Friday, January 17, 2014

Overview of Genesis

Gen 1.1; Story; God creates the heavens and the earth.
Gen 1.2; Story; The earth was without form and void, darkness over the deep, God hovered over waters
Gen 1.3-2.3; Story; The seven days of God speaking, naming and allocating tasks

Gen 2.4; Story; The generations of the heavens and the earth
Gen 2.5-20; Story; Creation story repeated, the LORD created Adam
Gen 2.21-25; Story; The LORD gives Adam a woman as a helper

Gen 3.1-7; Sin-Story; Adam and Eve are tempted by the serpent and disobey God
Gen 3.8-13; Story; The LORD God questions Adam and Eve on their actions
Gen 3.14-15; Story; The LORD curses the Serpent
Gen 3.16; Story; The LORD curses the Woman
Gen 3.17-19; Story; The LORD curses the Man
Gen 3.20-24; Story; The LORD makes garments for Adam and Eve and exiles them from the garden

Gen 4.1-2; Story; Adam and Eve have children Cain and Abel
Gen 4.3-16; Story; Cain and Abel's offerings, Cain kills Abel, God punishes and protects Cain
Gen 4.17-24; Story; Cain's generations and Lamech
Gen 4.25-26; Story; Adam and Eve have Seth and people begin to call on the name of the LORD
Gen 5.1-3; Story; The generations of Adam. Adam father’s a son in his own likeness.
Gen 5.4-32; Story; Adams line, including Seth, Enoch and Noah
Gen 6.1-4; Story; The sons of God take wives and the LORD limits the time his Spirit abides in humanity
Gen 6.5-9; Story; The LORD is grieved at evil humanity, but Noah finds favour
Gen 6.9-10; Story; Noah's generations. Noah is righteous man. He is blameless and walks with God. He has three sons.
Gen 6.11-22; Story; The LORD unveils his plans to destroy corrupt humanity and save Noah and his family
Gen 7.1; Story; The LORD instructs Noah to go into the ark, because he sees Noah as righteous
Gen 7.2-16; Story; Noah, his family and all the animals go into the ark. The LORD shuts them inside.
Gen 7.17-24; Story; The flood comes and everything dies.

Gen 8.1; Story; God remembers Noah and all the animals with him. God subsides the waters.
Gen 8.2-5; Story; The waters continue to drop and they can eventually see mountains again
Gen 8.6-12; Story; Noah sends out birds to see if the waters had subsided.
Gen 8.13-19; Story; The earth is now dry and God commands Noah and everyone else to leave the ark.
Gen 8.20-22; Story; Noah offers burnt offerings on an altar. The LORD smells the aroma and vows never again to curse the ground (Adam’s curse) and never again to strike down every living creature (Noah's flood)
Gen 9.1-17; Story; God blesses, commands and warns Noah and his sons. God makes a rainbow covenant with Noah.
Gen 9.18-28; Story; Noah drinks and gets naked. Noah's sons respond differently and are judged accordingly.
Gen 10.1-32; Story; The generations of Noah from which the nations spread over the earth after the flood.
Gen 11.1-9; Story; The people of the earth build a city and a tower and the LORD descends and scatters them.
Gen 11.10-26; Story; Shem's descendants reaching to Terah and Abram.
Gen 11.27-32; Story; The generations of Terah introducing Abram and Lot.

Gen 12.1-3; Story; God makes covenant promises to Abraham
Gen 12.4-9; Story; Abram heads toward the land the LORD promised him
Gen 12.10-20; Story; Abram and Sarai pretend to be siblings, God protects them and they get found out
Gen 13.1-13; Story; Abram and Lot separate because of the size of their flocks. Lot goes to Sodom.

Gen 13.14-18; Story; The LORD reaffirms his promises to Abram
Gen 14.1-12; Story; Kings of the land battle one another and in the process capture Lot
Gen 14.13-16; Story; Abram and 318 trained men defeat the victor and rescue Lot
Gen 14.17-18; Story; The rescued king of Sodom and Melchizedek king of Salem meet Abram.
Gen 14.19-20; Story; Abram is blessed by and tithes to Melchizedek
Gen 14.21-24; Story; Abram and the king of Sodom negotiate what they took back

Gen 15.1-6; Story; The LORD reaffirms his promises to Abram. Abram believed God and his belief in the promise is counted as righteousness by the LORD.
Gen 15.7-21; Story; The LORD ratified the covenant and the promises he has made to Abram

Gen 16.1-6; Story-Sin; Sarai gives Abram her servant Hagar and she becomes pregnant
Gen 16.7-15; Story; The LORD protects Hagar and Ishmael
Gen 16.16; Story; Abram is noted to be eighty six years old
Gen 17.1-14; Law; When Abram is ninety nine years old, the LORD renews the covenant, renames Abram to Abraham, and issues the covenant obligation of circumcision
Gen 17.15-21; Story; God promises to establish his everlasting covenant with Isaac, not Ishmael
Gen 17.22-27; Story; Abraham circumcised his whole family
Gen 18.1-8; Story; The LORD appears to Abraham. Abraham prepares him food and refreshments.
Gen 18.9-15; Story; The LORD predicts that next year they will have a son. Sarah is caught laughing to herself in disbelief.
Gen 18.16-33; Story; Abraham intercedes repeatedly for the righteous in Sodom.

