~ The 66 Books of the Bible Are In Distinct Subject Categories ~
Overview ~ The 66 Books of the Holy Bible can be considered as grouped by subject category. What follows are two typical ways of looking at the individual books—while similar to each other they do have significant differences.
The Pentateuch (Genesis through Deuteronomy) – 5 books
Historical Books (Joshua through Esther) – 12
Poetical Books (Job through Song of Solomon) – 5
- Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel) – 5
- Minor Prophets (Hosea through Malachi) – 12
Historical Books (Matthew through Acts) – 5
Didactical [Teaching] (Romans through Jude) – 21
Prophetical (Revelation) – 1 book
Law (The Pentateuch: Genesis through Deuteronomy) – 5 books
History (Joshua through Esther) – 12
Poetry (Job through Song of Solomon) – 5
Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel) – 5
Minor Prophets (Hosea through Malachi) – 12
The Gospels (Matthew through John) – 4
History (Acts) – 1
Epistles to Churches (Romans through 2 Thessalonians) – 9
Epistles to Friends (1 Timothy through Philemon) – 4
General Epistles (Hebrews through Revelation) – 9
Comment ~ While there are 66 books, there is only one story—the story of The Messiah. From Genesis to Revelation the Holy Bible is about Jesus Christ and the redemption which only He provides.
~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW
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