finished chapter 11. We spent extra time studying the first three chapters of
Genesis, because they are so foundational for understanding the rest of the
book and the rest of the Bible. Genesis 1 and 2 show us that the entire
universe was designed for the habitation of the man and the woman. Genesis 3
reveals the origin of sin, the nature of sin, the consequences of sin, the need
for a Savior, the promise of a Redeemer, and who the real enemy is. The rest of
the Bible makes no sense without Genesis 3.
students are practicing looking at the context, finding the structure, stating
the main idea, identifying the need for Christ, and applying the author’s
intended message to their own contemporary situation. They are asking
thoughtful questions and considering how their own lives ought to change as a
result of understanding the message of Genesis
Pray for us
as we look at the lives of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph in the final two
days. Please continue to pray for healing for Pastor Garry’s wife who has been diagnosed
with pneumonia and is undergoing further tests.