Story Flow of the Bible

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In this last lesson of the series we tie everything together. Using the lives of the seven important Biblical people we have covered, we can now construct a basic story flow of Biblical events and people.

Adam to Noah

(4000 to 3000 B.C.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include Adam and Eve plus Cain and Abel.

Important events and Biblical facts in this period include God's creation of Adam and Eve, and his casting them out of the Garden of Eden for sinning. It also includes Cain killing his younger brother Abel and being cursed by God, humans living exceptionally long life spans, and disobedience against God and His way grows as humans dedicate themselves to evil.

Noah to Abraham

(3000 to 2000 B.C.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include Noah, Shem and Nimrod.

Important events and Biblical facts in this period include God commanding Noah to build an Ark, the great Flood occuring, Nimrod building the city of Babel (later Babylon) and its tower, and God confounding man's single language at Babel.

Map showing story flow of Bible
Did each of Noah's sons represent a race?
Did the flood lead to Halloween?

Abraham to Moses

(2000 to 1500 B.C.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include Abraham and Sarah, Lot, Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob (renamed Israel by God) and Esau, the Twelve Tribes of Israel and finally Joseph and his sons Ephraim and Manasseh.

Important events and Biblical facts in this period include God calling Abram (later renamed Abraham) and having him migrate to Canaan. Abraham's descendants are promised blessings, Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed and Lot's wife turned into salt. Abraham is told by God to sacrifice his only son Isaac and Jacob becomes father of the twelve tribes of Israel. This period also includes Joseph sold into slavery by his brothers and the family of Jacob (Israel) migrating to Egypt.

Moses to King David

(1500 to 1000 B.C.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include the following.

Important Events and Biblical Facts in this period.

King David to Daniel

(1000 to 500 B.C.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include the following.

Important Events and Biblical Facts in this period.

Daniel to Apostle Paul

(500 B.C. to 1 A.D.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include the following.

Important Events and Biblical Facts in this period.

Life of Paul

(1 to 70 A.D.)

Important Biblical Characters during this period include the following.

Important Bible Events in this period.

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Additional Study Materials
Churches in the New Testament
What is the Table of Nations?
Who were the most evil Old Testament people?
Bible Timeline Made Easy!
Introduction
Adam  -  Noah  -  Abraham
Moses  -  King David  -  Daniel
Apostle Paul  -  Complete Story Flow


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