Luke 5:1-11

HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE - God-Centered
Luke 5:1-11

In the last study, I made a comment that Old Testament narratives are God-centered. I want to clarify this... ALL SCRIPTURE is God-centered.

Unfortunately, we have a tendency to make Scripture man-centered. We see a story and think the story is about a certain man. Or we read the story and miss the whole meaning and purpose in order to make it revolve around what we want.
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Understanding Genre's - Old Testament Narratives

HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE - Understanding Genre's
Old Testament Narratives

About 40% of the Old Testament is a variety of stories. The following books are Old Testament Narratives: Genesis, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Daniel, Jonah, and Haggai.

There's a variety of stories and characters and a variety of challenges. There's Abraham arguing with God on how many righteous people it's going t take to spare a city. We have a donkey talking to Balam; and if that wasn't enough, Balam is talking back to his donkey. There are plenty of stories that are just plain bizarre.
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