Big Picture of the Bible - Old Testament

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Lorna Daniels Nichols, 2008 - Religion - 288 pages
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What is the Old Testament all about? How are the stories and people of those ancient times interconnected? Or - more importantly - how do the events of thousands of years ago relate to us today? Big Picture of the Bible - Old Testament provides a summary of Bible stories and events in an easy-to-read, bulleted format. Included in the eight lessons are: Full Color Illustrations Maps of Old Testament Lands Charts and Timelines Historical Notes of Interest Discussion Questions & Answers Glossary Big Picture of the Bible organizes events in historical sequence, which provides continuity and understanding of the overall message of the Old Testament. God's Plan of Redemption and Salvation is emphasized throughout the study. Readers will see how Jesus Christ fulfilled the plan God laid out in the Old Testament.
 

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Contents

Preface
xiii
Using This Study
21
Chapter 1
23
Abraham
26
Gods Relationship with the Patriarchs
49
Joseph
52
Establishing the Nation
79
Moses
82
The Fall of Babylon
231
The Decree to Return
234
The Story of Queen Esther
237
Restoring Rebuilding
241
Review
245
Esther
254
Review Answers
255
How We Got the Old Testament
263

Establishing Law Worship
103
Aaron
106
Living In The Promised Land
129
Gideon
132
Establishing the Kingdom
161
Ruth
164
The Divided Kingdom
187
Elijah
190
Captivity Exile Return
221
Summary
222
Daniel
225
Judahs Captivity Exile
226
Organization of the Old Testament
264
Timeline of Old Testament Books
267
Selecting a Bible
268
Comparison of Bible Translations
271
Old Testament Summary of Major Events
272
Hebrew Names of God
274
Old Testament Sacrificial Offerings
275
Jewish Holy Days Feasts and Festivals
276
The Prophets
277
Glossary
279
Bibliography
285
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Lorna Daniels Nichols is president and co-founder of Big Picture Ministries, LLC, an organization devoted to encouraging spiritual growth through the study of God's Word. Lorna's wide-range of expertise in project design, implementation, and management provides her with the skills essential to creating a study guide of this magnitude. Her passion for developing Big Picture of the Bible comes from her love of Christ and her desire to help others develop a more intimate and personal relationship with God through knowing His Word.

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