Looking for a simple resource to reference themes in the Bible? This quick and easy-to-understand reference identifies Bible themes for each book of the Bible.
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The books of the Bible are listed with their corresponding themes in the table below. Each word has been linked with helpful resources for further exploring the books of the Bible and their themes.
Review the list for reference and click each book of the Bible or its corresponding theme to access faith-focused articles, blog posts, and books that will further deepen your relationship with Christ.
The Old Testament
|Judges||Deterioration and deliverance|
|1 Chronicles||Israel’s spiritual history|
|2 Chronicles||Israel’s spiritual heritage|
|Job||Blessings through suffering|
|Ecclesiastes||All is vanity apart from God|
|Song of Solomon||Love and marriage|
|Ezekiel||The glory of the Lord|
|Daniel||The sovereignty of God|
|Joel||The day of the Lord|
|Jonah||God’s grace to all people|
|Habakkuk||Trusting a sovereign God|
|Zephaniah||The “great day of the LORD”|
|Haggai||Rebuilding the temple|
|The New Testament|
|Matthew||The kingdom of God|
|Mark||The Suffering Servant|
|Luke||The Perfect Man|
|John||The Son of God|
|Acts||The spread of the gospel|
|Romans||The righteousness of God|
|1 Corinthians||Christian conduct|
|2 Corinthians||Paul’s defense of his apostleship|
|Galatians||Freedom in Christ|
|Ephesians||Blessings in Christ|
|Philippians||The joy-ﬁlled life|
|Colossians||The supremacy of Christ|
|1 Thessalonians||Concern for the church|
|2 Thessalonians||Living in hope|
|1 Timothy||Instructions for a young disciple|
|2 Timothy||A charge to faithful ministry|
|Titus||A manual of conduct|
|Hebrews||The superiority of Christ|
|1 Peter||Responding to suffering|
|2 Peter||Warning against false teachers|
|1 John||Fellowship with God|
|2 John||Christian discernment|
|3 John||Christian hospitality|
|Jude||Contending for the faith|
|Revelation||The unveiling of Jesus Christ|
Understanding Bible themes with an easy-to-reference free 'Books of the Bible' pdf helps provide context as you work to apply what you read to your own day-to-day life.
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