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  • God’s Word Christian Scripture Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/5/09
  • Old Testament Scripture Click to edit Master subtitle style A Short Review 1/5/09
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Timeline c. 1850 BC: 1200-1020: l l Abraham Israel = a 12 journeys from Ur tribe to Canaan “confederacy” - Period of the c. 1700 BC: Jacob l Judges settles in Egypt (Joseph) c. 1020: David l annointed king; c. 1280 BC: l unites Israel and Moses leads the makes Jerusalem Israelites out of capital Egypt
  • 721: Israel 587-538: Jewish l l conquered by remnant returns to Jerusalem Assyria 520-515: 2nd 701: Assyria: l l Temple attacks Judah & c. Ezra & captures l Nehemiah rebuild Jerusalem, but Jerusalem; reform then retreats religion 621: King Josiah, l c. 333 Alexander: l reforms Judah’s Captures religion Jerusalem 587:Babylonian 323-197: l l King: Egyptians rule
  • Hebrew
  • The New Testament Click to edit Master subtitle style ἀρχὴ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ υἱοῦ θεοῦ Mark 1:1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 1/5/09