SURVEY OF THE ENTIRE BIBLE
By Pastor Gary
This general survey
of the Bible is placed on Biblebelievers.com with
permission granted by the author. Gary Tucker is pastor of Bethesda
Baptist Church, 992 Broadway Ave., Bedford, Ohio 44146 - Phone: (330)
Genesis Means origin or beginning.
Genesis is the seed plot of the Bible.
Genesis proves the rest of the Bible.
Genesis is hated by the devil.
The book of Genesis is the book of first mentions.
The first 11 chapters of Genesis cover about 2000 years of history.
Genesis begins with God and ends with a coffin.
The first 5 books of the Bible are written by Moses.
The first 5 books of the Bible are called the Pentateuch.
The Old Testament records the development of the Nation of Israel.
What are the 3 ingredients needed to have a nation? People, Law and Land.
of the Pentateuch.
= The origin of a nation.
= The deliverance of a nation.
= The life of a nation.
= The testing of a nation.
= The reminders of a nation.
Sons of God--------------------------------------Chapter 6
by Faith--------------------------Chapter 15
Sacrifice------------------------- --------Chapter 4
of Isaac-------------------------------Chapter 22
Exodus means departure.
Exodus begins with slavery, and ends with God dwelling in their
God hardens a heart by removing his restraint on sin.
Books or chapters that give more insight into the Old Testament are:
Peter chapter 2
book of Jude
5. Name the 10 plagues in Exodus.
The Nile River turning into blood.
Disease on cattle
Boils on men and animals
Destruction of crops by hail
Destruction of crops by locust
Death of the firstborn
Egypt is a type of the world.
Moses is a type of Jesus Christ.
Passover is a type of the death of Jesus Christ.
The Exodus is a type of salvation.
The crossing of the Red Sea is a type of victory over the world.
The pillar of cloud and of fire is a type of the presence of God
in the believer.
God had Israel spoil the Egyptians to provide for the Tabernacle.
of Moses-----------------------------Chapter 3-4
at Sinai---------------------------Chapter 19
at the Red Sea----------------Chapter 14
of the Israelites-----------Chapter 1
of the tabernacle-------------Chapter 36-40
breaks the Law-------------------Chapter 32
the Law-----------------------Chapter 33-34
Leviticus is named after the Levite
Leviticus teaches the way to God through sacrifice.
Leviticus teaches the Christians their need for holy living.
Name the 5 offerings.
6. What does each feast represent for the Christian?
feast = Salvation.
of the First Fruits = Resurrection.
= Coming of the Holy Spirit.
of Trumpets = Rapture or 2nd coming.
- Day of
Atonement = Tribulation.
of the Tabernacles = Millennium.
- The tabernacle
represents God's visible center of worship and future work of
The Lord Jesus Christ.
Altar--------------------------------Lamb of God
Lavor-------------------------------Water of Life
of Shewbread-----------------------Bread of Life
Stand----------------------------------Light of the World
of Incense-----------------------------Prayer of the Lord
Seat-----------------------------------Death, Burial and Resurrection of
was given from the numbering of Israel.
Genesis = Man ruined.
= Man redeemed.
= Man worshipping.
= Man serving.
Numbers shows Christians their need to be orderly.
Numbers reveals Israel's failures.
In Numbers Joshua was to succeed Moses.
at Kadesh--------------------------Chapter 13
futile Attack--------------------------Chapter 14
Sabbath Breaker--------------------Chapter 15
means second law.
has the first mention of the children of Belial.
has the first mention of death by hanging on a tree.
is the only book Jesus used in dealing with the devil.
shows the Christian his need to be obedient.
Deuteronomy the land of Canaan is a land of Hills and Valleys.
and ends with Death.
place in the Bible where the word Success is used is found in Joshua 1:8.
just use dreams, visions and angels, He now uses a Book-Joshua 1:8.
is shown through Rahab's scarlet thread.
in the genealogy of Jesus.
78:25 manna is called Angel's Food.
after Israel crossed the Jordan River.
a type of the Lord Jesus Christ.
reasons why manna is a type of the Lord Jesus Christ.
down from heaven
in a mortar
- He gave
manna because he loved us.
sin of Achan.
