Know What’s In The Book

Know What’s In The Book is designed to help you learn what books covers what information. This is a wonderful study aid when studying the Bible. Take a moment to look over each group and you will start to learn where to go to get what you need for a particular subject.

The Gospels:

The Gospels are the written account of the life of Jesus of Nazareth (The Christ, The Messiah, The Son Of God). It is also described as the good news message of the New Testament. It is primarily used in reference to the four books of the Bible Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Read the Gospels to understand and know the history of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. read more…

The Epistles:

The Epistles are the letters in the New Testament traditionally attributed to Paul. The Epistles are addressed to Christian church and to all Christians. They deal with questions of doctrine, worship, the Christian life, and the organization of Christian church. The Pauline epistles are the 13 “letters” written by the Apostle Paul that are included in the canon of Scripture. The Pauline epistles are Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. The general Epistles include: Hebrews, James, 1 & 2 Peter, 1, 2 , &3 John, Jude, Revelation. read more

The Prophecy:

Bible prophecy or biblical prophecy is the prediction of future events based on the action, function, or faculty of a prophet.  Such passages are widely distributed throughout the Bible, but those most often cited are from Ezekiel, Daniel, Matthew 24, Matthew 25, and Revelation.  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bible_prophecy) read more…

The History:

There is an old saying “one cannot know where one is going until one first learns where they’ve been.” Well, its really the same for Christians understanding the history of all mankind, of creation, of our faith is essential. It’s like studying our family history. The books that are considered the books of history are: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings,  1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. read more…

The Wisdom & Poetry:

There are times when we share with youth the life lessons God has taught us, and the beauty of living a fulfilling life. This is what is being accomplished in the books of Wisdom and Poetry of the Bible. They include: Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon.  (the book of Psalms are usually included in the books of wisdom and poetry but we’ve separated this book because it really speaks to every emotion the human heart can have.) read more…

The Psalms:

If you’ve ever written in a journal a poem to express your pain, joy, love, hope, and feelings about life then you will appreciate the book of Psalms. read more…

The Law:

The first five books of the Bible are sometimes called the Pentateuch which means “five books.” They are also known as the books of the law because they contain the laws and instruction given by the Lord through Moses to the people of Israel. These books were written by Moses, except for the last portion of Deuteronomy because it tells about the death of Moses. (http://bible.org/seriespage/law-first-five-books). The Law includes the following books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. read more…

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness." -2 Timothy 3:16