Index and Overview of the Bible

Overview of the Bible

Old Testament

GenesisThe Book of Origins – Creation – Adam and Eve and their genealogy – Noah’s flood – the division of the nations – the Tower of Babel – Abraham – Ishmael – Sodom and Gomorrah – Circumcision – Isaac – Offering Isaac – Sarah’s death – Rebekah – Abraham’s death – Esau and Jacob – Jacob’s ladder – the four wives and twelve sons of Jacob – Jacob’s return – the Shechemites slain – Rachel’s death – Joseph’s dreams – Joseph sold – Judah and Tamar – Joseph’s slavery – Joseph’s incarceration – Pharaoh’s butler and baker – Pharaoh’s dreams – Joseph’s release, interpretation and promotion – the famine – Joseph’s brothers in Egypt – Jacob and his family in Egypt – Egyptians sell themselves and their land – Jacob adopts Ephraim and Manasseh – Jacob blesses his sons – Jacob’s death and burial

ExodusIsrael’s Exodus from Egypt – The Jews in bondage in Egypt – Moses – Ten plagues – Passover – Crossing the Red Sea – Manna – Ten Commandments – Laws and Ordinances – Tabernacle and priests’ garments described – Golden Calf – Tabernacle and priests’ garments made

LeviticusThe Priests and Levites – Sacrifices and Offerings – Consecration of Aaron and his sons – Nadab and Abihu die – Clean and Unclean meats – Leprosy – Eating of blood forbidden – Unlawful marriages and abominations – Priests’ laws and ordinances – Feasts – Sabbaths – Jubilee – Blessings and Curses – Vows

NumbersThe Census – Numbering Israel in the wilderness – the Order of the tribes – Numbering Aaron’s sons – the Levites – Jealousy offering – Nazarites – Princes’ offerings – Trumpets – 70 elders – Quail – Miriam and Aaron – the Spies – 40 years of wandering – Korah, Dathan and Abiram – Aaron’s rod – Water of separation – Water of Meribah – Aaron’s death –  Fiery serpents – Sihon and Og – Balak and Balaam – Numbering Israel at Moab – Zelophehad’s daughters – Offerings – Midianites destroyed – the Journeys recounted – the Borders of Canaan – Laws concerning murder

DeuteronomyThe Second Giving of the Law – History of the wilderness journey – Inheritance of Reuben, Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh – Ten Commandments – Cities of Refuge – Exhortation on obedience and God’s mercy – History of rebellion – Idolatry – Clean and unclean meats – Feasts – Kings – the Prophet – Witnesses – Laws of war – Laws and ordinances – Blessings and curses – Death and life – Joshua’s charge – Song of Moses – Blessings of the tribes – Moses’ death

Joshua Conquering Canaan – Joshua’s charge – Rahab and the spies – Crossing of Jordan – Jericho – Achan – Ai and Bethel – Gibeonites’ league – Five kings oppose Gibeon – Jabin’s confederacy – 31 kings destroyed – Land divided – Caleb’s inheritance – Joshua’s inheritance – Levites’ cities – Cities of Refuge – the Altar Ed – Joshua’s exhortation – Joshua’s death

JudgesThe Judges before the Kings – Nations not driven out – Othniel – Ehud – Deborah and Barak – Gideon – Abimelech – Jephthah – Gileadites slay the Ephraimites – Samson – Delilah – Micah’s idolatry – Danites win Laish – Levite’s concubine abused in Gibeah – Benjamin nearly destroyed

RuthTypology of the Bride of Christ – Naomi’s Moabitess daughter-in-law returns with Naomi to Bethlehem-judah, and is redeemed by Boaz – their child, Obed, becomes David’s grandfather – metaphor: Ruth, a gentile bride, marries Boaz, her Jewish redeemer, picturing the Church as the bride of Christ

1 SamuelSamuel, Saul and David – Birth of Samuel – Hannah’s song – Samuel with Eli – Philistines take the Ark – Ichabod – Ark returned – Saul chosen king – Saul defeats Nahash – Saul’s sacrifice – Jonathan defeats a garrison – Jonathan rescued – Saul’s rebellion with Amalek – David anointed – David and Goliath – Saul envies David – David and Michal – Jonathan and David’s covenant – David at Nob – David’s men at Adullam – Priests slain – David at Keilah – David at Engedi – Samuel’s death – David and Abigail – David spares Saul again – David flees to Gath – Saul with the witch at Endor – Ziklag – Saul’s death

