Author - Anonymous
Date - written either sometime during the monarchy or pre- exile
-contains mention of David, so it must be written after or during his reign at earliest
Main Message - God preserved families of faith, from which David ( and later J
Title: Gk. "Second Law"
-does not really do the book justice
-it is the second giving of the Law, but it is the giving of the Law to a new generation in
preparation to enter the Promised Land.
-For this generation, it is the first giving of th
Historical Books, Joshua
History from a biblical perspective
-Western history is linear based upon events and chronological sequence
-what happened first, second, is of utmost importance
-Ancient Near Eastern history (and biblical history)is cyclical and
In the beginning God - God was already there - Jn. 1:1
The Spirit of God was there - 2
Creation Pattern -God said, Let there be . . . and there was, and God saw that it was good
Creation of humanity - 1:26
God said "Let us make man in our image" -
Title - Gk word Exodos, meaning exit or departure
Date of the exodus - c. 1446 - traditional date for the exodus - early
-there is also proposed a late date that takes biblical numbers symbolically -Ex.
12:40, Judges 11:26, 1 Kings 6:1Author - Mose
Gen. 3 shows what happened to the vertical relationship. This sets in motion a series of events in
the horizontal relationship because of that falleness.
1-murder because of Jealousy - 4:8 - Cain kills Abel
-the first crime of humanity is commit
From the Gk word meaning "pertaining to the Levites Authorship - Traditionally Moses (Doc.
Hyp. would say P)
-not stated explicitly in the book, but "the Lord said to Moses" occurs over 25 times
I. Offerings and the Sacrificial System - 1
Objectives: week 2
1. Understand the issues of Creation and the importance of being created in God's image
2. See the scope of the impact of sin on the human race
3. Understand how God reveals Himself and His character through his relationships with
The Vow of a Nazirite 1
The Vow of a Nazirite: A Call to be Set Apart (Num 6:1-8)
BIBL 321, November 14th 2011
The Vow of a Nazirite 2
Our generation has for the most part lost touch with the true biblical meaning of being
called by God to mi
Progressive Revelation - The process by which God chooses to reveal more and more about
himself throughout time. He begins again with a world that did not know Him. He began with
Abraham and gives us a more complete understanding of Himself
The Fall - Gen. 3
Five Lies (doctrines) of Satan from Gen. 3
1. Truth is relative
- 1-4 "Did God really say" -questioning what we know to be true about God
-Eve was a legalist - she added to what God said "You must not eat .and you must not touch it or
- the story about how God blesses uprightness
-one of the few people in the Bible of whom nothing negative is mentioned.
-moves Israel to Egypt and away from the promised land for their own survival
-"You intended to harm me, but God intended it fo
Title - the Hebrew title of the book means "in the wilderness" which is appropriate because the
book covers major events in the wilderness wanderings.
-The Greek title in the Septuagint is arithmoi" from the census in chapter 1 and 26.
-We get our
Author & Date - uncertain
Author - Samuel according to tradition
Date - sometime during the Monarchy
Themes - overall -The Lordship of God in Israel - loyalty to the rule of God
1. The nature of Charismatic leadership
2. The Spirit of the Lord