Suggested Analysis of Genesis

J. B. Hewitt, Chesterfield

Part 4 of 11 of the series Outline Studies in the Pentateuch

Primeval History, chs. 1-11.

From the Creation to the Condemnation, 1. 1 to 3. 24. God's Will declared, first period, (a) The Creation of the cosmos, 1. 1 to 2. 3. The Creation of the universe, 1. 1, telling us of the Being, the Power, the Sovereignty of God. The Re­creation of the planet, 1. 2 to 2. 3; Work days of God. Note (b) Some Keypoints of the passage:

Forming the Waste, vv. 2a-i3. Light announced, approved,appointed, w. 3-5. Heaven and earth appointed, w. 6-8. Land, sea, vegetable life appointed, vv. 9-13.

Furnishing the Empty, w. 2a, 14-31. Luminaries appointed and approved, w. 14-19. Life in the sea and air, w. 20-23. The creation of life on the earth, w. 24-31. The completion of God's work, 2. 1-3.

The Function of Mankind, 1. 26 to 2. 17. His constitution, character, commission, 26, 27. His cultivation of the earth, 1. 28-30; 2. 8-15. The constitution and com­panionship of the woman, 2. 18-25.

The Fall of Man, 3. 1-24. The Serpent deceiving, v. 1; denying, v. 4; defying, w. 1-5.
The Woman - listening, w. 2-3; looking, v. 6; longing,v. 6; and losing, v. 7.
The Man - disobeyed, v. 6; discovered, v. 8; defeated, v. 24.
The Lord God - seeking, w. 8, 9; speaking, v. 9; separating, v. 15; sentencing, 14-19.

From Abel to the Apostasy, 4. 1 to 8. 14. God's Word defied.

SECOND PERIOD.

The Progress of Sin, 4.1 to 5. 32. Marked by anger. Two sons at home, w. 1-2; at worship, vv. 3-5; at variance, w. 8; assessed by God, vv. 9-10. Cain's misery, vv. 11-15; indignation. Cain's posterity, 4. 16-24; irreligion. Seth's posterity, 4. 25 to 5. 32; godliness.

The Pollution of Sin, 6. 1 to 8. 14. Marked by Apostasy. The divine probation, 6. 1-7; man's wickedness and vileness, vv. 2, 11; violence, v. 11; the divine purpose, w. 9-13; the divine plan, w. 14-17; the divine provision, w. 18-22; the divine pleasure, 7.1-9; the divine punish­ment, w. 10-24; *he divine preservation, 8. 1-14.

From the Bond to Babel, 8. 15 to 11. 9. God's Way Discarded third period. The Participants in Sin. Marked by amalga­mation.
The Summary of Noah's Life, 8. 15 to 11. 9.

The new command, 8. 15-17; revelation, 15-17; and response, 18-19.

The new communication, 8. 21-22; divine acceptance and assurance. >

The new commencement, 9.   1-7;  exhortation,  1-2; encouragement, 3; expectation, 7.

The new covenant, 8-17; its promise, 9, 11, 17; provi­sion, 9,10,15; pledge, 12,13; power, 14, 15.

The new calamity, 18-29; sins, 20, 21; shame and sorrow, 22, 23; servitude, 26.

The Spread of the Nations, ch. 10.

The family of Japheth, 2-5. Fourteen souls.

The Family of Ham, 6-20. Thirty souls.

The family of Shem, 21-23. Twenty-six souls.

The Scheme of the Nations, 11. 1-9.

Human pride and passion, 4a; and presumption, 4b.

Divine inspection, 5; decision, 7; dispersion, 8.

Abraham - The Pilgrimage of Faith, ii. 10 to 25.18.

Faith Travelling and Trusting, chs. 12-14. The Call of God.

The revelation to faith, 12. 1-3; the response, 4-9; relapse, 10-20. The restoration, 13. 1-4; rectitude, 5-13; renuncia­tion, 14-18. The resource, 14. 13-16; and recognition of faith, 17-24.

Faith's Training and Tryst, chs. 15-18. Communication from God. Learning in the valley, 15. 1-3; listening to God's voice,, 4-9; living in victory and looking at the victim, 10-18.
The Collapse of Faith, ch. 16. The wayward path, 1-5; the wounded pride, 6-9; the word of promise, 10-12; the way of patience, 13-16.
The Covenant of God, ch. 17. The revelation of relationship, 1—8; the requirements, 9-14; the recognition, 15-18; the rejoicing, and reception, 19-27.
Communion with God, ch.  18.  Its foundation,  1-8; its fellowship, 9-15; its favour, 16-21; its fervour, 22-33.

Faith Tested and Triumphant, chs. 19-22. The Claims of God. Tested by relatives, ch. 19; by ruin and rebuke, ch. 20; by response from God, ch. 21; by sunshine, 1-8; and shadow, 9-21; tested by relationship, ch. 21. 11-23; 22« l~3> 23. 1-9.

