8 Oh, the glory of Your presence, we, Your temple, give You reverence Oh, the glory of Your presence, we, Your temple, give You reverence. Come and rise to Your rest and be blest by our praise as we glory in Your embrace; as Your presence now fills this place.
24 Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen, Amen.
30 The Prophets (Nevi’im) The Hebrew ScripturesThe Writings (Kethuvim)The Law (Torah)The Prophets (Nevi’im)Poetical BooksPsalmsJobProverbsFive Rolls (Megilloth)RuthSong of SongsEcclesiastesLamentationsEstherHistorical BooksDanielEzra-NehemiahChroniclesFormer ProphetsJoshuaJudgesSamuelKingsLatter ProphetsIsaiahJeremiahEzekielThe TwelveGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomy
31 In the tables that follow for each book, the first table is from The Life Application Bible (Tyndale, 1996) and the second table is from Bruce Wilkinson, Your Daily Walk (Zondervan, 1991).
32 What we know as the Middle East & Egypt GENESISAUTHORMOSESWHATThe BeginningWHEREWhat we know as the Middle East & EgyptWHENB.C.WHYTo record God’s creation of the world and of God’s desire to have a people set apart for special serviceKEY PEOPLEAdam, Eve, Noah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob, Joseph
33 GENESIS FOCUS FOUNDATION EVENTS FOUNDATION PEOPLE DIVISIONS 1-2 Creation3-5The Fall6-9The Flood10-11The Tower12-24Abraham25-26Isaac27-36Jacob37-50JosephTOPICSHistory of the Human RaceHistory of the Jewish PeopleThe Faithlessness of HumankindThe Faithfulness of One FamilyPLACEEastward: from Eden to UrWestward: from Canaan to EgyptTIME2,000 + years (20% of Genesis)c. 350 years (80% of Genesis)GENESIS
34 GENESIS: Key VersesIn the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters (Genesis 1:1-2).
35 GENESIS: Key VersesSo God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground” (Genesis 1:27-28).
36 GENESIS: Key VersesBy the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done (Genesis 2:2-3).
37 GENESIS: Key Verses“And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel” (Genesis 3:15).
38 GENESIS: Key VersesThe LORD had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you” (Genesis 12:1-3).
39 GENESIS: Key Verses“The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he to whom it belongs shall come and the obedience of the nations shall be his” (Genesis 49:10).
40 GENESIS: Key Verses“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives” (Genesis 50:20).
41 Deliverance from Slavery Egypt and the Desert of Sinai EXODUSAUTHORMOSESWHATDeliverance from SlaveryWHEREEgypt and the Desert of SinaiWHENB.C.WHYTo record the events of Israel’s deliverance from Egypt and their development as a nationKEY PEOPLEMoses, Miriam, Pharaoh, Pharaoh’s daughter, Jethro, Aaron, Joshua, Bezalel
42 EXODUS FOCUS SLAVERY SALVATION SANCTIFICATION DIVISIONS 1-2 The Birth of Moses3-6 The Call of Moses7-10 Conflict with Pharaoh11-12 Exodus from Egypt13-15 Red Sea CrossingJourney to Sinai19-24 Laws & Ceremonies25-31 Tabernacle Blueprint32-34 The Golden Calf35-40 Tabernacle DedicationTOPICSDeliverance from OppressionPreparation for WorshipGetting Israel out of EgyptGetting Egypt out of IsraelPLACEIn EgyptOn the MarchAt SinaiTIME430 years (15% of Exodus)2 months(30% of Exodus)10 months (55% of Exodus)EXODUS
43 EXODUS: Key VersesGod said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you’” (Exodus 3:14).
44 EXODUS: Key Verses“On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD. The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt” (Exodus 12:12-13).
45 EXODUS: Key VersesBut the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left (Exodus 14:29).
46 EXODUS: Key Verses “You shall have no other gods before me.” “You shall not make for yourself an image ”“You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God.”“Remember the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy.”“Honor your father and your mother.”“You shall not murder.”“You shall not commit adultery.”“You shall not steal.”“You shall not give false testimony.”“You shall not covet.”(Exodus 20:1-17).
