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Lecture Outline

A Brief Introduction

Genesis

Terms

Idioms from the Bible

In-class Exercises

Group Discussion and After-class

Research

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Julianne: I have to say this quick. Or

I'm just gonna have this massive coronary and then you'll never hear it, and you have to. This is, by far, the dumbest thing I’ve ever done in my entire life. Uh... So dumb, in fact. That I can't. Oh, but I'm gonna...

Julianne: Michael, I love you. I've loved you for nine years; I've just been too arrogant and scared to realize it. Oh... Now I'm just scared.

I... I realize this comes at a very inopportune time, but I really have this gigantic favor to ask of you.

Choose me. Marry me. Let me make you happy. Oh, that sounds like three favors, doesn't it?

Julianne: Doesn't anybody leave their car unlocked? Nobody trusts anybody anymore! Oh, a good Samaritan !

好心的撒

玛利亚人

Luke 10

《路加福音》第十章

A Brief Introduction

A Brief Introduction

When?

The entire Bible was written over a period of

1,500 years from about 1450 B.C. to 100 A.D.

Who?

Its authors include more than 25 men from a variety of backgrounds including prophets, priests, fishermen, kings, tax collectors, and doctors.

What?

The Bible itself contains a total of 66 books

“testament”

“ agreement” or “contract

即”约

,

约定”

,

是神与他所爱的子民所订立的约

;

圣约

What?

The Old Testament was written before Jesus

Christ’s birth, while the New Testament was written after Jesus Christ’s birth.

The Bible covers a wide range of literary styles. It includes history, poetry, law, biography, prophecy, philosophy, science and inspirational reading.

The major theme relationship with man.

of the Bible, however, is God's

Throughout the Bible, God expresses

Himself to mankind through acts of protection, provision, love and judgment. The Bible also answers many important questions that men of all ages have asked such as, "Where have I come from?" "Where am I going?" "Why do I exist?" "What is truth?"

How important?

"the greatest book ever written."

Even though it was written more than 2,000 years ago, the Bible continues to influence people today.

Many basic concepts and principles of Western culture have come down from the Bible. Many common English phrases and expressions have their origin in the Bible as well.

So far, the Bible has been translated into 2,018 languages and every year more copies of the

Bible are sold than any other single book.

How important?

in present form.

within the last 10000 years.

GENESIS: SEVEN DAYS OF CREATION

Old Testament (39Books) New Testament (27 Books)

创 世 纪

Genesis

出 埃 及 记

Exodus

利 未 记

Leviticus

民 数 记

申 命 记

Numbers

Deuteronomy

马 太 福 音

马 可 福 音

Matthew

Mark

约 翰 福 音

路 加 福 音

申 命 记

Luke

John

Deuteronomy

GENESIS: SEVEN DAYS OF CREATION

Day One

Day Two

Day Three

Day Four

Day Five

Day Six

Day Seven

1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called

Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Night and Day

1:6 And God said, Let there be an expanse(

宽广的空间)

in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

1:7 And God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse : and it was so.

1:8 And God called the expanse Sky. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

Sky

1:9 And God said, Let the waters under the Sky be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

1:10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

1:11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb

(香草,药草)

yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

1:12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and

God saw that it was good.

1:13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.

Earth Seas Trees

1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

1:15 And let them be for lights in the expanse of the sky to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

1:17 And God set them in the expanse of the sky to give light upon the earth,

1:18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

1:19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

Sun Moon Stars

1:20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and birds that may fly above the earth in the open expanse of heaven.

1:21 And God created large sea creatures, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged birds after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

1:22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply

(繁殖)

, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply in the earth.

1:23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

Fish Birds

1:24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and animal of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

1:25 And God made the animal of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness

(相似)

: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of

God created he him; male and female created he them.

1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue that moveth upon the earth.

(征服)

it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing

1:29 And God said, Behold

(看)

, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for food.

1:30 And to every animal of the earth, and to every bird of the sky, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for food: and it was so.

1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Animals Man

2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

2:3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified

(使圣

洁)

it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which

God created and made.

Guess what they mean.

Adam’s Apple can be more clearly seen on men than women's throats.

Mrs. Smith is a friend of mine, but I don’t husband from Adam .

know her

This place is thought the Garden of Eden people.

by young

They think Mike's plan is the tower of Babel .

His hometown is considered to be a nice place, a land flowing with milk and honey.

“Keep me as the apple of the eye ."

Everyone has his own cross to bear in this life.

Terms

He is as old as Methuselah .

Terms

Mike is the ideal person to be in charge of customer complaints. He has the patience of Job .

Poor as Job

一贫如洗

Terms

The little well is a widow's cruse , which never dries, even in the severe season of drought.

Terms

The doctor had told grandfather many times that he needed an operation, but being a doubting Thomas , he refused till it was too late.

Idioms from the Bible

A leopard can't change its spots.

"Can Ethiopians change their skin or leopards their spots?"

本性难

Idioms from the Bible

fly in the ointment

美中不足

"Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off an evil odor; so a little folly (

愚蠢

) outweighs wisdom and honor.”

膏油 里 的 苍 蝇

In-class exercises

1. We enjoyed our holiday by the sea, but there up on the beach.

was one

_________________ ; a circus set

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

2. The new clerk was a clever mathematician but was content to

_______________________.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

3. The death penalty for murder works on the principle of

_____________.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

4. Once his mind accepted the false fact that there was ____________, he would do everything badly.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

5. “I enjoyed a glass of beer in the evening”

“You are a man ____________.

Let’s go and have one now.”

A. a fly in the ointment F. lion in the way

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

6. It may well be doubted whether some of the bodies that exist for the purpose of improving society are actually _________________.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

7. We drove to the station at full speed and caught the train

____________________.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

8. Towards the end of the meeting people became very angry and the

____________ was completely lost in the general excitement.

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

In-class exercises

9. “Well,” said the Master, “If you won’t listen to what I say, I must

______________ of you and your examination chances.”

A. a fly in the ointment

B. after my heart

C. the salt of the earth

D. by the skin of our teeth

E. an eye for eye

F. lion in the way

G. wash my hands

H. still small voice

I. hide his light under a bushel

Group Discussion

1.

2.

3.

Why are Adam and Eve not allowed to take the fruit from the forbidden tree? Does it have anything to do with God’s authority?

Do you think the “Ten Commandments” can still work in modern society?

What is the most impressive Bible story from the lecture?

After-class Research

You are supposed to find out stories from the New Testament of Bible and share with the class.

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