Jesus Through the Word: Genesis

Week Two: Genesis

Outline of Book

  1. First Things—Genesis 1-5

  2. Noah to Babel—Genesis 6-11

  3. Abraham—Genesis 12-25

  4. Isaac—Genesis 26-27

  5. Jacob and Co.—Genesis 28-50

Themes

  1. Separation

    1. Throughout Creation—Genesis 1-2

    2. Noah—Genesis 6

    3. Babel—Genesis 11

    4. Abraham—Genesis 12, 17

    5. Joseph—Genesis 38

  2. The Younger Son

    1. Abel—Genesis 4

    2. Isaac—Genesis 17

    3. Jacob—Genesis 25

    4. Judah—Genesis 49

    5. Perez—Genesis 38

    6. Joseph—Genesis 39-48

    7. Ephraim—Genesis 48

  3. Promises and Blessings

    1. Promise to Eve—Genesis 3:15

    2. Promise to Noah—Genesis 9:8-17

    3. Promise to Abraham—Genesis 22:15-18

    4. Promise to Jacob—Genesis 35:9-12

    5. Promise to Judah—Genesis 49:8-10


Where is Jesus?

  1. Adam (3:6-7—Romans 5:12-14)

  2. Ark (9:6–1 Peter 3:18ff)

  3. Abraham (12:1-7—Gal 3:7-9, 16)

  4. Isaac (Genesis 22:1-14—John 1:29, Hebrews 11:17-19)

  5. Jacob (28:12ff—John 1:51)

  6. Lion of Judah (49:8-10–Revelation 5:5)

  7. The Well (24:11ff, 29:2—John 4)


What is this book about?

Genesis portrays by means of accurate historical narration how this world began, and how it developed through the family of Abraham.

How does it point to Jesus?

Through the promises made first to Eve and then to Abraham we are told of the coming Seed, who will crush the serpents head, possess the gate of his enemies, and in whom all the nations of the earth will be blessed. 


Joe Carlson