2 SamuelKing David – David’s lamentation of Saul and Jonathan – David king over Judah and Ishbosheth king of Israel – Asahel slain by Abner – Abner’s revolt – Abner slain by Joab, Ishbosheth murdered – David made king over Israel – Ark moved to Jerusalem – David’s throne established forever – David’s enemies subdued – Mephibosheth – Ammon and Syria defeated by Joab and Abishai – Bathsheba and Uriah – David’s confession – Solomon born – Amnon and Tamar – Absalom’s rebellion – David in exile – Shimei’s curse – Ahithophel and Hushai’s counsel – Absalom slain by Joab – Joab’s entreaty – David’s return to Jerusalem – Sheba’s revolt – Amasa slain by Joab – the famine for Saul – the Philistines smitten – David’s thanksgiving psalm [Ps 18] – David’s mighty men – the people numbered – Temple site purchased by David

1 KingsKings of Judah and Israel from Solomon to Jehoshaphat (J=Judah) and Ahaziah (I=Israel) – Abishag – Adonijah’s usurpation – Solomon anointed king – David’s charge to Solomon – David’s death – Adonijah, Joab, Shimei slain – Solomon’s wisdom – Solomon’s peaceful kingdom – Solomon’s temple construction and dedication – the Lord’s second appearance to Solomon – Queen of Sheba – Solomon’s outlandish marriages and idolatry – Solomon’s adversaries – Kingdom divided – Rehoboam (Judah) and Jeroboam (Israel) – Jeroboam’s idolatry – Prophecy against Bethel – Disobedient prophet slain – Ahijah’s death – Shishak attacks Jerusalem – Abijam (J) – Asa (J) – Nadab (I) –Baasha (I) – Elah (I) – Zimri (I) – Omri (I) – Samaria capitol of Israel – Ahab (I) – Baal worship in Israel – Elijah’s drought – Widow’s help – Prophets of Baal vs Elijah at Carmel – Prophets of Baal slain – Jezebel’s vow against Elijah – Elijah’s 40 day fast – Elisha anointed – Syria twice defeated by Israel – Benhadad spared – Naboth’s vineyard – Jehoshaphat (J) – Micaiah the prophet – Ahab slain (I) – Ahaziah (I) – Jehoshaphat dies (J) – Jehoram (J)

2 KingsKings of Judah and Israel to Hoshea’s defeat by Assyria (I=Israel) and Zedekiah’s defeat by Babylon (J=Judah) – Ahaziah’s death (I) – Elijah’s fire from heaven – Elijah taken up – Elisha succeeds Elijah – Jehoram (I) – Miraculous defeat of the Moabites – Widow’s oil multiplied – Shunammite woman – Naaman’s leprosy healed – Gehazi’s sin – Iron swims – Syrians blinded – Famine in Samaria – Benhadad slain by Hazael – Jehoram dies (J) – Ahaziah (J) – Jehu anointed (I) – Jehoram (I) slain by Jehu – Ahaziah (J) slain by Jehu – Jehu (I) – Ahab’s house and Baal worshippers destroyed by Jehu – Athaliah (J) usurps the throne – Athaliah slain – Jehoash/Joash (J) – Jehoahaz (I) – Jehoash (I) – Elisha’s final prophesy and death – Amaziah (J) – Jehoash (I) spoils Jerusalem – Azariah/Uzziah (J) – Jeroboam (I) – Zachariah (I) – Shallum (I) – Menahem (I) – Pekahiah (I) – Pekah (I) – Tiglathpileser attacks Israel – Jotham (J) – Hoshea (I) – Ahaz (J) – Ahaz’s (J) alliance with Tiglathpileser – Israel taken captive to Assyria – Hezekiah (J) – Sennacherib’s attack on Judah – 185,000 Assyrian soldiers slain – Hezekiah’s sickness, extended life and death – Manasseh (J) – Amon (J) – Josiah (J) – Temple cleansed, book found – Jehoahaz (J) – Jehoiakim (J) – Nebuchadnezzar invades Judah – Jehoiachin (J) – Nebuchadnezzar carries Jehoiachin (J) and his mother and treasures to Babylon – Zedekiah (J) – Zedekiah blinded and bound, Judah taken into captivity and Jerusalem destroyed

