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The BibleGods Grand Story: Act 1Week 2

What is the Bible?The Bible is not a book for the faint of heart - it is a book full of all the greed and glory and violence and tenderness and sex and betrayal that benefits mankind. It is not the collection of pretty little anecdotes mouthed by pious little church mice - it does not so much nibble at our shoe leather as it cuts to the heart and splits the marrow from the bone. It does not give us answers fitted to our small-minded questions, but truth that goes beyond what we can even know to ask.from Thoughts and Reflections by Rich Mullins

What is the Bible?A working definition:

A collection of writings containing the record and revelation of Gods interaction with man.

of Gods interaction with man.Actual peopleActual placesActual problemsActual encountersActually God

Old TestamentHistorical The Law - PentateuchGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomy

Old TestamentThe Prophets JoshuaJudgesSamuelKingsIsaiahJeremiahEzekielMinor Prophets

Old TestamentThe WritingsPsalmsProverbsJobSong of SolomonRuthLamentations

Old TestamentThe Writings (cont)EcclesiastesEstherDanielEzraNehemiahChronicles

of Gods interaction with man.Moses Leading the people to their new land through rediscovering their relationship.

Old TestamentHistorical The Law - PentateuchGenesis BeginningExodus ExitLeviticus - LawNumbers PeopleDeuteronomy Reminder

Old TestamentMoses Genesis through Deuteronomy The LawCreation

Old TestamentHistorical Pre-KingsJoshua LandJudges CycleRuth PreparationHistorical MonarchySamuel KingKings DivideChronicles Commentary

Old TestamentGenesis - Deuteronomy The LawCreationJoshua Chronicles The Land

Old TestamentHistorical The PeopleEzra TempleNehemiah WallEsther People

Old TestamentGenesis - Deuteronomy The LawCreationJoshua Chronicles The LandEzra Ester The People

Old TestamentPoetry The HeartJob SufferingPsalms SongsProverbs WisdomEcclesiastes ExperienceSong of Solomon Passion

Old TestamentGenesis - Deuteronomy The LawCreationJoshua Chronicles The LandEzra Ester The PeopleJob Song of Solomon The Heart

Old TestamentProphets The PreparationMajor ProphetsIsaiah DanielMinor ProphetsHosea Malachi




OtherObadiah EdomJonah NinevehNahum NinevehHabakkuk

Old TestamentProphets The PreparationIsaiah DividedJeremiah JudgmentLamentations SadnessEzekiel - Repentance

Old TestamentProphets The PreparationDaniel PurposeHosea FaithfulnessAmos JusticeJonah MercyMicah FutureNahum AccountabilityHabakkuk Why?Zephaniah RepentHaggai ReturnZechariah EncouragementMalachi - Deliverance

Old Testament420 BC785 BCHosea605 BCDaniel Captured586 BCJerusalem Destroyed755 BCIsaiah722 BCIsrael Falls458 BCEzra ReturnsMalachiWritten

Old TestamentGenesis - Deuteronomy The LawCreationJoshua Chronicles The LandEzra Ester The PeopleJob Song of Solomon The HeartIsaiah Malachi The Preparation

SummaryGods character is consistent throughout His word.Understanding the history helps us as we seek to understand how God worked through specific people in a specific place at a specific time.

********************Isaiah Confrontation, exhortation, and warning 755 BC began preaching 722 BC Northern Kingdom falls to the AssyriansJeremiah Judgment against the people of Judah for their idolatry, their unfaithfulness to the covenant, and their obstinate disobedience of His will. 626 BC Called to ministry. 586 BC Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians. 585 BC Jeremiah is taken to Egypt.Lamentations 585 Jeremiah writes Lamentations probably from Egypt. Focus on national suffering.Ezekiel 597 Deported to Babylon preached in Babylon to Jews in exile.*Daniel Purpose of God 605 BC Daniel captive. 586 BC Jerusalem destroyed 538 Jews return to Jerusalem 537 Daniel thrown into lions den.Hosea Israel expanding boarders; Judah was getting stronger army (2 Chronicles 26:1-15). 785 BC Hosea begins ministry, 725 Hosea ministry ends. Assyrians take Israel captiveAmos Israel in the shadow of Jeroboams pagan temple at Bethel. 755 BC Amos delivers prophecies. 722 BC Israel conquered by Assyria.Jonah Nineveh 770 BC approximate time of Jonah 722 BC Israel taken captive. 612 Nineveh falls to the Medes and BabyloniansMicah 740-710 BC approximate time of Micahs Ministry Treat of Assyrian invasion. Nahum Judgment of Israel does not excuse Nineveh 722 Israel is taken by Assyrians. 612 Nineveh falls.Habakkuk Why so much evil in Judah? How can you use Babylon to punish Gods people? 612 BC Nineveh falls to Medes and Babylonians. 586 BC Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians.Zephaniah Godly King Josiah repented and stayed off destruction (2 Chr. 34:27,28) 640-609 King Josiah reigns in Jerusalem. 627 Zephaniahs ministry begins. 586 BC Jerusalem falls to BabyloniansHaggai Return from Babyon. 539 Cyrus of Persia conquers Babylon. 538 Return of Jews to Judea. 536-534 Temple rebuilding 520 Haggai preaches 515 Temple is complete.Zechariah Exiles returning from Babylon. At same time as Haggai.Malachi deliverance because of Gods love. 420 to 425 BC is probably when it was written. 458 Ezra returns. 444 Nehemiah leads a group of returners. 443 Jerusalems wall constructed.