Moses sings to praise God. Manna pictures the Word of God. Moses learns he needs others to help him.
Jesus is born. John the Baptist prepares the way for the Lord. The heavens open and God acknowledges Jesus as His Son when Jesus is baptized. Jesus faces temptation in the wilderness before beginning His public ministry.
Jonah runs from God, prays, preaches, and pouts. Isaiah and John see the throne room. Jesus talks to a Samaritan woman.
God uses Elisha to work miracles. Elisha pictures Jesus feeding the 5,000 and healing the lepers.
Solomon builds and dedicates the temple. Solomon begins as a wise king but allows things of the world to ruin his relationship with God.
David prepared for the temple, serves as God's warrior, sins against God, and pays the consequences.
God judges Israel. The Philistines capture the Ark then send it back to Israel. Israel insists on having a king like the other nations around them.
Ruth pictures Gentiles today who accept Jesus as their Jewish Redeemer and get “spiritually engaged.” Samuel hears God at a time when others were far from God.
God commands Joshua to be strong and courageous. Joshua demonstrates his faith crossing the Jordan and at the battle of Jericho.