A Bird's-Eye View of the Bible eBook

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IV.  Prepare three questions upon the material of each chapter.

V. Give a phrase name to each of the four chapters.

VI.  Record what you regard as the best verse.

VII. Questions:

1.  Why, according to your opinion, is this story of Ruth recorded in the Bible?

2.  What two large modern problems would be solved by living as indicated in this book?

3.  Write a paragraph of one hundred words about gleaning, based upon this book and other portions of Scripture.

4.  In what part of what gospel is the name of Ruth mentioned?

IV and V

THE KINGDOM UNDIVIDED AND THE KINGDOM DIVIDED

THE HISTORICAL BOOKS: 

I and II Samuel.

I and II Kings.

I and II Chronicles.

NOTE.—­As these three pairs of books are so closely related in their historical contents, it is deemed best to study them together, though they overlap the two divisions of IV and V.

I. CHARTS

Chart A. General Contents

+--------------------------+
|    I AND II SAMUEL       |
+-------------+-----+------+
|Samuel       |Saul |David |
+-------------+-----+------+--------------------------------
--+ | | | | I AND II KINGS | | | | +---------+-----------+------------+ | | | |Solomon |20 Kings of |20 Kings of | | | | | |Judah |Israel | | | | +--------+------------+------------+ | | | | | | +-----------------------------------------------------------
------------+ | I AND II CHRONICLES | +---------+-------------+-----+------+--------+------------+
------------+ |Genealogy|Courses of |Saul |David |Solomon |20 Kings of | | |from |Participants | | | |Judah | | |Adam |in Temple | | | | | | | |Service | | | | | | +---------+-------------+-----+------+--------+------------+
------------+

NOTE.—­Biblical scholars differ as to the number of kings in the divided kingdoms.  Twenty is assigned to each, based upon authority of Philip Schaff.

NOTE.—­Verify contents of above chart.

CHART B.

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN KINGS AND CHRONICLES

+------------------------------------+-----------------
--------------+ | KINGS |CHRONICLES | +------------------------------------+----------------------
---------+ | 1.  Record of both Israel and Judah | 1.  Record of Judah only | | 2.  Tends toward the secular | 2.  Tends toward the religious | | 3.  Emphasizes the Acts of the King | 3.  Emphasizes the Worship of | | | the Sanctuary | +------------------------------------+-------------------------------+

CHART C. SUMMARY OF THE KINGDOMS

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