1 ChroniclesHistorical Genealogies and Kings from Saul to David – Genealogies for Adam to Noah, Japheth, Ham, Shem, Abraham, Isaac, Israel, David, singers, priests, porters, to Saul and Jonathan – Saul’s death – David becomes king – the mighty men – Ark of God moved to Jerusalem – David numbers Israel – Three days of pestilence – Threshing floor purchased – Solomon to build temple – David’s divisions of priests, singers, porters, officers, judges, and captains – David’s offerings for the Temple – David’s death

2 ChroniclesKings of Judah from Solomon to Zedekiah (Babylonian Captivity) – Solomon becomes king – Solomon’s wisdom and knowledge – Construction of the Temple and furniture – Dedication of temple – Queen of Sheba – Solomon’s death  – Kingdom divided – Succession of the kings of Judah – Rehoboam (evil) – Abijah (good) – Asa (good) – Jehoshaphat (good) – Micaiah the prophet – Jehoram (evil) – Ahaziah (evil) – Athaliah (evil) – Joash (good) – Zechariah, the prophet, slain – Amaziah/Uzziah (good) – Jotham (good) – Ahaz (evil) – Hezekiah (good) – Manasseh (evil) – Amon (evil) – Josiah (good) – Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim (evil) – Jehoiachin (evil) – Zedekiah (evil) – Judah taken into captivity

EzraReturn from Babylonian Captivity – rebuilding the Temple – Proclamation of Cyrus – Census of people who return to Jerusalem from Babylon – Altar set up – Temple foundation laid – Work hindered, stopped, and renewed – Temple finished and dedicated – Ezra’s fast and prayers – Strange marriages ended.

NehemiahReturn from Babylonian Captivity – rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem – Nehemiah’s burden, prayer, commission – Sanballat & Tobiah – Wall finished in 52 days – Genealogies checked – Reading of the law – Feast of tabernacles – Levites’ confession and covenant – Dedication of the wall – Reform of abuses

EstherTypology of the restoration of Israel (a Jewish bride replaces a Gentile bride) – Ahasuerus’ feast – Vashti’s refusal – Esther replaces Vashti – Haman’s promotion (type of antichrist) – Mordecai’s refusal to bow – Haman’s decree to destroy all Jews (Purim) – Esther’s banquets – Mordecai honored –  Haman hanged – Mordecai promoted – Mordecai’s decree in Jews’ defense – Jews’ enemies destroyed – Feast of Purim

Jobthe sufferings of Job typify Israel in the Tribulation – 42 chapters equal 42 months of Tribulation – Satan’s temptation and affliction of Job with God’s permission – Job’s three friends Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar reprove Job – Job’s defense and self–righteousness – Elihu’s reproof of Job and his three friends – The Lord’s answer – Job’s humility and restoration

PsalmsSongs replete with prophecies of Jesus’ First and Second Advents – [these are some examples] they prophecy of Jesus’ birth (2), earthly life (69), ministry (40), betrayal (41, 109), crucifixion (22, 31, 35), burial (16), resurrection (16), marriage (45), second coming (2, 3, 18, 46, 47, 50, 59, 60, 68), judgment (9, 67), and millennial reign (24, 65, 72, 110) – there are psalms about the words of God (12, 119), creation (19), Armageddon (76, 83), the Tribulation (37, 43, 44, 55), the Antichrist (7, 52), the wicked (10, 35, 49, 53, 58, 73), the blessed (1, 31, 32, 41), senior citizens (71), David’s confessions (38, 51), psalms of encouragement (56, 70) and praise (145-150) and on and on

ProverbsWise sayings of Solomon concerning: Wisdom – instruction – justice – judgment – equity – knowledge – discretion – the fear of God – the evil man – the strange woman – obedience – trust – uprightness – mercy and truth – wealth and giving – humility – the words of God – drunkenness – adultery – the wicked – pride – counsel – reproof – the tongue and lying – moral virtues, and their contrary vices – slothfulness – diligence – things the Lord hates – fools – friends – chastisement – scorners – children – the poor – virtuous women – 31 chapters, read one chapter each day of the month

EcclesiastesSolomon’s wisdom of things Under the Sun – Vanity of pleasure and of human labour – Wisdom excelleth folly – a season for everything – Two are better than one – Vows – Practical wisdom – Things happen alike to good and bad – Remember thy Creator – old age – Conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

Song of SolomonSong between Solomon and his wife typifying Jesus and the Church – the love of Christ and his church – a description of Christ by his graces – the church’s graces and love to Christ

