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
  • Overview videos of Genesis (Part 1 & 2) from The Bible Project
  • Timeline of Genesis Events
  • Children's material for Genesis study by Calvary Curriculum

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
Key Verse(s) Genesis 1:1, 12:1-3
Audience Israel
Theme(s) Generations, Redemption

 

 


 

Genesis Overview Audio

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

 

Click the icon to hear a 6:36 audio of Genesis summary information from Got Questions:

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 Genesis Locations

 

 

 

 


 

Genesis Overview Video - Part 1

Genesis 1- 11

 

Click the icon to watch a 7:42 video 

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Genesis Overview Video - Part 2

Genesis 12 - 50

 

Click the icon to watch an 8:07 video

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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

 

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Click the icon above to view and download the poster above. Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

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

 

 

 

Children's material: Genesis 1 - 11

Creation, The Fall, Great Flood, Tower of Babel from Calvary Curriculum

 

Genesis 1:1 - 2:25 - Creation

Genesis 1:26 - 4:1 - God Makes Adam and Eve

Genesis 2:8 - 17 - The Garden of Eden

Genesis 3:1 - 4:1 - Adam and Eve are Tempted

Genesis 4:1 - 17 - Cain and Abel

Genesis 5:18 - 24 - Enoch

Genesis 5:28 - 6:22 - Noah Builds the Ark

Genesis 7:1 - 8:19 - God Sends a Great Flood

Genesis 8:20 - 9:17 - God's Covenant

Genesis 10:8 - 10; 11:1 - 9 - The Tower of Babel

 

 

Children's material: Genesis 12 - 50

Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph from Calvary Curriculum

 

Genesis 12:10 - 13:1 - Abram and Sarai Visit Egypt

Genesis 13: 6 - 18 - Lot Leaves Abram

Genesis 14 - Lot's Captivity and Rescue

Genesis 15:1 - 17:19; 18: 1 - 16 - God Makes a Promise to Abram

Genesis 16 - Hagar and Ishmael

Genesis 18: 16 - 33 - Abraham Bargains with God

Genesis 19: 1 - 30 - Sodom & Gomorrah

Genesis 21: 1 - 8 - Isaac is Born

Genesis 22: 1 - 18 Abraham Offers Isaac

Genesis 24: 1 - 67 A Bride for Isaac

Genesis 25: 19 - 34; 27: 1 - 46; 33 Jacob & Esau 

Genesis 27: 1 - 46 Isaac Blesses Jacob

Genesis 28: 10 - 22 Jacob's Dream

Genesis 29: 1 - 30 Leah & Rachel

Genesis 29: 31 - 30: 24; 35: 16 - 26 The Sons of Jacob

Genesis 28: 10 - 22 Your Name Shall Be Israel

Genesis 37: 3 - 36 Joseph is Sold by His Brothers

Genesis 39: 1 - 23 Joseph & Potiphar

Genesis 40: 1 - 41: 57 Joseph in Prison 

Genesis 42: 1 - 44: 34 Joseph Tests His Brothers 

Genesis 45: 1 - 16 Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers 

Genesis 45: 17 - 50: 26 Jacob Moves to Egypt

 

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