Bible Class Books (Old and New Testament)

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Genesis

Bible Class Book On Genesis, by David Padfield. Outline of Genesis with questions for each section. Several charts and maps are included in this free Bible class book (color cover; PDF file size: 1.5MB).

Supplemental reading: Timeline For The Book Of Genesis, a handout which gives an overview of the book of Genesis in chronological order (PDF file size: 92k).

Daily Nuggets From Genesis, by Jeff Asher. A series of daily Bible readings and drills from the Old Testament Book of Genesis to be used in Youth Classes, as a daily devotional or as an aid in home schools for including Bible reading in the curriculum (PDF file size: 328k).

Bible Puzzles For Everyone, by Jeff Asher. Crossword, Matching and Word Search Puzzles for use with Middle School through Adult Bible studies or Home Schools as a supplement or home assignment. These puzzles cover some general information and much of the book of Genesis (PDF file size: 1.6MB).

Exodus

Bible Class Book On Exodus, by David Padfield. Outline on the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 764k). Supplemental reading: Against All The Gods Of Egypt, a detailed study of the plagues Jehovah sent to punish the land of Egypt and her gods. Special emphasis is given to showing how each plague was a direct insult to the gods of Egypt (PDF file size: 596k).

Israel And The Law, by Jeff Asher. An overview of the books of Exodus and Leviticus, with a series of 20 questions for each of the 26 lessons in this free Bible class book (PDF file size: 145k).

Leviticus

Bible Class Book On Leviticus, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 352k).

Numbers

Bible Class Book On Numbers, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 432k).

Israel In The Wilderness, by Jeff Asher. A study of the books of Numbers and Deuteronomy with emphasis given to the worship of Jehovah associated with the Tabernacle. The student will become acquainted with the history and geography of the period and the events that set the stage for the Conquest of Canaan. Important characters of the period will also be studied, in particular, Moses, Aaron and Joshua (PDF file size: 998k).

Deuteronomy

Bible Class Book On Deuteronomy, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with a map of journey through the wilderness (color cover; PDF file size: 425k).

Joshua

Bible Class Book On Joshua, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 405k).

Judges

Bible Class Book On Judges, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 328k).

Ruth

Bible Class Book On Ruth, by David Padfield. Complete text (NKJV) of the book of Ruth with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 184k).

The Divided Kingdom

The Divided Kingdom, by F.L. Booth. The Divided Kingdom and Kingdom of Judah Alone periods in the Bible are an essential but often neglected study. A basic knowledge of these periods of Jewish history is necessary to an understanding of the prophets of the Old Testament and their message. The challenge for us today in the study of the Divided Kingdom is to contemplate God’s dealings with peoples and nations. God poured forth his blessings on the obedient and righteous, but He sent his judgments upon the disobedient and unrighteous. It is for us, therefore, to determine our course of action, whether we walk in compliance or rebellion to God’s word (116 pages; PDF file size: 2.4MB).

Wayne Goff has prepared a thorough study of the divided kingdom period in the history of Israel. Beginning with Rehoboam and continuing through the fall, destruction and captivity of Jerusalem, Goff provides a workbook that leads the student into a chronological study of the period helping him grasp not only the events and personalties involved but also the great spiritual principles conveyed by the prophets of this tumultuous era. Developed in four parts for class study this book is excellent for any congregation desiring to better understand this often neglected period in Bible study.

  1. The Divided Kingdom, Part 1 (File size: 225k; 35 pages)
  2. The Divided Kingdom, Part 2 (File size: 348k; 49 pages)
  3. The Divided Kingdom, Part 3 (File size: 3.2MB; 53 pages)
  4. The Divided Kingdom, Part 4 (File size: 4.1MB; 61 pages)

First Samuel

Bible Class Book On First Samuel, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 1.1MB).

Israel And Her Kings, by Jeff Asher. A class book on First and Second Samuel. 28 pages. (File size:316k).

Second Samuel

Bible Class Book On Second Samuel, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 365k).

First Kings

Bible Class Book On First Kings, by David Padfield. Outline on the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 790k).

Second Kings

Bible Class Book On Second Kings, by David Padfield. Outline on the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 786k).

Ezra

Bible Class Book On Ezra, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 675k).

Israel Goes Home, by Jeff Asher. A study of the historical books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther along with the contemporaneous Minor Prophets, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi. The student will become familiar with the history of the period and the events that set the stage for the developments of the inter-testimental period that ended with the birth of Messiah. Special emphasis is given to the Messianic messages of the prophets and their exhortations to the remnant to remain faithful unto Jehovah (PDF file size: 304k).

Nehemiah

Bible Class Book On Nehemiah, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 688k).

