God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible

God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible

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by Vaughan Roberts
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0830853642

ISBN-13: 9780830853649

Pub. Date: 10/15/2003

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Sixty-six books written by forty people over nearly 2,000 years, in two languages and several different genres. A worldwide bestseller published in countless sizes and bindings, translations and languages. Sworn by in court, fought over by religious people, quoted in arguments.

The Bible is clearly no ordinary book.

How can you begin to read and understand it

Overview

Sixty-six books written by forty people over nearly 2,000 years, in two languages and several different genres. A worldwide bestseller published in countless sizes and bindings, translations and languages. Sworn by in court, fought over by religious people, quoted in arguments.

The Bible is clearly no ordinary book.

How can you begin to read and understand it as a whole?

In this excellent overview, Vaughan Roberts gives you the big picture—showing how the different parts of the Bible fit together under the theme of the kingdom of God. He provides both the encouragement and the tools to help you read the Bible with confidence and understanding. And he points you to the Bible's supreme subject, Jesus Christ, and the salvation God offers through him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830853649
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Edition description:
UK Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
105,460
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Bible is One Book
The Kingdom of God
1. The Pattern of the Kingdom
Bible Study: Genesis 1:1—2:25
2. The Perished Kingdom
Bible Study: Genesis 3
3. The Promised Kingdom
Bible Study: Genesis 17:1-8; Galatians 3:6-14
4. The Partial Kingdom
God's People: Genesis 12—Exodus 18
God's Rule and Blessing
Bible Study: Exodus 19:1-13; 20:1-17
God's Place
God's King
Bible Study: 2 Samuel 7:1-17
5. The Prophesied Kingdom
Bible Study: Hosea 1—3
6. The Present Kingdom
Bible Study: Luke 1:39-80; 2:25-32
7. The Proclaimed Kingdom
Bible Study: 2 Corinthians 4
8. The Perfected Kingdom
Bible Study: Revelation 21:1-8; 21:22—22:5
Epilogue
Notes

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God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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MinnieEM More than 1 year ago
Vaughn Roberts is an excellent writer and presents an overview of the Bible like no other. He provides tools for reading and understanding the Bible. He shows how the Bible fits into the bigger picture known as the "Kingdom of god". Well organized and understandable. Highly recomend it.