- I saw
- I coveted
- I took
- I hid
are 12 judges in the Book of Judges.
are 14 judges in the Book of Judges and I Samuel.
form of government where the priests teach and administer God's law is called
three judges from the book of Judges:
two judges found in I Samuel are Eli and Samuel.
is the great-grandmother of David.
is one of four women named in the messianic line.
is the kinsman redeemer.
is a type of lost sinner.
is a type of Christ.
is willing to redeem.
has the right to redeem.
has the power to redeem.
three double books of the Old Testament:
- I Samuel
- II Samuel
- I Kings
- II Kings
- I Chronicles
- II Chronicles
two wicked sons were Hophni and Phinehas.
three Kinds of Israel under the united Kingdom were Saul, David, and Solomon.
- I Samuel
records Israel's transition from a theocracy to a monarchy.
words to I Samuel:
- The Glory is departed
- The Lord helped us
two main mistakes he made with his sons are:
- He restrained
- He permitted
them to minister in the house of the Lord
Ark of the Lord was captured by the Philistines for 20 years.
was the first circuit preacher.
lost three things:
the anointing of David we learn that God looks on the Heart of a man.
David went to slay Goliath he picked up five smooth stones.
would not stretch forth his hand against the Lord's anointed.
- II Samuel
records the reign of David.
reigned for forty years.
reigned for forty years, 7 years over Judah, and 33 years over all of Israel.
reigned for 40 years.
battles were primarily defensive.
battles were primarily offensive.
could not build God a house because he shed much blood.
Davidic Covenant consists of these five things.
counselor was the Prophet Nathan.
general was Joab.
general was Abner.
rebellious son was Absolom.
sin with Bath-Sheba is found in II Samuel Chapter 11.
sin cost him a four fold restoration.
- I kings
records the reign of Solomon.
- I Kings
records the division of the United Kingdom into two kingdoms.
key word of I Kings is Division.
Northern Kingdom is made up of 10 tribes with Samaria as its capital.
Southern Kingdom is made up of 2 tribes with Jerusalem as its capital.
first king of the south was Solomon's son, Rehoboam.
first king of the north was Solomon's servant, Jeroboam.
was the most wicked king of the north.
was the most wicked king of the south.
of Elijah's ministry is found in I Kings Chapter 17
great things that Solomon is noted for
Solomon's three great sins
were missing from the Ark when it found its final resting place in the temple?
Golden Pot of Manna
of the lowest people
two golden calves
the Religious calendar
ruled in the north.
ruled in the south.
no good kings in the north.
seven good kings in the south.
key word of II Kings is captivity.
principle found in II Kings teaches God is faithful in judging his people
for their disobedience and idolatry.
Northern Kingdom consisted of 9 different dynasty's.
Southern Kingdom consisted of 1 dynasty, David's.
received a double portion of Elijha's spirit.
performed 8 miracles.
performed 16 miracles.
was the most righteous kind of the south.
was instructed to destroy the house of Ahab.
destroyed the Brazen Serpent of Moses because it became an object of worship.
most wicked king Manasseh reigned the longest period of any king, 55 years.
went into captivity for 70 yrs. Because they didnt let the land rest
its Sabbath's for 490 yrs.
I & II Chronicles:
- A Chronicle
is an account of event arranged in order.
deals solely with Judah.
key word is Temple.
- I Chronicles
recaps I and II Samuel.
- II Chronicles
recaps I and II Kings.
contains additional information not found in I and II Samuel and I and II
was written to be an encouragement to the remnant.
sin is not mentioned in Chronicles showing that God forgives and forgets.
are four major places in the New Testament where additional information is
revealed about the Old Testament.
- II Peter
records the return of the Jews from captivity.
deals with the rebuilding of the temple.
purpose of Ezra is to record God's faith fullness in re-establishing the Jews
two kings mentioned in Ezra:
50,000 Jews returned to Israel.
priest named in Ezra who organizes the return to Jeruselam is Zerubabel.
two prophets who challenged and motivated the people to build the temple were
Haggai and Zecheriah.
was a descendant of Arron.
