Genesis In the beginning  ray-sheeth' God  el-o-heem' created  baw-raw' the  ayth  heavens  shaw-mah'-yim,   shaw-meh' and...
The Book of Beginnings <ul><li>All that is to be developed later in scripture is planted in Genesis. It serves as the intr...
Genesis <ul><li>Moses is believed to be the one who compiled this book, even though in scripture he is never mentioned to ...
<ul><li>Genesis can clearly be divided into two main parts – Chap. 1-11 & 12-50. </li></ul><ul><li>First section (Chap. 1-...
Genesis <ul><li>The Book of Genesis is not a  Complete  or universal history of the world or mankind </li></ul><ul><li>It ...
Contribution of the Book of Genesis to the Bible: <ul><li>It is the Foundation of ALL Bible history and doctrine. </li></u...
GENESIS REVELATION In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth  1:1 I saw a new heaven and a new earth  21:1 The...
 
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Genesis and Old Testament Basics

  1. 1. Genesis In the beginning ray-sheeth' God el-o-heem' created baw-raw' the ayth heavens shaw-mah'-yim, shaw-meh' and the ayth earth eh'-rets Gen. 1:1
  2. 2. The Book of Beginnings <ul><li>All that is to be developed later in scripture is planted in Genesis. It serves as the introduction to the Pentateuch and all other scripture. </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis importance may be seen in that it is quoted more than 60 times in the N.T. </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis means, Origin; Source; Generation; Birth. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Genesis <ul><li>Moses is believed to be the one who compiled this book, even though in scripture he is never mentioned to have written it. </li></ul><ul><li>Moses is believed to have utilized older written sources, oral tradition and things directly revealed to him by God. </li></ul>Genesis
  4. 4. <ul><li>Genesis can clearly be divided into two main parts – Chap. 1-11 & 12-50. </li></ul><ul><li>First section (Chap. 1-11) is arranged around four outstanding events. </li></ul><ul><li>Second part (12-50) is arranged around four outstanding persons. </li></ul><ul><li>Tying them all together is the idea of the Sovereignty of God. </li></ul>Genesis
  5. 5. Genesis <ul><li>The Book of Genesis is not a Complete or universal history of the world or mankind </li></ul><ul><li>It is rather the first chapter in the history of the saving of mankind from sin and eternal loss. </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis in 12 Words : </li></ul><ul><li>4 Events: Creation, Sin, Flood, Nations </li></ul><ul><li>4 People: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph </li></ul>
  6. 6. Contribution of the Book of Genesis to the Bible: <ul><li>It is the Foundation of ALL Bible history and doctrine. </li></ul><ul><li>This sweeping panorama from Eden to Ur to Haran to Canaan to Egypt covers more time than the rest of the Bible; and it introduces all that is to follow. </li></ul><ul><li>It helps us in the study of the Book of Revelation because the first 3 chapters of the Bible are so closely related to the last 3 chapters of the Bible. </li></ul>
  7. 7. GENESIS REVELATION In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth 1:1 I saw a new heaven and a new earth 21:1 The darkness he called night 1:5 There shall be no night there 21:25 God made the two great lights (sun and moon) 1:16 The city has no need of the sun or the moon 21:23 In the day you eat of it you shall surely die 2:17 And there shall no longer be any death 21:4 Satan appears as the deceiver of mankind 3:1 Satan disappears from the scene forever 20:10 A garden into which defilement entered 3:6-7 A city into which defilement will never enter 21:27 I will greatly multiply your pain 3:16 No longer any mourning, or crying, or pain 21:4 Cursed is the ground because of you 3:17 There shall no longer be any curse 22:3 They were driven from God’s presence 3:24 They shall see the face of Deity 22:4 Access to the tree of life disinherited in Adam 3:24 Access to the tree of life reinstated in Christ 22:14

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