An overview of the Old Testament: Part 1

We begin with an overview of the first five books of the bible: Genesis to Deuteronomy

Session 3 – From Creation to Canaan

  • Our overview will be an attempt at the broad survey from a great height
  • Knowing the landscape of the Bible is the first step to being able to navigate it
  • An overview helps us to place a passage in its context and it can identify passages we may want to study in greater detail


  • Genesis
    • Origin or Beginning
  • Exodus
    • Exit or Departure
  • Leviticus
    • Sacrifice, priest, people and altar
  • Numbers
    • Census and wanderings
  • Deuteronomy
    • Looking back and looking forward
Downloads for this Session
Session 3
PowerPoint link
Survey of the Old Testament Part 1