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Frequently Asked Questions<br />THE BIBLE<br />
What is the bible?<br />The account of God's action in the world and his purpose with all creation<br />Its writing took p...
What it contains<br />Guideline for living life to the full<br />wonderful stories for children and grownups<br />It is a ...
When was the bible written?<br />The bible is a collection of writings<br />The oldest manuscripts were written some 3,500...
When was the bible written?<br />The original OT text was written in Hebrew<br />The NT was written  during the last half ...
The message of the bible<br />The original OT text was written in Hebrew<br />The NT was written  during the last half of ...
The books of the bible<br />The 17 Historical Books are:<br />Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy (Pentateuch...
The books of the bible<br />The 5 Poetical Books are:<br />	Job <br />	Psalms<br />	Proverbs<br />	Ecclesiastes<br />	Song...
The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Major Prophets<br />	Isaiah<br />	Jeremiah<br />	Lamentations...
The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Minor Prophets<br />	Hosea<br />  		Joel<br /> 		Amos<br />	O...
The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Minor Prophets<br />	Micah<br />		Nahum<br />	Habakkuk<br />	...
The books of the NT<br />The 4 Gospels are: <br />		1.	Matthew<br />		2.	Mark<br />	3.	Luke<br />	4.	and John,<br />
The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />1.Romans<br />	2.	1 Corinthians<br />	3.	2 Corinthians<br />	4.	Galati...
The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />	7.	Colossians<br />	8.	1 Thessalonians<br />	9.	2 Thessalonians<br />...
The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />13.	Philemon<br />	14.	Hebrews<br />	15.	James<br />	16.	1 Peter<br />...
The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />18.1 John<br />	19.	2 John<br />	20.	3 John<br />	21.	Jude.<br />
In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />over a 1500 year span (from 1400 B.C to A.D. 100) <br />over 40 generati...
In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />in different places (i.e. - wilderness, dungeon, palaces) <br />at diffe...
In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />on three continents (Asia, Africa, and Europe) <br />in three languages ...
Prayers found in the Bible<br />Confession <br />Psalm 51; Luke 18:10-24<br />Praise <br />1 Chronicles 29:10-13; Luke 1:4...
Prayers found in the Bible<br />Petition <br />Genesis 24:12-14; Acts 1:24-26<br />Intercession <br />Exodus 32:11-13; Phi...
Prayers found in the Bible<br />Forgiveness <br />Daniel 9:4-19; Acts 7:60<br />Confidence <br />Psalm 23; Luke 2:29-32<br...
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The Bible

  1. 1. Frequently Asked Questions<br />THE BIBLE<br />
  2. 2. What is the bible?<br />The account of God's action in the world and his purpose with all creation<br />Its writing took place over sixteen centuries (1600 yrs)<br />The work of over forty human authors<br />All 66 books contains the message God desired us to have<br />
  3. 3. What it contains<br />Guideline for living life to the full<br />wonderful stories for children and grownups<br />It is a refuge in trouble<br />Insight as to who we are<br />
  4. 4. When was the bible written?<br />The bible is a collection of writings<br />The oldest manuscripts were written some 3,500 years ago<br />Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy and Numbers are attributed to Moses<br />The earliest accounts were handed on from generation to generation (the creation and the flood)<br />
  5. 5. When was the bible written?<br />The original OT text was written in Hebrew<br />The NT was written during the last half of the first century<br />The NT writes about the Messiah and the church<br />Half of the NT was written by Paul to the churches and to his disciples, Timothy and Titus<br />
  6. 6. The message of the bible<br />The original OT text was written in Hebrew<br />The NT was written during the last half of the first century<br />The NT writes about the Messiah and the church<br />Half of the NT was written by Paul to the churches and to his disciples, Timothy and Titus<br />
  7. 7. The books of the bible<br />The 17 Historical Books are:<br />Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy (Pentateuch)<br />Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.<br />
  8. 8. The books of the bible<br />The 5 Poetical Books are:<br /> Job <br /> Psalms<br /> Proverbs<br /> Ecclesiastes<br /> Song of Solomon, <br />
  9. 9. The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Major Prophets<br /> Isaiah<br /> Jeremiah<br /> Lamentations<br /> Ezekiel<br /> Daniel<br />
  10. 10. The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Minor Prophets<br /> Hosea<br /> Joel<br /> Amos<br /> Obadiah<br /> Jonah<br />
  11. 11. The books of the bible<br />The 17 Prophetic Books are:<br />Minor Prophets<br /> Micah<br /> Nahum<br /> Habakkuk<br /> Zephaniah<br /> Haggai<br /> Zechariah<br /> Malachi.<br />
  12. 12. The books of the NT<br />The 4 Gospels are: <br /> 1. Matthew<br /> 2. Mark<br /> 3. Luke<br /> 4. and John,<br />
  13. 13. The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />1.Romans<br /> 2. 1 Corinthians<br /> 3. 2 Corinthians<br /> 4. Galatians<br /> 5. Ephesians<br /> 6. Philippians<br />
  14. 14. The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br /> 7. Colossians<br /> 8. 1 Thessalonians<br /> 9. 2 Thessalonians<br /> 10. 1 Timothy<br /> 11. 2 Timothy<br /> 12. Titus<br />
  15. 15. The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />13. Philemon<br /> 14. Hebrews<br /> 15. James<br /> 16. 1 Peter<br /> 17. 2 Peter<br />
  16. 16. The books of the NT<br />The 21 Epistles are: <br />18.1 John<br /> 19. 2 John<br /> 20. 3 John<br /> 21. Jude.<br />
  17. 17. In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />over a 1500 year span (from 1400 B.C to A.D. 100) <br />over 40 generations <br />over 40 authors from many walks of life (i.e. - kings, peasants, philosophers, fishermen, poets, statesmen, scholars) <br />
  18. 18. In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />in different places (i.e. - wilderness, dungeon, palaces) <br />at different times (i.e. - war, peace) <br />in different moods (i.e. - heights of joy, depths of despair) <br />
  19. 19. In a nutshell: <br />The Bible was written: <br />on three continents (Asia, Africa, and Europe) <br />in three languages (Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek) <br />
  20. 20. Prayers found in the Bible<br />Confession <br />Psalm 51; Luke 18:10-24<br />Praise <br />1 Chronicles 29:10-13; Luke 1:46-55<br />Thanksgiving <br />Psalm 105:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18<br />
  21. 21. Prayers found in the Bible<br />Petition <br />Genesis 24:12-14; Acts 1:24-26<br />Intercession <br />Exodus 32:11-13; Philippians 1:9-11<br />Commitment <br />1 Kings 8:56-61; Acts 4:24-30<br />
  22. 22. Prayers found in the Bible<br />Forgiveness <br />Daniel 9:4-19; Acts 7:60<br />Confidence <br />Psalm 23; Luke 2:29-32<br />Benediction <br />Numbers 6:24-26; Jude 24<br />

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