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7 major Old Testament moves

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I used to teach a simple Old Testament introduction using some ideas from Melton Short's book, The OT made simple. Recently I found the notes and thought if you are not familiar with the OT storyline …

I used to teach a simple Old Testament introduction using some ideas from Melton Short's book, The OT made simple. Recently I found the notes and thought if you are not familiar with the OT storyline you might find this a useful quick introduction.

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  • 1. 7 Major Moves of People in the Old Testament Based upon Melton Short’s book, The Old Testament Made Simple 1 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 2. Overview 1 - Eden to Ur 2 - Ur to Haran 3 - Haran to Israel 4 - Israel to Egypt 5 - Egypt back to Israel 6 - Israel to Babylon 7 - Babylon to Israel 2 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 3. Outline of the Old Testament 3 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 4. The Geography of the Old Testament ♦ Egypt ♦ Eden ♦ Red Sea ♦ The Tigris and ♦ Mount Sinai Euphrates ♦ Moab ♦ Babylon ♦ The Fertile ♦ Ur Crescent ♦ Haran ♦ Mediterranean ♦ Israel Sea ♦ River Jordan 4 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 5. Mark (in pencil) with an ‘X’ the location of the following places on the above map: Eden The Tigris and Euphrates Babylon Ur Haran Israel River Jordan Egypt The Red Sea Mount Sinai Moab The Fertile Crescent The Mediterranean Sea 5 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 6. Some Important Places in the Old Testament 6 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 7. Modern Political Map of Countries in the Fertile Crescent 7 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 8. 1 - Eden to Ur ♦ Genesis 1 - 11 ♦ Eden / Creation Gen. 1 ♦ Adam & Eve Sinned / Fell ♦ Driven Out by God ♦ Multiplied ♦ Noah - 8 Survivors ♦ Spreading Out / Migration 8 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 9. 1 - Eden to Ur 9 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 10. 2 - Ur to Haran ♦ Ur is in southern Iraq ♦ Life of Abram Gen. 11:27-12 etc ♦ Promises made to Abram ♦ The role of Terah ♦ The move was not completed until the death of Terah Gen. 12:32 10 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 11. 2 - Ur to Haran 11 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 12. 3 - Haran to Israel ♦ Terah died then Abram moved on ♦ Why had Abram not moved on earlier? ♦ Disobedience ♦ Lack of faith ♦ Concern for his father etc ♦ The nation then is born in Israel and then begins to develop ♦ 25 years since the original promise 12 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 13. 3 - Haran to Israel 13 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 14. The Life and Journeys of Abraham Genesis 11:31 – 25:10 1. Ur to Haran Gen. 11:31 6. Travels in Israel 2. Haran to Shechem Rescue of Lot Gen.14:1 Gen. 12:1-6 Altar built Tithes to Melchizedek (7) Gen. 14 3. Shechem to Bethel Three angels appear Gen. 12:8 Gen. 18:1 Altar/Prayer/Sacrifices Sodom destroyed Gen. 19:24 4. Bethel to Egypt Isaac born / Hagar and Gen. 12:10 Ishmael into desert Denied Sarah was his Offer of Isaac as a wife sacrifice Gen. 22:9 5. Egypt to Bethel Burial of Sarah Gen. 23 Gen. 13:1-4 Death of Abraham Gen. 25:7 14 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 15. 4 - Israel to Egypt ♦ Abraham - Isaac - Jacob ♦ Jacob and the 12 tribes ♦ Joseph sold by his brothers ♦ Joseph raised up by God in Egypt ♦ Famine and relocation to Egypt ♦ Originally for only a few years - in fact the Israelites spent >400 years in Egypt 15 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 16. 4 - Israel to Egypt 16 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 17. 5 - Egypt to Israel ♦ A Pharaoh who did not know of Joseph - things changed dramatically ♦ Israel grew rapidly, considered to be a ‘foreign nation’ within Egypt – and treated as such ♦ The Israelites prayed fervently for a deliverer - Moses was raised up ♦ The return to Israel took 40 yrs 17 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 18. 5 - Egypt to Israel 18 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 19. 6 - Israel to Babylon ♦ Approximately 1000 years later when king Nebuchadnezzar carried large groups into captivity in Babylon ♦ This then lasted for the next 70 years ♦ The southern kingdom, Judah, went 70 years after Israel had gone 19 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 20. 6 - Israel to Babylon 20 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 21. 7 - Babylon to Israel ♦ The prophets had warned prior to the exile that unless Judah returned to the LORD they would be carried into captivity ♦ They had also prophesied that after 70 years they would return ♦ Babylon was overthrown by the Persians (Cyrus 559-530 was king) and Israel was allowed to return 21 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012
  • 22. 7 - Babylon to Israel 22 Introducing the OT - 7 Major People MovesFriday 27 July 2012

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