The Old Testament comprises 39 books and covers the Creation and the history of the Jews.  It covers a time span of about 4000 years and show how we are unsuccessful in trying to please God through our own efforts.  It sets the scene and prophesies the coming of Christ as God's answer to our Redemption.

The Pentateuch: Creation and early history; delivery of the Jews from Egypt; the wanderings in the desert on the way to Canaan; laws and morals

Historical books of Jewish history

Poetic books

  • Job
  • Psalms
  • Proverbs
  • Ecclesiasties
  • Song of Solomon

Major Prophets

  • Isaiah
  • Jeremiah
  • Lamentations
  • Ezekiel
  • Daniel

Minor Prohpets

  • Hosea
  • Joel
  • Amos
  • Obediah
  • Jonah
  • Micah
  • Nahum
  • Habbakuk
  • Zephaniah
  • Haggai
  • Zachariah
  • Malachi