by Philip E. Friesen
This study on Genesis is a 25-part study and can be done in its entirety or leaders can pick which parts they want to go through. Doing this over an entire semester would be helpful because of its length.
What does the story of creation mean for the world and humans?
A deeper look at what being human means for us.
Evil and disobedience cause broken relationships.
Shame leads to competition, jealousy, and violence, as seen in the story of Cain and Abel.
God brings the flood to earth.
The story of the tower of Babel.
An introduction to the second section of the Genesis study.
Abram and Sarai go to Egypt and face some misfortune.
God forms a covenant with Abram.
Abram seeks to fulfil God's promise through Hagar and Ishmael.
Sarah is incredulous towards God's promise.
Sarah and Hagar run into problems.
God tests Abraham's faith.
Abraham sends Isaac to get a wife.
The story of Isaac's sons, Jacob and Esau.
Jacob leaves home and gets married.
Jacob's family grows!
Jacob gets a new name after an interesting dream.
Townspeople cause problems for Jacob's daughter.
Jacob returns to Bethel.
Jacob's sons are jealous of Joseph and take drastic measures.
Joseph lives in Potiphar's house.
Joseph is in jail, but God is there too.
Joseph sees his family again.
Joseph forgives his brothers and they all move to Egypt.
These Bible studies and more can be found on the International Student Ministry website.