TIME, THE RIGHT USE OF - Thompson Chain Reference Topic

  (1) How Secured
By Realizing the Brevity of Life
Psalms 90:12
By Youthful Piety
Ecclesiastes 12:1
By Subordinating Earthly Duties to Heavenly
1 Corinthians 7:29; 1 Corinthians 7:31
By Serious Living
Ephesians 5:15; Ephesians 5:16
By a Consistent Example before the World
Colossians 4:5
--, Brevity of. See LIFE
--, Division of. SEE Tables, 3538
(2) Bible Chronology
The dates commonly used by Bible publishers are taken from Archbishop
Usher's system of chronology; but they are no longer accepted as
accurate by most scholars. They have a certain value in furnishing a
systematic arrangement of the facts of sacred history.
The following are the dates given for some of the principal events:
The Creation of man.
The Deluge.
The Call of Abraham, 1921 B.C.
The Descent into Egypt, 1706 B.C.
The Exodus, 1491 B.C.
The Crossing of the Jordan, 1451 B.C.
The Coronation of Saul, 1095 B.C.
The Division of the Kingdom, 975 B.C.
The Fall of Samaria, 721 B.C.
The Captivity at Babylon, 587 B.C.
The Restoration of the Jews, 536 B.C.
The Birth of Christ, 4 B.C.
The Ascension, 30 A.D.
The Conversion of Paul, 37 A.D.
The Destruction of Jerusalem, 70 A.D.

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