The Great Plan : The Bible Story Begins
A garden paradise... the first murder... a world-wide flood... a people chosen by God... a dramatic escape from slavery... This is the beginning of the Bible story - the story of God's plan for a perfect world, how that plan was spoiled, the new promises that God made to a people called the Israelites and how these promised came true in spite of many dangers. This ten-volume series uncovers the exciting real-life story of the Bible. Collect all the books in the Bible World series and build a reference library that you will turn to again and again. Get to know the people of the Bible - their land, their history, their lives, their heroes and their beliefs.
- Hardback | 48 pages
- 213.36 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
- 01 Oct 1994
- Lion Hudson Plc
- Lion Children's Books
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- B&W maps, photos, diagrams, illustrations
About John Drane
John Drane taught practical theology at the universities of Stirling and Aberdeen, and is currently a Fellow of St John's College, Durham, and an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, California. He is widely known for his best-selling books on the Bible: Introducing the Old Testament and Introducing the New Testament.
Table of contents
Contents 1. Why in the World? 2. The beginning of the World 3. The Big Mistake 4. Wrongdoing - and Punishment 5. After the Flood 6. A Tower to Heaven 7. God Makes a Promise 8. Abraham and His Family 9. The Twin Brothers 10. Jacob's Story 11. Joseph the Dreamer 12. The Egyptians 13. Joseph to the Rescue 14. Slaves in Egypt 15. Moses: the Adopted Prince 16. Escape from Slavery 17. The Long Journey 18. Desert Life 19. Laws for a Good Life 20. The Agreement