1,2 creation 3-5 Fall in results (4 Cain and Abel) 6-9 Noah and flood 10,11, Birth of Nations 12-24 Abraham (17 Abrahamic Covenant, 22 Offering of Isaac) 25, 26 Isaac 27-36 Jacob (Wrestles with Angel) 37-50
Summary of Genesis
Beginnings: records the story of God's creation of the world, the fall of man, the origins of the people of the earth, the beginnings of God's covenant people and his desire to have a people set apart to worship him.
Author, Date, and Occasion of Genesis
Moses, 1446-1406 B.C., Written during the wilderness wanderings.
Genesis 1:27, 28
So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. Then God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living things that moves on the earth."
What happened on the 7 days of creation?
1: light and darkness/day and night. 4: Sun, moon, and stars. 2: sky. 5: birds and fish. 3: land, sea, plants. 6: Animals and man 7. Sabbath rest.
Who is Adam
Gen 2-3. The first man, the federal head. His sin caused a curse to fall upon all the race. He was an ancestor of Christ.
Who is Eve
Gen 2-3. The first woman, the first one deceived.
Where do you find the doctrine of Marriage
Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Where do you find creation?
Where do you find the covenant of works?
When does James Ussher think Genesis was written?
Where do you find the fall?
Where do you find the covenant of grace?
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel.
"If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it."
Name three of Adam's sons
Gen 4: Cain, Abel, Seth
Where do you find the first mention of covenant seed?
Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Where do you find the flood?
Where do you find the Noahic Covenant?
Gen 9 (Preservation)
Where do you find the doctrine of capital punishment?
When does James Ussher think the flood occurred?
Name three of Noah's sons.
Shem, Ham, Japheth (Gen 6)
Where is the table of nations?
Gen 10 (Seed of the Serpent)
Where do you find the tower of Babel?
Gen 12:2, 3
I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.
Who was Terah?
Who was Abraham?
Gen: 11-26 The founder of the Jewish nation. His name was changed from Abram (the father is exalted) to Abraham (the father of multitudes) He was an ancestor of Christ.
What was a possible date for the call of Abraham?
Who was Lot?
The nephew of Abraham
Where is the promise to Abraham?
Gen 12 (2100 B.C)
And he believed in the LORD, and He accounted it to him for righteousness.
Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, "Have I also here seen Him who sees me?"
Who was Hagar?
Ethiopian servant to Sarah, Concubine to Abraham (Gen 16)
Where is the sign of the Abrahamic Covenant?
And I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendants after you.
Where do you find the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah?
Far be it from You to do such a thing as this, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous should be as the wicked; far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
Where do you find the birth of Isaac?
Where do you find the binding of Isaac
And Abraham said, "My son, god will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering." so the two of them went together.
Who was Isaac's brother-in-law?
Laban (Gen 24)
Who was Isaac's wife?
Rebekah (Gen 24)
Who were Isaac's children?
Jacob and Esau
Where do you find Jacob obtaining the birth right?
And the Lord said to her: "Two nations are in your womb, two peoples shall be separated from your body; one people shall be stronger than the other, and the older shall serve the younger."
When does Jacob obtain Easu's blessing from Isaac?
Name the daughters of Laban and Jacob's wives.
Rachael and Leah (Gen 29)
Where do you find Jacob wrestling with the angel?
Name Jacob's sons.
Ruben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulon, Joseph, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
Who was Joseph?
The favored son of Jacob and Rachel. He was sold into slavery but became the Prime Minister of Egypt. (Gen 37-39, 50)
Who was Tamar?
Judah's daughter-in-law who he mistook for a prostitute.
In what chapter does Joseph become the second in command over Egypt?
In what chapter does Isaac come to Egypt?
What is a possible date for Israel descending into Egypt?