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Gospel in Genesis

By Henry Law

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   Preface - The object of these pages is simple, clear, holy. It is to arouse attention to the blessed truth, that Christ pervades all Scripture, as salt all wate
   1 - Light - "God said, Let there be light: and there was light." Genesis 1:3 The speaker is God. The time is before time was. The word is omnipotence. The res
   2 - Adam - "The Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground." Genesis 2:7 The life of Adam is but a brief page. But each line supplies a volume larger than
   3 - The Heavenly Bridegroom - "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh." Genesis 2:23 Our Bible is a very Paradise of each sweet flower and each regaling fruit. But
   4 - The Seed of the Woman - "I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel." Genesis
   5 - The Serpent's Head Bruised - "I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel." Genesis
   6 - The Guilty Clothed - "The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them." Genesis 3:21 There is one God and one access to His smile. There is o
   7 - The More Excellent Sacrifice - "But Abel brought fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offering." Genesis 4:4 A long c
   8 - The Consolation - "He will comfort us." Genesis 5:29 Thus speaks the patriarch Lamech. Such is his voice of joy, when he receives his first-born Noah. He was tillin
   9 - The Ark - The Lord then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family." Genesis 7:1 The story of the ark has been familiar to us from memory's b
   10 - The Altar - "Noah built an altar unto the Lord." Genesis 7:20 To know the sanctifying power of grace, we must trace its actings in holy men. A machine of many
   11 - The Sweet Savor - "The Lord smelled a sweet savor." Genesis 8:21 Reader! do not you desire that your soul may prosper at the throne of grace? Perhaps you reply, "Su
   12 - The Rainbow in the Clouds - "I have set My rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth." Genesis 9:13 In the rainbow there is a ch
   13 - The Blessing - "In you shall all families of the earth be blessed." Genesis 12:3 Our Heavenly Father is love. The proof is the gift of His Son. Jesus is love. Th
   14 - Melchizedek - "Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought forth bread and wine, and he was the priest of the most high God." Genesis 14:18 The first war, which darkens
   15 - The Shield - "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield." Genesis 15:1 Abraham had heard the terrible clang of war. He had been in perils of fight. Thus he kne
   16 - The Exceeding Great Reward - "I am your shield, and your exceeding great reward." Genesis 15:1 It is a grand truth, that pleasantness and peace hold constant court in the beli
   17 - The Covenant - "I will establish My Covenant between Me and you, and your seed after you, in their generations, for an everlasting Covenant." Genesis 17:7 Reader
   18 - Jehovah-Jireh - "Abraham called the name of that Place Jehovah-Jireh." Genesis 22:14 Faith is the brightest star in the firmament of grace. High is its origin--fo
   19 - The Ladder - "Jacob had a dream in which he saw a ladder resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descendin
   20 - Peniel - Jacob named the place Peniel--"face of God"--for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been spared." Genesis 32:30 The happiest
   21 - Numbered with the Transgressors - "Joseph's master took him and put him in prison, the place where the king's prisoners were confined." Genesis 39:20 Prison is a place of humiliati
   22 - The Storehouses Opened - "So with severe famine everywhere in the land, Joseph opened up all the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians." Genesis 41:56 He has much to
   23 - Shiloh - "The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be
   24 - Salvation - "I have waited for Your Salvation, O Lord." Genesis 49:18 Salvation! Blessed be God, that our fallen earth has heard the joyful sound! It is unhea

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