A Timeline of the Old Testament through Christ --

4000 BC

CREATION/PRIMEVAL ERA

4004 BC - 2200 BC

Gen. 1:1-2:25 God's Creation, Plan and SovereigntyHW, pg. 22

God's Creation, plan and sovereignty; 1st stage of God's presence

4004 BC

Gen 3 Relationship with God disrupted; being in God's presence forfeitedHW, pg. 23

First Promise of a Savior

4000 BC

Fall of Man

4000 BC

Gen 3:15

3000 BC

Enoch walked with God

3554 BC - 3189 BC

The Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

3000 BC - 2600 BC

Gen. 6:9

Noah walked with God

3000 BC

Gen. 5:24 amazingbibletimeline.com

2000 BC

Great Pyramids of Egypt Built

2550 BC

Gen. 6:5; Gen. 6-8 God destroyed population because of sinamazingbibletimeline.com

The Flood

2348 BC

Gen. 10:25, 11 Attempt to reestablish God's presence on earthamazingbibletimeline.com

The Tower of Babel

2200 BC

THE BOOKS OF GENESIS & JOBHW p 66

THE PATRIARCHS PERIOD

2166 BC - 1806 BC

Providence and SufferingHW 404

Abraham born

2166 BC

Gen 12 God's plan for His peopleamazingbibletimeline.com

Time of Job

2100 BC - 1800 BC

Gen 21 amazingbibletimeline.com

God sends Abraham to Egypt

2091 BC

Gen 15 Blessing to all Nations; 2nd stage of God's presenceHW, pg. 24

Abraham Covenant Promise

2081 BC

Gen 21 amazingbibletimeline.com

Isaac born to Abraham

2066 BC

Gen 25 amazingbibletimeline.com

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Gen 25:5 amazingbibletimeline.com

Jacob born to Isaac

2006 BC

1000 BC

Abraham dies

1991 BC

Gen 31 amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph is born to Jacob

1916 BC

Gen 37:25 amazingbibletimeline.com

Jacob leaves for Canaan

1908 BC

Gen 35:10 amazingbibletimeline.com

Jacob re-named Israel

1906 BC

Joseph sold into slavery

1898 BC

Gen 41:33 amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph in charge of Egypt

1886 BC

HW 182

Abraham's descendents enter Egypt

1876 BC

HW 66

Egyptian Sojourn

1876 BC - 1446 BC

Gen 49-50 amazingbibletimeline.com

Jacob dies

1859 BC

Gen 50:26 amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph dies

1806 BC

THE BOOKS OF EXODUS, LEVITICUS & NUMBERS

THE PATRIARCHS IN EGYPT

1805 BC - 1446 BC

The New Kingdom of Egypt

1600 BC - 1150 BC

Ex. 1:8 amazingbibletimeline.com

Israelites opressed by a new king

1600 BC

Ex. 1 HW 66

Israelite slavery in Egypt

1580 BC

Ex. 2 HW 103

Moses is born

1525 BC

Ex. 2:11; 2:23 HW 106

God tells Moses to return to Egypt to free the Israelites from Pharaoh

1486 BC - 1446 BC

Ex. 7-12 God's presence made knownHW 102

God tells Moses at the burning bush that he will free the Israelites from slavery in Egypt

1486 BC - 1446 BC

HW 106

Moses flees to Midian

1486 BC

Ex. 3:2 God's presence made knownHW 106

Israelites leave Egypt after 430 years

1446 BC

Deut. 2:7; 34 The Israelites will suffer because of their unfaithfulness

Tabernacle constructed

1446 BC - 1406 BC

God's presence in the midst of the people

The First Passover instituted

1446 BC

THE BOOKS OF EXODUS & DEUTERONOMY

The Ark of the Covenant

1446 BC - 1406 BC

THE BOOK OF JOSHUA

The Plagues on Egypt

1446 BC

Ex. 12 HW 117

EXODUS

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 3; 40:34-38 3rd stage of God's presence; God leads them by the pillar of clouds and fire; God parts the Red SeasHW 66

Wilderness Wanderings Period

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 19:18-20 God appears as a cloud, thunder at Mount SinaiHW 66

Israelites journey to Mount Sinai

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 19-20 God reveals how his people can be in a relationship with him (law)HW 66

The Laws of God and the Ten Commandments

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 35-40 4th stage of God's presence; God reveals how his people can preserve his presenceHW p 120

Victory against Northern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1-12 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

The Battle of Jericho

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 7-8 Defeat when God's instructions had been violated

The Defeat then victory at Ai; Reading of the Law; Covenant Renewal

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 9-11 God given strategies and victories