1,500 men return with Ezra.
is the last historical book of the Old Testament.
deal with the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem.
wall of Jerusalem was rebuilt in just 52 days.
only place in the Bible where the word pulpit occurs is Nehemiah 8:4.
Nehemiah there is no inspired record of Jewish history for the next 400 years
until the angel Gabriel broke the silence in announcing the coming birth of
John the Baptist.
means Star of the East.
book of Esther is never mentioned or quoted in the New Testament.
is not mentioned in the book of Esther.
book of Esther teaches the reality of God's divine Providence.
was a Gentile who married a Jew; Esther was a Jew who married a Gentile.
was Esther's cousin.
five books of poetry:
- the secrets of suffering
- the secret of worship
- the secrets of happiness
of Solomon - the secrets of love
past 17 books deal with a nation
5 books of poetry deal with the human heart.
purpose of Job reveals the need to exercise faith when we don't know the reasons
for suffering and affliction.
was faithful though he had no Bible.
is thought to be the oldest book in the Bible.
contains 42 chapters.
book of Job never refers to the scriptures.
5:11 sates "Ye have heard of the Patience of Job."
- Job loses
his wealth, children, and health yet still remains faithful to God.
- God never
explains to Job why he suffered.
- God gave
Job twice as much as he had before.
contains 150 chapters.
means a sacred song or poem.
was set to music for the tabernacle and temple worship.
contains the two middle words of the Bible "The Lord".
is the main Author of Psalms.
is the most quoted book of the New Testament.
Century Christians sand the Psalms.
book of Psalms has five major divisions ending with the word amen.
three main prophetic themes in Psalms are
suffering of Israel
22 deals with the suffering savior or cross.
23 deals with the Living savior or crook.
24 deals with the exalted kind or crown.
37 and 119 are perfect alphabetical Psalms.
deals with Practical wisdom.
will develop your character.
8 is the chapter of wisdom.
Proverb is a short popular saying that expresses some obvious Truth.
is the man Author of Proverbs.
Solomon spake 300
proverbs - I Kings 4:32.
31 describes a virtuous woman.
is the author of Ecclesiastes.
- He calls
himself the Preacher.
teaches the emptiness of everything apart from God.
key word in Ecclesiastes in vanity.
problem with man is that he is looking under the sun instead of looking to
teaches the greater the enjoyment the greater the disappointment.
teaches that only God can satisfy.
- In Ecclesiastes
the World is the object.
Song of Solomon:
- In Song
of Solomon Jesus Christ is the object.
wrote 1005 songs. (I Kings 4:32)
name for the Song of Solomon is Canticles which means song or chant.
key word in Song of Solomon is Love.
are two unique names of Jesus in the Song of Solomon:
Rose of Sharon
Lily of the Valleys
unique name of the groom's bride is Shulamite
Jews refer to the Song of Solomon as the Holy of Holies of scripture.
Jews required you to be 30 years of age before you could read the Song of
origin of the prophets began with Moses.
word prophet means "One who speaks in place of another".
all prediction is prophecy not all prophecy is prediction.
four different titles for a prophet are:
Man of God
- My Servants
the five Major Prophets:
are 66 chapters in Isaiah
means the Lord Saves.
was ministering when the Northern Kingdom was taken captive by Assyria.
prophecies are mainly directed to the Southern Kingdom of Judah - Isaiah 1:1
is the Greek name for Isaiah found in the New Testament.
66 chapters fall in line with the 66 books of the Bible.
1 through 39 deal with the Judgment of Israel.
40 through 66 deal with the Redemption of Israel.
good chapters in Isaiah are:
calling of Isaiah - Chapter 6
Devil - Chapter 14
Lord's Crucifixion - Chapter 53
- In Isaiah
14:12 the name Lucifer appears and is the only place in the Bible that refers
to the Devil by that name.
contains 52 chapters.
was a prophet to the South.
was a prophet during the Single Kingdom.
was known as the Weeping Prophet.
phone number is Jeremiah 33:3.
was probably written shortly after the destruction of Jerusalem.
is an Acrostic Arrangement which is a verse or arrangement of words in which
certain letters in each line, as the first or last, when taken in order spell
out a word, motto, etc.
- In Lamentations
each chapter has 22 verses or a multiple of 22 verses.
