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AN ANCIENT

PRESENTATION OF SCRIPTURE

The Books of the Bible rearranges the individual books into an order that provides a seamless reading experience.

into an order that provides a seamless reading experience. THE LEGACY OF SCROLLS Once upon a
into an order that provides a seamless reading experience. THE LEGACY OF SCROLLS Once upon a

THE LEGACY OF SCROLLS

Once upon a time, the text was written down on scrolls. General practice was one book per scroll and some larger books were divided. There was no universal cataloging system, so overseers used their own systems.

cataloging system, so overseers used their own systems. A SINGLE VOLUME With the invention of the

A SINGLE VOLUME

With the invention of the printing press, the books that were divided for the sake of the scrolls stayed divided. This is the standard model arrangement in the majority of Bibles for centuries and today. A few different models have emerged with their own arrangements.

The Standard Model Traditional Hebrew and Early Church Model Chronological Model The ordering found in
The Standard Model
Traditional Hebrew and
Early Church Model
Chronological Model
The ordering found in most
Bibles today, based on the
genre and length of each book.
Used in the NIV The Books of the Bible –
seeks to return to an ancient ordering of
the books of the Bible.
The order in which the events took
place according to the approximate
dating recorded in each book.
OLD TESTAMENT ARRANGED
According to Law, Historical
books, Poetry, and Prophets.
According to the Hebrew Scriptures: the
Torah, the Former and Latter Prophets,
and the Writings.
Starting with creation and covers
the history of Israel as it unfolds.
NEW TESTAMENT ARRANGED
According to the Gospels, one Historical book, Epistles, and one Apocalyptic book. By placing each
According to the Gospels, one
Historical book, Epistles, and
one Apocalyptic book.
By placing each of the four Gospels at
the head of four groupings that together
bear witness to the story of Jesus.
Beginning with the story of Jesus
and attempts to recreate the order
that the letters were composed.
THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE APPROACH

The books are arranged into four volumes reflecting the inherent structure, showing the contours of each book in a fresh yet ancient way.

Volume 1
Volume
1

COVENANT HISTORY

GOD’S ORIGINAL PLAN God’s rules for living in the land

Covers the first dozen books of the traditional Bible, left largely in their current order, with one exception: the books of 1 & 2 Samuel and 1 & 2 Kings, which were divided by scroll makers, are restored to a single volume, Samuel-Kings.

makers, are restored to a single volume, Samuel-Kings. Volume 2 THE PROPHETS DISOBEDIENCE AND THE CONSEQUENCES

Volume

2are restored to a single volume, Samuel-Kings. Volume THE PROPHETS DISOBEDIENCE AND THE CONSEQUENCES You’re

THE PROPHETS

DISOBEDIENCE AND THE CONSEQUENCES You’re sitting in punishment and here’s why

Explores the break in fellow- ship between God and his people. To ensure that there would be no mistaking their predicament, God sent proph- ets to call for repentance and warn of impending judgment. Arranged in chronological order, from Jonah to Malachi. This lineup allows readers to follow the relationship between God and his people.

to follow the relationship between God and his people. Volume 3 THE WRITINGS GOD’S UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
Volume 3
Volume
3

THE WRITINGS

GOD’S UNCONDITIONAL LOVE After punishment, God picks you up and tells you he loves you

Volume

4God picks you up and tells you he loves you Volume NEW TESTAMENT CENTRAL STORY OF

NEW TESTAMENT

CENTRAL STORY OF JESUS AS ITS FOUNDATION The story of Jesus from the four Gospel accounts

FOUNDATION The story of Jesus from the four Gospel accounts Perhaps the most reorganized of all

Perhaps the most reorganized of all the books, this volume offers four different perspectives on, or “witnesses” to, Jesus’ life and work. Paul’s influence:

Luke, Acts and Letters of Paul. Jewish Christians: Matthew, Hebrews and James. Peter’s influence: Mark, 1 & 2 Peter and Jude. John’s influence:

John, 1, 2 & 3 John and Revelations.

influence: John, 1, 2 & 3 John and Revelations. Experience more at: www.communitybibleexperience.com

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Traditionally the books of wisdom, God’s messages of hope are scattered throughout the Old Testament. Here, the books of Psalms, Lamentations, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job, the restored single volume Chronicles- Ezra-Nehemiah, Esther and Daniel are grouped together to experience the full impact of their words.

grouped together to experience the full impact of their words. Graphic by: www.teresanne.com Teresanne Creative, LLC
grouped together to experience the full impact of their words. Graphic by: www.teresanne.com Teresanne Creative, LLC

Graphic by: www.teresanne.com Teresanne Creative, LLC

grouped together to experience the full impact of their words. Graphic by: www.teresanne.com Teresanne Creative, LLC

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grouped together to experience the full impact of their words. Graphic by: www.teresanne.com Teresanne Creative, LLC