Faith triumphant through intercession, 19. 21; humiliation, 20. 11-18; through separation, 21. 11-13; consecration, 22. 3-10; provision, 22. 15-19; and through preparation, ch. 24.

Isaac - The Patience of Faith, 21 to 28. 9.

His Birth, ch. 21. According to promise, 1-7; followed bypersecution, 9-11; Gal. 4. 29; and expulsion of Hagar. His Burden and Binding, ch. 22. The travail, 1-2; trial, 6-10;triumph, 11-14; and testimony, 15-19.

His Bereavement, ch. 23. The chapter is taken up rather with Abraham and his sorrowing love, 1-3; his securing of aburial place, 4-16; and his sure hope, 19; Heb. 11. 14.

His Bride, ch. 24. The servant's great mission, 1-11; gracious manner, 11-22; glorious message, 34-48; grand ministry, 55-67

His Behaviour, ch. 26. A covenant confirmed, 1-5; a character revealed, 6-11; a commendation given, 12; conflict met by patience, 17-22; and testimony maintained, 24-33.

His Blessing, ch. 27. Preparation, 1-4; plotting, 5-17; presen­tation, 18-26; promise, 27; pleading and petition, 30; and product, 35-46.

Jacob - The Progress of Faith, 25.19 to 50.13.

The Deceiver, 25. 19 to 28. 9. The birthright bartered and bought, 25. 29-34; the blessing, 27. 1 to 28. 9; the blindness of Isaac, 1-5; the bungling of Rebekah, 27. 6-17; the blessing of Jacob, 18-29; the bitterness of Esau, 30-46; the benediction of Jacob, 28. 1-9.

The Dreamery 28. 10 to 31. 55. The charge, 28. 6, 7; contract, 13-15; confession, 16-18; consecration, 20-22; Jacob's contract, 29. 1-19; he is cheated, 20-30; his children, 29. 31 to 30, 24; the call of God, 31. 1-3; the consultation, 4-16; conflict, 22-42; and covenant, 43-55.

The Wrestler, 32. 1 to 35. 13. Jacob fearing, 1-7; praying, 9-12; planning, 13-23; resisting, 24-25; clinging, 26; confessing, 27; and halting, 31; conciliating Esau, ch. 33; the crime and calamity, ch. 34; the call of God, 35; in­struction, 1, preparation, 2-6, revelation, 9-13.

The Blesser, chs. 47-49. The loving blessing for Joseph's two sons, ch. 48; the last blessing on his own sons, ch. 49.

Joseph - The Power and Prosperity of Faith, chs. 37-50.

His loyalty at home, ch. 37; purity in slavery, ch. 39; his ability in prison, ch. 40; his humility at Pharaoh's court, ch. 41; his glory as prime minister in Egypt, chs. 42-44; his generosity to his brethren, ch. 45; his sympathy with his father, ch. 48. This saint of God was a favoured, faithful, fitted, friendly, famous, fruitful, fatherly man.

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ISSUE (1971, Volume 22 Issue 1)

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

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Gospel Work and other Assembly Activities

Psalm 2

Sardis

Suggested Analysis of Genesis

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There are 11 articles in this series

Outline Studies in the Pentateuch - Introduction

Genesis - Part 1

Genesis - Part 2

Suggested Analysis of Genesis

Exodus

Exodus: Its Message for Today

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

Glimpses of Christ

Outline Studies in the Penteteuch

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Outline Studies in Hebrews, Introduction

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 4 - 5

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 6-7

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 8 - 9

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 10

Outline Studies in the Pentateuch - Introduction

Genesis - Part 1

Genesis - Part 2

Suggested Analysis of Genesis

Exodus

Exodus: Its Message for Today

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

Glimpses of Christ

Outline Studies in the Penteteuch

The Authority of Scripture in This Modern Age

Truth for the Times - Introduction

Controlled by Divine Truth, 2 Peter 3

The Peril of Apostasy, Jude 4-19

The Antidote to Apostasy, Jude 1-3; 17-23

Christ in the Prison Epistles - Introduction

Ephesians - Christ our Leader and our Lord

Philippians - Christ our Life

Colossians - Christ our Head

Philemon - Christ our Example

Help from Haggai - Introduction

Help from Haggai, Verses 2. 10-23

The Eight Men of James Chapter One

Meditation-a Lost Art

The Cross in Galatians

The Industrious Servant of Jehovah

Abraham - Friend of God

Living by Faith, Habakkuk

Help from Haggai, Verses 1. 1-11

Help from Haggai, Verses 1. 12-15; 2. 1-9

The Son of Consolation

The Lion-Hearted Amount the Lions - Daniel 6

Obadiah

Jonah

Micah

Nahum

Habakkuk

Zephaniah

1 Thessalonians - Some Suggestions for Study

Outline Studies in the Minor Prophets - Introduction

Hosea

Joel

Amos

Haggai

Zechariah

Malachi

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 1

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 2-3

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 11

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 12

Outline Studies in Hebrews, Chapter 13