47 EXODUS: Key VersesThen the LORD came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the LORD. And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin ”
48 EXODUS: Key Verses“Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation” (Exodus 34:5-7).
49 EXODUS: Key Verses“Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest” (Exodus 34:21).
50 Holiness: Law & Sacrifice Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, Ithamar LEVITICUSAUTHORMOSESWHATHoliness: Law & SacrificeWHEREMount SinaiWHENB.C.WHYA handbook for the priests and Levites outlining their duties in worship, and a guidebook of holy living for the HebrewsKEY PEOPLEMoses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, Ithamar
51 LEVITICUS FOCUS WORSHIP WALK DIVISIONS 1-3 Sweet Savor Sacrifices 4-7 Non-Sweet Savor Sacrifices8-10 Priestly Role in Sacrifices11-15 Personal Purity for God’s People16-17 The Day of Atonement18-20 Distinctiveness in the NationHoly Priests & Yearly Feasts24-27 Holiness in the Promised LandTOPICSSacrificeSanctificationAccess to GodFellowship with GodPLACEMount SinaiTIMEAbout 1 MonthLEVITICUS
52 LEVITICUS FIVE OFFERINGS SEVEN FESTIVALS The Burnt Offering The Grain OfferingThe Peace OfferingThe Sin OfferingThe Guilt OfferingPassoverUnleavened BreadFirstfruitsPentecostTrumpetsTabernaclesThe Day of Atonement
53 LEVITICUS: Key Verses“Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD” (Leviticus 19:18).
54 LEVITICUS: Key Verses“You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own” (Leviticus 20:26).
55 Lex talionis LEVITICUS: Key Verses “Anyone who injures their neighbor is to be injured in the same manner: fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. The one who has inflicted the injury must suffer the same injury” (Leviticus 24:19-20).Lex talionis
56 LEVITICUS: Key Verses“But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors—their unfaithfulness and their hostility toward me then when their uncircumcised hearts are humbled and they pay for their sin, I will remember my covenant with Jacob and my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham” (Leviticus 26:40-42).
57 LEVITICUS: Key Verses“A tithe of everything from the land, whether grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD” (Leviticus 27:30).
58 The Desert of Sinai and the Borders of Canaan NUMBERSAUTHORMOSESWHATCensus & HistoryWHEREThe Desert of Sinai and the Borders of CanaanWHENB.C.WHYTo tell the story of how Israel prepared to enter the Promised Land, how they sinned and were punished, and how they prepared to try againKEY PEOPLEMoses, Aaron, Miriam, Joshua, Caleb, Eleazar, Korah, Balaam
59 NUMBERS FOCUS WALKING WANDERING WAITING DIVISIONS 1-4 Counting & Camping5-8 Cleansing & Congregating9-12 Carping & Complaining13-16 Twelve Spies & Death in the Desert17-20 Aaron & Levites in the Wilderness21-25 Serpent of Brass & Story of Balaam26-30 Second Census & Laws of Israel31-33 Last Days of Moses’ Leadership34-36 Sections, Sanctuaries & SettlementsTOPICSLaw & OrderRebellion & DisorderNew Laws for the New OrderMoving OutMoving OnMoving InPLACEEn route to KadeshEn route to NowhereEn route to CanaanTIME2 months38 yearsA few monthsNUMBERS
60 NUMBERS: Key VersesThe LORD said to Moses, “Tell Aaron and his sons, ‘This is how you are to bless the Israelites. Say to them: “The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace”’ So they will put my name on the Israelites, and I will bless them” (Numbers 6:22-27).
61 NUMBERS: Key Verses“Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them” (Numbers 14:9).
62 NUMBERS: Key VersesThe LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the Levites and say to them: ‘When you receive from the Israelites the tithe I give you as your inheritance, you must present a tenth of that tithe as the LORD’s offering” (Numbers 18:25-26).
