This Bible Survey course contains thirteen
lessons -- plus
maps and supplements to survey the Bible.
The lessons help the student to memorize this time line. All future study one makes of the Bible will add flesh to this skeleton outline of the Bible.
Periods of Bible History
1. PERIOD BEFORE THE FLOOD -- Genesis 1-5 (?? - ?? BC) Adam WPD PDF 1. Creation; 2. Garden of Eden; 3. Adam & Eve; 4. Sin; 5. 1st Civilization 2. PERIOD OF THE FLOOD -- Genesis 6-11 ( ?? BC - 2000 BC) Noah WPD PDF 1. Wickedness; 2. Warning; 3. The Ark; 4. Ham, Shem & Jappeth; 5. Mt. Ararat; 6. Babel (languages) 3. CHOSEN FAMILY -- Genesis 12-46 (2000 BC - 1800 BC) Abraham WPD PDF 1. Abram is called; 2. Promises made; 3. Isaac; 4. Jacob 4. EGYPTIAN BONDAGE -- Gen.47 - Exo.14 (1800 BC - 1440 BC) Joseph WPD PDF 1. Move to Egypt; 2. Enslaved; 3. Cry for deliverance 5. WILDERNESS WANDERING -- Ex.15 - Deut. (1440 - 1400 BC) Moses WPD PDF 1. Deliverance, Red Sea; 2. Aaron; 3. Sinai; 4. Mosaic Law; 5. Tabernacle 6. CONQUEST OF CANAAN -- Joshua (c.1400 BC) Joshua WPD PDF 1. Gilgal; 2. Jericho; 3.Ai; 4. Conquest Campaigns; 5. Tribes receive land 7. JUDGES -- Judges & Ruth (1400 BC - 1043 BC) 15 Judges WPD PDF 1. Othniel; 2. Deborah; 3. Gideon; 4. Samson; 5. Samuel 8. UNITED KINGDOM -- 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel - 1 Kings 11 (1043-931 BC) WPD PDF 1. Saul; 2. David; 3. Solomon; 4. Israel is a powerful rich nation 9. DIVIDED KINGDOM -- I Kings 12 - 2 Kings 15 (931 - 721 BC) WPD PDF 1. Northern kingdom is called Israel (10 tribes) Jeroboam is first king a. Each kingdom had about 20 kings, though Judah's were spread over a longer period of time. b. Some were: Jeroboam; Baasha; Ahab; Jehu c. Israel was very wicked; taken captive by Assyrians in 721 BC and never a separate nation again. Rejoined Judah in 536 BC. 2. Southern kingdom called Judah (2 tribes) Rehoboam was first king. a. Asa; Jeohshaphat; Jehoash; Uzziah; Hezekiah; Manasseh 3. Prophets: Elijah; Elisha; Jonah; Amos; Hosea; Isaiah; Micah 10. JUDAH ALONE AND CAPTIVITY -- 2 Kings 15-25 (721 - 536 BC) WPD PDF 1. Kings: Hezekiah, Josiah -- Prophets: Jeremiah, Daniel, Ezekiel 2. Judah captured by Babylon and captives taken away in three waves. 605 BC (1) Daniel & 3 friends taken (associated with government) 597 BC (2) Ezekiel & others taken (lived in colonies) 586 BC (3) Temple and Jerusalem completely destroyed 11. RESTORATION -- (Return From Exile) -- Ezra- Nehemiah- Esther (536-400 BC) WPD PDF 1. Persia conquers Babylon and allows a re-nationalization of captives 2. Zerubabel rebuilds the Temple; Ezra restores the law; Nehemiah rebuilds the walls. Prophets: Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi. REVIEW of Lessons 1-11 WPD PDF -- BIBLE HISTORY IS SILENT FOR 400 YEARS -- (Period between OT & NT) Time of Alexander the Great; Grecian Empire; beginning of Roman Empire 12. LIFE OF CHRIST -- Matt. Mark Luke John (4 BC-AD 30) John & Jesus WPD PDF 13. CHRISTIAN AGE -- Acts thru Revelation (AD 30 -- ??? ) Christian Age - Part 1 Acts 1 - 13 WPD PDF Christian Age - Part 2 Acts 14 - 28 WPD PDF 1. Church established and grows. Spreads through Judah, Samaria, and uttermost parts of the world. 2. Peter & Paul
All thirteen lessons in Word Perfect formated files can be downloaded (and converted to other formats if necessary) and printed in four page (WordPefect "booklet" layout, 5.5x8.5) lesson sheets ready for classroom or private study.
Bible Survey in WP (zip)
All lessons in PDF can also be loaded down in one ZIP file.
Bible Survey in PDF (zip)
Here is an ANSWER SHEET in PDF format or email me and I will send you an attached text file.
The lessons help the student to memorize this time line. All future study will add flesh to this skeleton outline of the Bible.
1. Old Testament World bs-map01.gif
2. Caanaan (geographical features) bs-map02.gif
3. Sinai & Canaan (trace the exodus) bs-map03.gif
4. Camp of the Tabernacle bs-map04.gif
5. Palestine - Time of the Judges bs-map05.gif
6. Canaan (tribal divisions) bs-map06.gif
7. New Testament World (b/w outline) bs-map07.gif
8. Paul's Missionary Journeys bs-map08.gif
1. Bible Survey Diagram Outline bs-sup01.gif
2. Old Testament Diagram bs-sup02.gif
3. Bible Survey Diagram (blanks) bs-sup03.gif
4. Longevity chart bs-sup04.gif
5. Tabernacle & Court bs-sup05.gif
6. Captivity & Return chart bs-sup06.gif
7. Return & Restoration chart bs-sup07.gif
8. Life of Christ Chart bs-sup08.gif
9. Bible Survey - OT Timeline (PowerPoint)
10. Bible Survey - NT Timeline (PowerPoint)
- - Windell Gann.