THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE .GODS REVELATION OF HIMSELF.
SUBJECT: CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE
CLASS: JSS 1
TERM: 1st TERM
WEEK 6 & 7
TOPIC: THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE .GODS REVELATION OF HIMSELF.
FOR WEEKS 6 & 7
God’s revelation of Himself
The Bible is the record of God’s revelation of Himself .This is the account of how He gradually made Himself known to the Israelite and the rest of the world through His actions in their live and their communities.
The Holy Bible contains sixty-six (66) books in the protestant version. The Bible has two main parts. They are
THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOKS
The Old Testament book can be divided into three sections. These are: The law, the prophet and the Writing
The law: The law refers to the five book of Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus .Number and Deuteronomy. They are refers to as book of Moses because it was believed that Moses wrote all of them.
The prophets: The books of the prophets are: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggi,Zechariah and Malachi, Joshua, Judge, I&II, Samuel I&II and King I &II
The writing : The rest of the book in the Old Testament are called the writing .They are : Psalms,Proverbs,Job, Songs of Solomon, Ruth, and Lamentation ,Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel Ezra, Nehemiah and I&11 Chronicles
THE NEW TESTAMENT
The New Testament contains twenty-seven books .The New Testament divided to four section: These includes.
The Gospel: The Gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John .The word gospel mean good news.
The Acts of the Apostle: This is about the history of the earthly church .It showed how the apostles were able to continue with the work of Jesus Christ through the help of the Holy Spirit.
The Epistle or Letters: These were written by apostles especially Paul to the elders. These are: Roman, 1Corithians, 2Corithians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1Thessalonians, 2Thessalonians, 1Timothy, 2Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1Peter, 2Peter, 1Jonh, 2John, 3John and Jude.
Revelation: This is a book about prophecy.
The table below shows the structure of the Bible both Old Testament and New Testament.
OLDE TESTAMENT BOOK (39 books)
Songs of Solomon
TESTAMENT BOOK (27 books)
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