The Whole Bible Story: Everything That Happens in the Bible in Plain English

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Overview

Sometimes readers just want to know what happens next. Dr. William Marty presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course. It can be read straight through or used as a reference tool for better ...
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Overview

Sometimes readers just want to know what happens next. Dr. William Marty presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course. It can be read straight through or used as a reference tool for better understanding of specific biblical events.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764295294
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011

Meet the Author

Dr. William H. Marty (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute and has published two textbooks, Surveying the New Testament and Survey of the Old Testament. He is unique among Bible college professors in that he teaches and writes on both the New and Old Testaments. Dr. Marty lives with his wife in Chicago.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 11

Chapter 1 From Creation to Babel 13

Creation (Genesis 1-2) 13

The Fall (Genesis 3) 14

The Sons of Adam and Eve (Genesis 4-6) 16

Noah (Genesis 6-9) 17

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11) 21

Chapter 2 Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob's Sons 23

Abraham (Genesis 11-25) 23

Isaac (Genesis 25) 29

Jacob (Genesis 25-36) 31

Joseph (Genesis 37-50) 33

Chapter 3 Moses and the Exodus 38

Moses (Exodus 1-6) 38

The Plagues and the Exodus (Exodus 7-15) 39

Chapter 4 Wandering in the Wilderness 44

The Lord's Provision (Exodus 15-18) 44

Mount Sinai (Exodus 19-31) 46

The Golden Idol (Exodus 32) 48

Moses and the Glory of the Lord (Exodus 33-34) 49

The Tabernacle (Exodus 35-40) 51

Chapter 5 The Wilderness and the Death of Moses 54

Preparations for the Journey-From Mount Sinai to Kadesh (Numbers 1-11) 54

On the Way to Kadesh-A Spirit of Complaining (Numbers 11-12) 56

At Kadesh-Rebellion (Numbers 13-14) 56

On the Way to Moab-Spiritual Defeat and Military Victory (Numbers 14-21) 57

Balaam-A Prophet for Hire (Numbers 22-25) 59

A Second Census (Numbers 26-36) 61

Moses' Final Messages to Israel (Deuteronomy 1-33) 64

Moses' Death (Deuteronomy 34) 65

Chapter 6 The Promised Land 67

The Conquest (Joshua 1-22) 68

Rededication to the Lord (Joshua 23-24) 72

Chapter 7 The Time of the Judges 75

Israel's Failure and God's Faithfulness (Judges 1-2) 75

Early Leaders (Judges 3-5) 76

Gideon (Judges 6-12) 78

Samson (Judges 13-21) 82

Ruth (Ruth) 86

Chapter 8 The Kingdom Unites 88

Samuel (1 Samuel 1-8) 88

Saul (1 Samuel 9-15) 90

Saul and David (1 Samuel 16-31) 92

Chapter 9 David and Solomon 101

The Rule of David (2 Samuel; 1 Chronicles) 101

The Rule of Solomon (1 Kings 1-11; 2 Chronicles 1-9) 108

Chapter 10 A Kingdom Divided: Northern Kingdom 115

The Division of the Kingdom (1 Kings 12-14) 115

The History of Israel-Kings and Prophets of the Northern Kingdom (1 Kings 14-2 Kings 17; Jonah) 118

Chapter 11 A Kingdom Divided: Southern Kingdom 138

The Division of the Kingdom (1 Kings 14; 2 Chronicles 10-12) 138

The History of Judah-Kings and Prophets of the Southern Kingdom (1 Kings 15-2 Kings 25; 2 Chronicles 13-36) 139

Chapter 12 God's People in Exile 157

Daniel and His Friends (Daniel) 157

Rebuilding the Temple (Ezra) 162

Esther (Esther) 165

Nehemiah and the Walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah) 170

Chapter 13 Birth and Childhood of Jesus 178

Preparing for Jesus' Birth (Matthew 1; Luke 1) 178

Jesus' Birth (Luke 2) 181

Jesus' Childhood (Matthew 2; Luke 2) 183

Chapter 14 Jesus' Early Ministry 186

(The Four Gospels)

Chapter 15 Great Galilean Ministry 195

(The Four Gospels)

Teaching and Healing 195

Facing Opposition 198

Expanding the Ministry 209

Complaints and Miracles 212

"Who Am I?" 215

Jesus Again Predicts His Death and Resurrection 217

Chapter 16 Later Judean Ministry, Perean Ministry, and Journey to Jerusalem 220

(The Four Gospels)

Confusion and Division 220

Ministering in Judea 224

Perean Ministry 228

On the Way to Jerusalem 229

Chapter 17 The Crucifixion of Jesus 234

(The Four Gospels)

Sunday: Triumphal Entry 234

Monday: Cleansing the Temple 235

Tuesday: A Day of Controversy 236

Wednesday (No recorded activity) 240

Thursday: Passover and Teaching in the Upper Room 240

The Arrest 243

Jewish Interrogation and Trial 244

Roman Interrogation and Trial 247

The Crucifixion 249

Chapter 18 Burial and Resurrection 253

(The Four Gospels)

Burial 253

The Empty Tomb 254

Jesus' Resurrection Appearances 255

Chapter 19 The Story of the Church (Acts) 261

The Gift of the Spirit (Acts 1-2) 262

Trouble on the Inside and Threats From the Outside (Acts 3-6) 264

Stephen (Acts 6-8) 266

Philip (Acts 8) 266

Saul/Paul (Acts 9) 267

Peter and the Gentiles (Acts 9-12) 269

First Missionary Journey (Acts 13-14) 271

The Jerusalem Council (Acts 15) 273

Second Missionary Journey-To Europe (Acts 15-18) 274

Third Missionary Journey-From Antioch to Ephesus (Acts 18-19) 279

Third Missionary Journey-From Ephesus to Jerusalem (Acts 20-21) 281

Riot and Arrest in Jerusalem (Acts 21-23) 283

A Roman Prisoner (Acts 24-28) 286

Epilogue 298

(Revelation)

The Story Ends … or Is This Just the Beginning? 299

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