Jared Smith's Sermons

Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 14

Some of the points covered in this sermon:

• A general introduction to the book is provided
• Ten lessons are drawn from the book
• The book of Genesis begins with the TriUne Jehovah (1:1)
• The book of Genesis asserts the TriUne Jehovah has brought all things into existence (1:1-2:3)
• As the self-existent and eternal God, He drew up a blueprint for time and creation before bringing either into existence (1:1)
• The book of Genesis is not designed to serve as a science book. However, the account of creation perfectly aligns with the facts of science. (1:1-2:3)
• The book of Genesis identifies only two types of creatures which are capable of entering a personal relationship with God—angels and humans (2:7; 3:1)
• The book of Genesis distinguishes between two types of humans—male and female (1:26-28; 2:18-25)
• The book of Genesis reveals the authority upon which the human race is in relationship to God—the Covenant of Works (2:16,17)
• The book of Genesis reveals the sinner cannot make himself/herself right with God by earning His favor through good works (3:1-13)
• The book of Genesis reveals how God has made sinners right with Himself—upon the authority of the Covenant of Grace (3:15-24)
• The book of Genesis distinguishes between two groups of the human race—the elect and the non-elect