The story of the Old Testament
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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


  • Bible. O.T. -- History of Biblical events.,
  • Bible -- History of Biblical events.

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. K. Lowther Clarke, D.D.
LC ClassificationsBS1197 .C45
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 554 p.
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6414254M
LC Control Number41003151

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Read the Old Testament Stories - The 7 Days of Creation, The Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark. Bibliography Resources on the Old Testament. A Survey of Old Testament Introduction, Revised and Expanded by Archer, Pages, Pub. Back to Bible History Online The Story of the Bible - Part One - The Old Testament. While a worthwhile book, this is a black and white, paperback, illustration-free reprint of the Baker publication "The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message." The original book is hardcover and contains many color maps and photographs/5(14). Famous Bible Stories from the Old Testament: Stories from the Old Testament Book of Genesis Adam and Eve Bible Story - The Story of a Beautiful Garden Cain and Abel Bible Story - The First Baby in the World and His Brother Noah Bible Story - The Great Ship That Saved Eight People Tower of Babel Bible Story - The Tower That Was Never Finished Abram Bible Story - The Story of a Long Journey. The individual books of the Old Testament were written with a different objective in mind, which does not mean that the narratives in the Old Testament have no historical value at all. They are recognized, even by secular historians, as one of the most reliable sources available for reconstructing the history of the Hebrew people.

  The book of Exodus is the story of God rescuing the children of Israel from Egypt and making them His covenant people. Exodus is where we find the stories of the Ten Plagues, the first Passover, the parting of the Red Sea, and the Ten Commandments. 3. The Old Testament is the story of God’s plan to bring about the redemption of man. At the close of the Old Testament, God has a unique Chosen People who understand the importance of blood sacrifices, who believe the promises made to Abraham and David, and who are awaiting a Redeemer. In short, they are ready to receive the Serpent-crusher of Genesis, the Prophet like Moses, the Suffering . The story of the History books starts right when Moses died, Joshua took over, and the Israelites were ready to move into Canaan (Joshua 1). Although God promised the twelve tribes of Israel the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, two tribes and one half-tribe settled east of the Jordan — with God's permission (Joshua –12). The book of Numbers seems to follow naturally after the book of Leviticus in the order of the books of Moses in the Old Testament. After the children of Israel received the laws at Mount Sinai, they began the journey as described in the book of Exodus, and they were ready to .

The first five books of the Old Testament are called "The Law." In Judaism, they're called The Torah (which means law) or The Pentateuch (which means five scrolls). Although they are called The Law, they also include the history from creation to the arrival of the Israelites in the Promised Land. The books are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus.   " Story of the Bible  is designed to the “Schoolhouse Model” of education where children of all ages can learn together in their Domestic Church at home. The Activity Book and Teacher’s Manual are easy to follow and will help build a foundation in salvation history to use later in life for the young students/5(16). Read the Old Testament Stories. The 7 Days of Creation The Fall of Man Cain and Abel Noah's Ark. Bibliography Resources on the Old Testament. A Survey of Old Testament Introduction, Revised and Expanded by Archer, Pages, Pub. Related Content. The Old Testament is not one book written by a single author, but a collection of ancient texts written and re-written by numerous authors and editors for hundreds of years. They tell the story of the ancient Israelites, or Hebrew people, and contain the laws and rituals that comprise their religion.