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B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
B) Gods Word
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Introductory Powerpoint - God's Word

Introductory Powerpoint - God's Word

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  • 1. God’s Word Christian Scripture
  • 2. Old Testament Scripture A Short Review
  • 3. The “Holy Land” • Home to three major world religions: • Islam • Judaism • Christianity • In order to know the type of people living in the Holy Land, we need to recognize some of its geography
  • 4. Shape • Rectangular • 145 miles, North to South • 25 miles wide in North • 87 miles wide in South (near Dead Sea) • Served as a crossroads for Egypt, Syrian, and Persian expansions • Later: political conquests of Greece & Rome (N.T. Era)
  • 5. Ancient Israel Western portion: rain East. portion: no rain Dead Sea: Below Sea Level - and therefore holds a great amount of salt within its waters. Map of Palestine
  • 6. Click to edit Master text styles Second level ● Third level ● Fourth level ● Fifth level
  • 7. Click to edit Master text styles Second level ● Third level ● Fourth level ● Fifth level
  • 8. Click to edit Master text styles Second level ● Third level ● Fourth level ● Fifth level
  • 9. Click to edit Master text styles Second level ● Third level ● Fourth level ● Fifth level
  • 10. Timeline c. 1850 BC: Abraham journeys from Ur to Canaan c. 1700 BC: Jacob settles in Egypt (Joseph) c. 1280 BC: Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt 1250-1200: Joshua leads conquest of Promised Land 1200-1020: Israel = a 12 tribe “confederacy” - Period of the Judges c. 1020: David annointed king; unites Israel and makes Jerusalem capital 961-922: Solomon; builds Temple 922: Kingdom splits: North & South
  • 11. 721: Israel conquered by Assyria 701: Assyria: attacks Judah & captures Jerusalem, but then retreats 621: King Josiah, reforms Judah’s religion 587:Babylonian King: Nebuchadnezzar destroys Jerusalem & Temple - Jews to Babylon 587-538: Jewish remnant returns to Jerusalem 520-515: 2nd Temple c. Ezra & Nehemiah rebuild Jerusalem; reform religion c. 333 Alexander: Captures Jerusalem 323-197: Egyptians rule over Palestine 197-142: Seleucids rule Palestine; Jews persecuted 63: Falls to Rome
  • 12. Hebrew
  • 13. The New Testament ρχ το ε αγγελίου ησο Χριστο υ ο θεοἀ ὴ ῦ ὐ Ἰ ῦ ῦ ἱ ῦ ῦ Mark 1:1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

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