Sermons on Genesis

Sermons on Genesis

Genesis 19:1-11

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them, and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground. 2 And he said, “Here now, my lords, please turn in to your servant’s house and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way.” And they said, “No, but we…

Genesis 50:18-26

His brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. “We are your slaves,” they said. 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.” And he reassured…

Genesis 50:1-17

Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him. 2 Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him, 3 taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. 4 When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh’s…

Genesis 49:13-33

“Zebulun shall dwell at the shore of the sea;     he shall become a haven for ships,     and his border shall be at Sidon. 14 “Issachar is a strong donkey,     crouching between the sheepfolds. 15 He saw that a resting place was good,     and that the land was pleasant, so he bowed his shoulder to bear,     and became a servant at forced labor. 16 “Dan shall judge his…

Genesis 49:13-33

“Zebulun will live by the seashore     and become a haven for ships;     his border will extend toward Sidon. 14 “Issachar is a rawboned donkey     lying down among the sheep pens. 15 When he sees how good is his resting place     and how pleasant is his land, he will bend his shoulder to the burden     and submit to forced labor. 16 “Dan will provide justice for his…

Genesis 49:1-12

Then Jacob called his sons and said, “Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you what shall happen to you in days to come. 2 “Assemble and listen, O sons of Jacob,     listen to Israel your father. 3 “Reuben, you are my firstborn,     my might, and the firstfruits of my strength,     preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power. 4 Unstable as water, you shall not…

Genesis 48:1-22

Now it came to pass after these things that Joseph was told, “Indeed your father is sick”; and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2 And Jacob was told, “Look, your son Joseph is coming to you”; and Israel strengthened himself and sat up on the bed. 3 Then Jacob said to Joseph: “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed…

Genesis 47:1-31

 Then Joseph went and told Pharaoh, and said, “My father and my brothers, their flocks and their herds and all that they possess, have come from the land of Canaan; and indeed they are in the land of Goshen.” 2 And he took five men from among his brothers and presented them to Pharaoh. 3 Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, “What is your occupation?” And they said to…

Genesis 46:1-34

So Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 2 Then God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, “Jacob, Jacob!” And he said, “Here I am.” 3 So He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not fear to go down to Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation there. 4 I will go…

Genesis 45:6-24

For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting. 7 And God sent me before you to preserve a posterity for you in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance. 8 So now it was not you whosent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his…