The Book of Genesis Chapter One

Genesis 1:1 -- In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 15 Commentary of the Bible

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Faith Conquering Fear  ( Genesis 15:1-6 )  Sunday Message

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The opening paragraph of Genesis 15 strikingly illustrates for us what is commonly called in Bible study, the law of first occurrence. By this is meant that the first time a word or phrase is used in the Bible, it is used in such a way or in such a contest as to highlight the basic meaning of it throughout the rest of Scripture. Four such phrases appear in this paragraph for the first time in the Bible, though they are repeated many, many times afterward. See if you can recognize them:

Faith Conquering Fear  ( Genesis 15:1-6 )  Daily Devotion

Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness (Genesis 15:6).

The Furnace and the Lamp  ( Genesis 15:7-21 )  Sunday Message

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In the country schoolhouses of old the common method of teaching writing was to use a copybook. Under a sample line of handwriting every student laboriously attempted to reproduce the original. It is not difficult to tell who learned to write by this method, for they all have the same general style. In a sense, our Old and New Testaments relate to each other this way. In the Old Testament, God's dealing with Israel forms a sort of copybook along which pattern the New Testament is written.

The Furnace And The Lamp  ( Genesis 15:7-21 )  Daily Devotion

When the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces (Genesis 15:17 KJV).