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Genesis-Leviticus: God Builds a People for Himself

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Genesis – Leviticus: God Builds a People for Himself tells the story of Israel’s roots. From the creation of all things to the creation of Israel as a nation at Sinai, this course studies God’s process of building a nation to represent Him on earth. It is the foundation for understanding the struggles and triumphs of the relationship between God and Israel that is recorded in the rest of the Old Testament books.

With a Premium subscription, you will also receive Ray C. Stedman’s teaching commentary related to this section of the Bible. Click here to see a sample chapter.


Group Exercises
  1. To introduce students to survey information of the Old Testament.
  2. To help develop critical and practical aptitudes in understanding the Bible.
  3. To provide scholarly information that will help students better understand the historical and biblical context of the Old Testament.
  • I enjoyed the course thoroughly, learned some new things and was reminded of what I had forgotten. I knew the Lord was leading me to…

    — Kim, Canada
  • This course helped me better understand Leviticus and though Genesis to Leviticus is divided by books they flow together.

    — Chet, United States (US)
  • Good job overall for a basic foundation.

    — Phillip, United States (US)
  • Very broad strokes. Accurate, not colorful.

    — Benjamin, United States (US)
  • An excellent course!

    — Russell, United States (US)
  • I really enjoy learning about the Old Testament and I enjoyed the class albeit short. I will definitely take more courses along this line Thank…

    — Sidney, United States (US)
  • Astounding information placement!

    — Wesley, United States (US)
  • Dr. Stuart provides a thought-provoking lesson. Enjoyable and educational.

    — Carol, United States (US)
  • The lectures gave insight to the books. Very comprehensive.

    — Phyllis, United States (US)
  • I really like these courses, it’s in some ways a refreshment, and a reflection how my relationship is with Jesus Christ.

    — Jetty, United States (US)
  • I learned some new things about how God went about setting up his nation.

    — Phyllis, United States (US)
  • I now have a clearer understanding of the first three books of the Bible.

    — Chanda, United States (US)
  • I have really enjoyed participating in this class… The part where we have to write our answers to the questions really challenged me to think…

    — Karla, United States (US)
  • I loved this course!

    — Alisha, United States (US)
  • Very interesting and easy to understand. This is such an excellent way of summarizing the first 3 books of the Bible.

    — Danvy, United States (US)
  • Very concise and was an encouragement for me to know more and read more of Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus.

    — Joyce, United States (US)
  • Good information – this will be helpful for me to teach my students aspects of the Old Testament in an interesting and applicable way.

    — Stephanie, United States (US)
  • Excellent material, very clear and easy to learn.

    — Ruben, United States (US)
  • The course was very interesting. I have read the entire Bible at least three times and this goes into extra information that I did not…

    — Donna, United States (US)
  • Loved the course. Very informative.

    — Rick, United States (US)
  • Very well presented. Even though I have studied these books often, I did learn a great deal.

    — Karin, United States (US)
  • Very good course!

    — Pedro, United States (US)
  • I feel like I have a much better understanding of the first three books of the bible I think it is very important to understand…

    — Robert, United States (US)
  • Good basic content and valuable insights.

    — Donald, United States (US)
  • An excellent summary of Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus.

    — Kim, United States (US)
  • A good overview of a vast amount of Scripture.

    — Glen, United States (US)
  • It was really great as it helped me to understand the course I’ve been taking which is Messianic Prophecy. It helped me to better understand…

    — Evon, United States (US)
  • Insightful and helpful

    — Dale, United States (US)
  • Lesson and content was very interesting and informative.

    — Sheryl, United States (US)
  • This course expanded my understand of Genesis and why His law [was] given to [the] Israelites. Now I understand that we all belong to Him…

    — Masayoshi, United States (US)
  • This is a great course. Thumbs up to the organizers.

    — Stephen, United States (US)
  • I thought the course was very good. I appreciate you offering these courses to meet my CEU requirements and will recommend them to others at…

    — Shannon, United States (US)
  • This course encouraged us to take a detailed look into Creation and remind ourselves that we can be blessed or cursed, based on our actions.…

    — K Genesis, United States (US)
  • Awesome introduction to the first chapter of the Holy Bible. Informative and factual.

    — Kimberly, United States (US)
  • It was great to challenge my knowledge on those 3 Books of The Bible….

    — Sebrina, United States (US)
  • Course very informative

    — Cassanya, United States (US)
  • Good challenges – we need to learn what we don’t know. It helped me.

    — Joyce, United States (US)
  • I see how important it is to meditate and study, because this course was very challenging.

    — Bridgette, United States (US)
  • I learned a lot from this panel of lessons. It was a great read and I enjoyed it.

    — Laura, United States (US)
  • Overall the information provided was very helpful in my learning.

    — Ursula, United States (US)
  • Very informative

    — Delores, United States (US)
  • Dr. Stuart provided lessons of Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus in a very easy-to-read format and provided a synopsis of each chapter in layman’s terms that…

    — Pamela, United States (US)
  • Lessons were very interesting, point driven and quizzes and exams related to what I learned from the lessons.

    — Rosa, United States (US)
  • Before I started taking this course, I believed I knew everything about these three books of the bible, but I found that I knew only…

    — Jacquelyn, United States (US)
  • The course was very informative. It highlighted areas that were previously unclear and strengthen my overall knowledge of the three chapters.

    — Gwendolyn, United States (US)
  • Speaker was amazing, I really enjoyed this course

    — Darlene, United States (US)
  • The course was interesting,I felt it was more a basic course, I did learn some things I did not know..Quizzes were too easy

    — Sandra, United States (US)
  • Very good course.

    — Leon, United States (US)
  • Wonderful course!!!

    — Jimmy, United States (US)
  • I really enjoyed this lesson

    — Sheridan, United States (US)
Intermediate Level

Class Details

  • 3 Lessons
  • 16 Activities
  • 4 Assessments
  • 26 Min Average
  • 3 Hrs Minimum
  • 2 CEUs
  • Class Award

Douglas K. Stuart, PhD