1 Chronicles 1:1-54 Comments by Stephen Ricker
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Adam to Abraham -Genesis Recounted
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1 Chronicles 1:1-54
Memory Verse: 4

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I. Adam to Noah (1:1-3a)

>1. Who was Adam? (1, Gen. 1:26-2:25) What did he do? (Gen. 3:1-13) What did God promise him? (Gen. 3:14-24) How does this relate to Jesus Christ? (Rom. 5:12-19, 1 Cor. 15:20-22, 45-49)

* 1 Chronicles 1:1-3 "Adam, Seth, Enosh, 2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared, 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah"

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II. Noah to Abraham (1:3b-27)

>2. Who was Noah? (3b-4, Gen. 5:28-6:8) What did he do? (Gen. 6:9-6:22) What did God promise him? (Gen. 81:9:17) How does this relate to Jesus Christ?

* "Noah. The sons of Noah: Shem, Ham and Japheth." (3b-4)

* The geneology of Adam to Noah's three sons is also in Genesis 5.

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>3. Who was Abraham? (27-28) What did he do? (Gen. 12:4-5) What did God promise him? (Gen. 12:1-3, 13:14-17, 15:5, 13-16, 17:15-16, 22:15-18) How does this relate to Jesus Christ? (Matt. 3:9, Acts 3:25-26, 4:1-16, Gal. 3:6-18)

* "and Abram (that is, Abraham). The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael." (27-28)

* Noah to Abram geneology is also in Genesis 11:10-25 and 25:7.

* Isaac birth and death is in Genesis 21:5 and 35:28.

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>4. What can be learned about God and his dealing with mankind through the lives of Adam, Noah, and Abraham? How might this be important to Israel after they returned from exile?

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III. Abraham and His Children (1:28-54)

>5. Who was Ishmael? (29-31) What did he do? (Gen. 16, 21:8-21, 25:12-17) What did God promise him? (Gen. 17:18-22) How does this relate to Jesus Christ? (Gal. 4:21-31)

* "These were their descendants: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael." (29-31)

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>6. Who was Keturah? (32-33) What she do? (Gen. 25:1-6) How does this relate to Jesus Christ? (John 1:9-13, 8:33-42, Luke 3:7-9)

* "The sons born to Keturah, Abraham's concubine: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan. The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah." (32-33)

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>7. Who was Esau and Israel? (34-37) What they do? (Gen. 27, 28:1-9) How does this relate to Jesus Christ? (Rom. 9:13, Heb. 11:20)

* "Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel. The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah. The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz; by Timna: Amalek. The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah." (34-37)

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>8. What did God promise Jacob? (Gen. 28:10-19) How did Jacob come to understand its meaning? (Gen. 48:1-16)

* Jacob's birth and death is in Genenis 25:26 and 47:28.

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>9. Who is Seir in Edom? (38-54) What was God's final word to Edom? (Mal. 1:4)

* "The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan. 39 The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan's sister. 40 The sons of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. 41 The son of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran. 42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan. The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran. 43 These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned: Bela son of Beor, whose city was named Dinhabah. 44 When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king. 45 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king. 46 When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king. His city was named Avith. 47 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king. 48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king. 49 When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Acbor succeeded him as king. 50 When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau, and his wife's name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab. 51 Hadad also died. The chiefs of Edom were: Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom." (38-54)

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>10. Why would a genelogy going back so far in Israel history be important to the author's readers?

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