Moses sings to praise God. Manna pictures the Word of God. Moses learns he needs others to help him.
Moses gives excuses for not serving as God asks. God uses miracles and plagues to show who He is to both Egyptians and Israelites.
Jacob sees the ladder to Heaven. Joseph pictures Christ’s suffering, rejection, and elevation to the throne.
Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Isaac foreshadows Christ on the Cross. Jacob deceives and reaps what he sows.
Zerubbabel and Ezra restore the altar and build the foundation of the temple. Enemies try to stop the work on the temple. God moves King Darius to support the work on the temple. Ezra restores the spiritual life of Israel.
Daniel worships God and prays persistently for mercy. God sends the 70-week prophecy to Daniel. Ezekiel becomes a watchman.
Daniel eats vegetables, gets dream interpretations from God, and faces lions in their den. Daniel’s friends face the fiery furnace.
Elijah is depressed. Ahab is spineless. Jezebel is heartless. Jehoshaphat seeks to please God. God is sovereign.
The kings of Israel listen to bad advice, worship idols, ignore God's warnings, and fail to seek God's help.