Job shows patience during suffering. Abraham demonstrates faith and receives promises from God.
The kings of Israel listen to bad advice, worship idols, ignore God's warnings, and fail to seek God's help.
God cuts off communication with Saul. David mourns the death of Jonathan and Saul. David defeats the Philistines.
Abel, Enoch, and Noah demonstrate faith. God brings judgment against sin.
Saul disobeys God, makes excuses, and lies. God selects David to replace Saul. Saul tries to kill David. David prays to God for protection.
God commands Joshua to be strong and courageous. Joshua demonstrates his faith crossing the Jordan and at the battle of Jericho.
God judges those who rebel against Moses and Aaron. God establishes tithing. Moses fails to follow God’s instructions about the rock. The bronze serpent pictures Christ.
Moses receives the Ten Commandments. Moses’ face shines with God’s glory after being in His presence. The Old Testament sin offering foreshadows Christ’s sacrifice.
James 5 give us practical lessons on prayer. Jude warns of the ungodly who can creep into a church. The book of Matthew traces Jesus’ heritage from Abraham and shows Jesus as the King and Messiah.