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The Story of Genesis in the Chinese Characters

The Story of Genesis in the Chinese Characters

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The Chinese language is much older than when Moses wrote the book of Genesis. Interestingly, some of the traditional Chinese characters may indicate a clear knowledge of the same events as revealed by God to Moses, and we can draw the conclusion that the ancestors of the Chinese knew these stories and passed them on in their written language.

The Chinese language is much older than when Moses wrote the book of Genesis. Interestingly, some of the traditional Chinese characters may indicate a clear knowledge of the same events as revealed by God to Moses, and we can draw the conclusion that the ancestors of the Chinese knew these stories and passed them on in their written language.

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The Story of Genesis in the Chinese Characters

  1. 1. The Story of Genesis in Chinese Characters “In the beginning God”
  2. 2. The Chinese Language
  3. 3. The Chinese Language Oldest continuous written language
  4. 4. The Chinese Language 4,500 years ago
  5. 5. The Chinese Language Drew pictures to express words or ideas
  6. 6. The Chinese Language Simple pictures were combined to make more complex thoughts.
  7. 7. The Chinese Language This lesson is based on the traditional Chinese characters.
  8. 8. mouth man older brother
  9. 9. mouth man older brother
  10. 10. C. H. Kang
  11. 11. 2500 1500 600 30 2000 BC BC BC AD AD Chinese First 5 B Death language books u of d first of the d Jesus written Bible h a written
  12. 12. Buddha Shang Di 2500 1500 600 30 2000 BC BC BC AD AD Chinese First 5 B Death language books u of d first of the d Jesus written Bible h a written
  13. 13. Why the Bible is NOT a western book
  14. 14. Why the Bible is NOT a western book Originally written in Hebrew & Greek
  15. 15. Why the Bible is NOT a western book First writers were from Egypt and Babylon (Iraq)
  16. 16. Why the Bible is NOT a western book First five books written by Moses, an adopted son of the king of Egypt (1500 BC).
  17. 17. Why the Bible is NOT a western book The first five books focus on the beginning of the nation of Israel...
  18. 18. Why the Bible is NOT a western book but first 11 chapters record the history that ALL nations share.
  19. 19. The Creation of Man
  20. 20. “then Jehovah God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living being.” —Genesis 2.7, p. 3 OT
  21. 21. “then Jehovah God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living being.” —Genesis 2.7, p. 3 OT
  22. 22. Dust Breath Alive To Talk
  23. 23. To Talk Walking To Create
  24. 24. Alive Dust Man First
  25. 25. God one Man garden happiness
  26. 26. The Garden
  27. 27. “And Jehovah God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there He put the man whom He had formed.” —Genesis 2.8, p. 3 OT
  28. 28. “And Jehovah God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there He put the man whom He had formed.” —Genesis 2.8, p. 3 OT
  29. 29. Garden of Eden West
  30. 30. One Person Enclosure, West Garden
  31. 31. The Creation of Woman
  32. 32. “The Jehovah God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” —Genesis 2.18, p. 3 OT
  33. 33. One Person Enclosure, West Garden
  34. 34. West Woman To want, To desire, Necessary
  35. 35. Two People Beginning, First
  36. 36. The Woman and the Forbidden Fruit
  37. 37. “And Jehovah God planted a garden in Eden... Out of the ground Jehovah God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. —Genesis 2.8-9, p. 3 OT
  38. 38. “And Jehovah God planted a garden in Eden... Out of the ground Jehovah God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. —Genesis 2.8-9, p. 3 OT
  39. 39. “And Jehovah God commanded the man, ‘You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die.’” —Genesis 2.16-17, p. 3 OT
  40. 40. “So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate.” —Genesis 3.6, p. 4 OT
  41. 41. “So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate.” —Genesis 3.6, p. 4 OT
  42. 42. Two Woman To covet, Trees desire
  43. 43. Life Secret, garden man Devil, or private Satan Motion
  44. 44. Two Cover Devil Tempter Trees
  45. 45. “she took of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate. Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves.” —Genesis 3.7, p. 4 OT
  46. 46. Man Fruit Naked
  47. 47. Man Fruit Naked Clothing Fruit Naked
  48. 48. “she took of its fruit and ate” “To the woman He said, ‘I will greatly increase your pangs in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children.” —Genesis 3.6, 16, p. 4, 5 OT
  49. 49. “she took of its fruit and ate” “To the woman He said, ‘I will greatly increase your pangs in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children.” —Genesis 3.6, 16, p. 4, 5 OT
  50. 50. A Piece Two Pain Trees
  51. 51. “in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you.” —Genesis 3.17-18, p. 5 OT
  52. 52. Pain, sorrow, toil “in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you.” —Genesis 3.17-18, p. 5 OT
  53. 53. Ancient Weeds Sorrow
  54. 54. Sin Death (separation God from God) Adam Eve
  55. 55. Hand Lance Me
  56. 56. Hand Lance Me Me Sheep Righteousness “not guilty”
  57. 57. The First Murder
  58. 58. “And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him.” —Genesis 4.8, p. 6 OT
  59. 59. “And Jehovah but a mark on Cain, so that no one who came upon him would kill him.” —Genesis 4.15, p. 6 OT
  60. 60. Mouth Man Eldest Son “shun” Cruel, violent
  61. 61. The World-Wide Flood
  62. 62. Person Eight Boat Large ship
  63. 63. Eight United Earth Total
  64. 64. Total Water Flood
  65. 65. Mouth Eight Water To hand down, To continue
  66. 66. How Nations and Languages Were Divided
  67. 67. “Come, let us go down, and confuse their language there, so that they will not understand one another’s speech.” —Genesis 11.7, p. OT
  68. 68. “So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the face of all the earth.” —Genesis 11.8, p. OT
  69. 69. 㔾 Great West Division Walk Migrate
  70. 70. Compiled and Presented by: Chinese Characters Dave Stewart www.churchofchristmiranda.com #01 The Story of Genesis in Chinese Characters Synopsis: The Chinese language is much older than when Moses wrote the book of Genesis. Interestingly, some of the traditional Chinese characters may indicate a clear knowledge of the same events as revealed by God to Moses, and we can draw the conclusion that the ancestors of the Chinese knew these stories and passed them on in their written language. “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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