Bible and Old Testament Essays

Submitted By Taylor-Romero
Words: 432
Pages: 2

GENESIS: Creation




Universe, Earth, Elements
Living animals (land & sea)
Humanity

Synopsis of each story:
1. Adam/Eve in the Garden of Eden & Orginal Sin
2. Cain & Abel
3. Noah’s Ark
4. Tower of Babel
5. Abraham & Isaac
6. Joseph

What is the message of Genesis that God teaches us through these stories?

EXODUS: Liberation of the
Israelites from Egypt
 Suffering of Israelites in slavery
 Moses’ upbringing & call from God
 Plagues as signs of God’s power
 Passover
 Crossing of the Red Sea

 The 10 Commandments
 Joshua

The Historical Books
Explains history of Israel…Judges and Kings
(David, Samson, etc)
In your own words…The Historical Books…
 Tell the story of….
 We learn…….
 Important People:

The Prophetic Books
The Israelites become sinful, several prophets urge them to turn away form sin and return to God
Prophets also prophesized about the coming of the Messiah (Jesus)
• What is a Prophet? A person that speaks the word of God.
•Dictionary definition: To say that (a specified thing) will happen in the future. Speak or write by divine inspiration; act as a prophet: "when a man prophesies, it is because the Spirit of the Lord comes upon him".

The Prophetic Books
• What is the difference between a major and minor prophet?
 List important prophets in the Bible & their message: Jeremiah, Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel

Are you a Prophet of God?
How can you be a prophet of God?
 List examples of modern-day prophets!
 Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Ghandi,
Nelson Mandella, Cesar Chavez

Books of Wisdom
 Include: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes,
Song of Songs, Wisdom & Sirach

 Solomon speaks of…