Category: Old Testament Book Studies

Ruth Study

Updated May, 2016 Pentecost and Ruth During the days of Ezra; Ruth was appointed to be read on the Day of Pentecost.  Ruth is a profound allegorical prophecy and spiritual instruction and is also history leading into the family of David and the changeover from occasional judges [rulers] rising up; to the establishment of the permanent […]

2 Kings 15 – 25

Updated July 2016 2 Kings 15 Azariah becomes king of Judah. 2 Kings 15:1 In the twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel began Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah to reign. 15:2 Sixteen years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned two and fifty years in Jerusalem. […]

2 Kings 1-14

Updated July 2016 2 Kings 1 First and Second Kings were originally one book until divided to make two shorter books in the first century B.C.  Second Kings is a continuation of First Kings. 2 Kings 1:1 Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. Ahaziah son of Ahab fell and was injured […]

1 Kings 1-22

Updated July 2016 1 Kings 1 First Kings begins with the death of David and the succession of Solomon. Solomon; was, except for a period of sinfulness; a type of Jesus Christ, while Solomon’s kingdom was a type of the millennial kingdom of God.  Solomon’s reign knew mostly peace. He was also the wealthiest king, and the […]

Exodus 27-40

Updated May, 2016 Exodus 27 These things were commanded by God,  concerning the altar of Burnt Offerings and the priestly garments.  The altar of burnt offering consisted of a box of acacia wood overlaid with brass, upon which was to be a grate of brass to place the sacrifice to be burned up.   Underneath the box […]

Exodus 12-26

Updated 2 May, 2016 Exodus 12 The one who became Jesus Christ proclaimed the first month of the year; and proclaimed that the Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread and the Wave Sheaf lifting must take place in that month.  As we shall later see, the barley harvest must be ripe for cutting and grinding into […]

Exodus 1-11

  Exodus 1 The book of Exodus covers the history of Israel leaving Egypt, and then the journey to Mount Sinai and their marriage to Christ.  Of course Cod could have prevented all this distress and just moved Pharaoh to let Israel go, instead God himself hardened Pharaoh so that all these things could happen.  […]

Genesis 27-38

Updated March, 2016 Genesis 27 When Jacob was yet in his mother’s womb God prophesied that Jacob would excel over his brother Esau. Now Rebecca loved Jacob more than Esau and one can only imagine how much the prophecy played in her actions of favoritism in helping Jacob defraud his brother. Yet the event of […]

Genesis 15-26

Updated March, 2016 Genesis 15 After the battle with the kings, Abram had a vision and a promise from God. Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. Abram then asked God for a […]

Genesis 1-14

Updated March, 2016  Genesis Genesis [beginnings] is full of basics on creation and the history of the world up to the day that Joseph went down into Egypt. The creation is covered in only the most succinct detail and is therefore subject to misunderstanding by those who are not close to God and have a […]

Second Samuel 14-24

Updated June 2016 2 Samuel 14 Joab teaches David by the mouth of a woman. Joab knew that David mourned for Absalom and that what Absalom had done was right in slaying the wicked. 2 Samuel 14:1 Now Joab the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king’s heart was toward Absalom. 14:2 And Joab sent […]

Second Samuel 1-13

Updated June 2016 Samuel was originally one book and Second Samuel was separated from First Samuel long after it was written. Second Samuel now continues with the history of David. 2 Samuel 1 An Amalekite to ingratiate himself with David by claiming the murder of king Saul and receives his proper reward.   The ordination of […]

First Samuel 17-31

Updated June 2016 1 Samuel 17 The story of David and Goliath is often portrayed as a classic story of an underdog winning out over his far more powerful rival. There is much more to the story than that! Goliath was a type of unrepentant sinners and of the sin of enmity against God and […]

First Samuel 1-16

Updated June 2016 First Samuel The last Judge of Israel, Samuel First and Second Samuel were originally (and still are in some Jewish bibles) a single book, but the Septuagint [LXX] translation, produced in the centuries immediately before Christ, divided Samuel into two books and this dividing of Samuel was adopted by other translators. Like […]

Judges

Introduction Deuteronomy is a warning that possession of the promised land is absolutely dependent on our continuing to live by every Word of God, while Joshua is a lesson that it is through faith and a diligent living by every Word of God that the enemy of sin and Satan is conquered. There are three […]

Joshua

Updated May 2016 Introduction Deuteronomy is about preparing to enter the physical promised land as an allegory of how to prepare to attain to the spiritual Promised Land of eternal life, and a warning that possession of the land is absolutely contingent on living by every Word of God.  Joshua is about the inheritance of […]

Numbers 19-36

Numbers 19 The Red Heifer For non cattle people a heifer is a virgin cow, usually under two years old. The Red Heifer shall be killed before the high priest outside the camp, as Christ was killed outside the city; and wholly burnt with cedar wood, and hyssop, and with scarlet cast into the fire. […]

Numbers 1-18

Called Numbers The Five Books of Moses 1. Genesis is a history from creation to the entering into Egypt of the family of Israel [Jacob]. 2. Exodus is a history of the deliverance of physical Israel as an allegory and prophecy of the deliverance from bondage to sin of the Called out of God. 3. […]

Leviticus 14-27

  Leviticus 14 The cleansing of the leper Hyssop is a plant associated with soap and therefore a cleansing agent. Scarlet is the colour of blood, representative of the application of the blood of the Lamb of God, cleansing from sin. Two clean birds,  pigeons or turtle doves [as the sacrificial birds for the poor] […]

Leviticus 1-13

  Updated Jan, 2016 Leviticus Introduction The Book of Genesis was written as a general history up to Jacob; Exodus was about the calling out from Egypt as a type of the calling out from bondage to sin; Numbers was a history of the wonderings of Israel in the wilderness; Deuteronomy was a warning that […]

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