Genesis

Foundation Book of the Bible

A 50 lesson series that covers all 50 chapters of Genesis. From creation to the flood and on to Abraham finishing with Joseph in Egypt. A complete study of the first book in the Bible.

Book of Origins

Book of Origins

29:05   

In this introductory lesson we will examine the 14 different things and events whose origins are found in the book of Genesis.

Authorship & Division of Genesis

Authorship & Division of Genesis

33:18   

This second lesson will examine the various theories about the authorship of Genesis and it’s natural and imposed divisions.

The Foundational Verse of the Bible

The Foundational Verse of the Bible

33:44   

In this lesson we will demonstrate how the very first verse of the Bible refutes the major philosophies that try to explain man’s existence without reference to God.

Old Earth vs. Young Earth

Old Earth vs. Young Earth

31:55   

In this lesson we will discuss the major arguments supporting the Young ( 6000 - 10,000 yrs. ) vs. the Old ( Millions to Billions of years ) age of the earth.

The Gap Theory in Creationism

The Gap Theory in Creationism

28:11   

This lesson will begin a review of various alternative interpretations of the creation portion of the book of Genesis.

The Day/Age Theory of Creation

The Day/Age Theory of Creation

32:49   

In this section we will examine another attempt to harmonize the Evolution theory with the Creation story in the Bible.

Day #2 and #3

Day #2 and #3

33:07   

The lesson describes the creation of the “heavens” and the peculiar atmosphere that existed in the pre-flood era.

Day #3 and #4

Day #3 and #4

30:53   

We continue to examine the process of creation and the elements God brings into being on day number 3 and 4.

Day #5

Day #5

14:51   

This lesson reviews God's creation activity on day #5. The class also provides a quiz over the material covered so far.

The Creation of Man

The Creation of Man

35:26   

This lesson examines the Divine Council and the similarities between the natures of God and man.

God's Rest and Man's Creation

God's Rest and Man's Creation

30:17   

This lesson continues to describe in greater detail the creation of human beings as well as the nature of the "rest" God takes after His creative activity.

The Moral Choice

The Moral Choice

29:04   

This lesson will examine how God created the impulse in man that is his will as well as his sense of need.

The Creation of Woman

The Creation of Woman

35:32   

In this section the writer of Genesis not only describes the unique creation of woman but also sets forth God's foundational principles for marriage and the family unit.

The First Appearance of Satan in the Bible

The First Appearance of Satan in the Bible

36:23   

This lesson explains the first glimpse of Satan in the physical world and examines information about this spiritual being from various Bible writers.

Eve's 5 Mistakes

Eve's 5 Mistakes

38:28   

This lesson reviews the mistakes Eve made which led her to committing the first sin in human history.

The Judgment

The Judgment

35:52   

After Adam and Eve's sin the Bible describes the judgement imposed on Satan, Eve and Adam.

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

39:27   

In this lesson God describes the consequences of sin on Adam, Eve, and the creation.

Cain and Abel

Cain and Abel

32:09   

This lesson explores the series of events leading up to the first murder.

The Punishment of Cain

The Punishment of Cain

35:44   

This passage looks at the result of Cain's sin and the punishment meted out to him by God. (4:9-24)

Seed of Promise

Seed of Promise

39:47   

In this section of Genesis the author identifies and traces the lineage of those people who will eventually deliver the Seed of Promise to mankind. (4:25-5:32)

The Times of Noah

The Times of Noah

36:43   

This lesson looks at the condition of the antediluvian world that Noah lived in and examines the information the Bible gives us about this Old Testament Patriarch.

The Building of the Ark

The Building of the Ark

33:02   

This lesson contains many details concerning the dimensions and building of the Ark as well as its use as a "type" for the church.

Flood Details

Flood Details

33:54   

In this lesson we get a "close-up" view of the final preparations for the impending flood and physical details concerning the cause and destructive power of this cataclysmic event. (Genesis 7:1-24)

Affects of the Great Flood

Affects of the Great Flood

38:02   

The book of Genesis records the extent of the damage caused by the worldwide flood and the changes that resulted from this cataclysmic event. (Genesis 7:1-24)

The Rainbow Covenant

The Rainbow Covenant

33:39   

This lesson explains the promises made by God to Noah concerning the survival of his family and Noah's prophecy about the future of each of his sons and their descendants. (Genesis 9:7-29)

The Table and the Tower

The Table and the Tower

41:09   

Lesson #26 looks at two fascinating source events that explain the origins of all the different nations and languages in the wold today. Genesis 10:1-11:32

Abraham: Father of a Nation

Abraham: Father of a Nation

37:30   

With the beginning of chapter 12 the book of Genesis focuses once again on one specific individual. This time the writers will detail the life of Abraham who was to become the father of the Jewish nation and how the Seed of Promise was kept alive through him. (Genesis 12:1-20)

Abraham and Lot

Abraham and Lot

41:44   

This lesson reviews the relationship between Abraham and his nephew Lot as well as the godly wisdom the family leader used to resolve a serious dispute.

