come to the poetical books, forming a third division of the Bible. This consists of the books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon, and these books are written in Hebrew poetry in which God intends to teach some lessons.
Having seen the order of the first five books of the Bible, we now begin with the historical books – a second division in the Bible. First, we had a background about the beginning of the earth (Genesis). Then there was the redemption of the children of Israel (Exodus). Then followed God’s holiness and HisContinue reading “The Historical Books”