08. God’s Covenant with Abram (Genesis 16:1-16)

Synopsis Gen16: Sarai told Abram to have children with Hagar. Hagar conceived, then ran away, but an angel sent her back. Hagar’s son was Ishmael. Moral Lesson It was not Abraham’s great faith that explains all the good things that happened in Abraham’s life,...

07. Abram Rescues Lot (Genesis 13:10 – 15:24)

Synopsis Gen13: Abram journeyed with his nephew Lot. Their servants argued, so Lot went to Sodom, Abram to Canaan. The LORD promised Abram the land. Gen14: The kings went to war and took Lot captive. Abram rescued Lot. Melchizedek blessed Abram and Abram gave him a...

06. Call of Abraham (Genesis 11:26 – 12:20)

Synopsis Gen12: God told Abram, “Go, I will make you a great nation. You will be a blessing.” In Egypt Abram lied about Sarai and Pharaoh was cursed. Moral Lesson This story paints the illustration of “Stepping with Faith”. Abram did not know...

05. Tower of Babel (Genesis 9:20 – 11:26)

Synopsis Gen9: God blessed Noah and set the rainbow as a sign that he would never flood the earth again. Noah got drunk and cursed Ham’s son Canaan. Gen10: Japheth’s line lived in the coastlands; Ham’s included Nimrod and the Canaanites; Shem’s...

04. The Flood (Genesis 6:1 – 9:17)

Synopsis Gen6: Humankind corrupted the earth with evil. God decided to destroy them. He told Noah to build an ark to be saved from the flood. Gen7: Noah and his family went into the ark with two of each creature. It rained for forty days and forty nights and the earth...