IsaiahIsaiah’s Prophecy from BC 810–700 – Judah’s corruption – Jerusalem like Sodom – Jerusalem to be the city of righteousness – End of war – Judah hiding in the rocks – Oppressive children and ruling women – Jerusalem purged and holy – The Lord’s vineyard – Hell enlarged – Evil good and good evil – Isaiah’s vision of the Lord – Rezin and Pekah – a virgin shall conceive – Mahershalalhashbaz – a confederacy – a child is born – Head and tail cut off – the Assyrian – a remnant saved – Christ’s  millennial reign – Israel gathered the second time – Jehovah – Burden of Babylon – Lucifer – the besom of destruction – the serpent’s root – Burden of Moab – Burden of Damascus – Burden of Egypt – a highway out of Egypt – Walking naked – Burden of the desert of the sea – Burden of Dumah – Burden upon Arabia – Burden of the valley of vision – Burden of Tyre – Earth upside down – Death swallowed up in victory – a song in Judah – Leviathan – the crown of pride and drunkards of Ephraim – Precept upon precept – Covenant with death – Woe to Ariel – the sealed book – Confidence in Egypt – Bread of adversity and water of affliction – Weather in the millennium – Tophet – Folly of trusting in Egypt – a king shall reign in righteousness – the Lord is exalted – Jerusalem, a quite habitation – Idumea – See the glory of the Lord – Rabshakeh’s speech – Hezekiah sends to Isaiah – Isaiah’s comfort – the letter – Hezekiah’s prayer – 185,000 Assyrian soldiers slain – Hezekiah’s life lengthened – Babylon’s present – Prophecy of John the Baptist – Nations a drop of a bucket – Circle of the earth – Wings as eagles – I am the Lord beside me there is no Savior – the folly of idolatry – Cyrus – Bel – the virgin daughter of Babylon – a light to the Gentiles – Bill of divorcement – the cup of the Lord’s fury – the Lord’s holy arm – the suffering servant – Israel’s salvation and restoration – the sure mercies of David – My word – the day of their fast – Truth is fallen in the street – Arise, shine – Israel exalted above the nations – Prophecy of Christ – Beulah – Second Coming of Christ – Filthy rags of righteousness – New wine – Millennial reign of Christ – the man child – Nations gathered – Hell on earth

JeremiahJeremiah’s Prophecy from BC 626–561 – the call of Jeremiah – sins of Judah and God’s judgments – Jews called to repentance – Tophet – evils for disobedience proclaimed – the wicked’s prosperity – Jews rejection and utter ruin – the heart is deceitful – type of a potter – Jeremiah’s smiting – judgment of Coniah – Against false prophets and mockers of true prophets – type of good and bad figs – 70 years of captivity foretold – Jeremiah’s arraignment, apology, and acquittal – Hananiah’s false prophecy – Jacob’s trouble – restoration of Israel and new covenant – faithful Rechabites – Baruch reads roll – Jehoiakim burns roll – Jeremiah’s second roll – dungeon of mire – Ebedmelech – Jeremiah recommends surrender – Zedekiah captured – Ishmael’s treachery – Israel carried to Egypt – Prophecies against Egypt, Philistines, Moab, Ammonites, Edom, Damascus, Kedar, Hazor, Elam, Babylon – Redemption of Israel prophesied – Jerusalem destroyed

LamentationsJeremiah’s Prophecy regarding Tribulation saints BC 586–550 – miserable grief and misery of Jerusalem – Jeremiah bewails his own calamities – Zion’s pitiful estate and complaint in prayer to God

EzekielEzekiel’s Prophecy from BC 593–573 – vision at Chebar of four living creatures (cherubim), four wheels and God’s glory – Ezekiel’s roll of prophecy – Ezekiel made a watchman to Israel – typology of a siege, laying on side and Ezekiel’s bread – Ezekiel’s hair and the judgment of Jerusalem – the remnant – the end – type of chain – chambers of imagery and wrath for idolatry – the marked are preserved – visions of coals of  fire and cherubims – Ezekiel’s typology of  removing and of trembling to come – reproof and judgment against lying prophets, false prophetesses, and idolaters – judgment of Jerusalem because of whoredoms and exceeding sins – sins of Sodom – two eagles– sour grapes – Old testament salvation – the lioness – Israel’s rebellious history – the Lord’s sword – Catalogue of Israel’s sins – Aholah and Ahilobah – the boiling pot – death of Ezekiel’s wife – God’s vengeance upon the Ammonites, Moabites, Seir, Edomites, Philistines and Tyrus – the fall of the anointed cherub that covereth (Satan) – judgment of Zidon, Pharaoh and Egypt – the Assyrian’s greatness, pride and fall – watchman’s duty – reproof of shepherds of Israel – judgment of  mount Seir – prophecy of Israel’s restoration – resurrection of the dry bones and union of two sticks – Gog and Magog – feast of fowls – Millennial reign of Christ, millennial temple and Israel’s possession of the land

