Foundations in Genesis, Part 11

“For the promise that he would be the heir of the world was not to Abraham or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith” (Rom. 4:18)

The Gospel of Christ in Genesis

Abraham Sacrifices IsaacThe Gospel in Genesis

  1. God’s Covenant with Abraham
    Gen 12:1-3,7; Gen 13:14-17; Gen 15:1-5,7-21
  2. The Faith of Abraham
    Heb 11:8-12; John 8:56
  3. The Basis of Abraham’s and Our Righteousness
    Gen 15:6; Rom 4:1-5; Rom 4:20-25
  4. Hints of Promise
    Gen 3:15; Gen 3:21; Gen 4:3-5; Gen 7:19-23; Gen 9:8-13; Gen 14:18-20; Gen 15:1; Gen 22:8; Gen 28:10-17; Gen 32:22-30; Gen 47:11-13; Gen 49:10; Gen 50:15-21

The Question: Is Justification By Faith or the Law?

  1. The Judaizers’ Seduction
    Acts 15:1-5; Gal 2:11-13
  2. Paul: Consider Abraham
    Gal 3:5-9; Gal 3:13-18; Gal 4:21-31
  3. O Foolish Galatians!
    Gal 3:1-4; Gal 1:6-12; Gal 5:2-4
  4. The Hope of the Old Testament Saints
    Abraham (John 8:56); Jacob (Gen 47:9, 49:10); Moses (Deut 18:15-19); David (Ps 110); John the Baptist (Matt 3:7-12)

The Gospel of the Reformation

  1. Sola Gratia – Salvation By Grace Alone
  2. Sola Fide – Salvation Through Faith Alone
  3. Solus Christus – Salvation In Christ Alone
  4. Soli Deo Gloria – To God’s Glory Alone
  5. No Room for Boasting
    Rom 3:21-30; Eph 2:1-10; 1 Cor 4:7; Rom 5:6-11;
  6. Freedom to Live Before the Face of God
    Gal 5:1,13-25; Eph 2:14-17; Rom 8

Further Study

Recommended Books

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2 Responses to Foundations in Genesis, Part 11

  1. Nick Thomas says:

    Who is this painting by?

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