Old Testament Basics

Learn How the Old Testament Fits Together and How to Study It in Context

Curated from a lecture series by Sid Buzzell

Course Introduction

About Dr. Sid Buzzell

Dr. Sid Buzzell is the Dean of Christian University GlobalNet and former Dean of the School of Theology at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colorado, where he taught Bible courses, leadership, and homiletics. He received a B.S. from Philadelphia College of Bible, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

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  • DownloadOld Testament Basics: Leader's GuideFiletype: .pdf

    This guide is designed to help a group study this material together.

  • DownloadOld Testament Basics: Book OverviewsFiletype: .pdf

    This document provides helpful context for every book of the Old Testament.

Old Testament Introduction

Part One

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 13 min

Part Two

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 15 min

Part Three

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 11 min

The Beginnings Era

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 13 min

The Settlement Era

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 16 min

The Kingdom Era

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 15 min

The Exile & Reconstruction Era

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 13 min

Poetic Books

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 11 min

Wisdom Literature

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 13 min

Prophetic Books

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 13 min