22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet are used in succession to begin each verse
in chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
- In chapter
3 each of the 22 Hebrew letters are used in succession after every third verse.
three Jewish grouping of writings in the Old Testament are:
Rolls are read publicly at a Jewish Festival.
five rolls are:
Song of Solomon
is the Prophet of the Exile.
means God Strengthens.
are 48 chapters in Ezekiel.
was a priest as well as a prophet.
chapter 28 describes the Devil.
probably knew Daniel.
- Prophet of the Spirit.
- Prophet of the Son.
- Prophet of the Father.
gave Israel 12 signs:
caused him to be dumb
- 70 Elder's
weeping for Tammuz
of household goods
of his wife
describes the physical resurrection of Israel in two ways.
name for Jerusalem is "The Lord is there".
describes the Millennial Temple.
book of Daniel contains 12 chapters.
is the prophet of the exile.
means God is Judge.
Lord Jesus Christ states that Daniel was a prophet.
prophesied in the King's court.
is written in the Hebrew and Aramaic languages.
was of royal descent.
is greatly beloved of God or highly esteemed.
rose to the highest position in the kingdoms of Babylon, Media, and Persia
though a captive because he never compromised.
means, an unveiling of the secret purposes of God.
of the Minor Prophets:
are 12 minor prophets.
first 9 books are pre-exile.
last 3 books are post-exile.
Jews considered the minor prophets to be 1 book.
minor prophets are:
Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai,
was the last prophet to the north.
Greek name is Osee - Romans 9:25
- The word
"backsliding is found only in Jeremiah, Hosea, and Proverbs.
is Hosea's wife and represents Israel.
called the northern kingdom by three names Israel, Samaria, and Ephraim.
- Of the
last 6 kings on the throne in the Northern Kingdom only 1 died of natural
central theme of the book of Joel is the day of the Lord.
quotes Joel 2:28-29 in the book of Acts Chapter 2
Chapter 3 give the location of the battle of Armageddon.
Valley of Jehosaphat
Valley of Decision.
occupation was that of a herdsman and a cultivator or sycamore trees.
only place the word "chapel" is used in the Bible is found in Amos
7:13. It refers to Bethel as the King's Chapel.
predicted an earthquake.
messages of Amos:
two walk together except they be agreed" - Amos 3:3
to meet thy God." - Amos 4:12
had five visions:
Vision of the Grasshoppers
Vision of the Fire
Vision of the Plumbline
Vision of the Summer Fruit
Vision of the Lord on the Altar
is the shortest book in the Old Testament.
pronounces judgment on Edom.
is Esau - Gen. 36:1.
Edomites would not let Israel pass through the Land on their journey from
preached to Nineveh.
purpose of Jonah reveal God desires the Salvation of Gentiles.
fled to Tarshish to avoid the Lord.
boarded a ship in Joppa.
was commanded twice by God to arise, go, and preach.
teaches Salvation through substitution.
is the only preacher who didn't want a convert.
preached an 8 word message.
preached at the same time as Isaiah.
preached to the common people while Isaiah preached in the king's court.
declares judgment on Nineveh.
key words of Nahum are revengeth and vengeance.
is the last prophet to the south.
was probably a member of the temple choir.
declares the grandfather of the reformation because of Habakkuk 2:4 "But
the just shall live by his faith".
is a contemporary of Jeremiah.
key phrase of Zephaniah is the Day of the Lord.
is the first post-exile prophet.
knew Zechariah and Zerrubabel.
message is "God First".
preached to call the people back to rebuild the temple.
preached for 3 months and 24 days.
preached for 3 years.
contains several prophecies about the Lord.
is the last prophet of the Old Testament.
is similar in content to Nehemiah.
contains a prophecy of John the Baptist - Malachi 3:1.
word in the Old Testament is "Curse".
Testament contains 27 Books.
Testament is the Old Testament fulfilled.
Testament is Jesus Christ's last will and testament.
Gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
means seeing together or having a common view.
