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Story of Stories

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The Bible contains many of the most fantastic and memorable stories of all time-the great flood, David and Goliath, the empty tomb. These stories are packed with enough verve and vitality to astound and inspire readers on their own. Yet...


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The Bible contains many of the most fantastic and memorable stories of all time-the great flood, David and Goliath, the empty tomb. These stories are packed with enough verve and vitality to astound and inspire readers on their own. Yet when read as parts of a larger, grander story, each of these stories reveals added depths of artistry and meaning. Still, it is easy to lose sight of how the Bible's narrative threads weave together into one beautiful tapestry.In Story of Stories readers join Karen Lee-Thorp on a guided tour of Scripture where she retells the Bible's major stories, draws out the significance of overlooked subtleties and shows how individual vignettes contribute to Scripture's overarching story of redemption. Readers will find a renewed appreciation for the breadth and depth of the greatest story ever told in these pages.Written with both individuals and groups in mind, this revised and expanded edition includes end-of-chapter reflection questions and a leader's guide for facilitating discussions.
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Karen Lee-thorp

Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of many articles and several books, including The NIV Application Commentary: Esther.

  • The Bible Contains Many Of The Most Fantastic And Memorable Stories Of All Time-the Great Flood, David And Goliath, The Empty Tomb. These Stories Are Packed With Enough Verve And Vitality To Astound And Inspire Readers On Their Own. Yet When Read As Parts Of A Larger, Grander Story, Each Of These Stories Reveals Added Depths Of Artistry And Meaning. Still, It Is Easy To Lose Sight Of How The Bible's Narrative Threads Weave Together Into One Beautiful Tapestry.in <em>story Of Stories</em> Readers Join Karen Lee-thorp On A Guided Tour Of Scripture Where She Retells The Bible's Major Stories, Draws Out The Significance Of Overlooked Subtleties And Shows How Individual Vignettes Contribute To Scripture's Overarching Story Of Redemption. Readers Will Find A Renewed Appreciation For The Breadth And Depth Of The Greatest Story Ever Told In These Pages.written With Both Individuals And Groups In Mind, This Revised And Expanded Edition Includes End-of-chapter Reflection Questions And A Leader's Guide For Facilitating Discussions.
  • 1.beginnings
  • Genesis 1--3
  • 2. The Spread Of Corruption
  • Genesis 5--11
  • 3. God Chooses A Family
  • Genesis 11:10--50:26
  • 4. Liberation
  • Exodus 1:1--15:21
  • 5. A Treaty With Yahweh
  • Exodus 15:22--23:33
  • 6. A Court For The King
  • Exodus 24:1--40:38
  • 7. A Generation Lost
  • Leviticus; Numbers; Deuteronomy
  • 8. March To The Promised Land
  • Numbers; Deuteronomy
  • 9. A Taste Of Conquest And Defeat
  • Joshua; Judges
  • 10. A Tale Of Two Kings
  • Ruth; 1 Samuel; Psalms 18 And 22
  • 11. David&#146;s Glory And Shame
  • 2 Samuel; 1 Chronicles; Psalms 32 And 51
  • 12. Two Kinds Of Wisdom
  • 1 Kings 1--14; 2 Chronicles 1--12; Job; Proverbs; Ecclesiastes; Song Of Songs
  • 13. Power Encounters
  • 1 Kings 15--2 Kings 12; 2 Chronicles 13--24
  • 14. Enforcing The Covenant
  • 2 Kings 13--17; Amos; Hosea; Jonah
  • 15. Meanwhile Down South
  • 2 Kings 15--16; 2 Chronicles 26--28; Isaiah 1--11; Joel; Micah
  • 16. Judah Seals Her Fate
  • 2 Kings 18:1--21:18; 2 Chronicles 29:1--33:20; Isaiah 13--66
  • 17. Strolling Toward Disaster
  • 2 Kings 21:19--23:27; 2 Chronicles 33:21--36:8; Jeremiah 7--20; 26; Nahum; Habakkuk; Zephaniah
  • 18. Babylon&#146;s Triumph
  • 2 Kings 24:1--25:30; 2 Chronicles 36:9-23; Jeremiah 21--25; 27--52; Lamentations; Obadiah
  • 19. A Prophet In Exile
  • Ezekiel
  • 20. Ambassador To A Pagan Court
  • 1 And 2 Kings; Daniel
  • 21. Return To Jerusalem
  • Ezra 1--6; Haggai; Zechariah
  • 22. Looking Toward The Future
  • Ezra 4:6-23; 7:1--10:44; Nehemiah; Esther; Malachi
  • 23. The Silent Years
  • 24. The Silence Breaks
  • Matthew 1:1--4:11; Mark 1:1-13; Luke 1:1--4:13; John 1:1-51
  • 25. The Kingdom
  • Matthew 4:12--20:34; Mark 1:14--10:52; Luke 4:14--18:43; John 2:1--10:42
  • 26. Jerusalem&#146;s Last Chance
  • Matthew 21:1--26:56; Mark 11:1--14:52; Luke 19:1--22:53; John 11:1--18:11
  • 27. The Death Of Death
  • Matthew 26:57--28:20, Mark 14:53--16:20, Luke 22:54--24:53, John 18:12--21:25
  • 28. A Movement Explodes
  • Acts 1:1--8:40; 9:32--11:30
  • 29. The Adventures Of Paul
  • Acts 9:1-31; 12:1--14:27
  • 30. Breaking The Culture Barrier
  • Acts 15:1--16:5; Galatians
  • 31. Strategic Bases
  • Acts 16:6--19:41; 1 And 2 Thessalonians
  • 32. Crisis In Corinth
  • Acts 20:1-3; 1 And 2 Corinthians
  • 33. Paul&#146;s Manifesto
  • Romans
  • 34. Paul In Prison
  • Acts 20:4-28:31; Philippians; Colossians; Philemon; Ephesians
  • 35. Farewells
  • 1 And 2 Timothy; Titus
  • 36. International Mail
  • Hebrews; James; 1 And 2 Peter; Jude; 1, 2, And 3 John
  • 37. The View From Heaven
  • Revelation
  • Timeline
  • Map: The Middle East, 2000--100 Bc
  • Map: Palestine, 2000--100 Bc
  • Map: The Roman Empire
  • Map: Palestine Under The Romans
  • Map: The Middle East Today
  • Index

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