Salvation History Research Paper

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The Old Testament is the first half of the Bible, and is full of foreshadowing and the story of God's people. This is where we first see Salvation History, which began in the beginning with the creation story, went on through Abraham with his covenant with God, and continued through Moses and his exodus of Egypt. Salvation History is the events of God that are meant to show us how to act and our instruction to have eternal life in heaven with God. “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.” Gen1:1-2 Salvation history began with the first words of the Bible, “In the beginning.” The first action that God does for us is creating everything, starting with the Heavens and the Earth. God is a very generous deity, as he created everything, and ended with humans. He created Adam and Eve, so that…show more content…
God is shown as a truthful God who can be trusted to make miracles happen and a God who keeps his word. Salvation History then continues through Moses, and his exodus of the chosen people out of Egypt. God was by his side the whole journey with the burning bush, the twelve plagues, and the parting of the Red Sea. “Then he said, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.” At this, Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.” Gen 3:6 God is seen proclaiming his name and title to Moses when they meet at the burning bush, and is intending for Moses to respect and trust him on what he is about to instruct him. God then tells Moses to free the people of Egypt so that they can reclaim the holy
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