Overview and Objectives
Why did Moses choose to tell the story of Abraham the way he did? What does it mean for us today? This course provides an analysis of Genesis 11:10-25:18, the life of Abraham, from a Christian perspective. It analyzes the literary structure, the meaning for the original audience, and modern application for us today. The course is based on the Third Millennium DVD series by Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.
When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:
- Express their own attitudes regarding the literary structure and the major themes of Genesis 11:10-25:18
- Identify seventeen episodes organized in five main groups in the life of Abraham
- Explain the four major themes of Genesis 11:10-25:18
- Show ways in which they have applied the teachings of the course to their lives
As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
As Moses wrote about Abraham he drew attention to God’s grace. In what ways does your life’s story demonstrate God’s grace?