Presentation on theme: "The Bible Not chronological a book of books some are historical many books of praise and prophecy."— Presentation transcript:
The Bible Not chronological a book of books some are historical many books of praise and prophecy
Not a history book or else it would never have left 400 years out!
Old Testament concentration a build-up through special births
Abraham & Sarah (Genesis 18, 1-16) Abraham and Sarah have unusual visitors incredible prophecy Then the Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.” (v10) Sarah laughed to herself...
Elkanah & Hannah 1 Samuel 1 Hannah was barren (had no children) special promise to God in the temple so had a son Samuel very important in the history of Israel, though not in Jesus’ blood line
Zechariah & Elizabeth Luke 1, 5-25 another lady too old to bear children Zech has an incredible experience; can’t believe what he’s told dumbfounded!