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Sermons On Genesis, Jared Smith

AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Benefits Of Long Life”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the main structure of Genesis 5:1-6:8
• Reviewing the main structure of Genesis 5:3-32
• Showing the main structure of Genesis 5:3-20
• Showing how it was possible for the early patriarchs to live so long (an average of 900 years)
• Highlighting three main reasons God extended the lifespan of the early patriarchs
• First, it was God’s design to quickly populate the earth
• Second, it was God’s design to endure with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction
• Distinguishing between God’s purpose for the elect, and His purpose for the non-elect
• Third, it was God’s design to bless society with gospel witnesses
• Explaining how a gospel witness is one of the rich blessings God bestows upon individuals, families, communities and nations

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Death And Translation”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the main structure of Genesis 5:1-6:8
• Showing the main structure of Genesis 5:3-32
• Showing how eight of the ten tables of descendants end with a record of death, whereas two of the tables end with a record of life
• Showing the relationship between Enoch and Noah, both of which end with a record of life, but where Enoch was translated that he should not see death, Noah stands as the representative of new life in a new world
• Showing how death and translation are not only fundamental doctrines of the faith, but also among the most practical and relevant considerations of one’s life
• Using the framework of sovereign grace as a backdrop, death and translation are illustrated and explained

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Federal Headship Of The Two Adams”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Showing the link between Genesis 5:1b,2 and 6:1-8, which underscores the federal headship of Adam and Christ
• Explaining the meaning of the terms “federal” and “headship”
• Considering whether the Lord Jesus Christ should be called the “last Adam” or the “second Adam”, in light of 1 Corinthians 15:45
• Explaining the federal headship of Adam, according to the framework of sovereign grace
• Showing how Adam was appointed the federal head of the human race, under the authority of the covenant of works
• Explaining the federal headship of Christ, according to the framework of sovereign grace
• Showing how Christ was appointed the federal head for His elect people, under the authority of the covenant of grace
• Affirming these truths by comparing the framework of sovereign grace with Romans 3:24-26, Psalm 85:10, Romans 5:12-21 and Isaiah 9:6
• Challenging the indifference and/or antipathy of unregenerate sinners in light of the foregoing truths
• Encouraging the distressed and penitent hearts of regenerate sinners in light of the foregoing truths

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“If The Foundations Be Destroyed”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Linking the statement of Genesis 5:1b,2 with Genesis 1:26-28, both of which record the sixth day of creation
• Highlighting the similarities and differences between the two records
• Considering whether one of the statements is a redundant repetition
• Asserting the irreplaceable value of Genesis 5:1b,2
• Showing the structural value of Genesis 5:1b,2
• Showing the doctrinal value of Genesis 5:1b,2
• Showing the atmospheric (or cultural) value of Genesis 5:1b,2

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Gospel Law”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the structure of Genesis 5:1-6:8
• The error of subverting God’s sanctification by the gospel law
• Explaining the difference between the relationship Adam had with God before the fall, and the relationship regenerate sinners have with God after the fall
• Showing the necessity and nature of the new birth
• Showing how the regenerate sinner is zealous unto good works and affirming that God has ordained that His elect people should walk in them
• Explaining the error of those who believe the heart law is given by God as the rule of conduct for a regenerate sinner’s sanctification
• Explaining the error of those who believe the ten commandments are given by God as the rule of conduct for a regenerate sinner’s sanctification
• Explaining the meaning of the gospel law and why it is the rule of conduct for a regenerate sinner’s sanctification

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