Genesis 16 – Abram and Hagar

In Genesis 16, we find the story of Abram fathering a son – Ishmael – by Sarai’s Egyptian maidservant Hagar. We also discuss in some detail the phrase “the angel of the LORD” which first appears in this chapter.

Genesis 15 – God’s Covenant with Abram

Genesis 15 tells us of God’s appearance to Abram in a vision through which God reiterated His promise to bring forth an innumerable nation from Abram’s own son and to give Abram’s offspring all the land from the Nile to the Euphrates as their inheritance. In Genesis 15:6, we read that Abram believed God and his faith was credited by God to Abram as righteousness.

Genesis 14 – Abram Meets Melchizedek

The first part of Genesis 14 details a series of battles that took place between two alliances of kings in which Abram’s nephew Lot was taken captive. When he returned from rescuing Lot, Abram was met by Melchizedek – King of Salem and priest of God Most High.

Genesis 12-13 – The Calling of Abram

Genesis 12 & 13 tell the story of God’s call for Abram to leave his father Terah in Haran and journey to a land that God would show him. When he arrived in Canaan, God promised to give all the land of Canaan to Abram’s descendants.

Genesis 9:18-10:32 – The Descendants of Noah

In this study, we examine the disturbing story of Noah’s curse upon his own grandson Canaan, and then look at the genealogy found in Genesis 10 which has been called “The Table of Nations.”

Genesis 6:1-7:10 – The Flood Part 1

The story of the great flood and God’s miraculous preservation of Noah and his family inside the ark God directed Noah to build is familiar to most people. Children love this story because of the animals that God told Noah to bring into the ark with him. The full story of the great flood takes up four chapters of Genesis – too much to cover properly in one session. In this first part, we take a look at God’s motivations for bringing a flood upon the earth, His promise to establish His covenant with Noah, and the details of the ark’s construction.

Ezekiel 38-39 Names

In order to analyze the prophecies found in Ezekiel 38-39 it is essential to be familiar with the names we find in the text. The names themselves frequently have significant meanings in Hebrews. It is also helpful to understand the histories and geographical home locations of the people groups identified … More…

Genesis 4-5 – From Adam to Noah

Chapters 4 & 5 of Genesis list the descendants of Adam and Eve down to Noah and his three sons just prior to the great flood. After briefly listing the descendants of their son Cain, these genealogies focus in on the descendants of their son Seth through whose line, Jesus … More…

Genesis 2:4-3:24

In the latter half of Genesis 2, God’s Word fills in the details of the creation of mankind including the commandment He gave to Adam – forbidding him to eat the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Then Genesis 3 tells us that Adam and … More…