Patriarchs

1 Old Testament Summary

1 Old Testament Summary

Why is the Old Testament important to us? Timothy emphasizes that “All Scripture is God-breathed.” The amazing unity of theme and purpose makes it nothing less than the living word of...

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2 Adam – A Fallen Faith

2 Adam – A Fallen Faith

A word from God, a burst of light; the world was born. Creation, culminating with the crown of creation, Adam and Eve, was good in God’s eyes. Objective A perfect world Forbidden Fruit The...

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3 From Fall to Flood

3 From Fall to Flood

As earth’s population grow, murder, lust and evil spread their tentacles into every aspect of creation. While God saves Noah and his family, ample warnings sound out to the rest of the...

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4 The World in Confusion – Babel

4 The World in Confusion – Babel

After saving the world, Noah himself takes a fall. Again God steps into a godless world – this time, in a much more subdued manner. Objectives Standards falling Irony of Noah Irony of Noah...

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5 Job – Faith under Fire

5 Job – Faith under Fire

Job enjoys close fellowship with God. Caught between a crossfire between God and Satan, he stands firm defying Satan before his proud father God and getting to see God in a new light....

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6 Abraham – Soaring Faith

6 Abraham – Soaring Faith

At the time God calls Abraham to father the nation Israel, civilization prospers and grows; so does idolatory. Abraham takes time to respond and build faith but eventually goes all out in...

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7 Isaac – Gliding Faith

7 Isaac – Gliding Faith

Isaac is “gliding” on the faith and blessings of his father. While he does carry the legacy to some extent, we do see numbness to God taking over and complacency setting in. Abraham -...

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8. Jacob Compelling Faith

8. Jacob Compelling Faith

It is Jacob, who becomes Israel and fathers/grandfathers children who represent the tribes of Israel. God deals with deception and brings out his passion and drive for the right things.To...

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9. Joseph – Unwavering Faith

9. Joseph – Unwavering Faith

The touching story of Joseph inspires, as he transitions from father’s pet to second most powerful person in the world. As God is with him throughout, what looks like the end of the game,...

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11 God’s Special interventions

11 God’s Special interventions

We have seen God’s activity throughout Genesis. Was Jesus involved? How do we know it was Jesus? What message does He communicate on those occasions?To: Understand Christ’s role throughout...

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12. Moses – Humble Faith

12. Moses – Humble Faith

Born in Egypt, Moses is beautiful in God’s eyes. He experiences the best of worldly knowledge, power and riches as well as spiritual power and riches yet remains most humble in all the...

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13 Israel – Leanness of Soul

13 Israel – Leanness of Soul

Everyone seeks earthly prosperity. Few seek prosperity of soul. In spite of being God’s chosen people, Israel suffers from the leanness of soul syndrome. To understand the meaning of:...

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14 God’s Commandments

14 God’s Commandments

Is the Old Testament Law relevant today? Jesus says I came not to abolish the Law, but to fulfil it. He gives God’s commands a new perspective and takes it up a notch.God gave the...

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