Introductions and Overviews of the Books of the Bible

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Introductions and Overviews of the Books of the Bible
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John 16:13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.

Introductions and Overviews

Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible

IIIM has adapted the Bible Book Overviews it wrote for the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible for use in its IIIM Seminary Study Bible.

Book Overviews include: Author (if known); Date; Key Truths; Time and Place of Writing; Purpose and Distinctives; and Christ in the particular Book. There is additional information on this page including Articles, Questions & Answers, and Sermons on the text(s) you may be researching.

IIIM Seminary Study Bible

"Introductions and Overviews of the Books of the Bible" is a part of the IIIM Seminary Study Bible. It is a resource that draws upon numerous other resources for its content (see outlines for sources). It will be continually updated and edited, and considered a resource that is always expanding to assist the student of Scripture to understand the text of the Holy Bible more thoroughly. Check back often as this is a growing resource.

Enjoy your study.

Pressing on toward the goal (Phil. 3:14),
Dr. Joseph R. Nally, D.D., M.Div., Theological Editor, IIIM

Introductions and Overviews of the Books of the Bible

Old Testament

Pentateuch:

Introduction to the Pentateuch

The Book of Genesis
The Book of Exodus
The Book of Leviticus
The Book of Numbers
The Book of Deuteronomy

Articles on the Pentateuch
Q&A on the Pentateuch
Sermons on the Pentateuch

Historical Books:

Introduction to the Historical Books

The Book of Joshua
The Book of Judges
The Book of Ruth
The Book of 1 Samuel
The Book of 2 Samuel
The Book of 1 Kings
The Book of 2 Kings
The Book of 1 Chronicles
The Book of 2 Chronicles
The Book of Ezra
The Book of Nehemiah
The Book of Esther

Articles on the Historical Books
Q&A on the Historical Books
Sermons on the Historical Books

Poetry & Wisdom Books:

Introduction to the Poetic and Wisdom Books

The Book of Job
The Book of Psalms
The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Ecclesiastes
The Book of Song of Solomon

Articles on the Poetic and Wisdom Books
Q&A on the Poetic and Wisdom Books
Sermons on the Poetic and Wisdom Books

Prophets:

Introduction to the Prophetic Books

Major

The Book of Isaiah
The Book of Jeremiah
The Book of Lamentations
The Book of Ezekiel
The Book of Daniel

Minor

The Book of Hosea
The Book of Joel
The Book of Amos
The Book of Obadiah
The Book of Jonah
The Book of Micah
The Book of Nahum
The Book of Habakkuk
The Book of Zephaniah
The Book of Haggai
The Book of Zechariah
The Book of Malachi

Articles on Prophetic Books
Q&A on Prophetic Books
Sermons on Prophetic Books

The Intertestamental Period

The Intertestamental Period - Years of Silence

New Testament

Gospels & Acts:

Introduction to the Gospels and Acts

The Book of Matthew
The Book of Mark
The Book of Luke
The Book of John
The Book of Acts

Articles on Gospels and Acts
Q&A on Gospels and Acts
Sermons on Gospels and Acts

Pauline Epistles:

Introduction to the Epistles of the New Testament

The Book of Romans
The Book of 1 Corinthians
The Book of 2 Cornithians
The Book of Galatians
The Book of Ephesians
The Book of Philippians
The Book of Colossians
The Book of 1 Thessalonians
The Book of 2 Thessalonians
The Book of 1 Timothy
The Book of 2 Timothy
The Book of Titus
The Book of Philemon

The Paul Project
Articles on the Pauline Epistles
Q&A on the Pauline Epistles
Sermons on the Pauline Epistles

General Epistles & Revelation:

Introduction to the Epistles of the New Testament

The Book of Hebrews
The Book of James
The Book of 1 Peter
The Book of 2 Peter
The Book of 1 John
The Book of 2 John
The Book of 3 John
The Book of Jude
The Book of Revelation

Articles on the General Epistles & Revelation
Q&A on the General Epistles & Revelation
Sermons on the General Epistles & Revelation

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IIIM Seminary Study Bible

Answer by Dr. Joseph R. Nally, Jr.

Dr. Joseph R. Nally, Jr., D.D., M.Div. is the Theological Editor at Third Millennium Ministries (IIIM).