Melchizedek: A 'Type' for Christ

Melchizedek: A 'Type' for Christ

39:13   

This lesson introduces the fascinating figure of Melchizedek, one of the earliest types or previews for Christ in the Bible.

The Gospel in the Old Testament

The Gospel in the Old Testament

39:34   

In this section of Genesis God reveals the core principle of the Gospel to Abraham, salvation by a process of faith.

Sarai and Hagar's Conflict / Abram and Circumcision

Sarai and Hagar's Conflict / Abram and Circumcision

38:04   

This lesson looks a the very source of the Jewish/Arab conflict as well as the distinguishing mark given to Abraham and all his male descendants... circumcision (Genesis 16:1 - 17:27).

Lot's Poor Choices

Lot's Poor Choices

35:11   

In this lesson we see the very real consequences of Lot's choices concerning where he chose to live with his family after separating from Abraham. (Genesis 18:1-19;38)

The Source of Islam

The Source of Islam

40:03   

In chapters 20 and 21 of Genesis we read about Abraham's continued walk of faith and a description of the people who where the source for the religion of Islam (Genesis 20:1-21;34).

Abraham's Test

Abraham's Test

39:32   

This lesson leads to the climax of Abraham's journey of faith and describes the events surrounding Sarah's death (Genesis 22:1 – 23:20).

Types in Genesis

Types in Genesis

35:33   

This lesson reviews some important types or previews that are contained in Genesis and realized centuries later in the New Testament (Genesis 24:1 – 67).

The Life of Esau and Jacob

The Life of Esau and Jacob

35:43   

After the death of Abraham, the promise is passed on to one of his sons but not without difficulty and division in his family.

The Battle for the Blessing

The Battle for the Blessing

32:24   

In this lesson we will see the outcome of Jacob's deceit in obtaining Esau's blessing and how God's will is completed despite the manipulations of men. (Genesis 27:1-46)

Jacob's Family

Jacob's Family

41:32   

In this section of Genesis we learn how Jacob came to have two wives who would, in addition to their female slaves, bear the 12 sons of Jacob (Genesis 28:1 – 30:24).

Jacob Leaves Laban

Jacob Leaves Laban

34:45   

After 20 years of service Jacob prepares for his departure from Laban by offering him a potentially lucrative proposal (Genesis 30:25–31:55).

Jacob & Esau - Round 2

Jacob & Esau - Round 2

37:23   

After gathering his wives and children and leaving Laban behind, Jacob faces the dangerous confrontation with his brother Esau who had vowed to kill him because of his deception in the matter of the blessing from Isaac. (Genesis 32:1-33:20)

On The Run Again

On The Run Again

38:17   

After a long period of silence Jacob's story picks up again as his sons cause trouble and we see Jacob in the familiar role of being on the run.

The Beginning of the End

The Beginning of the End

34:20   

This lesson begins the story of Joseph, Jacob's son with Rachel, who will become the bridge for the family's travel to and 400 year settlement in Egypt.

Judah and Tamar

Judah and Tamar

33:39   

The story of Jacob's family focuses in on one particular son, Judah, through whom the Messiah would eventually come, and examines his unusual relationship with his daughter-in-law Tamar. (Genesis 38:1-30)

Joseph's Story

Joseph's Story

33:48   

After explaining Judah's connection to the coming Messiah, the Genesis writers finish their narrative with the telling of Joseph's story. (Genesis 39:1-40;23)

From Prison to Prince

From Prison to Prince

37:48   

After languishing in prison for several years Joseph is called upon to interpret Pharaoh's dreams and in doing so successfully is transformed from being a prisoner to becoming a prince of Egypt. (Genesis 41:1-57)

Confrontation

Confrontation

38:17   

Joseph finally confronts his brothers who initially sold him into slavery (Genesis 42:1-44:34).

Reunion and Reconciliation

Reunion and Reconciliation

39:34   

After reuniting with his brothers after a separation of 20 years, Joseph lays a plan that will determine if a reconciliation will be possible. (Genesis 45:1-46:27)

Family Reunion

Family Reunion

34:17   

This lesson describes the final episode in Joseph's story where Jacob, Joseph and their families are reunited and settled in Egypt.

Jacob's Prophecies

Jacob's Prophecies

40:20   

At the end of his life Jacob gives each of his sons a prophecy concerning their future. This event along with the death of both Jacob and Joseph will close out the Genesis record.

Final Summary

Final Summary

36:50   

In this last lesson Mike will wrap up this long study by sharing three key lessons taught to us by Genesis.

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