Bible History Overview

I.  THE EARLY WORLD

A.                 Creation (Genesis 1:1; 2:1)

B.                  Fall (Genesis 3:17-24)

C.                  Flood (Genesis 7:17-24)

D.                  Babel (Genesis 11:4-9)

 

II.  THE NATION OF ISRAEL

 

A.                 The Patriarchs (Acts 7:8)

1.                    Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3)

2.                    Isaac (Genesis 21:1-5)

3.                    Jacob (Genesis 26:24-26; 32:28)

4.                    Sons of Jacob (1Chronicles 2:1-2)

B.                  The Egyptian Bondage

1.                    Joseph (Exodus 1:1-6)

2.                    Burdens (Exodus 1:7-11)

3.                    Exodus (Exodus 12:37-42)

4.                    Wanderings (Numbers 14:33-34)

C.                  The Time of the Judges

1.                    Conquest (Joshua 1:1-5)

2.                    Oppression and Deliverance (Judges 2:8-19)

3.                    Samuel (1Samuel 3:19-21)

D.                  United Kingdom (1Samuel 8:19-22)

1.                    Saul (1Samuel 9:27; 10:1)

2.                    David (1Samuel 16:11-13)

3.                    Solomon (1Kings 1:32-35)

E.                   Divided Kingdom (1Kings 12:16-20)

1.                    Northern Kingdom Israel (19 Kings)

2.                    Southern Kingdom Judah (19 Kings)

F.                   Captivities

1.                    Assyrian Captivity of Israel 721 B.C. (2Kings 17:22-23)

2.                    Babylonian Captivity of Judah 606 B.C. (2Kings 25:1-3)

G.                  Return From Captivity (Ezra 1:1-3)

1.                    Zerubbabel 536 B.C. (Ezra 2:1-2)

2.                    Ezra 457 B.C. (Ezra 7:6-9)

3.                    Nehemiah 444 B.C. (Nehemiah 2:5-6)

H.                  Four Hundred Silent Years

 

III.  THE NEW TESTAMENT

 

A.                 The Life of Christ

1.                    Preparation (Mark 1:1-4)

2.                    Early Life (Luke 2:51-52)

3.                    Ministry (Luke 3:21-23)

4.                    Passion (Acts 1:1-3)

B.                  The Apostolic Age

1.                    The Church at Jerusalem (Acts 1-7; 5:28)

2.                    Early Missions (Acts 8-12; 8:1; 11:19-21)

3.                    Journeys of Paul (Acts 13-28; 13:1-4; 14:26-28; 15:40-41)