story of God's actions and the people's responses over many centuries
mothers and fathers of faith
when the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt; "going out"
who led the Israelites out of Egypt
"I am the One who is always present"; name God revealed to Moses
the people of God
sacred promise, usually between God and his people
second and greatest king of Israel
someone who speaks for God
time when the Israelites were taken captive by the Babylonians and forced to move from their land around 600 B.C.
Savior promised to the people by God
Catholic Canon of the Old Testament
46 books of the Old Testament that the Catholic church recognizes as the inspired word of God
first five books of the Bible
four main sections of the Old Testament
Pentateuch, historical, wisdom, prophetic
() books are in the Pentateuch
names of the books in the Pentateuch
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
written by the authors in their own words, but God inspired the writings to make sure they included all the truth needed for salvation
two examples of historical books
1 Samuel and 2 Samuel
two examples of wisdom books
Psalms and Proverbs
two examples of prophetic books
Jonah and Daniel
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