Explain how the teachings of Genesis chapters 1, 2, and 3 shape your personal worldview. Give at least 3 examples from Genesis 1-3, along with a short explanation of each.
All of Joseph’s brothers wanted to put him to death out of jealousy.
Abram’s descendants would be slaves in another country for _______.
- 100 years
- 200 years
- 400 years
One change after the Flood was that God allowed people to _______.
- Wear clothing
- Eat meat
- Build boats
Which of these came after the Fall of mankind?
The God of the Bible is portrayed as _______.
- An impersonal force
- The divine spark in us all
- A personal being
Jesus claimed that He came not to _______ the Law but to _______ it.
- Fulfill, destroy
- Follow, overrule
- Destroy, fulfill
The ancient _______ were totally lost to history until the early part of the twentieth century.
_______ was built on the banks of the Euphrates River and was famous for its hanging gardens.
The proper use of archaeology is to “prove” that the Bible is the Word of God.
The black obelisk of Shalmaneser III depicts which king of Israel bowing down?
Jewish tradition affirms that Old Testament prophecy ceased around 400 BC after the ministry of Malachi.
The _______ of Scripture refers to the list of books recognized as divinely inspired and authoritative.
The Hebrew word Torah means “_______” or “_______.”
- Law, teaching
- Wisdom, principle
- Prayer, song
One important argument against the Documentary Hypothesis is that the Pentateuch itself declares in many places that Moses is the author.
The book of Genesis covers more time than any other biblical book.
After encountering God in a dream, Jacob changed the city name of Luz to “Bethel,” which means “_______.”
- House of bread
- House of God
- House of mourning
The theme of _______ recurs throughout the story of Jacob’s life.
The first verse of the Bible introduces God as _______ being.
- An absolute
- A finite
- An absent
The creation account in Genesis 1-2 presents an absolute creation from nothing, or creation “_______.”
- Ex nihilo
- Ex nauseam
- Ex nocte
One interesting thing to note about the Hebrew word for “create” (bara) is that the subject of this verb is never man, meaning that God alone is the One who creates.