10 studies to introduce the Old Testament by following the main characters

OT leaders notes
Please read this before using these studies on the Old Testament
Timeline
A time-line of the OT, which you might find helpful as you prepare these studies.  You may like to print copies for your group, or to make a big time-line with your group to display.
Creation / Fall / Flood
How it all started
Abraham
The nation of Israel is formed
Joseph
God is in control
Moses
Trusting God in impossible situations
Samuel and Saul
Who is my King?
David
The pattern for future kings
Psalms
Cries from the heart
Elijah
God exposes the sin of Israel
Isaiah
Prophecies of judgement and exile
Prophets / Exile / Restoration
God isn’t joking when he gives us a warning