Brief Assessment of the Old Testament

A Brief ASSESSMENT OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
(A brief survey of Genesis-Nehemiah)

I. DESCRIBING THE PROBLEM (Gen. 1 – 11)

A. The Presence of sin (Gen. 1 – 3)
B. The Progress of sin (Gen. 4 – 6)
C. The Punishment for sin (Gen. 7 – 8)
D. The Permanency of sin (Gen. 9 – 11)
(Study the book of Job here)

II. DEVELOPING THE NATION (Gen. 12 – Ex. 1)

A. The Call of Abraham (Gen. 12 – 25:10)
B. The Creating of Israel (Gen. 25:11 – 36)
C. The Calamity of Israel (Gen. 37 – 50)
D. The Captivity of Israel (Ex. 1)

III. DELIVERING THE NATION (Ex. 2 – Deut.)

A. The Person is chosen (Ex. 2 – 4)
B. The Plagues are suffered (Ex. 5 – 12)
C. The Parting is complete (Ex. 13 – Nu.10:10)
D. The Punishment for disobedience (Nu.10:11 – 36:12)
E. The Preaching of Moses (Deut. 1 – 34)

IV. DEFEATING THE ENEMY NATIONS (Joshua – 1 Sam. 7)

A. Possessing the land (Joshua)
B. Polluting the land (Judges)
C. Pilgrimage to the land (Ruth)
D. Prophet in the land (1 Sam. 1 – 7)

V. DEMANDING A KING (1 Sam. 8 – 1 Kings 11)

A. The First king-Saul (1 Sam. 8 – 31)
B. The Faithful king-David (2 Sam. l – 1 Kings 2:11)
C. The Fallen king-Solomon (1 Kings 2:12 – 11:43)
(Study Psalms; Song of Solomon; Proverbs; Ecclesiastes)

VI. DIVIDING THE NATION (1 Kings 12 – 2 Kings 16)

A. The Cause of the division (1 Kings 12:1 – 24}
B. The Changes of Jeroboam (1 Kings 12:25 – 33)
C. The Consequences of their sins (1 Kings 13 – 2 Kings 16)
(Study Obadiah; Joel; Jonah; Amos; Hosea; Isaiah; & Micah)

VII. DEPORTING OF ISRAEL TO ASSYRIA (2 Kings 17)

A. The Siege of Israel (2 Kings 17:1 – 6)
B. The Sins of the people (2 Kings 17:5 – 23)
C. The Samaritans are the result (2 Kings 17:24 – 41)

VIII. DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM BY BABYLON (2 Kings 18-25)
A. The Cause of the fall (2 Kings 18 – 23)
B. The Carrying away (2 Kings 24)
C. The City is destroyed (2 Kings 25)
(Study Zephaniah; Jeremiah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Lamentations,
Daniel, Ezekiel)

IX. DECREEING THE RETURN (Ezra – Nehemiah)
A. The Return of Zerubbabel (Ezra 1- 6)
B. The Reforms of Ezra (Ezra 7 – 10)
C. The Rebuilding of Nehemiah (Nehemiah)
(Study Haggai; Zachariah; Esther; 1 & 2 Chronicles; Malachi)

Thank God for Jesus! (2 Cor. 9:15).

Wayne Dunaway
https://gandpministries.wordpress.com/

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