Treaty at Gibeon; Victory against Southern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 11-12 The Lord delivered the enemy into the Israelites hands

CONQUEST OF JOSHUA, THE PROMISED LAND & THE 12 TRIBES

1406 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 1-12 God instructs the Israelites to enter the landHW, pg. 60, 218

Joshua and the Promised Land

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1:1-9; 2:24; 6:16; 8:7; 10:42; 21:43-45 God goes before them to terrify the occupants; God brings them across the JordanHW, pg. 226-229

Crossing the Jordan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:1-12 Circumcision required for rededication

Circumcision rededication

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:13-15 The lord leads the way

Commander of the Lord's Army

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 6 God given strategies and victories

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 13 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Reuben- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Simeon- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Zebulun- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Issachar- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Dan- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Gad- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Asher- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Naphtali- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 16-17 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Ephraim- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13; 16-17 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Manasseh- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 21 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Levi- Would join Benjamin and Judah to become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 18 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Benjamin- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 15 God's covenant promise with Abraham delivered

Judah- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

THE BOOKS OF JUDGES, 1 SAMUEL & RUTH

JUDGES PERIOD

1350 BC - 1050 BC

Judges 3:7-11 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238; 241

Judge Othniel- Defeats Chusan King of Mesopotamia

1350 BC - 1310 BC

Judges 3:12-31 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Ehud- Opressed by the Moabites, the Ammonites, the Amalekites

1275 BC - 1267 BC

Judges 3:31 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Shamgar- Killed 600 Philistines

1235 BC

Judges 4-5 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Deborah- Defeats the canaanites at Megiddo

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judges 4-5 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Barak- Opressed by the Canaanites

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judges 6-8 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Gideon- God delivers Israel into the hands of the Midianites

1176 BC - 1136 BC

Judges 9 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Abimelech- Attempts to establish a monarchy but fails

1133 BC - 1125 BC

Judges 10:1-5 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyWh 236

Judge Jair

1110 BC - 1088 BC

1 Samuel 3 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Tola

1110 BC - 1087 BC

Judges 10:1-5 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 236

Eli at Shilo

1100 BC

HW 186

The Israelites cry for a King

1095 BC

1 Samuel 13-15 God's presence; God uses Saul to bring temporary deliverance for IsraelHW p 66; 286

The Assyrian Empire

1076 BC - 612 BC

Ruth 1:8-9 When people are faithful, God is faithful.HW 250

Ruth- David's Messianic Family Begins

1075 BC

Judges 10:6-12:7 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Jephthah- Defeats the Ammonites

1075 BC - 1069 BC

Judges 12:8-10 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 236

Judge Abdon

1071 BC - 1063 BC

Judges 13-16 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 238

Judge Ibzan

1071 BC - 1064 BC

Judges 12:11-12 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 236

Judge Elon

1071 BC - 1061 BC

Judges 12:13-15 God raises up a deliverer to end Israel's apostasyHW 236

Judge Samson- Defeats the Philistines

1070 BC - 1050 BC

1 Samuel 3-4 Samuel was also a Priest and a Prophet

Judge Samuel- Helps establish a monarchy which is God's plan

1070 BC - 1050 BC

1 Samuel 4:1 THE BOOKS OF 1 & 2 SAMUEL, 1 KINGS, 1 & 2 CHRONICLES, THE POETICAL BOOKSHW 260

The Reign of King Saul

1050 BC - 1011 BC

1 Samuel 13-15

THE UNITED MONARCHY

1050 BC - 931 BC

1 Samuel 8:5-19 God's institution of kingship

The Reign of King David

1011 BC - 971 BC

David recovers the Ark reinstating God's presence

David recovers the Ark

1011 BC - 971 BC

1 Kings 1 HW p 291

The Possible Reign of King Ish-Bosheth

1011 BC - 1009 BC

1 Samuel 16:1- 2 Samuel 24 Davidic Covenant Established by GodHW p 66; 286, 262

Nathan-Prophet during King David and Solomon's reign

1010 BC - 930 BC

1 Kings 1-11 David Proclaims Solomon King of Israel at his deathHW p 66; 286

Late BC

The Reign of King Solomon

971 BC - 931 BC

1 Kings 6, 7 God's presence in the form of a cloud of glory filling Solomon's templeHW 262

Solomon finishes the Temple in Jerusalem

965 BC

HW 192

The Rise of the Aramaeans

950 BC - 800 BC

THE BOOKS OF 1 & 2 KINGS, 2 CHRONICLES, DANIEL, OBADIAH, EZEKIEL, NAHUM, HABAKKUK, ZEPHANIAH, JEREMIAH, LAMENTATIONS, MICAH, ISAIAH, HOSEA, AMOS, JONAHHW p 66; 287