Esther

Bible Class Book On Esther, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section (color cover; PDF file size: 657k).

Job

Bible Class Book On Job, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. 21 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 549k).

Job: Patience In Sufferings, by Rob Harbison. Will a man serve God for nothing? Even when man is suffering and none of God's ways make any sense? This study chronicles Job's struggle to find those answers and keep his faith (PDF file size: 228k).

Psalms

Bible Class Book On The Psalms Of David, by Jeff Asher. This is a chronological study of some of the Psalms written by David in association with the historical events that contributed to their composure. This study is best suited to be a companion to that of 1 and 2 Samuel. Emphasis will be given to the Messianic Psalms written in this period with a view to familiarizing the student with that aspect of Old Testament prophecy concerning the coming of the Son of God into the world. Thirteen lessons (PDF file size: 156k).

Proverbs

Bible Class Book On Proverbs, (2nd. edition) by Rob Harbison. As man searches for the best way to live, and the wisdom to direct his steps, what better place to look than in the inspired collection of Proverbs. They are timeless and practical (PDF file size: 256k).

Pondering Proverbs, by Earl Lanning and Jeff Asher. Twenty-six lessons covering the Proverbs of Solomon, Lemuel and Agur found in the Old Testament Book of Proverbs. The study is designed to consider the various proverbs in their contextual setting. However, an effort is made to collect the proverbs into a topical arrangement as the class progresses (PDF file size: 208k).

Ecclesiastes

Bible Class Book On Ecclesiastes, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Thirteen pages with color cover (color cover; PDF file size: 1.3MB).

Ecclesiastes: The Preacher, by Rob Harbison. Why are we here? What is our purpose? What is the meaning of life? The Preacher examines all of those things that busy man in his pursuit of happiness and meaning, then concludes with the answer (PDF file size: 204k).

Song Of Solomon

Bible Class Book On The Song of Solomon, by Rob Harbison. A beautiful love triangle that shows how true loves wins out over everything else. Set in a culture 3000 years ago, it shows that the challenges of love have never changed (PDF file size: 136k).

Isaiah

Bible Class Book On Isaiah, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. 22 pages (PDF file size: 140k).

Isaiah (Vol. 1), by Jeff Asher. A study of the prophecy of Isaiah, the son of Amoz who prophesied during the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. This beautiful book that announces the coming Messiah and His eternal kingdom in sixty-six chapters is studied in twenty-six lessons. Emphasis is given to the historical background of the book and the prophetic announcements of the coming Christ, the Lord of Glory (PDF file size: 160k).

Isaiah (Vol. 2), by Jeff Asher (PDF file size: 120k).

Daniel

Class Book and Commentary On Daniel, by James M. Booth. This 84-page book is both a commentary and work book on Daniel. It is well researched and contains more background information than you will find in almost any other class book you can find. Even if you are not going to teach the book of Daniel, you will want to download this book just for the background information it provides on the Babylonian, Medo-Persian, Grecian and Roman Empires (PDF File size: 2.4MB).

Studies In Daniel, by Jeff Asher. Daniel was carried away to Babylon when he was just a teenager. Separated from family, friends and brethren in the midst of a heathen land, he purposed not to defile himself and remain sanctified unto the God of his fathers. For more than seventy years Daniel served Jehovah faithfully as a prophet. His is a wonderful message of hope, renewal, restoration and redemption. The life, example and message of the prophet will be studied in thirteen lessons. Special attention is given to the visions of Daniel which announce the coming of the Messiah, His savage and brutal murder and the establishment of the eternal Kingdom of Heaven (PDF file size: 114k).

A Study of the Book of Daniel, by Gene Taylor. This class book and study guide contains (1) Descriptive summaries of the Babylonian, Medo-Persian, and Grecian empires; (2) A general introduction to the book; (3) An outline of the book; (4) Summaries of every chapter; and (5) Questions for review and discussion for every chapter (PDF file size: 433k).

Ezekiel

Bible Class Book on Ezekiel (Vol. 1), by Jeff Asher. Covers chapters 1 thru 23 (PDF file size: 624k).

Bible Class Books on Ezekiel (Vol. 2), by Jeff Asher. Covers chapters 24 thru 48 (PDF file size: 444k).

The Minor Prophets

Bible Class Book On The Minor Prophets, by David Padfield. A 53 page survey of the 12 Minor Prophets. This free Bible class book has questions for each section (PDF file size: 368k).

The Minor Prophets, by Dan Melhus. A detailed study of the 12 minor prophets of the Old Testament. This 113 page Bible class book contains numerous charts and three color maps. (File size: 980k).