DanielDaniel’s Prophecy from BC 606–534 – Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego – Nebuchadnezzar’s dream of the great image and Daniel’s interpretation – Nebuchadnezzar’s image of gold – fiery furnace – Nebuchadnezzar’s dream of the tree and interpretation & fulfillment – writing on the wall – lion’s den – Belshazzar’s dream of four great beasts and interpretation – vision of ram and he goat – seventy weeks – Angel’s vision – kings of the north and south – the times of the end

HoseaHosea’s Prophecy from BC 784–697 – Gomer taken as wife – their children – severe judgments threatened for Israel’s idolatry and the sins of the people, priests, and princes – Israel’s hypocrisy – reproof of Ephraim – prophecy of Israel’s tribulation and restoration

JoelJoel’s Prophecy from BC 885–880 – exhortation to observe God’s judgments – details of the day of the Lord, Christ’s Second Advent – judgment against the enemies of God’s people

AmosAmos’ Prophecy from BC 783–753 – God’s judgment on Damascus, Gaza, Tyrus, Edom, Ammon, Moab, Judah, and Israel – prophecy against Bethel – exhortation to repentance – at ease in Zion – type of a wall and a plumbline – famine for the word of God – Israel’s restoration

ObadiahObadiah’s Prophecy in BC 586 – prophecy against Edom – the salvation and victory of Jacob

JonahJonah’s Prophecy in BC 790 Jonah’s commission to Nineveh – Jonah’s rebellion – in the whale three days and nights – prayer from hell and repentance – Preaching to Nineveh – Nineveh’s repentance – Jonah’s anger

MicahMicah’s Prophecy from BC 747–697 – God’s wrath proclaimed against Israel and Judah – Micah exhorts mourning – princes and prophets reproved – Peace in the last days and Christ’s kingdom foretold – place of Christ’s nativity foretold – the Assyrian – God’s controversy and mercy with his people

Nahum Nahum’s Prophecy from BC 740–700 – the fearful armies of God against Nineveh (type of the world at the Second Advent)

HabakkukHabakkuk’s Prophecy in BC 620 – the judgment by and vengeance of the Chaldeans – the prophet trembles at God’s majesty at His Second Coming – details of Christ’s return

ZephaniahZephaniah’s Prophecy from BC 639–608 – Judgment of Judah and call to repentance – Second Advent – Prophecy against cities of Philistia, Moab, Ammon, Ethiopia, Assyria, and Nineveh – picture of nations and  kingdoms of the earth gathered together to be destroyed at the Second Coming – Israel restored

HaggaiHaggai’s Prophecy in BC 520 – Haggai encouraged people to consider their ways, be strong, and build the temple

ZechariahZechariah’s Prophecy from BC 520–515 – exhortation to repentance – vision of horses and myrtle trees – vision of four horns – Zion’s redemption – Joshua and Satan – Christ the BRANCH – two olive trees – vision of flying roll the woman in the ephah – four chariots – Reproof of Jerusalem – restoration of Jerusalem – God with them – Christ’s first and second coming foretold – Israel’s salvation – the two staves – the idol shepherd – Prophecy of the piercing of Christ – the fountain opened – prophecy of smiting Jesus – Literal return of Christ to the earth and the plague of Jerusalem’s enemies

MalachiMalachi’s Prophecy in BC 400 – priests and people reproved for abominations, infidelity, and robbery of God in tithes and offerings – prophecy of John the Baptist – a book of remembrance – the Sun of righteousness – Moses and Elijah return in tribulation before the day of the Lord

 