King Rehoboam of Judah

931 BC - 913 BC

1 Kings 12:22-14:20 Fought against Syria, Philistia, Moab and Judah (lost all conflicts)HW p 288

THE DIVIDED KINGDOM

931 BC - 539 BC

1 Kings 14:21-33 Fought Egypt against King Sheshonq I and lostHW p 289

King Jeroboam I of Israel

931 BC - 910 BC

1 Kings 15:1-8 Fought Israel against King Jeroboam and wonHW p 289

King Abijah(m) of Judah

913 BC - 911 BC

1 Kings 15:9-24; 2 Chronicles 14:1 Fought Egypt against King Zerah; fought Israel against King Baasha-won bothHW p 289

King Asa of Judah

911 BC - 870 BC

1 Kings 15:25-32 Fought against Philistia- lostHW p 288

King Nabad of Israel

910 BC - 909 BC

1 Kings 15:33-16:7; 2 Chron. 16:4-5 Fought against Judah and Syria (lost both)HW p 288

King Baasha of Israel

909 BC - 886 BC

1 Kings 16:8-14 Reigned over Tirzah; was killed by ZimriHW p 288

King Elah of Israel

886 BC - 885 BC

1 Kings 16:15-20 Fought against Omri in a civil war to take the throne- lostHW p 288

King Zimri of Israel

885 BC

1 Kings 16:21-22 Half of the Israelites followed Tibni and made him King; half followed Omri but Omri overtook themHW p 289

King Tibni of Israel

885 BC - 880 BC

1 Kings 16:21-28 Fought against Tibni and won; fought against Moab and lostHW p 288

King Omri of Israel

885 BC - 874 BC

1 Kings 16:29-34; 2 Chronicles 18:1 Fought Syria and Assyria and won; fought Syria again and lostHW p 288

King Ahab of Israel

874 BC - 853 BC

1 Kings 17:1-22:40 Prophet during Kings Ahab, Ahaziah and Jehoram's reignHW p 291 & 288

Elijah-Prophet to Israel

874 BC - 841 BC

1 Kings; 22:41-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17 Fought Syria and lost; Edom/Moab/Ammon and won; Moab and lost; To take back subjugated city; Conquest of Judah; Revolution for freedom from IsraelHW p 289

King Jehoshaphat of Judah

872 BC - 848 BC

1 Kings 22:51; 2 Kings 1:18 God's sovereignty and human freedom; covenant failure by peopleHW p 288

King Ahaziah of Israel

853 BC - 852 BC

2 Kings 2:19-8:15 Prophet during Kings Ahaziah, Jehoram, Jehu, Jehoahaz and JehoashHW p 291 & 288

Elisha-Prophet to Israel

853 BC - 782 BC

2 Kings 1:17, 3:1 Fought Moab and lost; fought Syria 3 times and won twice; lost onceHW p 288

King Jehoram (Joram) of Israel

852 BC - 841 BC

HW 193

The First Assyrian Threat and the Resurgence of Israel

850 BC - 750 BC

2 Kings 8:16-24 Fought Edom, Libnah and Philistia/Arabia and lost all three timesHW p 289

King Jehoram of Judah

843 BC - 841 BC

2 Kings 8:25-29; 2 Chronicles 22:1 Fought Syria at Ramoth-gilead and lostHW p 289

King Ahaziah of Judah

841 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 22:10 A usurper-Ahaziah's motherHW p 289

Queen Athaliah of Judah

841 BC - 835 BC

2 Kings 9-10; 2 Chronicles 22:7 Fought Syria and lostHW p 288

King Jehu of Israel

841 BC - 814 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 23:1 Fought Syria and lostHW p 289

King Joash of Judah

835 BC - 796 BC

2 Kings 13:1-9 Fought Syria and lostHW p 288

King Jehoahaz of Israel

814 BC - 798 BC

2 Kings 13:10-25; 2 Chronicles 25:7 Fought against Syria and Judah and won all 4 timesHW p 288

King Jehoash of Israel

798 BC - 782 BC

2 Kings 14:1-22; 2 Chronicles 25:1 Fought against Edom and won; Fought against Israel-King Jehoash and lostHW p 289

King Amaziah of Judah

796 BC - 767 BC

2 Kings 15:1-7; 2 Chronicles 26:1 Fought against Philistia/Arabia and won; Fought against Assyria and lostHW p 289; 608

King Jeroboam II of Israel

793 BC - 753 BC

2 Kings 14:25; Jonah 1:1 Prophet during King Jeroboam II's reignHW p 291; 633

King Azariah (Uzziah) of Judah

792 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 14:23-29 Fought Syria against King Ben-hadad II and wonHW p 288

