A Brief Bible History: A Survey of the Old and New Testaments

By James Oscar Boyd & John Gresham Machen

Available in ePub, Kindle .mobi and .pdf formats

This book surveys the history of God's redeeming grace. It reviews Old Testament history, disclosing the stream of God's redeeming purposes flowing down through the older times. It reviews New Testament history, disclosing the broadening and deepening of that purpose for us men and for mankind in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and his Church.

Table of Contents

Section I: The Development of the Church in Old Testament Times by James Oscar Boyd

Chapter 1: Before Abraham - Genesis, Chapters 1 to 11
Chapter 2: The Patriarchs
Chapter 3: Egyptian Bondage and Deliverance
Chapter 4: Moses as Leader and Lawgiver
Chapter 5: The Conquest and Settlement of Canaan
Chapter 6: The Period of the Judges
Chapter 7: Samuel and Saul: Prophecy and Monarchy
Chapter 8: David and Solomon: Psalms and Wisdom
Chapter 9: The Kingdom of Israel
Chapter 10: The Kingdom of Judah, to Hezekiah
Chapter 11: Judah, from Hezekiah to the Exile
Chapter 12: The Exile and the Restoration
Chapter 13: The Jewish State Under Persia
Chapter 14: Israel’s Religious Life
Chapter 15: “The Coming One”

Section II: The Life of Christ and the Development of the Church in New Testament Times by John Gresham Machen

Chapter 1: The Preparation
Chapter 2: The Coming of the Lord
Chapter 3: The Baptism
Chapter 4: The Early Judean Ministry
Chapter 5: The Beginning of the Galilaean Ministry
Chapter 6: The Period of Popularity
Chapter 7: The Turning Point
Chapter 8: Jesus as Messiah
Chapter 9: The Prediction of the Cross
Chapter 10: The Last Journeys
Chapter 11: Teaching in the Temple
Chapter 12: The Crucifixion
Chapter 13: The Resurrection
Chapter 14: The Beginnings of the Christian Church
Chapter 15: The First Persecution
Chapter 16: The Conversion of Paul
Chapter 17: The Gospel Given to the Gentiles
Chapter 18: The First Missionary Journey and the Apostolic Council
Chapter 19: The Second Missionary Journey
Chapter 20: The Third Missionary Journey
Chapter 21: The Third Missionary Journey
Chapter 22: The First Imprisonment of Paul
Chapter 23: The Close of the Apostolic Age

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2 Samuel

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Ezra

Nehemiah

Esther

Job

Psalms

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Song of Solomon

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