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A Flight Through the Bible Story

A Flight Through the Bible Story: Session 1

5 People from the Old Testament

In this session, Pastor Colin walks through key figures in the Old Testament storyline and shows how they point us to the Lord Jesus Christ.

A Flight Through the Bible Story - 5 People from the Old Testament - Teaching (audio)

PDF Transcript: You can read the transcript here under “Teaching.”

Teaching Outline:

  • Adam
  • Abraham
  • Moses
  • David
  • Nehemiah

Use these questions to further engage with God’s Word in personal reflection or a group discussion:

Core questions:

  • If you could choose one word to describe how God deals with His people, what would you choose and why?
  • What is one thing you will take away from the Old Testament story?
  • Can you think of a place or two where the Old Testament points forward to Jesus Christ?

Questions to Go Deeper:

  • Why is understanding the Old Testament important in understanding who Jesus is?
  • Why is the Old Testament important in our lives? (See Romans 15:4; 1 Corinthians 10:11; 2 Timothy 3:16–17.)


  • Summarize the Old Testament using the five people from this session: Adam, Abraham, Moses, David, Nehemiah.

Respond to this teaching in prayer:

  • Praise God for His beautiful design in creation and His sovereign hand in caring for His people.
  • Confess your sin to God and continual need of His grace.
  • Thank God for the gifts He has given us, and for His grace in giving us His Word.
  • Ask God for a greater faith and hope in what He has revealed in His Word.

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