Contents of The Panoramic Bible


The Old Testament
Chapter 1 The Beginning of the Universe
1  The Creation of the Heavens and the Earth (Gen 1:1-2:3)
2  Man and Woman (Gen 3:1-19)
3  The Ark of Noah (Gen 6:9-17; 7:17-20; 8:6-12; 9:12-18)sample page
4  The Tower of Babel (Gen 11:1-9)
5  The Call of Abraham (Gen 12:1-3; 15:5-7; 17:1-11)
6  Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 18:16-33; 19:15-22)
7  The Birth of Isaac (Gen 21:1-21)
8  The Sacrifice of Isaac (Gen 22:1-19)
9  From Jacob to Israel (Gen 25:19-26; 28:10-17; 32:23-33)
10  Joseph and His Brothers (Gen 37:1-4,12-35)
11  God's Plan for the Israelites (Gen 45:1-13; 46:1-7)sample page
Column: A Brief History of Ancient Near Eastern Countries (2000-1200 B.C.).
     
Chapter 2 The Land Flowing with Milk and Honey
1  The Call of Moses (Exod 3:1-15)
2  The Passover (Exod 11:4-10; 12:1-14)
3  The Miracle at the Red Sea (Exod 14:5-31)
4  The Ten Commandments (Exod 20:1-21)
5  The Construction of the Tabernacle (Exod 40:17-38)
6  Aaron's Blessing (Lev 9:1-24)
7  Exploration of Canaan (Num 13:17-20,25-33)
8  The Confession of the Faith (Deut 26:1-11; 34-5-8)
9  Joshua, the New Leader (Josh 1:1-9)
10  The Fall of Jericho (Josh 6:1-27)
Column: Geography and Climate of the Palestine and its division among the 12 tribes.
     
Chapter 3 The Land without a King
1  The Call of Gideon (Judg 6:11-40)
2  Samson (Judg 16:15-31)
3  Ruth (Ruth 2:1-20)
4  Samuel (1 Sam 1:1-20)
5  Saul (1 Sam 8:1-18; 10:20-24)
Columns: The Hebrew Calendar and Festivals. List of the Judges.
     
Chapter 4 The Great Kings
1  David (1 Sam 16:1-13)
2  The Death of Saul (1 Chr 10:1-14; 11:1-9)
3  The Kingdom of David (2 Sam 6:17-19; 7:11-16)
4  David's Sin (2 Sam 11:1-17; 12:1-10)
5  David's Repentance (Ps 51:1-21)
6  Solomon's Glory (1 Chr 29:21-25; 1 Kgs 6:1-14)
7  The Fear of God (Prov 1:1-7; 8:22-31; 31:10,15-22,25,26)
8  Vanity of Life (Eccl 1:2; 3:1-8; 9:4-10; 12:1-5,12-14)
Column: A Brief History of Ancient Near East (1200-930 B.C.).
     
Chapter 5 The Divided Kingdom
1  The Kingdom Divided (1 Kgs 11:26-36)
2  The Battle with Baal (1 Kgs 19: 1-18)
3  Justice and Peace (Amos 5:21-27; 8:4-7; Mic 6:6-8)
4  Hope and Love (Hos 2:16-25; Joel 3:1-5)
5  The Fall of Samaria (2 Kgs 17:1-18)
6  The King of Peace (Isa 11:1-10)
7  The Attack on Lachish (2 Kgs 18:17-22; 19:1-7, 32-37)
8  Josiah's Reform (2 Kgs 22:1-20)
Column: The 12 Minor Prophets. Nah 1:1-3; Zeph 3:14,15; Hab 1:1-4.
 
Chapter 6 By the Rivers of Babylon
1  The Resurgence of Babylon (2 Kgs 24:8-17)
2  The End of the Kingdom of Judah (Jer 39:1-14)
3  Laments of the Captives (Lam 2:9-22)
4  The Vision of Temple (Ezek 47:1-12)
5  In the Land of the Gentiles (Dan 4:16-34)
Column: The Time-Line of the Prophets (900-500 B.C.). Obad 1:2; Hag 1:3-8; Zech 8:3-8; Mal 3:19-24.
     
Chapter 7 Back to Jerusalem
1  God who Controls the History (Ezra 1:1-11)
2  The Construction of the Temple Foundation (Ezra 3:8-13; 4:1-5)
3  The Repair of the Walls (Neh 3:33-4:8)
4  Ezra Reads the Law (Neh 7:72b-8:8; 9:1-3; 10:1, 29, 30)
5  The Suffering Servant (Isa 52:13-53:12)
Column: A Brief History of the Persian Empire with its Time-Line.
     
Chapter 8 Words of Wisdom and Love
1  Esther (Esth 2:5-18)
2  Jonah (Jonah 1:1-16)
3  Job (Job 19:1-27)
4  The Song of Songs (Song 2:1-17)
5  Tobit (Tob 8:4-14)
6  Judith (Jdt 9:7-10:5)
7  The Maccabees (1 Macc 1:1, 5-15)
8  Intertestamental Period  
Columns: Maxims from the Bible (Pss 1:1,2; 23:1; 32:1; 37:4; 119:105; Prov 10:2; 15:17; 18:9; 15:1; 22:6; 23:22; Eccl 10:20; Sir 1:19; 6:6; Wis 7:29; 17:12).
The Angels and The Devil.
     
The New Testament
Chapter 9 Jesus, the Messiah
1  The Birth of Jesus (Luke 2:1-21)
2  John the Baptist (Mark 1:1-11)
3  The Temptation (Luke 4:1-15)
4  The Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5:3-10)
5  The Twelve Disciples (Mark 3:13-19)
6  Parables (Luke 10:25-37)
7  Miracles (John 5:1-18)
8  The Lord's Prayer (Matt 6:5-15)
9  The Cleansing of the Temple (John 2:13-22)sample page
10  The Last Supper and the Crucifixion (Mark 14:22-26, 66-72; 15:16-39)
11  The Resurrection (John 20:1-18)
Column: The State of the Roman Empire and of Palestine in the time of Jesus.
     
Chapter 10 The Works of the Apostles
1  The Coming of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:1-21)
2  Paul's Conversion (Acts 9:1-18)
3  Peter and Cornelius (Acts 10:9-37, 44-48)
4  The Church in Antioch (Acts 11:19-30)
5  Paul's Mission Trip (1) (Acts 14:8-28)
6  Paul's Mission Trip (2) (Acts 17:16-34)
7  Paul's Mission Trip (3) and the Trip to Rome (Acts 19:23-40)
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8  Paul's Letters to the Churches (1 Cor 1:18-25; 2 Cor 4:7-10; Gal 3:26-29; 1 Thess 4:13-18; 2 Thess 3:1-3)
9  The Letter to the Romans (Rom 3:21-26; 8:23-28)
10  Paul's Prison and Pastoral Epistles (Eph 2:1-6; Phil 2:6-11; Col 1:15, 16; 1 Tim 3:14-16; 2 Tim 1:3-6; Titus 1:5-9; Phlm 4-7)
11  Jesus, the High Priest (Heb 4:11-5:10)
12  The General Epistles (Jas 2:14-17; 1 Pet 2:9; 2 Pet 3:10, 11; 1 John 1:5-7; 4:9, 10; 2 John 5; 3 John 3; Jude 20, 21)
13  John's Revelation (Rev 21:1-8; 22:1-5)
Column: The Fall of Jerusalem
     
Chapter 11 Expansion of the Church
1  From the Early Church to the Crusaders
2  From the Reformation to the present
Column: Bible Translations of the World and of Japan