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The Old Testament Made Simple
Transcript of The Old Testament Made Simple
River Babylon Haran Persian
Gulf The Jordan River Moab Mt. Sinai Red Sea In the 4,000 years of history covered by the Old Testament God's people made 7 major geograpic moves. 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Seven Major Moves Twenty Key People of the Old Testament 2930 People named in the Old Testament Every one of them can be connected with one or more of 20 key people in the Old Testament Best learned in Sequence Six in Genesis The Other Three Israel's Eleven Leaders or Groups of Leaders The Six in Genesis 1. Adam 2. Noah First 11 Chapters of Genesis cover 2,100 years of History. Genesis 12:1-3 "The Plot for the entire Bible." - John Stott These verses set the stage for everything else
that will happen from here through Revelation God promised to: 1. Make Abraham's family a nation 2. Bless all familes of the earth
through Abraham God told Abram: “Leave your country, your family,
and your father’s home for a land that I will show you.
I’ll make you a great nation
and bless you.
I’ll make you famous;
you’ll be a blessing.
I’ll bless those who bless you;
those who curse you I’ll curse.
All the families of the Earth
will be blessed through you.”
Genesis 12:1-3 3. Abraham 4. Isaac 5. Jacob 6. Joseph Israel's Eleven Leaders (or Groups of Leaders) 1. Moses What do you know about Moses? Story of Moses covers more than
one-seventh of the entire Bible! 2. Joshua Led the conquest of
Cannan Israel's second leader 3. The 12 Judges The Time of the Judges 400 year period after Joshua Dies until Israel gets a king
The the Bible mentions several times that during this period of time that "Every man did that which was right in his own eyes."
There were 12 Judges total
5 major Judges
7 remaining Judges have less than 6 verses total devoted to their lives 4. Samuel Judge and Prophet
Transition from tribal government to Monarchy
Annointed the first King of Israel - Saul
Later annointed David 5. Saul 6. David 7. Solomon Divided Kingdom Israel is a United Kingdom
for 120 years
Each King ruled for 40 years Israel Judah Northern Kingdom
19 Kings - All Bad "Scattered" by the Assyrians in 722BC Southern Kingdom
2 Tribes - Benjiman and Judah
20 Kings - 8 were good
Jerusalem Capital David's
Family EXILE 9. Zerubbabel
11. Nehemiah after 70 years in Babylon
Judah to their Homeland.
These three men led groups home! The Other
Three Pharaoh Nebuchadnezzar The
Prophets United Kingdom Transition The Old Testament Made Simple FBC Wake Village, Texas Part 1
Seven Major moves
Twenty key people by Melton Short Life of Pi “A story
believe in God,”