Bible Class Notes on Hosea, by Jeff Asher. This booklet contains 42 pages of notes on the Old Testament book of Hosea. This is a wonderful aid to anyone teaching on this difficult book. (File size: 238k).

Bible Class Notes on Zechariah, by Jeff Asher. This booklet contains 65 pages of notes on the Old Testament book of Zechariah. This is a wonderful aid to anyone teaching on this difficult book. (File size: 365k).

 

New Testament Survey Books

New Testament Survey, by David Padfield. A brief overview of every book in the New Testament, along with charts and maps. A six to nine month study. This free Bible class book is for high school and adult Bible classes (PDF file size: 266k).

A Chronological Study Of The Life of Jesus, by Gene Taylor. The Fourfold Gospel by J.W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton is regarded as a classic work. For many years brethren have used it in Bible classes to study the gospels in chronological order. This free Bible class book does not have to be used in connection with The Fourfold Gospel. It can be an independent study using only it and the Bible (PDF file size: 812k).

Survey Of The Life Of Christ by Jeff Asher. 26 lessons covering the life of Christ from His birth to His resurrection (PDF file size: 97k).

The Parables Of Jesus, a work book by Jeff Asher, contains 26 lessons, with questions for each parable. An excellent study guide (PDF file size: 76k).

A Study Of The Parables of Jesus, by Gene Taylor. A 13 lesson study which includes an introductory lesson on understanding parables and their purposes. The text of the parable from the King James Version is included in each lesson (PDF file size: 463k).

Bible Puzzles For Everyone (Vol. 2), by Jeff Asher. Over 90 new crossword, matching and word search puzzles for use with Middle School through Adult Bible studies or Home Schools as a supplement or home assignment. These puzzles cover some general information but most of the puzzles deal with the life of Christ (PDF file size: 1.3MB).

Matthew

Bible Class Book On Matthew, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included. 28 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 918k).

Mark

Bible Class Book on Mark, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. A color map of the cities mentioned in Mark is also included. 21 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 827k).

Luke

Bible Class Book On Luke, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. A color map of the cities mentioned in Luke is also included. 22 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 980k).

John

Bible Class Book on John, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. A color map of the cities mentioned in John is also included. 22 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 997k).

The Gospel Of John: Evidences For Belief, by Gene Taylor. The Book of John is different from the other gospels in a number of ways. It not only provides wonderful insights into the life and ministry of Jesus with the stated purpose of generating belief in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God but also relates the reasons behind many of the activities of Jesus and His disciples. In studying John's Gospel, one can see the culmination of God's eternal purpose in His only begotten Son (PDF file size: 244k).

Daily Nuggets From The Gospel Of John, by Jeff Asher. A series of daily Bible readings and drills from the New Testament Book of John to be used in Youth Classes, as a daily devotional or as an aid in home schools for including Bible reading in the curriculum (PDF file size: 76k).

Acts

Bible Class Book On Acts, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. Several charts and maps included. 25 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 1MB).

The Early Years Of Saul Of Tarsus. On the great day of Pentecost, Jews from throughout the Greco-Roman world traveled to Jerusalem to worship God (Acts 2:5-12). While Jews were found in every nation throughout the civilized world, anti-Semitism flourished. Among the nations of antiquity, no nation was ever hated as much as Israel. If Christianity were ever going conquer the world, then someone would have to bridge the gap between Jews and Gentiles. In the providence of God, Saul of Tarsus was selected (Acts 9:15; 26:12-18). This new book on focuses on Saul's Jewish roots (Phil. 3:5), his birth in Tarsus of Cilicia (Acts 21:39), and his education "at the feet of Gamaliel" (Acts 22:3). This book contains numerous color photographs from Tarsus of Cilicia (modern day Turkey). (PDF file size: 1.3MB).

The Book of Acts: A History of the Early Church, by Gene Taylor. This is an 18 lesson study on this New Testament book. A very detailed outline and an introductory survey are included (PDF file size: 450k).

Romans

Bible Class Book On Romans, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. 22 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 660k).

A Study Of Romans, by Gene Taylor. This is a 10 lesson study on the book of Romans which includes an introductory survey (PDF file size: 296k).

Studies In Paul's Letter To The Saints At Rome, by Jeff Asher. A Bible class book suitable for teenage and adult classes. 31 pages (PDF file size: 384k).

Notes on Romans, by Jeff Asher. A brief commentary in outline form covering the entire book of Romans. The author gives particular emphasis to considering the text in light of the theme of the book as stated by the Apostle Paul in Romans 1:16-17 and in Romans 2:11. These notes will prove useful to all who want to broaden the understanding of Paul's great treatise on justification by grace through faith (PDF file size: 248k).

