Overview of Key Old Testament People, Events, Dates
Creation Accounts, Creation and Fall, Adam and Eve and the Serpent,
Protoevangelion, Covenant Sign of the Woman.
Genesis 4 Cain and Abel.
Genesis 6-9 Noah
, Flood, Covenant Sign of the Rainbow.
Genesis 11 Tower of Babel.
Genesis 12 Abram’s
Call and Major Promises from God, ca.
Genesis 15 Covenant and Prediction of Slavery for 400 years.
Genesis 16 Birth of Ishmael.
Genesis 17 Covenant of Circumcision and Name Change for Abram.
Genesis 18 Abraham’s Visitors.
Genesis 21 Birth of Isaac
and sending away of Ishmael.
Genesis 22 Testing of Abraham about Sacrificing Isaac.
Genesis 25 Birth of Esau
; Esau sells birthright to Jacob.
Genesis 27 Jacob’s Deception of Isaac.
Genesis 28 Covenent Renewal.
Genesis 35 Bethel Revisited, Name Change of Jacob to Israel
and Covenant, Jacob’s 12 Sons.
Sold into Slavery in Egypt about
Genesis 38 V. 6-11 Onan
spills his semen to avoid a conception, and God kills him.
Genesis 45 Truth Revealed by Joseph to his brothers.
Genesis 49:10 Jacob’s Testament about the scepter never departing from Judah (predicts Messiah).
1 Jacob’s Descendants, Oppression in Egypt, Command to the Midwives
2 Birth and Adoption of Moses
, Moses Slays an Egyptian, Moses’ Flight to Midian, Burning
Exodus 3 Call of Moses and Revelation of God’s Name.
Exodus 4 Confirmation of Moses’ Mission, Aaron’s Office, Moses’ Return to Egypt.
Exodus 5 Pharoah’s Obduracy, Complaint of the Foremen, Renewal of God’s Promise.
Exodus 6 Moses’ Mission, Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh.
Exodus 7 Staff Turned into Snake, First Plague, Second Plague.
Exodus 8-11 Ten Plagues continue.