Genesis is the first book of the Bible. The word Genesis means “beginnings.” This book tells how the world began. Moses wrote the book of Genesis. Rewrote about Adam and Eve’s sin. He wrote about God’s love. This book tells of God’s special people. Some of these people are Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.

The first five books of the Bible are called the books of the law. These books were God’s instructions to the people of Israel. Genesis is one of these books because it tells how Israel became God’s people.

Four Events: Genesis 1-11

  1. Creation (Genesis 1-2)
  2. Fall (Genesis 3-5)
  3. Flood (Genesis 6-9)
  4. Nations (Genesis 10-11)

Four People: Genesis 12-50

  1. Abraham (Genesis 12:1-25:8)
  2. Isaac (Genesis 25:19-26:35)
  3. Jacob (Genesis 27-36)
  4. Joseph (Genesis 37-50)