63 NUMBERS: Key Verses[Moses] and Aaron gathered the assembly together in front of the rock and Moses said to them, “Listen, you rebels, must we bring you water out of this rock?” Then Moses raised his arm and struck the rock twice with his staff. Water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank
64 NUMBERS: Key VersesBut the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “Because you did not trust in me enough to honor me as holy in the sight of the Israelites, you will not bring this community into the land I give them” (Numbers 20:10-12).
65 NUMBERS: Key VersesThe LORD said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live” (Numbers 21:8).
66 Moses’ Farewell Sermons DEUTERONOMYAUTHORMOSESWHATMoses’ Farewell SermonsWHEREThe Plains of Moab on the east side of the Jordan, in view of CanaanWHENB.C.WHYTo remind the people of what God had done and to encourage them to rededicate their lives to GodKEY PEOPLEMoses, Joshua
67 DEUTERONOMY FOCUS REMEMBRANCE REMINDER REFRAIN DIVISIONS 1-4 Motives for Obedience5-7 Measures of Obedience8-11 Mentality of Obedience12-16 Ceremonial Regulations17-20 Civil Regulations21-26 Societal Regulations27-30 Commitment to the Covenant31-34 Culmination of Moses’ MinistryTOPICSLearning from the PastLooking to the FutureLegacy of a LeaderIsrael’s HistoryIsrael’s HolinessIsrael’s HeroPLACEMoab (East of Jordan)TIMEAbout 2 monthsDEUTERONOMY
68 DEUTERONOMY: Key Verses The LORD will scatter you among the peoples and only a few of you will survive But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul” (Deuteronomy 4:27, 29).
69 DEUTERONOMY: Key Verses “You shall have no other gods before me.”“You shall not make for yourself an image ”“You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God.”“Observe the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy.”“Honor your father and your mother.”“You shall not murder.”“You shall not commit adultery.”“You shall not steal.”“You shall not give false testimony.”“You shall not covet.”(Deuteronomy 5:6-21).
70 DEUTERONOMY: Key Verses Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up (Deuteronomy 6:4-7).
71 DEUTERONOMY: Key Verses Man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD (Deuteronomy 8:3).
72 DEUTERONOMY: Key Verses When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you You may say to yourself, “My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me.” But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today (Deuteronomy 8:10, 17-18).
74 “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave of sin” (John 8:34). “If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us” (1 John 1:8).“Without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness” (Hebrews 9:22).Jesus “took blood into that Most Holy Place, but not the blood of goats and calves. He took his own blood, and with it he secured our salvation forever” (Hebrews 9:12, NLT).
75 “I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God— this is your true and proper worship” (Romans 12:1).
76 “Consider yourselves to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus,” Paul wrote. “Use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God” (Romans 6:11-13, NLT).
80 There is a fountain filled with blood drawn from Immanuel’s veins, and sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all their guilty stains: lose all their guilty stains, lose all their guilty stains; and sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all their guilty stains.
81 The dying thief rejoiced to see that fountain in his day, and there may I, though vile as he, wash all my sins away: wash all my sins away, wash all my sins away; and there may I, though vile as he, wash all my sins away.
82 Dear dying Lamb, Thy precious blood shall never lose its power, till all the ransomed Church of God be saved to sin no more: be saved to sin no more, be saved to sin no more: till all the ransomed Church of God be saved to sin no more.
83 E’er since, by faith, I saw the stream Thy flowing wounds supply, redeeming love has been my theme and shall be till I die; and shall be till I die, and shall be till I die; redeeming love has been my theme and shall be till I die.
84 When this poor lisping, stammering tongue lies silent in the grave, then in a nobler, sweeter song I’ll sing Thy power to save: I’ll sing Thy power to save, I’ll sing Thy power to save; then in a nobler, sweeter song I’ll sing Thy power to save!
87 God be with you till we meet again; by His counsels guide, uphold you; with His sheep securely fold you; God be with you till we meet again. Till we meet, till we meet, till we meet at Jesus’ feet, (till we meet) till we meet, till we meet, God be with you till we meet again.
88 Go into the world and be a blessing to those you meet . . . because of Jesus.