THEMES & OVERVIEW
& ABOUT THE BIBLE
4- THEMES OF THE BIBLE BOOKS
1. One Sentence Summary 2. Two Sentences Summary 3. Paragraph Summary 4. Comprehensive Bible Book Themes. (#1 Is easiest and #4 is more comprehensive and in-depth.)
The Bible is one book made up of 66 books. Each book has a major theme that emphasizes an aspect of God’s character or a way he is working to carry out his perfect plan. What follows is an attempt to capture these themes. A overview of every book of the Bible. They’re listed in the order they show up in the Bible. As a whole, the Bible is about God. It’s about God the Father displaying his glory through God the Son by the power of God the Holy Spirit.
1. THEMES OF BIBLE BOOKS - One Sentence Themes
One Sentence Bible Books Themes For all the Books of the Bible . The Bible is one book made up of 66 books. Each book has a major theme that emphasizes an aspect of God's character What follows is an attempt to capture these themes.
One of the major themes of the Bible is to find out what God says and obey Him. We are familiar with the 10 Commandments and that is a good place to start, but it is certainly not all the Bible has to say about loving God and our fellow man. In the Old Testament we are taught the “letter of the law” and how we should obey God’s commands. But Jesus taught us in the New Testament that the “spirit of the law” is just as important (Matthew 5:21-48).
Did you know the Bible was written over at least a fifteen-hundred-year span and has dozens of different authors? And yet there is one major theme that flows consistently throughout its pages. Do you know what that theme is? And what significance does each book have as it relates to the whole? What major ideas are contained within each?
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This more exhaustive and comprehensive study of the Bible, by J. W. McGarvey, was designed to afford suggestion and assistance to those who desire a fuller and more accurate knowledge of the Bible. Recommend for anyone that wants to understand each Book of the Bible and see the Bible as a whole.
The Old Testament reveals to us how God dealt with the nation of Israel. It looks forward to the coming Savior of the world, Jesus. It begins with the book of Genesis and ends with Malachi. It is also divided into four general areas.
The New Testament (Recommend reading the New Testament first).
The New Testament reveals to us Jesus and the plan of salvation. It begins with the book of Matthew and ends with the book of Revelation. It is divided into four general areas.
The Bible was written over 1500 years between about 1400 BC and 95AD. The Old Testament is God's dealings with Israel and consists of 39 books written and collected together over 1000 years from 1400BC to 400BC. Then there was a big gap of 400 years until Jesus was born. The New Testament consists of 27 books written between about 50AD and 95AD and is the record of the life and gospel of Jesus Christ.
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