Overview of the Bible – Part 2

Continuing our series on the Bible’s storyline, this week’s look at the middle sections of Scripture picks up after the death of Moses and follows the establishment of God’s people in the Promised Land.  It includes the rise and fall of Israel and Judah and the ultimate exile of the Jews because of their disobedience to God.   Continuing the Bible’s Storyline… 6. The Conquest: Joshua led the next generation of Israelites into the Promised Land (1406 BC). As Moses led them through the Red Sea (Exodus 14:29), Joshua led them across the Jordan River on dry ground (Joshua 3:17). With God’s help, […]

Overview of the Bible – Part 1

Understanding the Bible should be the goal of every believer in Christ.  But, unfortunately, too many people give little time to actual Bible study.  Bible verses or books are picked at random to read because they are popular or they speak to a situation the reader is going through.   Your understanding of God’s Word will take on an exciting and enriching dynamic when you learn the “larger story” of Scripture and how ALL of the Bible fits into a narrative that starts “in the beginning” and ends with the Revelation written by the Apostle John. The 66 books of the Bible are […]