Genesis Outline with links to commentaries by Stephen Ricker
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GENESIS OUTLINE

The Early Beginnings (1:1-11:26)

  1. In The Beginning, (1:1-25) GO
  2. It Was Very Good, (1:26-2:3) GO
  3. God Creates Adam and Eve, (2:4-25) GO
    1. God Creates Adam
    2. Adam's Bible
    3. God Creates Eve and Establishes the Family
  4. When God's Love is Doubted, (3:1-24) GO
    1. The Fall of Man
    2. A World Under Curse
    3. Banished From Eden
  5. Cain Rejects God's Sovereignty, (4:1-5:32) GO
    1. Cain Rejects God's Sovereignty
    2. The First Murder
    3. Cain's Descendants
    4. Seth's Descendants
  6. God's Judgment and Salvation, (6-9:29) GO
    1. Noah Ark
    2. God's Judgment With the Flood
    3. God's Covenant With Noah
  7. The Nations of Mankind, (10:1-11:26) GO
    1. The Descendants of Noah
    2. The Tower of Babel
    3. Shem's Descendants
  8. The Lord's Call and Work in Abraham's Life (11:27-22:24)

  9. The Call of Abram, (11:27-12:20) GO
    1. This is the Account of Terah
    2. Will Make You Into A Great Nation
    3. Abram in Egypt
  10. Abram and Lot Separated, (13:1-18) GO
    1. Abram Repentance and God's Blessing
    2. Lot's Choice
    3. God's Promise
  11. Melchizedek Blesses Abram, (14:1-24) GO
    1. The Battle of the Kings
    2. Abram's War
    3. Abram Meets Two Kings
  12. God Credited it to Him as Righteousness, (15:1-21) GO
    1. Look Up At The Stars
    2. To Possess the Land
  13. Hagar and Ishmael, (16:1-16) GO
    1. Sarai's Idea
    2. The Result of Their Lack of Faith
    3. God Intercedes
  14. God Calls Abram, "Abraham", (17:1-27) GO
    1. Walk Before Me and Be Blameless
    2. The Covenant Sealed By Circumcision
  15. The Lord Visits Abraham, (18:1-19:38) GO
    1. Three Visitors
    2. Abraham Pleads For Sodom
    3. The LORD Destroys Sodom
  16. God Keeps His Promise, (20:1-21:34) GO
    1. Abraham's Bad Habit and God's Faithfulness
    2. A Second Encounter With Abimelech
    3. Isaac and Ishmael
  17. God Tests Abraham, (22:1-24) GO
    1. Here I Am
    2. God Himself Will Provide the Lamb
    3. Now I Know That You Fear God
  18. The Lord's Call and Work in Isaac's Life (23:1-26:35)

  19. God Establishes Isaac's Home, (23:1-26:35) GO
    1. The Death of Sarah
    2. Abraham's Servant's Mission
    3. Rebekah's Faith
  20. God Blesses Isaac's Family, (25:1-26:35) GO
    1. The Death of Abraham
    2. Jacob and Esau
    3. Isaac and the Philistines
  21. The Lord's Call and Work in Jacob's Family (27:1-50:26)

  22. The God of Jacob, (27:1-28:22) GO
  23. The Lord Establishes Jacob's House, (29:1-31:55) GO
  24. Jacob Wrestles With God, (32:1-33:20) GO
  25. Jacob Returns to Bethel, (34:1-36:43) GO
    1. Dinah and Her Brothers (34:1-31)
    2. Jacob Returns to Bethel (35:1-29)
    3. Benjamin, Rachel and Isaac (35:30-36:43)
  26. Young Joseph, and Judah and Tamar, (37:1-38:30) GO
    1. Joseph's Youth (37:1-36)
    2. Judah and Tamar (38:1-30)
  27. Joseph Grows in Faith and Character, (39:1-41:57) GO
    1. In Potiphar's House (38:1-18)
    2. In Prison (38:19-40:23)
    3. In Charge of Egypt (41:1-57)
  28. God's Saving Work Through Joseph, (42:1-45:28) GO
    1. Joseph Remembers His Dreams (42:1-38)
    2. Judah's Change (43:1-44:34)
    3. Joseph Reveals Himself (45:1-28)
  29. God Brings Israel to Egypt, (46:1-47:31) GO
    1. Jacob! Jacob! (46:1-27)
    2. Jacob and Pharaoh Meet (47:1-12)
    3. The Famine (47:13-31)
  30. Jacob Blesses His Sons, (48:1-50:26) GO
    1. Manasseh and Ephraim (48)
    2. What Will Happen in the Days to Come (49)
    3. God Intended it for Good (50)

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