The 4 living
creatures in the Bible are found in:
Ezekal 10; Rev. 4
living creatures have 4 faces:
an Ox, a Man, and an Eagle.
gospels each represent one of the faces:
of the four gospels describe Jesus in a different way:
7. An outline
of the New Testament is as follows:
Testament instituted - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Testament proclaimed - Acts
Testament explained - Romans thru Jude
Testament fulfilled - Revelation
means Anno Domini and is Latin for "In the Year of our Lord".
is the Genesis of the New Testament.
genealogy proves Jesus Christ has the right ancestry to be King.
was a tax collector and his other name is Levi.
5:1 shows Adam has many generations because all in Adam die - I Cor. 15:22.
is the only Gospel where the Church is mentioned.
8 blessings are found in Chapter 5.
8 woes are found in Chapter 23.
is the shortest of the four gospels.
theme shows Jesus as the obedient servant.
Gospel of Mark is considered the neglected Gospel or least studied.
was not an apostle.
emphasizes Christ's deeds not Christ's words.
is interested in what a servant does, not in what a servant says.
is considered the Gospel of action.
contains the least amount of unique material - 7%.
views the death of Christ as the greatest work a servant can do.
are 3 things missing from this Gospel because they are not important for a
servant - a genealogy, birth, and childhood.
summarizes John the Baptist, Christ's baptism and temptation in the first
13 verses, and immediately goes on to the work of Christ.
was Barnabas' nephew - Col. 4:10
was the first short term missionary.
second missionary journey began with a fallout between Barnabas and Paul.
Gospel of Luke is the longest Gospel.
Gospel of Luke shows the Humanity of Christ.
presents Jesus Christ as the perfect man.
genealogy of Jesus Christ goes back to God.
wrote two books of the Bible: Luke and Acts.
books are addressed to Theophilus.
was a medical doctor - Col. 4:14.
is the only gentile New Testament writer.
and Acts make up 25% of the New Testament.
is considered the Gospel of Women. They are as follows:
1-2: Virgin Mary
10:38-42: Mary and Martha
analyzes Jesus as God.
wrote 5 books:
I John, II John, III John, Revelation
was the other Bible author who wrote 5 books.
wrote his books between 85 - 95 AD.
reveals Peter's identity as the person who used the sword in the Garden of
father was Zebedee.
mother was Salome.
was Jesus' 1st cousin.
the Baptist was Jesus' 2nd cousin.
named John and James the Sons of Thunder.
was in Jesus' inner circle.
was the beloved of Jesus.
leaned on Jesus' bosom.
ran with Peter to the empty tomb.
main things omitted from John's Gospel are:
Genealogy - He is God.
birth account - He is from the beginning.
Temptation - God cannot be tempted.
Transfiguration - Nobody has seen God at anytime - I John 4:12.
Verily is used 25 times and only in John.
Gospel of John contains the Seven miracles, testimonies, "I ams"
last seven I ams are:
- ch. 6
- ch. 8
- ch. 10
shepherd - ch. 10
and Resurrection - ch. 11
Truth Life - ch. 14
Vine - ch. 15
John records Christ's last words on the Cross: It
Acts and Luke were written to Theophilus.
the book of Acts is called the Acts of the Holy Spirit.
work that Jesus began to do was continued in Acts through the Holy Spirit.
contains 28 chapters.
key verse in Acts is Acts 1:8.
key message in Acts is witness.
has an abrupt ending because the life of Jesus is still going on.
1:14 is the last place Mary is mentioned in the Bible.
the book of Acts detailed accounts are given for the two apostles Peter and
accounts of Peter are given in Chapters 1 through 12.
accounts of Paul are given in Chapters 13 through 28.
means 50 days.
was seen 40 days after his Resurrection.
there is 1 Calvary, 1 Resurrection, and 1 Second Coming, there can only be
1 Day of Pentecost.
the coming of the Holy Spirit the tabernacle, temple and our bodies (living
stones) all had one thing in common in that they were all empty.
and miracles were done in the days of Moses, the days of Elijah and Elisah,
and in the days of Jesus and the Apostles.
purpose for signs and miracles was for Authenticity.
1:26 is the last place the Lot is used, which is gambling or a vote.
is chosen to fill Judas' place as an apostle and is never mentioned again.
means "called out ones".
Acts 2:47 it says the Lord adds to the Church.
address in Acts 7 is the longest in the New Testament.
