The Bible—What Is Its Message?
What is the basic message of the Bible?
Consider some helpful facts about the Bible, the world’s most popular book.
How does the Bible describe the creation of humans? What commands did God give the first human pair?
When calling Adam and Eve to account for their actions, what basis for hope did God provide?
How did wickedness spread in the earth? How did Noah prove that he was a faithful man?
Why did Abraham move to Canaan? What covenant did Jehovah make with Abraham?
What did Jehovah convey when he asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac? What did Jacob prophesy before he died?
How does the book of Job show that all intelligent creatures can contribute to the vindication of God’s sovereignty?
How was Moses used by God to free the Israelites from slavery in Egypt? What was the basis for the Passover celebration?
When the Israelites entered Canaan, why did Jehovah spare Rahab and her family in Jericho?
When the Israelites asked for a king, Jehovah selected Saul. Why did Jehovah replace King Saul with David?
What are some examples of Solomon’s wisdom? What resulted when he strayed from Jehovah’s ways?
Which psalms show how God helps and comforts those who love him? What did the king reveal in the Song of Solomon?
Consider how the inspired counsel in the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes can provide practical guidance and a basis for trusting in God.
How did Israel come to be divided into two kingdoms?
What kind of messages did God’s prophets deliver? Consider four themes they developed.
What did Daniel learn about the Messiah and God’s Kingdom?
How did Jehovah use angels and John the Baptist to point to Jesus as the Messiah? How did Jehovah clearly identify his Son as the Messiah?
What was the theme of Jesus’ preaching? How did he demonstrate that his rule would be based on love and justice?
What do Jesus’ miracles demonstrate about his power and his future rule over the earth?
What is the meaning of the sign that Jesus gave his apostles?
What new observance did Jesus institute before he was betrayed and nailed to the stake?
How did Jesus’ disciples find out that God had resurrected him?
What happened during the Festival of Pentecost? How did enemies react to the preaching by Jesus’ disciples?
What happened after Paul healed a man in Lystra? How did Paul end up in Rome?
What direction did Paul provide on proper congregation organization? What did he say about the promised seed?
How can a Christian manifest faith? How does a person demonstrate that he truly loves God?
How does the book of Revelation complete the Bible’s message?
How did Jehovah progressively reveal that Jesus would be the Messiah, the one who would restore paradise to the earth?
See a time line of Bible history, from 4026 B.C.E. through circa 100 C.E.