Books of the OT

I find it helpful to study the Old Testament using the divisions and ordering of the books we find in the Hebrew Old Testament, mainly because it may help bring the centrality of Christ and the Gospel into sharper focus:

  1. The Pentateuch
    1. Genesis
    2. Exodus
    3. Leviticus
    4. Numbers
    5. Deuteronomy
  2. The Prophets
    1. The Former Prophets
      1. Joshua
      2. Judges
      3. Samuel (1st & 2nd)
      4. Kings (1st & 2nd)
    2. The Latter Prophets
      1. Isaiah
      2. Jeremiah
      3. Ezekiel
      4. The Book of the Twelve
        1. Hosea
        2. Joel
        3. Amos
        4. Obadiah
        5. Jonah
        6. Micah
        7. Nahum
        8. Habakkuk
        9. Zephaniah
        10. Haggai
        11. Zechariah
        12. Malachi
  3. The Writings
    1. Psalms
    2. Job
    3. Proverbs
    4. The Five Scrolls
      1. Ruth
      2. Song of Songs
      3. Ecclesiastes
      4. Lamentations
      5. Esther
    5. Daniel
    6. Ezra-Nehemiah
    7. Chronicles (1st & 2nd)