Charts, maps, videos, links and more provide you with basic information to study Genesis.

Education materials include:

  • Bird's-eye Bible Brief: Genesis
  • Overview audio of Genesis from Got Questions
  • Interactive Genesis geography map from Eternal Ministries
  • Overview videos of Genesis (Part 1 & 2) from The Bible Project
  • Timeline of Genesis Events
  • Basic Bible Knowledge: Genesis Children's material & more

Birds Eye ViewBible Brief: Genesis

 

Four Great Events

 

 

  

 

   Job   

Four Great Individuals

Creation Fall of Man Great Flood Tower of Babel Abraham Isaac Jacob Joseph
1 - 2 3 - 4 5 - 9 10 - 11 12 - 25 25:19 - 26 27 - 36 37 - 50

Generation

De-generation

Re-generation

Fertile Crescent

Canaan

Egypt

~ 2000 years 281 years 81 years
c. 6000 - 4000 BC c. 2349 BC c. 2242 BC c. 1922 BC c. 1836 BC c. 1728 BC

 

Meaning of Genesis

origin, source, birth, beginning

Author

Moses

Date Written c. 1491 BC
Location Fertile Crescent, Canaan, Egypt
Key Verse(s) Genesis 1:1, 3:15, 12:1-3, 50:20
Audience Israel
Theme(s) Generations, Redemption

 


 

Genesis Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Foreshadowings, Practical Applications

 

Genesis summary information from Got Questions

 

 

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Genesis Locations

 

 

   

"In the beginning God created

the heavens and the earth."

- Genesis 1: 1

 


Genesis Overview Video - Part 1

Genesis 1 - 11

 

A 7:43 video 

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Genesis Overview Video - Part 2

Genesis 12 - 50

 

An 8:08 video

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"And I will put enmity between you and the woman,

And between your seed and her seed;

He shall bruise you on the head,

And you shall bruise him on the heel."

- Genesis 3: 15

 

  


 

Genesis 1 - 11

Four Great Events

 

Creation

God's whole creation was "very good." The relationships among God, humanity and the entire creation was in complete harmony. Genesis 1 - 2

The Fall

Sin, human rebellion against God, entered the world through one man, Adam. God's judgment on humankind is inevitable however, God's plan for salvation is also certain. Genesis 3 - 4

The Flood

Subsequent to The Flood, sin continues to plague humanity. Noah's family populated the earth once again. Genesis 5 - 9

Tower of Babel

The world is populated with extensive people groups, each with its own language, customs and beliefs. Genesis 10 - 11

 

Genesis 12 - 50

Four Great Individuals

 

c. 1922 BC
Abraham

Abraham

Calling, Covenant & Crises

c. 1850 BC
Isaac

Isaac

Bridge between Abraham & Jacob

c. 1836 BC
Jacob

Jacob

Deceiving, Being Deceived, Developing in maturity

c. 1728 BC
Joseph

Joseph

God's use of man's evil to accomplish His sovereign will

 

 


 

Genesis Overview Poster from The Bible Project

 

Poster Genesis

 

 

 

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Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

Additionally, you may use it as a coloring page for children.

 

  

"As for you, you meant evil againist me,

but God meant it for good

in order to bring about this present result,

to preserve many people alive."

- Genesis 50: 20

 


 

Basic Bible Building Blocks: Genesis 1 - 11

Children's material, Teacher guides, Coloring pages & more

 

Genesis - Coloring Page

Genesis - Bible Flash Card

 

Genesis 1:1 - 2:25 - Creation + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 1:26 - 4:1 - God Makes Adam and Eve + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 2:8 - 17 - The Garden of Eden + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 2: 8 - 25 - Coloring Page

Genesis 3:1 - 4:1 - Adam and Eve are Tempted + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 4:1 - 17 - Cain and Abel + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 5:18 - 24 - Enoch + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 5:28 - 6:22 - Noah Builds the Ark + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 7:1 - 8:19 - God Sends a Great Flood + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 8:20 - 9:17 - God's Covenant + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 10:8 - 10; 11:1 - 9 - The Tower of Babel + (Teacher's Guide)

   

"And I will make you a great nation,

And I will bless you,

And make your name great;

And so you shall be a blessing;

3And I will bless those who bless you,

And the one who curses you I wil curse.

And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."

- Genesis 12: 2 - 3

 

Basic Bible Building Blocks: Genesis 12 - 50

Children's material, Teacher guides, Coloring pages & more

 

Genesis 11:26 - 12:9 - God Calls Abram + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 12:10 - 13:1 - Abram and Sarai Visit Egypt + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 13: 6 - 18 - Lot Leaves Abram + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 14 - Lot's Captivity and Rescue + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 15:1 - 17:19; 18: 1 - 16 - God Makes a Promise to Abram + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 16 - Hagar and Ishmael + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 18: 16 - 33 - Abraham Bargains with God + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 19: 1 - 30 - Sodom & Gomorrah + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 21: 1 - 8 - Isaac is Born + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 22: 1 - 18 Abraham Offers Isaac + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 24: 1 - 67 A Bride for Isaac + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 25: 19 - 34; 27: 1 - 46; 33 Jacob & Esau + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 27: 1 - 46 Isaac Blesses Jacob + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 28: 10 - 22 Jacob's Dream + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 29: 1 - 30 Leah & Rachel + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 29: 31 - 30: 24; 35: 16 - 26 The Sons of Jacob + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 28: 10 - 22 Your Name Shall Be Israel + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 37: 3 - 36 Joseph is Sold by His Brothers + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 39: 1 - 23 Joseph & Potiphar + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 40: 1 - 41: 57 Joseph in Prison + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 42: 1 - 44: 34 Joseph Tests His Brothers + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 45: 1 - 16 Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers + (Teacher's Guide)

Genesis 45: 17 - 50: 26 Jacob Moves to Egypt + (Teacher's Guide)

 

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