Who: It's about God
What: A study of the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Christian Old Testament
When: January through April, 2017
Sunday Mornings 10:00am - 10:45am
Where: Grace Bible Fellowship Middle School Room
Facilitator: Andria Barrett
The Book of Genesisis the first book of the ChristianOld Testament
The basic narrative expresses the central theme: God creates the world (along with creating the first man and woman) and appoints man as his regent, but man proves disobedient and God destroys his world through the Flood.
The new post-Flood world is equally corrupt, but God does not destroy it, instead calling one man, Abraham, to be the seed of its salvation. At God's command Abraham descends from his home into the land of Canaan, given to him by God, where he dwells as a sojourner, as does his son Isaac and his grandson Jacob. Jacob's name is changed to Israel, and through the agency of his son Joseph, the children of Israel descend into Egypt, 70 people in all with their households, and God promises them a future of greatness. Genesis ends with Israel in Egypt, ready for the coming of Moses and the Exodus. The narrative is punctuated by a series of covenants with God, successively narrowing in scope from all mankind (the covenant with Noah) to a special relationship with one people alone (Abraham and his descendants through Isaac and Jacob).
Jesus University classes will take place every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sunday of the month.
Prayer - every 1st Sunday of the month.
So come, join us and be blessed as you in turn will bless others. Look forward to seeing you!