Jonah-Prophet to Nineveh

770 BC

Amos 1:1; 5:14 Prophesied in the days of King Jeroboam II and Uzziah; God's presence linked to the practice of social justice; calls the people to repent and promises hope for the futureHW p 608

Amos-Prophet to Israel

760 BC - 750 BC

2 Kings 15:8-12 God's sovereignty and human freedom; covenant failure by peopleHW p 288

King Zechariah of Israel

753 BC - 752 BC

2 Kings 15:13-16 God's sovereignty and human freedom; covenant failure by peopleHW p 288

Hosea-Prophet to Israel

753 BC - 722 BC

HW 199

King Menahem of Israel

752 BC - 742 BC

2 Kings 15:32-38; 2 Chronicles 27:1 Fought against Ammon and wonHW p 289

King Shallum of Israel

752 BC

2 Kings 15:17-22 God's sovereignty and human freedom; covenant failure by peopleHW p 288

King Jotham of Judah

750 BC - 732 BC

Hosea 1:1 Prophet during Jeroboam II, Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and HezekiahHW p 583

The Neo-Assyrian Empire

745 BC - 630 BC

2 Kings 15:23-26 God's sovereignty and human freedom; covenant failure by peopleHW p 288

King Pekahiah of Israel

742 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 15:27-31 Assyrian Campaign against Israel- lostHW p 288

King Pekah of Israel

740 BC - 732 BC

2 Kings 19-20; Isahiah 7:10 Prophet during King Hezekiah and King Ahaz's reign; Isaiah highlights the trustworthiness of Yahweh, the covenant God; The Messianic Kingdom; Isaiah gives King Ahaz the sign of Immanuel.HW p 291; 520; 523

Isaiah-Prophet to Judah

740 BC - 700 BC

2 Kings 15:38; 16:1; 2 Chronicles 28:1 Fought Israel/Syria against Pekah/Rezin and won; Fought Edom, Philistia and Assyria and lost all threeHW p 289

King Ahaz of Judah

735 BC - 716 BC

2 Kings 17:1-6 Fought Assyria and lost; last King of IsraelHW p 288

King Hoshea of Israel

732 BC - 722 BC

2 Kings 17:4-41 The Fall of IsraelHW 523

Fall of Samaria to Assyria

722 BC - 721 BC

2 Kings 17 HW p 285

Assyrian Exile of the northern kingdom of Israel

722 BC

2 Kings 18-20; 2 Chronicles 29:1 Assyrian Campaign against Judah; Fought Philistia and won; Fought Assyria -Sennacherib and wonHW p 289

King Hezekiah of Judah

716 BC - 687 BC

Micah 1:1 Prophet during Jotham, Ahaz and HezekiahHW 642

Micah- Prophet to Judah

710 BC

2 Kings 21:1-18; 2 Chronicles 33:1 Fought Assyria (Ashurbanipal) and lostHW p 289; 653

King Manasseh of Judah

695 BC - 642 BC

Nahum 1:1 Prophet during Manesseh, Amon, JosiahHW 653

Nahum-Prophet of impending judgment of Nineveh

655 BC

HW 196

Empires in Transition

650 BC - 600 BC

2 Kings 21:19-26; 2 Chronicles 33:21 HW p 289

King Amon of Judah

643 BC - 641 BC

2 Kings 22:1-23:30; 2 Chronicles 34:1 Fought Egypt (Necho) and lostHW p 289; 653

King Josiah of Judah

640 BC - 609 BC

Jeremiah 1:1-3, 52:31; 2 Kings 24:12 A Priest and Prophet who prophesied during Josiah, Jehoiakim, Zedekiah, Jehoiachin. The book of Jerimiah is about the Doom of Judah; A Dirge over the loss of Jerusalem.HW 535

Habakkuk-Prophet to Judah

630 BC

Nahum 2:3-3:19 The book of Nahum is about the Babylonian Empire.HW 571; 652, 187

Jeremiah- Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Zephaniah 1:1 Prophet in the days of JosiahHW 671

Zephaniah-Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Habakkuk 1:6 Prophesied sometime prior to descruction of Jerusalem; in the days of Josiah. The book of Habakkuk is about the Judgement of the Babylonians.HW 661

Nineveh destroyed by Babylonians

612 BC

2 Kings 23:31-35; 2 Chronicles 36:1 Son of JosiahHW p 289

King Jehoiakim of Judah

609 BC - 598 BC

HW 197

King Jehoahaz of Judah

609 BC

2 Kings 23:36-24:7; 2 Chronicles 36:4 First Babylonian Invasion, subjugation and captives, fought Nebuchadnezzar (Babylon) at Jerusalem and lost.HW p 289

