Old Testament

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Old Testament

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Old Testament
  1. The Creation (1)
    1. Life
      1. God created plants, animals, and humans; restec 7th day
      2. Babylonian Myth
        1. The creation story basically discredits the myth
        2. 7 days
          1. Multiples of 7 are used throughout this story
          2. God
            1. Whatever he spoke was created
            2. Night and Day
              1. It was evening and then morning, then the day ended
              2. Lights
                1. The bible never says the sun
              3. The Flood (3)
                1. Noah
                  1. Didn't tell anyone about the flood
                  2. Animals
                    1. Saved 2 animals of each kind
                    2. The Ark
                      1. 8 people were on the Ark
                      2. Rain
                        1. Rained for 40 days and 40 nights
                        2. Others
                          1. People questioned Noah about what he was doing
                          2. Guilt
                            1. The first thing Noah did when he got off the boat was get drunk. I bet he felt guilty after basically watching the world die
                          3. Blessings of Abraham (4)
                            1. Sons of Abram
                              1. Ishmael and Issac
                              2. Tests
                                1. God told Abraham to kill Issac on a mountain
                                2. Jealousy
                                  1. Sarah was jealous of Hagar and made then get sent away
                                  2. Promises
                                    1. God promised Abraham things because he obeyed
                                    2. Sarah
                                      1. Wife of Abraham
                                      2. Symbolism
                                        1. Issac walking up with sticks on his back represents Jesus
                                      3. The Fall (2)
                                        1. Eve
                                          1. Mother or Life
                                          2. Adam
                                            1. Humanity
                                            2. Rules
                                              1. God told them they could do anything but eat from the trees
                                              2. Trees
                                                1. When Adam and Eve ate the fruit they thought they would become as wise as God
                                                2. Sin
                                                  1. Sin was not in the world before the fall
                                                  2. Satan
                                                    1. Satan in the form of the serpant tempted Eve to eat the fruit
                                                  3. The Exile (8)
                                                    1. Persians
                                                      1. Persian King let the Jews go
                                                      2. Israel and Judah
                                                        1. Israel by Assyria; Judah was taken by Babylonians
                                                        2. Assyrians
                                                          1. Cruel; taken over by Persians
                                                          2. Refocus
                                                            1. When Judah was taken the Jews decided to start following God again
                                                            2. Rebuild
                                                              1. Jews were allowed to go back and rebuild their temple and worship God
                                                              2. Promises
                                                                1. By the end of the OT the Jews were thinking that God will fulfill his promises to Abraham
                                                              3. The Kings (7)
                                                                1. Solomon
                                                                  1. Know for being wise
                                                                  2. Rehaboam
                                                                    1. Causes civil war
                                                                    2. David
                                                                      1. After God's own heart; kills Galiath
                                                                      2. Saul
                                                                        1. Went crazy
                                                                        2. Taxes
                                                                          1. Solomon taxed the north the a lot
                                                                          2. Civil War
                                                                            1. Splits into Israel and Judah
                                                                          3. The Exodus (5)
                                                                            1. Moses
                                                                              1. Part the Red Sea
                                                                              2. Aaron
                                                                                1. Went with Moses to talk to the Pharoah
                                                                                2. Miracles
                                                                                  1. Aaron and Moses did miracles for the Pharoah to persaude him
                                                                                  2. Plaques
                                                                                    1. Choose to only remember 7 of them
                                                                                    2. Passover
                                                                                      1. Jews needed to have blood on door frames so the first born boys could live
                                                                                      2. Stubborn
                                                                                        1. The Pharaoh was stubborn and would not let the Jews go
                                                                                      3. Mt. Sinai (6)
                                                                                        1. Moses
                                                                                          1. Led the people out of Egypt
                                                                                          2. Ten Commands
                                                                                            1. Written on stone tablets; later had to be rewritten
                                                                                            2. Joshua
                                                                                              1. Moses's 2nd in command
                                                                                              2. God
                                                                                                1. He appeared in a dense cloud
                                                                                                2. At the mountain
                                                                                                  1. The people were not allowed to touch the mountain
                                                                                                  2. While Moses was gone
                                                                                                    1. The people started the worship a golden calf while Moses was up in the mountians
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