Bible Chronology Helps

I noticed in the classes you talk about verses and their timeline. What book helps to get this information? I am referring to when a certain book is written or by whom and when it was written.

I do not know of one book to tell you to get to answer all your questions about the chronology of the Bible books and their writings. Instead, I will give you a short survey of books that can help in this kind of study. Unger's Bible Dictionary - This one-volume Bible dictionary has an article on each book of the Bible. In these articles you will find information on the dating of the books. Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament by John H. Walton and Chronological and Background Charts of the New Testament by H. Wayne House - These are books of charts and diagrams on the Bible and probably come the closest to having the simple charts you are looking for. I highly recommend Bible students getting and using these. Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament and Jensen's Survey of the New Testament by Irving L. Jensen - These books are standard fare today in many conservative Bible colleges. They have good material on the books of the bible. The emphasis in them is towards suggestions and strategies for the study of the individual books of the Bible. A Survey of Israel's History by Leon J. Wood - This book provides an excellent survey of the history of Israel up to the time of Jesus Christ. My favorite part of the book and the one to which I refer often is the chronological chart in the back. I highly recommend the book if only for the chronological chart. However, the text often helps with other details as well. This survey makes a good attempt at putting it all together. The Reese Chronological Bible by Edward Reese - This fascinating Bible puts the entire King James Bible in proper (as far as can be determined) chronological order. The Psalms are inserted in their proper time. The kingdoms of Judah and Israel are presented in parallel columns. The prophecies are placed when they were given and the epistles are put in chorological order. This is a great specialty Bible. The Annals of the World by James Ussher - Many know that the dates used in many Bibles (including the Scofield Reference Bible) were established by James Ussher. Many do not know that in 1663 he wrote this book that intertwined his Bible dates with the known history of ancient times. This book is a treasure-trove of ancient and Bible history. It is thoroughly researched with footnotes indicating the source of his information. The reprint contains over 900 oversized pages.

David Reagan
Daily Proverb

Proverbs 17:21

He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.