New Testament

MatthewMatthew’s Gospel Jesus Christ presented to Israel as King – Genealogy of the Lord Jesus Christ traced to Abraham – Birth of the Lord Jesus Christ – John the Baptist – Temptation of Jesus Christ – the Kingdom of Heaven – the Sermon on the Mount – Jesus heals leprosy, palsy and fever, and casts out devils – Jesus calms the storm – Matthew’s call – Jesus heals the blind – Jesus ordains 12 disciples – the Unpardonable Sin – Kingdom of Heaven parables – Herod’s Birthday – Feeding 5000 – Peter walks on water – Pharisees’ tradition – a woman of Canaan – Feeding 4000 – Peter’s confession – Transfiguration – Prayer and fasting – a fish with money – Offences – the unmerciful servant – divorce – Rich young ruler – vineyard laborers – a chief servant – Jesus’ triumphal entry – Cleansing the temple – Parable of the wicked husbandmen – Parable of the king’s son’s marriage – Trick questions – Pharisees reproved – Signs of the end of the world – Parables of the fig tree, the ten virgins, and the talents – Judgment of the nations – Mary Magdalene anoints Jesus – The Last Supper – Jesus betrayed – Jesus crucified – Jesus resurrected – Jesus commissions his disciples.

MarkMark’s Gospel Jesus Christ presented to Israel as Suffering Servant/Priest – John the Baptist – Temptation of Jesus Christ – Jesus calls the fisherman disciples – Jesus heals the afflicted – Jesus heals man with palsy – Matthew’s call – the Twelve apostles – the Unpardonable Sin – Parables of the sower and the mustard seed – a tempest stilled – Legion cast out – Jairus’ daughter healed – Woman with issue of blood – Twelve year old resurrected – Jesus’ brothers and sisters – the twelve sent out – John the Baptist beheaded – Feeding 5000 – Jesus walks on water – the Pharisees’ tradition – the Syrophenician woman – Ephphatha – Feeding 4000 – Peter’s confession – Transfiguration – Prayer and fasting – Offences – Hell fire – Divorce – Rich young ruler – chief servant – Blind Bartimaeus – Jesus’ triumphal entry – Cleansing the temple – Prayer promise – Parable of the wicked husbandmen – Trick questions – Widow’s mites – Signs of the end – Mary Magdalene anoints Jesus – The Last Supper – Jesus betrayed – Jesus crucified – Jesus resurrected – Jesus commissions his disciples

LukeLuke’s Gospel Jesus Christ presented to Israel as the Prophet like Moses – the angel of the Lord and Zacharias – Gabriel and Mary – Mary and Elisabeth – Birth of John the Baptist – Birth of Jesus Christ – Childhood of Christ – Preaching of John the Baptist – Genealogy of Jesus Christ traced to Adam – Temptation of Christ – Jesus heals and casts out devils – Fishermen become disciples – Man with palsy healed – Matthew’s call – Jesus heals on the Sabbath – the twelve – Blessings and woes – Centurion’s servant healed – the widow of Nain – Christ’s testimony of John – Christ’s feet anointed – Parable of the sower – Legion cast out – Jairus’ daughter – Apostles ordained and sent – Feeding 5000 – Transfiguration – in Samaria – 70 disciples sent out – Good Samaritan – Mary and Martha – Lord’s prayer – a divided kingdom – sign of Jonas – Pharisees reproved – the unpardonable sin – a foolish farmer – the faithful steward – Family divisions – Repentance – a spirit of infirmity – Parables – Lamentation over Jerusalem – Humility – Marriage supper – Cost of discipleship – Joy in heaven – Prodigal son – the unjust steward – Rich man and Lazarus – 10 lepers healed – Christ’s second coming – Always pray – the Pharisee and the Publicnan – Rich young ruler – Particulars of Christ’s death – Blind man healed – Zachaeus – Parable of the pounds – Triumphal entry – Cleansing the temple – wicked husbandmen – Trick questions – Widow’s mites – signs of the end – Last Supper – Jesus betrayed – Peter’s denial – Crucifixion – Thief on the cross – Resurrection – Road to Emmaus – Jesus commissions his disciples

JohnJohn’s Gospel Jesus Christ presented to Israel as the Son of God – John the Baptist – First call of disciples – Marriage at Cana – First Temple cleansing – Nicodemus – the friend of the bridegroom – Woman at the well – Nobleman’s son healed – Impotent man healed on the Sabbath – Jesus’ witnesses – Jesus heals many – Feeding 5000 – Jesus Bread of Life – Jesus teaches in the Temple – Pharisees conspire against him – Woman taken in adultery – Jesus reproves the Pharisees – Blind man healed – Jesus the Door and the Good Shepherd – Lazarus’ resurrection – Mary Magdalene anoints Jesus – Triumphal entry – Last supper – Jesus betrayed – a new commandment – the way, the truth, the life – the Comforter – Jesus the Vine – Hated without a cause – the Holy Spirit – a little while – prayer promise – Jesus’ prayer – Jesus’ trial – Crucifixion – Burial – Resurrection