Paul, and John, all saw the three manifestations of Christ.
Acts 8 we read about the conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch.
Acts 9 we read about the conversion of Saul.
Acts 10 we read about the conversion of Cornelius.
Acts 11:26 they were first called Christian at Antioch.
was providentially prepared.
Jew by birth
in Greek culture
in the Scriptures
by the Lord
served in the church for 10 years before being called as a missionary.
nephew revealed a plot to murder Paul to the chief captain.
had a disagreement with Barnabas over John-Mark.
often used his testimony when witnessing.
was the greatest Christian who ever lived.
book of Romans contains 16 chapters.
wrote 9 Epistles to 7 churches the 7 churches were:
the Gospels develop the person of Christ and Acts develops the work of
Christ the Epistles develop the Doctrine of Christ.
1:17 - "The just shall live by faith" started the Great Reformation
and is quoted in Hab. 2:4.
is the most formal writing by Paul
Bible within the Bible - John 3:16
the Romans Road
wealth became it's woe.
took 18 months for Paul to establish the church at Corinth.
Cor. 5:9 reveals that I and II Corinthians was not the only letters written
by Paul to the Corinthians.
wrote I Corinthians in response to a letter, evil reports and false doctrine.
wrote 6 chapters of rebuke before he responded to their letter in I Cor. 7:1.
labored in Corinth with Aquila and Perscilla.
Christ is mentioned 10 times in the first 10 verses in I Corinthians.
and exalting men caused division and contentions in Corinth.
Cor. 2 shows only the Holy Spirit reveals the Word of God to born again
Cor. 3 discussed the Judgment Seat of Christ.
Cor. 6 discusses Judgment and Lawsuits.
Cor. 9 and 15 Paul defend his Apostleship.
Cor. 11 discusses Communion.
Cor 12 discusses Spiritual gifts
Cor 13 discusses the ending of spiritual gifts.
Cor. 14 discusses the problems of spiritual gifts.
only place this word is used in the Bible is I Cor. 12:25: Scitism.
Gospel is found in I Cor. 15:1-4.
Cor. 15 discusses the resurrection.
Maranatha ends the book of I Cor. and means "accurses at the Lord's coming".
I Cor. is mostly doctrinal II Cor. is mostly personal.
wrote II Cor. to defend his personal character.
Cor. 6:18 is the only place in the New Testament other then Revelation where
God is referred to as the Almighty.
Cor. key message is comfort. It is used 10 times in II Cor. 1:3-7.
II Cor. Chapter 5 these topics are discussed.
from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
Judgment seat of Christ.
are a new creature.
are ambassador's for Christ.
Cor. chapter 6 states now is the day of salvation.
Cor. chapter 8-9 is all about giving.
Cor. chapter 11 discusses that Paul was rude of speech and describes Satan's
Cor. chapter 13 reveals that Paul went to the third heaven and had a thorn
in the flesh.
is similar to Romans.
writes in Galatians chapter 1 that they were soon removed unto another gospel.
chapter 1 of Galatians Paul wrote about his stay in Arabia.
chapter 2 of Galatians Paul withstood peter to the face.
Galatians Judiazers had infiltrated the church.
chapter 3 the law is described as a schoolmaster.
chapter 4 Christ was made of a woman, and we can cry "Abba, Father".
chapter 5 lists the fruit of the spirit.
chapter six states the law of sowing and reaping.
Paul's four prison epistles:
is similar to Colossians.
theme of Ephesians is the church and is a book of conduct and encouragement.
chapter one and four we are sealed with the Spirit.
2:6 we are made to sit together in Heavenly Places.
dwells in our Hearts by faith according to Ephesians 3:17.
4:14 talks about "Every Wind of Doctrine"
5:16 we are to "Redeem the time"
chapters 5 and 6 gives conduct for husbands, wives, and children.
6:11 we are commanded to put on the full armor of God.
means "Lover of Horses"
is a book of Joy and Thankfulness
first three converts in Philipi are Lydia, the slave girl, and the Philippian
Jailer - Acts 16.
1:21 Paul writes "To live is Christ and to die is Gain"
2:6-11 describes the humility of Christ.
