Learn about the prayers of the books of the bible
Hi Kids Bible Clubbers, Wisdom here to share with you about the bible. Each week for the next 66 weeks we will ask God to lead us as we learn about the prayers in each book of the bible. We will learn about the prayers men the and women prayed and what lead them to pray and talk with God.
What makes up the Bible? The bible is a collection of 66 books that covered 1500 hundred years of human history. The bible had over 40 documented authors. Some of the authors were rich and other poor. The authors of the books of the bible came from all walks of life. Kings, judges, poets, prophets, shepherds, farmers, physician, tax collectors, teachers, and statesmen. The authors penned letters, poems, proverbs and prophecy to the people and to the kings from their homes, prisons, great cities and the wilderness.
The bible is organized into two sections. The old testament and the new testament. The old testament has 39 books and the new testament has 27 books. The old and new testament alike begins with history and end with prophecy. The old testament categorized into 4 parts. The historical books make up the first category. The first 5 five books of the old testament in hebrew are called Torah which means law. The first 5 books include Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy make up the historical books, The next twelve books include the chronological history of Israel. The twelve books include Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Erza, Nehemiah and Esther. Then the bible moves into the five poetic books, Job, Proverbs, Psalms, Ecclesiastes and the song of Solomon. God finished the old testament 17 prophetic books. The first 5 prophetic books are the major prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel. Lamentations is included in the prophetic as it was written by Jeremiah. The last 12 books of the old testament are the minor prophets who include Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.
The new testament is organized into three categories, historical, letters and prophecy category. The first category includes 5 historical books of the new testament include Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Acts. The historical books are followed by 21 letters mainly written to the apostles and churches. The letters start with the longest letter and end with the shortest letter. The new testament ends with a book of prophecy called revelation.
Each lesson starts with an description of the book beginning with the author, date, background, setting, historical and theological themes.