Acts of the ApostlesTransition from God’s dealing with Israel to His dealing with Gentiles – Christ’s Ascension – Pentecost – lame man healed – Disciples persecuted – Ananias & Sapphira – Deacons chosen – Stephen’s sermon and martyrdom – the Ethiopian eunuch – Paul saved and called – Cornelius and Peter – Antioch – Peter imprisoned – Paul and Barnabas – Easter – Peter’s jailbreak – Paul’s 1st missionary journey – Paul stoned – Dissension arises over Gentile converts – Council at Jerusalem – Lydia – Philippian jailor – Paul’s 2nd missionary journey – Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos – Ephesus riot – Elders of Ephesus – Paul in Jerusalem – Paul before Felix – Paul before Agrippa – Paul appeals to Caesar – Paul’s shipwreck – Paul imprisoned in Rome

Romans Paul’s Letter to the Romans – Righteousness of God revealed in Creation – Vile affections and reprobate minds – Righteousness of God revealed in the conscience – All under sin – Righteousness of God obtained by faith – Abraham justified by faith – Benefits of Justification – the free gift – New life in Christ – Dead to sin – the flesh – Walk in the Spirit – The love of God – Salvation to Jews and Gentiles – Mystery of Israel’s blindness – Deliverance of the Nation of Israel – Practical righteous living in an evil world – Responsibility to government – Responsibility to fellow believers – Commendations & Valedictions

1 CorinthiansPaul’s Letter to the Corinthians – Divisions – Wisdom of God – Foundation of Jesus Christ – Judgment Seat of Christ – Stewards of the mysteries of God – Fornication – Suing fellow believers – Marriage – Celibacy – Liberty in Christ – Stumbling block for brothers and sisters – Self-denial – Incorruptible Crown – Israelites’ examples – Give none offence – Hair – the Lord’s Supper – Spiritual gifts – Charity – Tongues – the gospel, resurrection and mystery of the rapture – Glorified bodies – Tithes & Offerings

2 CorinthiansPaul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians – Ministry of consolation – Forgiveness – Restoration – Corrupters of the word – Able ministers of the New Testament – Glorious hope – Spirit’s liberty – the god of this world – All things for your sakes – Absent from the body; present with the Lord – Judgment Seat of Christ – New creature – Ambassadors of Christ – Separation – Godly sorrow and repentance – Liberal Giving – Joyful Giving – Paul’s position and office – Proof of Paul’s ministry – Paul’s Sufferings – Sufficient Grace – Final exhortation

GalatiansPaul’s Letter to the Galatians – Cross of Jesus Christ – Gospel’s divine origin – Paul’s testimony – Legalism – Justification – Abraham’s seed – Law is a schoolmaster – Sons not servants – Isaac vs Ishmael – Sarah vs Hagar – New Jerusalem vs Jerusalem – Fruit of the Spirit – Works of the flesh – Helping others

EphesiansPaul’s Letter to the Ephesians – Body of Jesus ChristBlessings In Christ – Sealed with the Spirit – Paul’s prayer – Dead in sins – Salvation by grace through faith – Unity in Christ – Mystery of the body of Christ – Offices in the Body of Christ – the old man and new man – Children of light – Spirit–filled – Spiritual songs – Body of Christ pictured in Adam & Eve – Husbands and Wives – Children – Spiritual Armor

PhilippiansPaul’s Letter to the Philippians – Mind of Jesus Christ Paul’s prayer – To live is Christ, to die is gain – Christ’s humility; Christ’s exaltation – Epaphroditus – Fellowship of Christ’s suffering – Press toward the mark – Paul’s followers – Peace in prayer – Think on these things – Contentment – God’s provision

ColossiansPaul’s Letter to the Colossians – Preeminence of Jesus Christ Paul’s prayer – Blood redemption – Christ’s preeminence – Mystery of the in–dwelling Christ – Philosophy and vain deceit – Spiritual circumcision – Spoiled principalities – Rudiments of the world – Affection and mortification – Practical charitable living – Wives – Husbands – Children – Masters – Fellow laborers in the gospel

1 ThessaloniansPaul’s Letter to the Thessalonians – Return of Jesus Christ – They turned to God from idols Wait on the Lord – Nursing fathers – They received the words of God – Crown of rejoicing – Timothy – Afflictions – Call to holiness – Rapture of the church – Peace & safety – Simple exhortations