The Neo-Babylonian Empire

600 BC - 550 BC

2 Kings 24:8-17; 2 Chronicles 36:9 Second Babylonian Invasion, subjugation and captives, fought Nebuchadnezzar (Babylon) at Jerusalem and lost.HW p 289

King Jehoiachin of Judah

598 BC - 597 BC

2 Kings 24:18-20; 2 Chronicles 36:11-21 Last King of Judah; Judah was conquered by the King of Babylon Nebuchadnezzar.HW p 289

King Zedekiah of Judah

597 BC - 586 BC

Ezekiel 1:1-2, 40:1 Prophesied during Jehoiachin's captivityHW p 556

Ezekiel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

593 BC - 571 BC

Obadiah 1:1 Prophet in the days of ZedekiahHW 620

Obadiah-Prophet concerning Edom

590 BC

2 Kings 25 The Fall and Captivity of JudahHW p 284, 198

Fall of Jerusalem to Babylonia

587 BC

Daniel 9:1-2; 2 Kings 25:21; Jer. 29:10, 52:27 The Jews in exile; felationship with God hangs in the balanceHW p 285, 198

Babylonian Exile of the southern kingdom of Judah

587 BC - 586 BC

Daniel 1:1, 6:28 Prophesied during Cyrus and Darius. The book of Daniel is about the Triumph of the Messiah.HW 570

Daniel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

570 BC

Daniel 5 HW 199, 331

The Medo-Persian Empire

550 BC - 450 BC

Ezra 5:13-15; Isaiah 41-45 Cyrus- King of Persia decides that the Jews should return to their land and rebuild

The Return from Captivity in Babylon

539 BC - 536 BC

Haggai 1:1 Prophet to Governor Zarubbabel; Prophesied during Darius, King of Persia's reign. The book of Haggai is about the rebuilding of the temple.HW 679

Babylon fell to the Medo-Persians

539 BC

THE BOOKS OF EZRA, HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, JOEL, MALACHI, NEHEMIAH, ESTHERHW 199

POST EXILIC PERIOD

539 BC - 516 BC

HW 199

Cyrus of Persia decree

539 BC - 538 BC

Ezra 5:13-15; Isaiah 41-45 Medo-Persian Empire; Hebrews permitted to return to their homelandHW - 284

Zechariah-Prophet to Judah

520 BC - 518 BC

HW 331

Haggai-Prophet to Judah

520 BC

Zechariah 1:1 Prophet to Governor Zarubbabel; Prophesied during Darius, King of Persia's reign. The book of Zechariah is about Christ's 1st and 2nd Coming.HW 691

The Temple is Rebuilt

510 BC

Joel 1:1 The Kingdom of JudahHW 597

Joel-Prophet to Judah and Ezra

500 BC

Malachi 1:6-8; 2:11 Prophet to Governor Zarubbabel, Final Message to rebellious IsraelHW 704 & 708

Malachi-Prophet to Judah

500 BC - 475 BC

Esther 1:1 God is present in many waysHW 350

Esther becomes Queen of Persia

460 BC

Ezra 1:1 Ezra reads the Torah to the postexilic community.HW 331 & 335

Ezra-Priest and Scribe, goes to Jerusalem

458 BC

Nehemiah 1:1 Administrative skill he demonstrated in restoration and rebuilding the wall in JerusalemHW 331 & 336

Nehemiah-Prophet to Judah; Rebuilding of Jerusalem's Wall

445 BC

INTERTESTAMENTAL PERIOD

444 BC - 4 AD

The Greek or Macedonian Empire

332 BC - 323 BC

Septuagint- God's word is translated.

Hebrew scriptures are translated into Greek

250 BC

The Syrian Empire

193 BC - 167 BC

The Maccabean Empire

167 BC - 163 BC

The Roman Empire

63 BC

God's presence becomes available in a whole new level; Incarnation

Birth of Jesus Christ

4 BC

God sends His son

4 BC

Gal. 4:4; Matthew 1 Jesus born in Jerusalem to Joseph and the Virgin Mary

Early AD

Jesus ascends to Heaven

30 AD

6th stage of God's presence; now WITHIN His people.

Jesus Christ teaches the way of the Lord

30 AD

Penalty of sin paid

Jesus Christ Crucified on the Cross

30 AD

Permanent mechanism for relationship with God made available

Jesus Christ Resurrected

30 AD

A comforter is sent as the Holy Spirit

The Christian Church is born

30 AD