Cover image for The Bible made plain & simple
The Bible made plain & simple
Water, Mark.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Peabody, MA : Hendrickson Publishers, [1999]

Physical Description:
127 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
"An easy-to-understand guide to the Bible" -- Cover.
Added Author:
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
BS475.2 .W36 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

On Order



Gain a greater knowledge of the Bible with this inexpensive, fact-filled guidebook.The Bible Made Plain and Simple makes learning about the Bible interesting, and fun. Colorful charts and illustrations allow the reader to see important information at a glance. Sixty-two important Bible subjects are explored in five categories. This useful tool guides readers step-by-step to a better understanding of what the Bible is about. The format is similar to the best-selling The Bible Made Easy, but is printed in an oversized paperback edition.The Bible Made Plain and Simple introduces readers to: - The Old and New Testaments
- People of the Bible
- The life and ministry of Jesus
- Important teachings of the Bible
- Background information on biblical manners and customs, archaeology, biblical lands and much more.This is an ideal resource for Bible study groups and new Christians.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Background to Bible Eventsp. 5
Archaeology and the Biblep. 6
The Dead Sea Scrollsp. 8
Bible Landsp. 10
Bible Translationsp. 12
Clothes, Hairstyles, and Cosmeticsp. 14
Travep. 16
Homesp. 18
Empires of the Biblep. 20
Moneyp. 22
Musicp. 24
Birdsp. 26
Part 2 Introducing Jesusp. 28
A Chronology of the Life of Jesusp. 30
Jesus Fulfills Old Testament Propheciesp. 32
Typology of the Biblep. 34
The Birth and Childhood of Jesusp. 36
Jesus' Baptism and Temptationsp. 38
Jesus' Miraclesp. 40
Jesus and Prayerp. 42
The Names of Jesusp. 44
Jesus' Last Weekp. 46
Jesus' Deathp. 48
Jesus' Resurrectionp. 50
Jesus Will Returnp. 52
Part 3 Introducing Bible Peoplep. 54
The Names for Godp. 56
Old Testament Peoplep. 58
Abrahamp. 60
Mosesp. 62
The Judgesp. 64
The Prophetsp. 66
David and the Kingsp. 68
The Twelve (1)p. 70
The Twelve (2)p. 72
The Pharisees, Jesus' Opponentsp. 74
Paulp. 76
New Testament Peoplep. 78
Part 4 Introducing Bible Teachingp. 80
Teaching about God the Fatherp. 82
Teaching about the Holy Spiritp. 84
The Parables of Jesusp. 86
Symbolic Languagep. 88
Prayerp. 90
Humankindp. 92
What Jesus Taughtp. 94
Salvation and the Cross of Jesusp. 96
The Love of Godp. 98
Satan Unmaskedp. 100
The End of the Worldp. 102
Part 5 Bible Summaryp. 104
How is the Bible Inspired?p. 106
Old Testament Chronologyp. 108
Setting of the Old Testament Booksp. 110
Pentateuch: Five Books of the Lawp. 112
Historical Books of the Old Testamentp. 114
Hebrew Poetryp. 116
Prophetic Books of the Old Testament (1)p. 118
Prophetic Books of the Old Testament (2)p. 120
New Testament Chronologyp. 122
Setting of the New Testament Booksp. 124
The Gospels' Teaching about Jesusp. 126