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Agape Bible Study - The Pentateuch Part 1
The Book of Genesis

The lessons are organized into subjects of one week study per lesson
This course is a study of the Book of Genesis
All references for the course are found in the Course Bibliography
The Book of Genesis is the first of five parts which comprise what Scripture calls “The Book of Moses.” The title “Genesis” is from the Greek meaning: “Beginning.” It is the first movement in the great liturgical symphony of the written record of God’s interaction with mankind. The “notes” of this “overture” are the divinely inspired words describing people and events which are meant as instruction for us, as St. Paul wrote concerning all of Old Testament Scripture: These things happened to them as an example, and they have been written down as a warning to us, upon whom the end of the ages has come (1 Cor 10:11). Join us in the study of the origins of man, his exercise and abuse of God’s gift of free will, and the beginning of God’s comprehensive plan for the salvation of humanity.
Lesson Number Description Handouts
Lesson 1 Introduction 2 Handouts
Lesson 2 The creation of the Heavens and the Earth 4 Handouts
Lesson 3 The creation of the Earth and the Heavens 3 Handouts
Lesson 4 The test of Free-will and the consequences of Man's fall from grace 2 Handouts
Lesson 5 Consequences of the Fall 3 Handouts
Lesson 6 The Great Flood and the Noahide Covenant 2 Handouts
Lesson 7 From Noah to the Call of Abraham:
Obedience to God is the Path to Salvation
5 Handouts
Lesson 8 The Story of Abraham Continues:
from Abram’s Egyptian Misadventure to The First International Conflict
3 Handouts
Lesson 9 The Story of Abraham Continues:
The Divine Promises Embodied in a Divine Covenant
2 Handouts
Lesson 10 Apparition at Mamre, Destruction of Sodom & Gomorrah,
Abraham's failure at Gerar, & Ishmael's Exile
1 Handout
Lesson 11 The Death of Sarah and a Bride for Isaac 2 Handouts
Lesson 12 The Life of the Patriarch Isaac 2 Handouts
Lesson 13 Jacob’s Journey from Refugee Son to Patriarch Part I 2 Handouts
Lesson 14 Jacob’s Journey from Refugee Son to Patriarch Part II 2 Handouts
Lesson 15 Jacob’s Dysfunctional Family in Canaan 1 Handout
Lesson 16 The Story of Joseph and His Brothers Part I 1 Handout
Lesson 17 Joseph the Savior of Egypt 1 Handout
Lesson 18 Joseph and his Brothers 1 Handout
Lesson 19 Joseph the Savior of Egypt 1 Handout
Lesson 20 Israel comes to Egypt 2 Handouts


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