Bible Study Notes on Genesis 12 – 20161013

Genesis 12:1-3  "...To a land that I will show you...I will make you a great nation...in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed" The Abrahamic covenant.  God told Abram to leave his country and extended family and go to a land that He would show him.  For His part, God would give …

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Bible Study Notes on Genesis 10 & 11 – 20161012

Genesis 10  Listing of the descendants of Noah through his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth.  The chapter lists some areas where the descendants migrated and settled.  Checked other sources for explanation of the location names and found some confusion over directions and families.  Important information from chapter 10 is: 1)  All nations or family groups …

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Bible Study Notes on Genesis 9 – 20161010

Genesis 9:1  "...Be fruitful and multiply..." 1-7 begins similar to Genesis 1:28 where God told man to subdue the earth and have dominion over all creatures.  However, now things are different. 2  "...fear of you and the dread of you shall be on every beast..." Instead of having dominion over the beasts, the beasts will …

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Bible Study Notes on Genesis 8 – 20161007

Genesis 8:1  "...God remembered Noah..." Like He could forget.  Interesting how the Bible puts things.  We tend to give God credit only when we see Him acting.  We pray for whatever is troubling us, and we wonder why God doesn't answer.  Seems like He's forgotten us.  But the scripture tells us He is bringing about …

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Bible Study Notes on Genesis 7 – 20161005

Genesis 7:1  "...you and all your household...you are righteous before Me in this generation" How sad that of all the people on the earth, mankind had corrupted himself to the point that only Noah and his family were considered righteous before God.  How merciful is God that He would choose to save just one if …

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Bible Study Notes on Genesis 6 – 20161003

Genesis 6:2  "...sons of God saw the daughters of men...took wives for themselves of all whom they chose" Questions have arisen over who were the sons of God and the daughters of men.  Here and in verse four.  But from what we've read thus far, this seems to be a reference to the line of …

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