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Category: Childrens Devotional

#5 Bible Overview

Genesis 37—50

In the last overview we ended with Jacob and Rachel having a son named Benjamin. This is Jacob’s twelfth and final son. Descendants of these twelve sons are God’s chosen people, the Jewish people, also known in the Bible as the Israelites. Remember God changed Jacob’s name to Israel, and that is why his descendants were called Israelites.

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#4 Bible Overview

Genesis 24 – 36

It is time for Abraham’s son, Isaac, to marry. Abraham wants Isaac to marry a woman from a good family, so he sends a servant to the land where he was born to find Isaac a wife.

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#3 Bible Overview

God called Abram (later to be known as Abraham) to go to Canaan, a beautiful land that God promised to Abram and his descendants. Israel is the name of the land today. His wife, Sarai, and nephew Lot traveled with him. God blessed both men and they prospered (became rich).

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#2 Bible Overview

Genesis Chapters 1 – 11

The first eleven chapters of Genesis describe the creation of the heavens and earth. Creating light, sky, water, land, sea, vegetation, sun, moon, stars, and all living creatures (which includes man) in six days was quite a feat!

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#1 Bible Overview

The Bible is a group of 66 books written by various authors over thousands of years: 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament.

The Old Testament starts with the Creation, the fall of man, and Noah’s Ark. Additionally, it recounts God’s choosing Abram (later called Abraham) to begin a nation with His chosen people – also known as Jews, Hebrews, or the Israelites.

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