1 Corinthians

Bible Class Book On First Corinthians, by David Padfield. Outline of the book with questions for each section. 21 pages with a map and color photographs from Corinth (color cover; PDF file size: 820k).

1 Corinthians, by Rob Harbison. The church in Corinth struggled with many doctrinal and spiritual problems. This letter of the apostle Paul deals with many specific problems, and the timeless principles that insure unity among God's people (PDF file size: 336k).

2 Corinthians

Bible Class Book On Second Corinthians, by David Padfield. This free book contains an outline of Second Corinthians with questions for each section. The book contains 17 pages with color photos from Corinth, Greece (color cover; PDF file size: 704k).

2 Corinthians, by Rob Harbison. Following up on his first letter, Paul writes this intensely personal letter to stress the principles on which he built his ministry, and on which they must build theirs (PDF file size: 236k).

Galatians

Bible Class Book On Galatians by David Padfield. A three month study. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of the Galatian letter, with questions for each section of the book. 16 pages (color cover; PDF file size: 3.2MB).

Ephesians

Bible Class Book On Ephesians by David Padfield. A three month study. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of the Ephesian letter, with questions for each section of the book. Six color photographs and maps (color cover; PDF file size: 1.9MB).

The Prison Epistles of the Apostle Paul, by Gene Taylor. This is a 13 lesson study of the Pauline epistles of Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Philemon which were all written during Paul's first imprisonment in Rome. It includes an introductory survey and a complete outline in addition to questions over the text for each book (PDF file size: 288k).

Philippians

Bible Class Book On Philippians, by David Padfield. A three month study. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of the Philippian letter, with questions for each section of the book. Several charts and maps included (color cover; PDF file size: 680k).

Colossians

Bible Class Book On Colossians, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of the Colossian letter, with questions in each section of this free Bible class book. Map of eastern Turkey and Greece is included (color cover; PDF file size: 815k).

1 & 2 Thessalonians

Bible Class Book On First And Second Thessalonians, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of these epistles, with questions for each section of the book (color cover; PDF file size: 1.2MB).

1 & 2 Timothy

Bible Class Book On First And Second Timothy, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of Paul's two letters to Timothy, with questions for each section of the book (color cover; PDF file size: 1.2MB).

Titus & Philemon

Bible Class Book On Titus And Philemon, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of Paul's letter to Titus and his short letter to Philemon, with questions for each section of the books (color cover; PDF file size: 1.3MB).

Hebrews

Bible Class Book On The Epistle To The Hebrews, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New English Translation of Paul's letter to the Hebrews, with questions for each section of the book (color cover; PDF file size: 1.1MB).

Bible Class Book on Hebrews (The Superiority of Christ and His Covenant). This booklet by Gene Taylor has an excellent introduction to the book of Hebrews and a complete outline of the book. After the introduction there are seven more lesson consisting of a series of questions over the Bible text (PDF file size: 299k).

James

Bible Class Book On The Epistle Of James, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New King James Version of the Epistle of James, with questions for each section of the book (color cover; PDF file size: 813k).

Living One's Faith: A Study of the Books of James and Jude, by Gene Talor. This is a nine lesson study which includes outlines and introductions to both of these New Testament epistles (PDF file size: 301k).

1 & 2 Peter

Bible Class Book On First And Second Peter, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New King James Version of First and Second Peter, with questions for each section of the book (color cover; PDF file size: 1.3MB).

The Life And Epistles Of The Apostle Peter, by Jeff Asher. This is a character study of the life of the Apostle Peter based upon the accounts of his life found in the four Gospel records and his two epistles. Emphasis is given to the aspects of his life and writings that have practical application for the present-day believer (PDF file size: 384k).

1, 2 , 3 John and Jude

Bible Class Book On The Epistles Of John And Jude, by David Padfield. Includes the complete text of the New King James Version of First, Second and Third John, along with the Epistle of Jude, with questions for each section of these books (color cover; PDF file size: 825k).

A Study Of The Epistles Of John, by Gene Taylor. An understanding of the epistles of John is vital if one is going to have the proper attitudes toward and understanding of God, others, and himself. This study encompasses all three of these books. It includes introductions for each book, a chapter survey for First John and review questions over all the texts (PDF file size: 216k).

Living One's Faith: A Study of the Books of James and Jude, by Gene Talor. This is a nine lesson study which includes outlines and introductions to both of these New Testament epistles (PDF file size: 301k).

Revelation

A Study Outline Of Revelation. This outline book and commentary by James Booth is based primarily on the Historical Background interpretation with the belief that Revelation was written during the reign of the Roman Emperor Domitian, A. D. 81-96 (129 pages; color cover; PDF file size: 2.8MB).

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