20/20 RETURN

20/20 RETURN

Many Israelites return to their homeland after exile. They are not yet the transformed people of God, and they continue to hope for a full restoration. EZRA & NEHEMIAH: Restoring true worship in Jerusalem EZRA: Overview and Key Passages After years of exile in...
20/20 KINGDOM

20/20 KINGDOM

Israel asks for and receives a king. The first king fails. Even their best kings, mess up. Eventually Israel is conquered by Babylon. 1 SAMUEL: God raises up kings to rule Israel 1 SAMUEL: Overview and Key Passages Samuel the prophet anoints Saul as the first king of...
20/20 HOMELAND

20/20 HOMELAND

Israel enters the promised land but they dramatically fail at being the People of God. The book of Judges describes this as a time when ‘everyone did what was right in their own eyes’. JOSHUA:  Joshua leads Israel into the Promised Land JOSHUA: Overview...
20/20 COVENANT

20/20 COVENANT

GENESIS 12-50: First, God GENESIS: Overview and Key Passages God makes a covenant promise to Abraham. The covenant starts with the heart of God. He wants our lives to matter.      EXODUS: The human race is in trouble EXODUS: Overview and Key Passages God promises...
20/20 REBELLION

20/20 REBELLION

Genesis 3-11 Humans rebel against God’s good order. This leads to disaster as human relationships with God, with each other, and with the earth are all...
20/20 CREATION

20/20 CREATION

Genesis 1-2 God creates the cosmos and appoints humans, who are his image-bearers, to oversee and care for the...