Foundational themes in Genesis – Study 102 (Key verses: Genesis 46:1-30)
The book of Genesis provides a beautiful foundation for the whole process through which God will bring all in the first man Adam to spiritual maturity. This all starts off with the establishment of a physical six day creation which also reflects the spiritual work of God within this first Adam in each person which is all completed on the seventh day (Gen 1:1-31; Gen 2:1-3). Through the creation of heaven and earth two opposing dimensions were also established by God which replicates the two generational lines through Adam:
Gen 3:13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
Gen 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
Gen 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
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