3:13-14 Paul writes we are to forget those things which are behind.
writes in Philippians chapter 4:
be careful for nothing"
can do all things through Christ"
God shall supply all your need"
was written to stabilize the church doctrinally.
theme of Colossians is the deity and all sufficiency of Jesus Christ - Col.
chapter one teaches the deity of Christ.
chapter two teaches the doctrine of Christ.
chapter three teaches the demands of Christ concerning:
2 - Your affections on things above.
18 - wives submit...own husbands.
19 - husbands love your wives.
20 - children obey your parents.
chapter 4 describes the disciples of Christ.
& II Thessalonians:
Thessalonians theme is the coming of the Lord with his saints.
church in Thessalonica turns the world upside down - Acts 17:4.
was in Thessalonica for 1 month before he was forced to leave. - Acts 17:10.
was hindered twice from returning to Thessalonica. - I Thess. 2:17-19.
Doctrine of the Lord's return comes form the Lord. - I Thess. 4:15.
Lord's return is found in one out of twenty verses in the New Testament.
Crown of Rejoicing is commonly called the Soul Winner's crown is found in
I Thess. 2:19.
of the 2nd coming of the Lord, the Thessalonians stopped working.
doctrine of the Rapture is found is found in I Thess. 4:13-18.
wanted to comfort the Thessalonians about those that sleep in Jesus. - I Thess.
Thessalonians closes with Twenty-two things for the Christian to do.
Thessalonians was written in 51 AD.
Thessalonians was written in 52 AD.
Thessalonians was written to assure the people the Great Tribulation had not
Thess. 2:15 is the only place where the word Tradition is used in a good way.
Great Tribulation is equivalent to the wrath of God and is not to be confused
with our tribulation as Christians.
of II Thessalonians is similar to I Thessalonians.
double books of the Bible:
& II Samuel
& II Kings
& II Chronicles
& II Corinthians
& II Thessalonians
& II Timothy
& II Peter
the Pastoral Epistles: I Timothy, II Timothy, Titus.
Timothy was written in 63 AD.
Timothy was written by Paul to encourage Timothy.
calls Timothy "my own son".
Timothy's key word is "charge".
was a prisoner with Paul.
Timothy Chapter 2 mentions four types of prayer:
Supplication - specific request
Prayer - all communication with God
Intercession - praying for others
Giving of thanks - sacrifice
Timothy Chapter 3 gives the qualifications for both the Bishop and Deacon.
greatest verse about the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ is I Tim. 3:16.
word "potentate" is only found one place in the Bible - I Tim. 6:15.
Timothy was written in 67 AD.
the five prison epistles: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon, &
delivered many of Paul's letters.
Timothy is Paul's last writing.
Timothy's key word is "ashamed".
I Timothy, some had forsaken Paul by II Timothy all had forsaken Paul.
II Timothy Chapter 3, Paul mentions twenty-two characteristics of the last
mentions the crown of Righteousness in II Timothy 4:8 for those that love
was a Greek.
served in Crete.
was written in 63 AD.
quotes 3 heathen writers.
& II Timothy stresses doctrine while Titus stresses duty.
key message is "to maintain good works".
Godliness in the Church - ch. 1
Godliness in the Home - ch. 2
Godliness in the Church - ch. 3
contains 25 verses.
is Paul's briefest letter.
is a personal letter which contains no doctrine.
church met in Philemon's home.
illustrates our redemption.
Philemon - God
Paul - Jesus Christ
Onesimus - The Sinner
was a runaway slave.
key message is "receive him"
is sometimes called the courteous letter. It reveals the ministry of letter
is the first book of the eight General Epistles.
was written 5 years before the destruction of the temple which took place
in 70 AD.
is sometimes called the orphan epistle.
has been called the 5th gospel.
is the most likely author of Hebrews.
author of Hebrews remains anonymous because of the business of animal sacrifice
and also Paul's lack of respect among the Jews.
reveals the necessity of the Christian religion while Hebrews reveals the
superiority of the Christian religion.
four Gospels speak of Christ's work on Earth.
speaks of Christ's work in Heaven.
is the companion book to Leviticus.
the book of Hebrews Paul argues with the Jews, instead of losing all they
had, they gained all.
writes Hebrews to warn the Jewish believers about the apostasy of Judaism.
reveals that Jesus is better then the law of Moses.
word better is used 13 times in Hebrews.
shows that Jesus made one offering for sin.
contains 5 warnings.
