In the beginning…God! – Genesis Background

In the beginning…God! – Genesis Background

Scripture Reference: Genesis 1:1

Sermon in a Sentence

Because God is the eternal _________________ of the universe, we all must ________________ to Him.

Sermon Outline

Introduction: Genesis – two divisions:
Chs 1-11 Chs 12-50
History from Adam to Abraham
History from Abraham to Joseph
  • Human race
  • Chosen race
  • Primeval history
  • Patriarchal history
  • Creation
  • Abraham
  • The Fall
  • Isaac
  • The Flood
  • Jacob
  • The Tower of Babel
  • Joseph
Authorship: Moses – Exod. 17:14; Deut. 31:24; Josh. 8:31; 2 Kings 14:6; Rom. 10:5; 2 Cor. 3:15; *John 5:45-47

Main Idea: Because God is the eternal _________________ of the universe, we all must ________________ to Him.

  1. There was a __________________
  2. God is ____________________  
  3. God is the source of ________________________

Practical Application:

  1. If God is at the ________________ of the universe, He should be at the __________________ of our lives  
  2. If God is in ________________, we should ________________ Him