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Bible Survey

This Bible Survey course contains fourteen lessons -- plus charts, maps and supplements to survey the Bible.

Using the chart below, these lessons help students memorize a time-line beginning with the days of creation in Genesis through the time of Nehemiah, approximately 400 BC when the Bible is silent until 4 BC. The study then focuses on the Life of Christ recorded in the "4 Gospels" into the Christian Age, 30 AD through ???

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Periods of Bible History

Period Before the Flood
(?? - ?? BC) Adam
Genesis 1-5
Adam

  1. Creation
  2. Garden of Eden
  3. Adam & Eve
  4. Sin
  5. 1st Civilization

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Period of the Flood
(?? - 2000 BC) Noah
Genesis 6-11

  1. Wickedness
  2. Warning
  3. The Ark
  4. Ham, Shem & Jappeth
  5. Mt. Ararat
  6. Babel (languages)

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Chosen Family
(2000 - 1800 BC) Abraham
Genesis 12-46

  1. Abram is called
  2. Promises made
  3. Isaac
  4. Jacob

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Egyptian Bondage
(1800 - 1440 BC) Joseph
Genesis 47 - Exodus 14

  1. Move to Egypt
  2. Enslaved
  3. Cry for deliverance

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Wilderness Wandering
(1440 - 1400 BC) Moses
Exodus 15 - Deuteronomy

  1. Deliverance & Red Sea
  2. Aaron
  3. Sinai
  4. Mosaic Law
  5. Tabernacle

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Conquest of Canaan
(1400 BC) Joshua
Joshua

  1. Gilgal
  2. Jericho
  3. Ai
  4. Conquest Campaigns
  5. Tribes receive land

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Judges
(1400 - 1043 BC) 15 Judges
Judges & Ruth

  1. Othniel
  2. Deborah
  3. Gideon
  4. Samson
  5. Samuel

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United Kingdom
(1043 - 931 BC)
1 & 2 Samuel - 1 Kings 11

  1. Saul
  2. David
  3. Solomon
  4. Israel is a powerful rich nation

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Divided Kingdom
(931 - 721 BC)
I Kings 12 - 2 Kings 15

  1. Northern kingdom - Israel (10 tribes)
    The Wicked Kingdom
  2. Southern kingdom - Judah (2 tribes)

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Judah Alone and in Captivity
(721 - 536 BC)
2 Kings 15 - 25

  1. Kings: Hezekiah, Josiah
  2. Prophets: Jeremiah, Daniel, Ezekiel
  3. Judah captured by Babylon and taken away in three waves
    * 605 BC - Daniel & 3 friends
    * 597 BC - Ezekiel & others
    * 586 BC - Temple & Jerusalem destroyed

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Restoration
(536 - 400 BC) Return from Exile
Ezra, Nehemiah & Esther

  1. Persia conquers Babylon and allows a re-nationalization
    of captives
  2. Zerubabel rebuilds the Temple
  3. Ezra restores the law
  4. Nehemiah rebuilds the walls
  5. Prophets included: Haggai, Zechariah,
    and Malachi

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-- Bible History Is Silent --

(400 - 4 BC) Between the Old & New Testament
The years of:

  1. Alexander the Great
  2. Grecian Empire
  3. Roman Empire

 

 

 

     

Life of Christ
( 4 BC - AD 30) John & Jesus
Matthew, Mark, Luke & John

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Christian Age (Part 1)
(AD 30 - ???)
Acts 1 - 13

  • Church established, grows and spreads through
    Judah, Samaria, and uttermost parts of the world

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Christian Age (Part 2)
(AD 30 - ???)
Acts 14 - 28

  • Peter & Paul

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Supplements, Charts, Diagrams & Maps to Complete the Bible Survey

Review
Lessons 1 - 11

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All 14 lessons

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Answer
Sheet

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Bible Survey
Chart

Bible Survey
Blank Chart

       
Old Testament
Chart
New Testament
(Life of Christ) Chart
Longevity
Chart
Tabernacle & Court
Diagram
       
Captivity & Return
Chart
Return & Restoration
Chart
Old Testament
World Map
Map of Canaan
(geographical features)
       
Map of Sinai & Canaan
(trace the exodus)
Camp of the Tabernacle
Diagram
Map of Palestine
(Time of the Judges)
Map of Tribal Divisions
in Canaan
       
New Testament
World Map
Map of Paul's
Missionary Journeys
   

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