Genesis: God's Creative Call

Overview

Do you struggle to know and follow God's call for you in the world? Genesis tells us that even the giants of faith—Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph—struggled to obey their Creator. But Genesis, the first book of the Old Testament, also reveals the amazing truth that the God who called a world and a nation into being also calls each of us to serve him.
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Overview

Do you struggle to know and follow God's call for you in the world? Genesis tells us that even the giants of faith—Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph—struggled to obey their Creator. But Genesis, the first book of the Old Testament, also reveals the amazing truth that the God who called a world and a nation into being also calls each of us to serve him.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830830220
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 1/26/2000
  • Series: LifeGuide? Bible Studies
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,291,341
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Before his passing in August 2004, Charles Hummel was formerly director of faculty ministries for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and president of Barrington College in Rhode Island. He was the author of fifteen books and Bible studies, including The Galileo Connection, Fire in the Fireplace, Genesis (in the LifeGuide Bible Study Series), and the bestselling booklet, Tyranny of the Urgent.

Hummel (1925-2008) had extensive experience leading Bible study groups and training Bible study leaders. With her husband, Charles, she coauthored many LifeGuide Bible studies and later worked with sepcial needs children at Elm Park Daycare Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Getting the Most Out of GenesisPart 1: Creation & Primeval History - Genesis 1--11
1. The Creation - Genesis 1:1--2:3
2. Adam & Eve - Genesis 2:4-25
3. The First Sin - Genesis 3
4. Cain & Abel - Genesis 4--5
5. The Flood - Genesis 6--7
6. The Rainbow - Genesis 8:1--9:17
7. The Tower of Babel - Genesis 9:18--11:32Part 2: Abraham, Isaac & Jacob--The Emergence of Israel
8. Abram's Call - Genesis 12--13
9. Conflict & Covenant - Genesis 14--15
10. Ishmael & Isaac - Genesis 16--17
11. Sodom & Gomorrah - Genesis 18--19
12. Political & Family Crises - Genesis 20--21
13. The Sacrifice of Isaac - Genesis 22--23
14. A Wife for Isaac - Genesis 24:1--25:11
15. Jacob & Esau - Genesis 25:12--27:40
16. Jacob in Exile - Genesis 27:41--30:24
17. Jacob Versus Laban - Genesis 30:25--31:55
18. Jacob Meets Esau - Genesis 32--33
19. Jacob's Compromise & Commitment - Genesis 34--36Part 3: Joseph--The Migration to Egypt
20. Joseph & His Brothers - Genesis 37--38
21. Slave & Prisoner - Genesis 39--40
22. Joseph Governs Egypt - Genesis 41--42
23. Family Reconciliation - Genesis 43:1--45:15
24. Jacob in Egypt - Genesis 45:16--47:31
25. Jacob's Blessing - Genesis 48--49
26. Joseph's Final Years - Genesis 50
Leader's Notes
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