Genesis

Isaac blesses Jacob (again) with instructions on who to marry (Genesis 27:46 – 28:9)

Rebekah told Isaac, “I’m disgusted with these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a Hittite wife, my life will not be worth living.” In response to her complaint, Isaac called for Jacob, blessed him, and commanded, “Do not marry a Canaanite woman. Go at once to Paddan-Aram (where Rebekah’s father, Bethuel…
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Genesis

Noah’s Sons and the Uncovering of Noah (Genesis 9:18 – 9:29)

Noah's Sons - Shem, Japheth, and Ham Noah had three sons, Shem, Japheth, and Ham (who had a son named Canaan who will become important to our story below).  In the ancient times, seeing your father naked was frowned upon.  It was considered disgraceful to the father.  “Honor thy father…
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Noah and the Ark – the Great Flood story, scientific evidence, and implications for mankind (Genesis 6:1 – 9:17)

Noah's Ark Several generations after Adam and Eve, God was saddened by the great evil he saw on Earth. His mercy came to an end - the people of Earth had to be held accountable their sinful actions. God planned to destroy all of his creations and rebuild the Earth from…
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From Adam to Noah – the genealogy of Adam (Genesis 5:1 – 5:32)

Genesis Chapter 5 lists the descendants of Adam through Noah and the Great Flood.  This is often called the Sethite list (in contrast to the Cainite list mentioned in Genesis 4:17). Below are the names recorded from Adam to Noah.  Included are misc. facts including their age at death and…
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