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Ten minute guide to the Old Testament: Part 1

Part 1 of an overview of the Old Testament - Creation to King Solomon.
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In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. – Slide 1

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And then God created a man in His own image. – Slide 2

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The story of Adam and Eve and their rebellion against God is known as ‘the fall’. – Slide 3

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Adam and Eve had many sons and daughters. – Slide 4

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One of their descendants was a man called Noah. – Slide 5

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During Noah’s life men were continually evil. – Slide 6

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So God asked Noah to build an ark, as He had decided to send a flood … – Slide 7

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to cleanse the earth of all unrighteousness. – Slide 8

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After Noah’s flood we are given the account of the Tower at Babel … – Slide 9

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and then the life story of a man called Abram, around 1,900 years B.C. – Slide 10

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Abram’s name was changed to Abraham. – Slide 11

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God promised Abraham a land called Canaan. – Slide 12

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Abraham had two sons, Ishmael … – Slide 13

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and then Isaac. – Slide 14

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Ishmael is believed to be the father of the Arab nations. – Slide 15

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Isaac married Rebbekah and around 1,820 BC. … – Slide 16

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they had twins called Jacob & Esau. – Slide 17

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Jacob’s name was changed to Israel. He had four wives and 12 sons. – Slide 18

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These 12 sons would become known as … – Slide 19

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the children of Israel or the 12 tribes of Israel. – Slide 20

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Joseph (famous for his coat of many colours) was one of those 12 sons. – Slide 21

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He was put down a well … – Slide 22

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and then sold as a slave into Egypt by his brothers. – Slide 23

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Eventually due to a famine about 1,750 B.C. … – Slide 24

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his father Israel, his 11 brothers … – Slide 25

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and all of their wives & children travelled to Egypt … – Slide 26

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where Joseph had risen to be the prime minister. – Slide 27

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After Joseph’s death … – Slide 28

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the children of Israel became slaves in Egypt for over 400 years … – Slide 29

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until God called a deliverer named Moses. – Slide 30

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Around 1,250 B.C. when Moses was 80 years of age … – Slide 31

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he challenged the Pharaoh, ‘Let the children of Israel go! ‘ – Slide 32

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When the Pharaoh declined … – Slide 33

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Moses pronounced a judgement of 10 plagues on Egypt … – Slide 34

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and then led over 2,000,000 Israelites out of Egypt … – Slide 35

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through the Red Sea … – Slide 36

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into the wilderness of Sinai for 40 years. – Slide 37

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During this time … – Slide 38

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God gave Moses the Ten Commandments. – Slide 39

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When Moses died, Joshua led the 12 tribes of Israel into Canaan … – Slide 40

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the land that God had promised to Abraham. – Slide 41

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This land is today known as Israel. – Slide 42

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After Joshua died … – Slide 43

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God appointed Judges, to judge the 12 families of Israel. – Slide 44

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The Judges judged Israel for about 250 years, – Slide 45

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Gideon and Samson were both judges … – Slide 46

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and Ruth lived during the time of the Judges. – Slide 47

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Samuel was the last judge and the first prophet of Israel. – Slide 48

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During the time of Samuel, around 1,020 years before Christ, we enter the time of the Kings. – Slide 49

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Samuel the prophet anointed Saul as the first king of Israel. – Slide 50

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After Saul, David became King. – Slide 51

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King David wrote a lot of the Psalms. When he died his son Solomon became King… – Slide 52

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who built the temple for the Lord. – Slide 53

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King Solomon also wrote proverbs and songs. He also wrote the book of Ecclesiastes. – Slide 54

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But because of his reckless behaviour, the Lord took ten tribes from Solomon’s kingdom … – Slide 55

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and left him with just one tribe Judah, for the sake of David his father. – Slide 56

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The tribe of Judah lived in southern Israel in Jerusalem. – Slide 57

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Solomon died 930 years BC … – Slide 58

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and then there were many other kings … – Slide 59

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but after the Lord took the kingdom from Solomon … – Slide 60

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there was the kingdom of Judah in the south, and the kingdom of Israel in the north. – Slide 61

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