Genesis Part I Slide Show

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Evening Slide Presentation from East End Baptist Church

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Bible Basics:

Bible Basics Introducing Genesis Part I

A Quick Preview:

A Quick Preview Author: Moses Other views? JEDP Later Scribes Date: 15 th Century BC Or later Chronology: First or second book written (Job) Language: Hebrew Title: Genesis or “Beginnings” Division: Pentateuch or Torah (Law) Original: Torah English Traditional: Law

Title and Section:

Title and Section Genesis (from γένεσις ) Hebrew: בראשׁית ( bĕrēšît ) Divisions: Old Testament Law (Torah) Pentateuch

Authorship:

Authorship Moses As part of foundational law for Israel Also to explain the origin of the nation Alternate views place authors to explain and unify Israel/Judah against the Babylonians

Date and Chronology:

Date and Chronology Written around: 1400 BC (primary form; some edits of place names later) Addresses everything from Creation until captivity in Egypt (???? BC until roughly 1800s BC) Compiled approximately 400 years later

Language and Culture :

Language and Culture Hebrew Probably wax impression, some carving into stone, eventual transfer to more permanent materials Culture: patriarchal society; loose governance in many places; insecurity of the wider world

Key Points in Text:

Key Points in Text Toledoth Sections: Gen. 2:4, 5:1, 6:9, 10:1, 11:10, 11:27, 25:12, 25:19, 36:1, 36:9, 37:2 Divides Genesis into 10 major parts Suggested as records compiled by Moses Genesis 1:1 would be the header for the first part

Key Points in Text Part 2:

Key Points in Text Part 2 Creation: Genesis 1-2 Fall: Genesis 3 Collapse: Genesis 4-5 Flood: Genesis 6-9 Catastrophe: Genesis 10-11 Family of Faith: Genesis 12-50

Key Points in Text Part 2:

Key Points in Text Part 2 Creation: Genesis 1-2 Fall: Genesis 3 Collapse: Genesis 4-5 Flood: Genesis 6-9 Catastrophe: Genesis 10-11 Family of Faith: Genesis 12-50

Special Issues:

Special Issues Creation issues 24 hours? Day/Age? Gap Theory? Theistic Evolution? Archaeological Supports

Special Issues:

Special Issues Events: Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac Lot’s daughters The Flood of Noah Joseph

Historical Notes:

Historical Notes More than 250 cultures have flood stories Connections between Genesis and other cultural origin stories

Summary Application :

Summary Application What are the three main applications of this book? 1: God as Originator of All 2: The Promise of Redemption 3: The Beginning of Redemption’s Fulfillment

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