MSP 104: Old Testament Survey

Old Testament Survey

A study of the historical background before and during the writing of the Old Testament (OT), tracing the beginnings of Israel’s history until 400 BC. Also, this study will include an overview of the individual books, key people, key places and key passages that point to Jesus as the coming Messiah.


The learner will be able to:

  • Understand the chronology and sequence of key people, places, and events in the OT
  • Preach and teach from the Old Testament with greater understanding and depth
  • Apply lessons from the Old Testament to modern-day life situations


  • Acceptance into the Ministerial Study Program
  • A ministry coach appointed by the District Superintendent
  • Required Textbook(s) (see the MSP Textbook Finder)
  • Access to a computer or mobile computing device with internet access
  • Payment for the course through our online enrollment system