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December 2, 2013

Summary of the books of the Old Testament Books)

Exodus

The book of Exodus is a narrative of the account of the children of Israel life in Egypt and in the wilderness. Some key themes and events include God as provider, protector, and delieverer; these key themes were seen throughout the book of Exodus. The children of Israel were in bondage for a long time; God equipped Moses a person who was not a good spokesperson to spearhead the delievery of the children of Israel. While Moses was In the process of delievering the children of Israel, God showed himself to be a protector when he did not allow any of the plagues to harm the children of Israel. In addition, He protected them when the Egyptians pursed them at the Red Sea. After they were delievered from bondage, God provide for them while the children were in the wilderness. He gave them food and other things that were needed for survival. However, the people were ungrateful to God despite his continuous acts of love and kindness.

Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy is one of the books of law.

The book of Genesis is largely narrative material. Some key themes and events include God as the creator and sustainer of his creation demonstrated through the accounts of the creation week, the fall of man, the flood, and Patriarchal History, including Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph. After Adam and Eve sinned and ushered the era of sin and death into the world, men continued to become increasingly sinful. Eventually, God became so angry he completely destroyed mankaind with a world-wide flood. However, He spared a remnant: Noah and his family. God chose Abraham and entered into a new covenant naming Israel as his chosen people. Again, with this act we see God as the sustainer. The chosen line continued with Abraham and his son Isaac, and Isaac’s son Jacob who was later…...

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