Salvation History Timeline

Theme: The Color of the earth viewed from space

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Timeline Books:

Genesis

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline:

Job

Introduction to the Early World (with Jeff Cavins)

Audio-The Creation of the World - 1hr 19 min

Audio-The Early World - 1hr 14 min

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

Theme: God’s Blood covenant with Abraham 

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Timeline Books: 

Genesis

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline:

Job

Audio-Abraham, Our Father - 1hr 18 min

Audio-The Patriarchs - 1hr 12 min

Introduction to the Patriarchs (with Jeff Cavins)

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

Theme: The Color of the Desert 

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Timeline Books: 

Numbers

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline: 

Deuteronomy 

Introduction to Desert Wanderings (with Jeff Cavins)

Audio-The Law 1hr 16 min

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 Theme: The green hills of Canaan

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Timeline Books: 

JoshuaJudges and 1 Samuel

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline: 

Ruth

Introduction to Conquest & Judges (with Jeff Cavins)

Audio-The Rise of the Kingdom 1hr 18min

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

 Theme: Judah “singing the blues” in Bablyon

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Timeline Books:

2 Kings

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline:

Tobit
During the 70 year Exile
Ezekiel
Daniel
Baruch
Judith

Audio-Conquest and Exile 1hr 16min

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

 Theme: Judah returning home to brighter days

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Timeline Books:

Ezra
Nehemiah

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline:

Haggai
Zechariah
Esther
Malachi

Introduction to the Return (with Jeff Cavins)

Audio-A Remnant Returns 1hr 18min

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

 Theme: Fire in the oil lamps in the purified Temple

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100 years between Old and New Testements
Timeline Books:

1 Maccabees 

Other Books of the Bible during this timeline:

2 Maccabees
Sirach
Wisdom of Solomon

Introduction to the Maccabean Revolt ( with Jeff Cavins)

Audio-Revolt of the Maccabees 1hr 14min

Audio content from Understanding the Scripture Podcast or The Bible in a Year by Ascension

Salvation History and the Bible 

 

The  Bible can seem intimidating to just pick and read from beginning to the end.  

However, there are 14 narrative books of the Bible that tell the "story" of Salvation.

 

Based on Ascension Press Bible Timeline Chart 

The Official 365 Day Reading Plan for The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Bible Study Essentials, Resources for Adults and Children

Bible in a Year podcast

October 19, 2021 - 11:00pm

Fr. Mike focuses on the theme of disciplining children, reflected in our readings from Sirach and Proverbs today. He clarifies that there is a crucial difference between discipline and destruction, and emphasizes that disciplining children should always be grounded in love and oriented towards their success in the future. Today's readings 1 Maccabees 12, Sirach 30-31, and Proverbs 23:13-16.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

October 18, 2021 - 11:00pm

As we continue our journey in 1 Maccabees, Fr. Mike explains that this book of the Bible is unlike others because it narrates stories and events without providing any interpretation. In Sirach, Fr. Mike stresses the teaching on the power of our words and the gravity of gossip and slander. Today's readings are 1 Maccabees 11, Sirach 28-29, and Proverbs 23:9-12.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

October 17, 2021 - 11:00pm

Fr. Mike breaks down the dramatic events from our reading of 1 Maccabees today, including; Jonathan's new role as high priest, Demetrius' defeat in battle, and King Alexander Epiphanes formidable alliance with Egypt formed by marrying Cleopatra. In Sirach, Fr. Mike reminds us that the good qualities wives are called to possess are also applicable to husbands. Today we read 1 Maccabees 10, Sirach 26-27, and Proverbs 23:5-8.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

October 16, 2021 - 11:00pm

Fr. Mike guides us through Judas Maccabeus' last battle, his death, and his succession. We learn that part of Judas and Jonathan's victory involved fighting fellow Jews living in the land who were not living according to God's laws. Fr. Mike points out that when the enemy is in the inside, it is especially heartbreaking. Today's readings are 1 Maccabees 9, Sirach 24-25, and Proverbs 23:1-4.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

October 15, 2021 - 11:00pm

Fr. Mike contextualizes our readings from 1 Maccabees today which covers the beginning of Roman rule over the Jewish people. Additionally, he emphasizes the wisdom from Sirach about surrounding ourselves with influences that lead us closer to God and help us grow in holiness. Today’s readings are 1 Maccabees 8, Sirach 22-23, and Proverbs 22:26-29.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

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