This lesson is full of facts about the Old Testament! So using the class time doing various quiz-like activities in groups. The powerpoint has matching, quiz questions, and a crossword puzzle.
Download ppt – with no answers: (pptx / google-ppt)
Download w answers: (pptx / google-ppt) – Answers are animated in.
Summary of themes from the Old Testament books (also available in ppt).
|Psalms||Prayers, Hymns and poetry, Literary compositions|
|Job||Unshakeable faith, Why good people also suffer|
|Wisdom Books||Proverbs||Wisdom, virtues, moral behavior, conduct|
|Ecclesiastes||Limitations of wisdom, meaning of life, a tone of frustration or depression , futility of human life|
|Song of Songs||Human Love|
|Major Prophets||Isaiah||Detailed visions of coming of Messiah|
|Jeremiah||Capture of Jews by Babylonians, destruction of temple, ‘New covenant’ b/w God and mankind, grief and sadness on the stuborn nature of people|
|Ezekiel||Gods direction of events to take place in heaven and earth|
|Daniel||Experiences of Daniel and Friends in captivity.|
|Minor Prophets (The Twelve)||Hosea||Steadfast love|
|Joel||Outpouring of Holy Spirit|
|Amos||Declaration of God’s wrath on Israel for injustice, immorality etc|
|Obadiah||Destruction of Edom|
|Jonah||Prophecy on Ninevah’s destruction, forgiveness through prayers and repentance|
|Micah||Peace reigning over those who do justice.|
|Habakkuk||Dialogues, two complaints|
|Zephaniah||Message of comfort and peace|
|Haggai||Rewards on obedience to God, urge to rebuild temple|
|Zechariah||Prophesies about Christ|
|Malachi||Prophecy about John, the baptist|