2 ThessaloniansPaul’s Second Letter to the Thessalonians – Judgment of Jesus Christ – Enduring persecution – God judges the persecutors – Man of Sin – Mystery of iniquity – Unbelievers – Paul’s “tradition”

1 TimothyPaul’s Letter to Timothy Pastoral Epistle – Paul’s practical matters for pastors – the ministers’ enabling – Prayer for those in authority – One mediator – Modest apparel – Limitations on women – Qualifications of pastors and deacons – Seducing spirits – Example of the believers – Elders – Widows – Servants – Masters – Godliness – the love of money – Charge to the rich – Science

2 TimothyPaul’s Second Letter to Timothy – Pastoral Epistle – Paul’s final letter – Timothy’s unfeigned faith – Afflictions of the gospel – Discipleship – Soldiers – Suffering & Reigning – Command to study – People to shun and avoid – Perilous times – Enemies of the truth – Scripture’s inspiration and profit – Faithful preaching – Crown of righteousness – Valedictions

TitusPaul’s Letter to Titus – Pastoral Epistle – Qualifications of pastors – Gainsayers – Aged men – Aged women – Young Women – Young Men – Believers’ good works – Admonishing hereticks – Valedictions

PhilemonPaul’s Letter to Philemon – Transition to Hebrews – Paul’s plea for a disobedient servant named Onesimus

HebrewsPaul’s Letter to the Hebrews – Recommendation of Jesus Christ to the Jews – Jesus Christ’s deity and preeminence – Christ above the angels – Christ’s human nature – Christ above Moses – Jesus Christ’s rest – the throne of grace – Christ’s priesthood above the Levites – Falling away – Patient endurance – Melchisedec – New Covenant in Christ – Christ’s perfect blood sacrifice – Christ’s one sacrifice – The Lord’s vengeance – Heroes of the faith – Chastening – Jesus Christ the mediator of the new covenant – Admonitions to the saints

JamesJames’ Letter to the Twelve Tribes scattered abroad – Temptation – Crown of life – Doers of the word – Pure religion – Respect of persons – Faith and works – The tongue – Two kinds of wisdom – Lusts and friendship of the world – Humility – Life a vapour – Rich men – Patience – Effectual fervent prayer

1 PeterPeter’s Letter to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia – Salvation’s benefits – Exhortation to hope to the end – Incorruptible seed – Lively stones – Christ the Cornerstone – Royal Priesthood – Submission to authority – Christ’s suffering an example for our suffering – Duties of wives and husbands – Righteous suffering – Christ’s sacrifice – Divers exhortations – Elders – Crown of Glory – Your adversary the devil – Victory in suffering

2 PeterPeter’s Letter to faithful believers – Partakers of the divine nature – the more sure word of prophecy – False prophets and teachers – Scoffers – New Heavens and New Earth – Christian Growth

1 JohnJohn’s Letter his children in the faith – Fellowship with Jesus Christ – Christ’s cleansing blood – Christ our advocate – Light vs Darkness – the World – the Antichrist – Children of God vs children of the devil – Brotherly love – Trying the spirits – Love of God – the trinity – Eternal life – Sin unto death – the true God

2 JohnJohn’s Letter to the elect lady and her children – Walking in truth – Deceivers and antichrist – God speed

3 John – John’s Letter to Gaius – Fellow helpers to the truth – Diotrephes vs Demetrius

JudeJude’s Letter to the sanctified, preserved and called in Jesus Christ – Contending for the faith – Ungodly men and brute beasts – the way of Cain – the error of Baalam –  Compassion and fear

RevelationThe Revelation of Jesus Christ sent and signified by his angel to John – The vision and deity of Jesus Christ – The seven churches in Asia – Ephesus – Smyrna – Pergamos – Thyatira – Sardis – Philadelphia – Laodicea – Book with seven seals – Throne of God – Seven Seals – the 144,000 sealed – Seven Trumpets – the Little book – Two Witnesses – the Woman with child – Great Red Dragon – Satan – the Beast – the False Prophet – the mark of the beast – the 144,000 before the throne – the everlasting gospel – Hell – the patience of the saints – Reaping of the earth – Seven Vials – Armageddon – Mystery Babylon the Great – Destruction of Babylon – Marriage of the Lamb – Second Coming of Christ – Beast and false prophet in lake of fire, devil in bottomless pit – 1000 year reign of Christ – Devil in lake of fire – Great White Throne Judgment – New Heaven and New Earth – New Jerusalem – the tree of life – the water of life – I come quickly – Amen