Overview of the Old Testament Lesson 2
Enthronement Jesus~, we enthrone you~ We proclaim you are King~ Standing here~ in the midst of us~ We raise you up~ with our praise~ And as we wor~ship build your throne And as we wor~ship build your throne And as we wor~ship build your throne Come Lord Jesus and take~ your place
Objective • The purpose of the OT • Provides the foundation of the Bible • Tells us about Jesus Christ and his purpose • Helps us to know God
Treasure Hunt • Sit according to your groups • Each group will be given a set of clues that will lead you to 4 locations within the Church Compound excluding the main church worshipping area. • Upon finding the location, you are to collect an envelope which you are NOT to OPEN it until you come back into the class and allow your Cats to verify.
Moving On… • Split into 4 smaller groups • Select a group leader • Each group to be given an envelope to work on • Keep your answers to yourself
Facts of the Bible • Name the 2 segments that make up the Holy Bible • Old Testament and New Testament • 46 Books make up the Old Testament • 27 Books make up the New Testament
The Old Testament as the Foundation of the Bible Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words • Both the Old Testament and New Testament inform us about • GOD • Without the Old Testament, the New Testament would not be (Not make sense) • understood • Without the New Testament, the Old Testament would be left (A head without a Tail) • incomplete
The old Testament informs us about Jesus Christ • Isaiah 7:14 (“The young woman is with child and shall bear a _ _ _, and shall name him _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .”) • son; Immanuel • 1 Chronicles 17:13 (“I will be a _ _ _ _ _ _ to him, and he shall be a _ _ _ to me.”) • Father; son • Psalm 22:18 (“The divide my _ _ _ _ _ _ _ among themselves, and for my clothing they _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.”) • Clothes; cast lots
The Old Testament informs us about God • What is your impression of God in the following Bible verses?
Genesis 7: 4 Noah’s Ark • A God to be feared • Able to create and destroy • Righteousness, justice and Anger • Rescues those who believe in him
Deuteronomy 4:31 • Because the Lord your God is a merciful God, he will neither Abandon you nor destroy you; he will not forget the covenant with your ancestors • Merciful • Keeps his promises • Always by your side
Exodus 34:6 • Merciful and Gracious • Slow to anger • Steadfast in Love • Faithful • Forgiving
Numbers 14:18 • Merciful and Gracious • Slow to anger • Steadfast in Love • Faithful • Forgiving
Joshua 3: 7 • Promises to be with his people • Supports his appointed leaders • Power to control nature
Notes to take • The old testament provides the foundation of the Bible • It tells us about Jesus Christ and his purpose • It helps us to know God better