Bible Charts, Lists & Outlines

Bible charts, lists and outlines from Wednesday in the Word to help you study the Bible.

 

 

New Testament

1 John Outline

1 John Outline

1 John Outline: A detailed outline of the New Testament books 1 John from Wednesday in the Word.

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Thessalonians Outline

Thessalonians Outline

Thessalonians Outline: Detailed outlines of the New Testament books 1 & 2 Thessalonians from Wednesday in the Word.

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Olivet Discourse: Comparing the Synoptic Gospels

Olivet Discourse: Comparing the Synoptic Gospels

The Olivet Discourse is a conversation Jesus had with his disciples shortly before his crucifixion. As they sat on the Mount of Olives looking across at the temple, Jesus explained many things about the coming destruction of the temple. While Matthew provides the fullest account, this teaching is found in all three synoptic gospels.

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Jewish Day (1st Century) explained

Jewish Day (1st Century) explained

What does the first watch mean? What is the “third hour”? The Jewish day ran from sunset to sunset and was divided in 8 equal parts called watches and hours. Here’s what they mean.

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Miracles of Jesus

Miracles of Jesus

Not only was each healing an act of compassion and a foreshadowing of the greater healing to come, each miracle was testimony from God that Jesus is the Christ.

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Parables of Jesus List

Parables of Jesus List

Jesus often taught in parables. Parables are stories which include a dramatic illustration that makes and impact on the listener and calls for a response. Parables are serious theology. But they are metaphorical theology. They teach through metaphor, simile, and dramatic action rather than through logic or reasoning. Here’s a list of the parables of Jesus as recorded in the gospels.

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Romans at a glance

Romans at a glance

The apostle Paul writes to explain the good news of Jesus Christ, who as Messiah is the Savior for all people; who as the Transformer of lives writes His Law on our hearts; and who as the Lord of history is carefully bringing this salvation to all nations — culminating in the restoration of Israel.

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Old Testament

Isaiah: Outline & Highlights

Isaiah: Outline & Highlights

Isaiah was a prophet to the Southern Kingdom (Judah) His ministry spans 50-60 years from approximately 740 – 680 BC during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah (kings of Judah).

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Kings of Babylon in Biblical times

Kings of Babylon in Biblical times

The Babylonian Empire became a world power in 625 BC after the fall of Assyria. Babylon continued its reign until 536 BC. Nebuchadnezzar, its greatest king, reigned in the days of Daniel and took the southern Kingdom of Judah into captivity after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC. Babylon was finally captured by the Medes and Persians under Cyrus as predicted by the prophet Daniel, and the Babylonian Empire came to an end in 536 BC.

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Prophets Chronological List

Prophets Chronological List

Prophets enforced the covenant between God and His People. Many people in Scripture prophesy occasionally but not all who do so hold the office of prophet. Therefore, scholars count the prophets differently.

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Judges of Israel Chart

Judges of Israel Chart

The book of Judges tells of the various leaders raised up to deliver Israel from the enemies remaining in the land after the conquest under Joshua. The Judges of Israel (c. 1375–1050 BC) came from various tribes and regions of Israel.

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Old Testament Books in Chronological Order

Old Testament Books in Chronological Order

The Old Testament books in chronological order with the traditional dates. Chronological means the events recorded in the books took place during this period and/or the author wrote during this period.

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Isaiah: Servant Songs Overview

Isaiah: Servant Songs Overview

The exile raised the question, can we forfeit the promises of God? Can God’s people fail in such a way that God will abandon them? In the Servant Songs, God demonstrates that not only will He remain committed to His people, He will willingly choose to endure horrific suffering in order to free His people from their sinful hearts and make them righteous before Him.

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Jeremiah’s Ministry Chronology

Jeremiah’s Ministry Chronology

Jeremiah was a prophet to the southern kingdom of Judah who wrote the book of Jeremiah. His name means “exaltation of the Lord.” Below is a basic chronology of his 40+ year ministry.

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