Hebrews 1:1 "sundry" is the only place in the Bible where this word
chapter 11 is called the chapter of faith.
is the earliest New Testament book , written in 45 AD.
contains 5 chapters.
is considered to be the proverbs of the New Testament.
the book of James is referred to as the handbook of Christianity.
is the half-brother of Jesus.
purpose of James is to remind a Christians that genuine faith means a changed
teaches a genuine faith means a living faith.
uses 5 Old Testament characters as illustrations:
Paul and James on faith:
James - justified by Works
Paul - Root of Justification
James - Fruit of Justification
1:12 describes the crown of Life.
I Peter contains 5 chapters.
is the best known apostle.
brother was Andrew.
brought Peter to Jesus.
father's name is Jonah.
main character of Acts chapter 1 through 12 is Peter.
chapter 15 is the last place Peter is mentioned.
has 4 different names in the New Testament.
means "little rock".
Peter was written to encourage the believers in the midst of suffering.
Peter 5:4 describes the Crown of Glory.
theme of I Peter is persecution from without.
theme of II Peter is Persecution from within.
is the apostle of Hope
Paul is the apostle of Faith.
John is the apostle of Love.
Peter was written shortly before Peter's death.
Peter was written to warn Christians about false teachers.
Peter chapter 2 is similar to the book of Jude.
II, & III John:
was John's disciple.
John is sometimes called the epistle of no compromise or the fellowship epistle.
II, and III John were all written from Ephesus.
wrote 5 books.
John's key word is "love" and is used 46 times.
John's theme is Fellowship.
is described as light and love in I John.
is the only New Testament author that mentions the Antichrist using it 5 times.
mentions that we can know that we have eternal life in I John 5:13.
identifies himself as the elder in II and III John.
John is the shortest New Testament book and contains 13 verses.
John is written to the Elect Lady.
John is written to a man name Gaius.
II John the phrase "Son of the Father" is unique to the New Testament.
II John, John warns the believers of the possibility of losing rewards.
John contains: 2 commendations and 1 condemnation.
Gaius would Spread the Gospel.
Diotrephes would Hinder the Gospel.
Demetrius would Adorn the Gospel.
For Diotrephes there was no service because there was no Love.
name for Jude would be Judas.
is most likely the Half-brother of Jesus.
is the preface to Revelation.
Peter 2:1 talks of future apostasy.
talks of present apostasy.
initially was going to write about salvation.
writes to counter apostasy.
describes and writes in series of threes.
is the Biblical circle.
began with paradise - Revelation ends with paradise.
paradise lost - Rev. paradise is regained.
is Satan's first rebellion - Rev. is Satan's final rebellion.
introduces Satan - Rev. shows Satan's doom
is where Satan tells first lie - Rev. shows that nothing that tells a lie
enters the city.
predicts Satan's doom - Rev. performs Satan's doom
the earth is prepared for man - Rev. the earth is perfected for man.
reveals the beginning of time - Rev. reveals the end of time.
shows creation of heaven and earth - Rev. shows creation of New Heaven and
Man driven from God's face - Rev. Man sees his face in glory.
Night and Sea created - Rev. No more night, no more sea.
Tree of life lost - Rev. Tree of life gained.
Reveals sorrow resulting from sin - Rev. No more tears.
Present's the curse - Rev. the curse is removed.
Records first death - Rev. No more death.
Adam reigning - Last Adam in glory
is brought to Adam - Bride is prepared for Christ
looking for a city by faith - Holy city presented in glory
is the Lamb - The Lamb reigns
of Babylon - Destruction of Babylon
murder committed - Murderers cast into lake of fire.
gates are shut - The gates are opened
first rest - The final rest
and art begin to replace God - Culture and arts are destroyed and replaced
separated God and man - Cherubim in company with God and Man.
ends with sorrow and a coffin - Revelation ends with rejoicing in Heaven.