Casual English Bible Atlas Twin Maps eBook offers the curious Bible student dramatic 3D-style maps that are the next best thing to strapping yourself to a hang glider, jumping off the Masada mesa, swooping into the Judean Desert, and heading for the hills.
The hang glider might be a tad more fun, but the atlas would take you where you’re going without getting you arrested.
You’ll find 160 of the best and most stunning 3D maps from the new Bible paraphrase, The Casual English Bible®.
One set of 80 maps comes with text: place names and locations. These are the maps we publish with the Casual English Bible® paraphrase at CasualEnglishBible.com.
A matching set of 80 maps comes bareboned and text-free. Just the lay of the land.
Some Bible study teachers and preachers prefer these barebone versions when they show maps to their class or the congregation. They like to write on the projected maps, to point out exactly what they want the students or the audience to see.
Similar maps are available for download as PDFs, along with selected maps and leader’s guides designed for individual Bible books. You’ll find them here: Casual English Bible maps and leader’s guides.
In the beginning
With a word, God begins his Creation.
“God said, ‘Lights.’ Lights came on” (Genesis 1:3).
“God liked the light…The first day was over” (1:4, 5).
As it turns out, God likes everything he creates over a stretch of six days, whether the days are literal, or figurative references to eons.
God doesn’t just like what he does on Day Six. “He liked it very much” (1:31). That’s a little extra “like,” and it’s on the day he creates people.
God rests on Day Seven, to enjoy his perfect work.
There’s a glitch. It’s us. We humans have the freedom to make choices. The first couple on record make a bad choice. They decide to eat the only thing that God says isn’t on the menu: “Don’t eat fruit from the tree that gives you wisdom to know right from wrong. If you do, you’re dead” (2:17).
Searching for Eden
Discover the two locations some speculate the Garden of Eden was located. Then use the bare map in class or in a sermon to use your own pointer or marker to show the locations and to get a sense of the geography behind those theories.
Some say Eden was in the mountains, where the biggest Middle Eastern rivers start to flow.
Others put Eden the belly of the Persian Gulf. It was once a valley, before the Ice Age melted and flooded the area.
Look at the mountains of Ararat and discover why, in the story of the Great Flood, that Mount Ararat isn’t the only spot Noah’s boat might have come to rest. With the Twin Maps, you’ll see the place names and illustrations detailed for you. But you can use the bare landscape version of the same map to talk about in your Bible study or your sermon.
Want the Max Plus collection of Bible Maps?
Comprehensive Bible Atlas over 800 PDF maps
“Comprehensive Bible Atlas over 800 PDF maps” is the Big Fish in the pond. It’s one massive collection of ALL the Casual English Bible maps in one HUGE folder. We optimize it for use in phones and tablets. But the full res, not optimized, is over 1 GB of Bible maps.
- Now about 900 pages of high resolution PDF maps
- You get many key books of the Old Testament and the ENTIRE New Testament
- Free book-by-book updates as work continues on the paraphrase and new books are added
- See Atlas preview of randomly selected maps.
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