The Book of Genesis

Course Description

This online course is an introduction to the Book of Beginnings which will help you to understand God’s plan of redemption and help you discover the relationship and importance of the Book of Genesis to our lives. We will look at how God’s nature and character is revealed through His words and deeds, and we will look at man, what God wants him to do, and what he does. In this course, you will become familiar with the theology and major themes of the Bible, including the themes of creation, the fall, God’s covenant and His redemption. This course is offered by Trinity Video Seminary

Course Objectives

  • to explain the purpose and theological outlook of the Book of Genesis;
  • to gain understanding of the content of the first book of the Bible and its key themes;
  • to provide profound insights into the nature of man and the world;
  • to examine the differences between the biblical view and the scientific view on the origin of the universe and man;
  • gain insight into how Genesis points to Christ and can be read in light of the gospel.

Course Outline

Lecture 1  Chapter 1:1. Being of God

Lecture 2. Chapter 1:1-31. The Deeds of God

Lecture 3. Chapter 2. Creation of a Man and a Woman

Lecture 4. Chapter 3. Fall and Its Consequences

Lecture 5. Chapter 4-5. Adam’s Genealogy

Lecture 6. Chapter 6-9. The Flood and the Redеmption of Noah

Lecture 7. Chapter 11. The Tower of Babel

Lecture 8. Chapter 12. Calling with a Promise

Lecture 9. Chapter 13. Abram and Lot Separate; God Gives More Information about His Promise

Lecture 10. Chapter 14. Spiritual Implications of Abram’s Victory; Melchizedek is the Perfect Picture of Christ

Lecture 11. Chapter 15. Old Testament Lesson about Salvation

Lecture 12. Chapter 16. Abram Attempts to Help God but Fails

Lecture 13. Chapter 17-18:15. New Names and the Covenant of Circumcision

Lecture 14. Chapter 18:16 -19:28. Abraham Rescues Lot by Prayer

Lecture 15. Chapter 20 -21. The Fulfillment of God’s Promise

Lecture 16. Chapter 22. The Mount Everest of the Old Testament

Lecture 17. Chapter 23-27. The Family of Isaac and Rebekah

Lecture 18. Chapter 28 -29. Jacob’s Life after His Escape

Lecture 19. Genesis 29. Jacob Learns the Principle of Sowing and Reaping

Lecture 20. Genesis 30. Rachel is Jealous of Her sister. Two Superstitions

Lecture 21. Genesis 31. Jacob Returns Home after 20 Years of Exile

Lecture 22. Genesis 32-33. Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau

Lecture 23. Genesis 34. Dinah and Shechem. Jacob’s Sons Revenge for Their Sister

Lecture 24. Genesis 35 -36. Covenant with Jacob is Renewed at Bethel

Lecture 25. Genesis 37. Joseph is Jacob’s Favourite Son

Lecture 26. Genesis 38. Two Sons of Judah Commit Sins and Die

Lecture 27. Genesis 39. Joseph is in the House of Potiphar

Lecture 28. Genesis 40. Joseph’s Ministry in Prison

Lecture 29. Genesis 41. Joseph Interprets Pharaoh’s Dreams

Lecture 30. Genesis 42. Joseph’s Brothers Bowed Down to Him in Egypt

Lecture 31. Genesis 43. Jacob’s Sons Go Back to Egypt

Lecture 32. Genesis 44-45. Joseph Tests His Brothers

Lecture 32. Genesis 44-45. Joseph Tests His Brothers

Lecture 33. Genesis 46 -50. Moving to Egypt

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The Book of Genesis