Sermons

Becoming Israel

March 28, 2021 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Genesis: Origins - The Promise

Passage: Genesis 35:1–36:43

Renewed Worship in Israel (Genesis 35:1–15)

  • Jacob buries the false gods of his past
    • Genesis 35:1-4
  • Jacob worships the Lord alone
    • Genesis 35:5–8
  • The Lord reminds Jacob of his new name and covenant promises
    • Genesis 35:9–15

Continuation of Life in Israel (Genesis 35:16–29)

  • Rachel gives birth to Benjamin and dies
    • Genesis 35:16–21
  • Reuben sins
    • Genesis 35:22a
  • Jacob’s lineage is complete
    • Genesis 35:22b–26
  • Isaac dies and is buried by Jacob and Esau
    • Genesis 35:27–29

Rejection of The Lord’s Ways by Esau (Genesis 36:1–43)

  • Esau marries Canaanite women
    • Genesis 36:1-3
  • Esau moves away from the promised land
    • Genesis 36:6–8
  • Esau’s descendants further grow the kingdom of man
    • Genesis 36:15, 16, 31, 40–43
    • Genesis 3:17
    • Genesis 25:16
    • Genesis 37:1

So What?

  • The Lord uses flawed yet faithful followers to continue His redemptive work.
    • 1 Corinthians 1:26–31

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