Old Testament Events

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The Old Testaments covers many different monumental events that shaped human life for the good and bad. The first eleven chapters are classified as the Primeval period. Creation starts off the Primeval period. In Genesis 1, which is roughly around 4000 BC. God created everything in six days and rested on the seventh. After every day, he said "this is good." From the very beginning of time, everything was good and perfect, lacking in nothing. On the seventh day God rested, we see here how God worked for six days and took the seventh day to rest to restore. Even though God did not need to rest, He created the seventh day for believers to take a day to rest and to be in His presence. After creation, God created Adam and then created Eve. In…show more content…
5 "For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil. "When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, (Genesis 3: 4-7, New International Version). Sin entered the world in that exact moment and their eyes were both opened. God knows that they ate of the tree and then proceeds to provide consequences. Within the first couple chapters of Genesis we see that there are consequences for sins. Genesis chapter 4 and 5go on to tell of the consequences from eating the forbidden fruit and what like now look like. In chapters six and seven, God starts preparing Noah for the flood. The sin of man had gotten so bad that God decided he needed to flood the earth for forty days and nights in order to restore it. At this time in history, no one believed Noah that there was a God or that He would flood the earth. Noah obeyed and trusted in God even when everyone was mocking and laughing at him. Only eight people survived the flood, all of Noah's family. As time went on Noah's sons grew and had family which started to populate…show more content…
Abraham is mentioned over 300 times in the Old Testament and is know the journey that God took him on through the dessert. God came to Abraham and told him to take his wife Sarai and Lot, his nephew. They took all of their stuff they had acquired and people and left the land of Haran and went to Negev. There was a famine the time in Egypt, and to go to the town they would have killed Abraham when they found out that she was his wife, so Abraham told Sarai to say that she was his sister. Pharaoh got word of how beautiful that Sarai was and invited her and Abram. The Pharaoh started facing many different kinds of plagues to him and his household. The Lord struck Pharaoh and presented many plagues along him, and his family. Pharaoh called upon Abram and said, "What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife? "Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' so that I took her for my wife? Now then, here is your wife, take her and go." Genesis goes on to tell of the battles that Abraham encountered and faced with King Chedorlaomer. In Genesis 14 (New International Version), God promises Abram a son through a vision He gave him. The Lord said, "This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir." And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you
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