Gen 19.1-23; Story; God rescues Lot and his family from Sodom
Gen 19.33-29; Story; God destroys Sodom
Gen 19.30-38; Story; Lots daughters sleep with Lot to continue their family lines
Gen 20.1-18; Story; Abraham does not say Sarah is his wife and God protects
Gen 21.1-7; Story; God is faithful and Isaac is born
Gen 21.8-21; Story; God protects Hagar and Ishmael after Abraham and Sarah removed them
Gen 21.22-34; Story; Abraham makes a covenant of peace with Abimelech

Gen 22.1-19; Story; Sacrifice of Isaac
Gen 22.20-24; Story; Abraham's brother Nahor has children
Gen 23.1-20; Story; Sarah dies and Abraham buys a burying place from the Hittites
Gen 24.1-67; Abraham gets a wife for his son Isaac

Gen 25.1-11; Story; Abraham dies and is buried
Gen 25.12-18; Story; The Generations of Ishmael (Abraham’s son from Hagar)
Gen 25.19-28; Story; The Birth of Jacob and Esau
Gen 25.29-34; Story; Esau sells his birthright
Gen 26.1-5; Story; God renews his promises to Abraham's offspring
Gen 26.6-11; Story; Isaac pretends Rebekah is his sister
Gen 26.12-22; Story; Isaac prospers under the Lords care
Gen 26.23-25; Story; Isaac calls upon the name of the LORD
Gen 26.26-33; Story; Abimelech makes a covenant of peace with Isaac
Gen 26.34-35; Story; Esau takes a foreign wife

Gen 27.1-46; Story; Isaac blesses Jacob first, Esau gets the leftovers
Gen 28.1-5; Story; Isaac continues to bless Jacob, warns him against taking a foreign wife
Gen 28.6-9; Story; Out of spite Esau takes a Canaanite for his wife
Gen 28.10-22; Story; God appears to Jacob in a dream and confirms the Abrahamic promises
Gen 29.1-30; Story; Jacob is deceived by Laban and serves fourteen years for Leah and Rachel
Gen 29.31-35; Story; Jacob bears children to Leah even though he prefers Rachel

Gen 30.1-24; Story; Rachel and Leah compete for more babies
Gen 30.25-43; Story; Jacob and Laban compete for a greater flock
Gen 31.1-21; Story; Jacob fears Laban and God commands Jacob to leave
Gen 31.22-42; Story; Laban pursues and catches Jacob
Gen 31.43-55; Story; Laban and Jacob make a covenant of peace

Gen 32.1-21; Story; Jacob prepares to meet Esau
Gen 32.22-32; Story; Jacob wrestles with God for his blessing
Gen 33.1-20; Story; Jacob meets Esau in peace
Gen 34.1-31; Story; Dinah is defiled and her brothers take revenge

Gen 35.1-15; Story; God blesses and renames Jacob to Israel
Gen 35.16-21; Story; Rachel, Jacob’s wife dies
Gen 35.22; Story; Reuben lay with his father's concubine and Israel heard of it
Gen 35.23-26; Story; Recounting the number of Jacob’s sons
Gen 35.27-29; Story; Jacob returns to Isaac. Isaac dies and is buried by Jacob and Esau
Gen 36.1-42; Story; The generations of Esau
Gen 37.1-2a; Story; The generations of Jacob
Gen 37.2b-11; Story; Joseph's dreams
Gen 37.12-36; Story; Joseph sold by his brothers

Gen 38.1-30; Story; Tamar pretends to be a prostitute to continue the family line
Gen 39.1-23; Story; Joseph resists potiphar's wife and is thrown in prison
Gen 40.1-23; Story; Joseph interprets the dreams of two prisoners sowing seeds of his release

Gen 41.1-36; Story; God interprets Pharaoh’s dreams through Joseph
Gen 41.37-57; Story; Joseph rises to power and provides for people in famine
Gen 42.1-38; Story Josephs brothers travel to Egypt to purchase grain

Gen 43.1-34; Story; Josephs brothers return to Egypt and eat with Joseph
Gen 44.1-44; Story; Joseph tests his brothers
Gen 45.1-28; Story; Joseph reveals himself to his brothers, explains God’s purpose and provides

Gen 46.1-7; Story; God tells Jacob to go to Joseph in Egypt
Gen 46.8-27; Genealogy; The list of all Jacobs family
Gen 46.28-34; Story; Jacob and Joseph reunited
Gen 47.1-12; Story; Jacob meets and blessed Pharaoh
Gen 47.13-27; Story; Pharaoh amasses a great amount of wealth and power
Gen 47.28-31; Story; Joseph promises not to bury Jacob in Egypt, but with his fathers

Gen 48.1-22; Story; Jacob blessed Ephraim and Manasseh, younger over the firstborn
Gen 49.1-27; Story; Jacob blessed his sons, recalls their past and predicts their future
Gen 49.28-33; Story; Jacob instructs his sons in his burial. Jacob is gathered to his people
Gen 50.1-14; Story; Joseph and his brothers with a large entourage  bury Jacob in Canaan
Gen 50.15-21; Story; Joseph reassures his brothers of his and God’s good intentions
Gen 50.22-26; Story; Joseph reminds Israel of God’s promise and asks to rest in the same place as his fathers