Basic Bible Study will start on Feb 13 in the new Global Grounds Coffee cafe at church at 7pm. Childcare provided. Check here to participate with questions and comments.

Before we begin the lessons- let us discuss the entire Bible really quick. Everything taught here can be found on page 8 and 9 of the Basic Bible Study PDF created by Deaf Missions posted in this unit.

There are 3 important truths to remember that the Bible teaches us. 
1. God loves u. 
2. God wants us to obey Him.
3. People who obey God will live with Him forever.

In total- there are 66 books of the Bible. 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament.

In the Old Testament we have:
1. The Law (God's law) 5 books
2. History of God's people (Joshua through Esther) 12 books
3. Poetry and Wisdom (Job through Song of Songs or Solomon) 5 books
4. Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel) 5 books
5. Minor Prophets- Hosea through Malachi (12 books)

In the New Testament, we have:

1. Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) 4 books
2. History of the church (Acts) 1 book
3. Paul's Letters (Romans through Philemon) 13 books
4. General letters (Hebrews through Jude) 8 books
5. Prophecy- (Revelation) 1 book

It took more than 1500 years for the Bible to be written. The Old Testament was written in the language Hebrew. The New Testament was written in Greek.

Read the following verses in your Bible or Bible app on your phone:

2 Timothy 3:16
2 Peter 1:21-22

What do these verses say? Comment below!
Do you have questions about the Bible in general? Ask below in the comment section.