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The Scriptures were given to man piece meal    –

Hebrews 1:1 God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Holy men of God spake (wrote) as they were moved by God   –

2 Peter 1:21  For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

During a 1600 year period  (BC 1492 – AD 100)

40 different men wrote 66 separate books (39 prior to 400 BC and 27 in 54-100 AD)

The Authors included:

Men learned in World Powers    Moses

Warriors                                               Joshua

Kings                                                     David, Solomon

Statesmen                                          Daniel

Servants (cupbearer) to a king    Nehemiah

Uncle of a Queen                             Mordecai (Queen Esther)

Rich men                                             Job

Priests                                                  Samuel, Ezra

Seers                                                     Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel

Prophets                                             Hosea, Joel, Jonah, Micah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

Herdsmen                                           Amos

Tax Men                                              Matthew

Disciples                                               Mark

Physician                                             Luke

Unlearned, Ignorant Fishermen John, Peter, James

Brother of Christ                               Jude

Men learned in Jewish Law          Paul

It was written in such places as:

Wilderness of Sinai

Cliffs of Arabia

Hills & Towns of Palestine

Courts of Temples

Towns of Bethel and Jericho

Palaces of Shushan in Persia

The River Chebar in Babylonia

The dungeons of Rome

The Island of Patmos in the Aegean Sea

There are four key personages spoken of:

God the Father

God the Son

God the Holy Spirit


There are three places named:





There are three classes of people:


Gentile (Heathen)


There is a progress of Revelation and Doctrine throughout the Scriptures:

The Patriarchs

The Judges (who knew more)

The Prophets (Who knew more)

The Apostles (Who knew more)

Paul (to whom God revealed many Mysteries)

The Old Testament does not stand alone!     (The Church age is missing)

The New Testament does not stand alone!   (Need OT Prophecies)

The Old conceals the New, The New reveals the Old!

Leviticus  :   Hebrews

Daniel      :   Revelation

Isaiah 53  :  The Gospels


The BIBLE, (the Holy Scripture) is not man’s book about God, It is God’s book about man.


The Bible in 50 Words!    Just for fun

God made

Adam bit

Noah arked

Abraham split

Joseph ruled

Jacob fooled

Bush talked

Moses balked

Pharaoh plagued

People walked

Sea divided

Tablets guided

Promise landed

Saul freaked

David peeked

Prophets warned

Jesus born

God walked

Love talked

Anger crucified

Hope died

Love rose

Spirit flamed

Word spread

God remained.

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