Walk Through the Bible
By Shane Tucker
A Bible study that concentrates on the overall historical, grammatical, and cultural context of each verse and chapter throughout the Bible.
Jacob meets back up with Esau after being gone for twenty years and reconciles with him. He then goes his separate way and ends up in Shechem where he builds an altar. The same place Abraham did in chapter 12 when he first entered the land of Canaan. God is now the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
December 01, 2022
Jacob heads back to the promised land, but before he gets there, he wrestles all night with the Lord. The Lord changes him from the deceiver to the one who strives with God.
November 17, 2022
Jacob flees Laban with his wives and flocks. Laban catches up with Jacob and confronts him. They finally make a covenant and Laban goes home and Jacob continues to Canaan.
November 10, 2022
Leah and Rachel compete with one another to have more children, to the point where they both give their maidservants to Jacob to act as surrogates. Eleven of the twelve sons of Jacob are born. Jacob finishes his fourteen years of service and requests to leave, but Laban makes a deal for Jacob to stay. Jacob stays another six years to build his own flocks.
November 03, 2022
Jacob arrives in Haran and meets Rachel. He works seven years for her, but Laban gives him Leah instead. Jacob was deceived and had to work another seven years for Rachel. Jacob loved Rachel, but it was Leah who gave him his first four sons.
October 27, 2022
Jacob receives the blessing from Isaac and leaves to Haran to find a wife among Rebekah's family. On the way, Jacob encounters God and sees a ladder from heaven where angels ascend and descend from heaven. Jacob named the place Bethel, the house of God.
October 20, 2022
Jacob deceives his father Isaac and steals Esau's blessing.
October 13, 2022
A famine in the land causes Isaac to go to Gerar. God appears to Isaac and reconfirms the covenant He made with Abraham that He will be with him, He will bless him, and He will multiply his seed.
October 06, 2022
The death of Abraham, the genealogies of Ishmael and Isaac, the birth of Jacob and Esau, and Esau sells his birthright.
September 29, 2022
Abraham sends his servant back to his home country to find a wife for Isaac.
September 22, 2022
Sarah dies and Abraham seeks a burial place for her in Hebron. He procures a cave and a field as his own possession beginning to fulfill God's promises to inherit the land.
September 15, 2022
God calls Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac. This is a test of Abraham's faith and Abraham was found faithful and obedient to God's word.
September 08, 2022
We see the birth of Isaac, the sending away of Hagar and Ishmael, and the oath made with Abimelech.
September 01, 2022
Abraham travels to Gerar where he passes Sarah off as his sister just as he did in chapter 12 when they were in Egypt. Through divine intervention God intercedes and saves Abraham and Sarah once again.
August 25, 2022
The Lord sends destruction upon the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.
August 18, 2022
Chapter 18 covers the Lord's reiteration of Sarah having a son. The Lord also tells Abraham of the cry form Sodom of the great sin that is taking place and the He is going to see, and Abraham intercedes on behalf of the righteous if there be any.
May 19, 2022
God renames Abram to Abraham, Sarai to Sarah and tells Abraham that Sara will have a son within a year, and he will be named Isaac. God reiterates his covenant with Abraham and calls for Abraham and all the males to be circumcised as a sign of the covenant.
May 12, 2022
Hagar is given to Abraham, and she bore Ishmael. We'll see later on how this will impact Irael's future.
May 05, 2022
Chapter 15 God reassures Abram of the promises made to him. The promise of descendants and the promise of land. Abram believed and it was accounted to him as righteousness.
April 28, 2022
The kings of the east come and take Lot captive. Abram goes and rescues him and then we are introduced to Melchizedek, the king of Salem.
April 21, 2022
Chapter 13 covers the separation of Abram and Lot and the reiteration that God will give Abram's descendants the land forever.
April 14, 2022
Chapter 12 covers the call of Abraham that God will make him a great nation. A famine comes across the land and Abram and Sarai are forced into Egypt where Abram passes Sarai off as his sister so he would not be killed. Pharoah finds out and expels Abram and Sarai out of Egypt, but not before Abram becomes wealthy in the process.
April 07, 2022
Genesis 11 gives us the Tower of Babel and the last genealogy of Shem before we get to the call of Abraham in chapter 12.
March 31, 2022
Genesis chapter gives us the Table of Nations. All nations, tribes, and peoples come from the three sons of Noah. This demonstrates that God is the God of all people and all nations.
March 24, 2022
In chapter 9, God makes His covenant with Noah to never destroy the earth by flood again. He also puts prohibitions and consequences around those who commit murder. The chapter ends with Noah's death, thus ending the toledot of the Sethite line. The story of Noah comes to an end, and in chapter 10 the table of nations are presented. The generations (toledot) of Noah's sons.
March 22, 2022
The flood waters begin to recede, and Noah and his family leave the ark.
March 10, 2022
Noah and his family enter the ark and God blots out the wicked and evil generation through the flood.
March 03, 2022
Genesis 6 tells us of man's wickedness and the punishment of sin that will come in the flood.
February 24, 2022
In this chapter we get a genealogy of Seth's line. A godly line that ends with Noah. Each paragraph ends with the death of the patriarch with the exception of Enoch. The harrowing reality that sin leads to death. But there is hope for those who walk with God, and we see the ultimate fulfillment of that in Christ Jesus.
February 17, 2022
We see the continued effect of sin where Cain rises up and kills his own brother. We are introduced to the seed of the serpent and the seed of the woman, and we will see how this plays out the rest of the book of Genesis.
February 10, 2022
In Genesis chapter 3 we see the fall. God's creation falls into sin and are expelled from the Garden of Eden. But God, pronounces that the seed of the woman will crush the head of the serpent.
January 27, 2022
A study of Genesis chapter 2. On the seventh day God rested from all His work, and He blessed it and made it holy. The second part of chapter 2 focusses in on a more intimate and detailed look at the creation of man and woman.
January 20, 2022
Genesis 1 Part 2
We take a closer look at the first 6 days of creation.
January 13, 2022
Genesis 1 Part 1
We take a closer look at the first 6 days of creation.
January 13, 2022
Introduction to Genesis
Here, we give a short overview of the Book of Genesis. From creation to fall, God's judgement in the flood, the calling of Abraham, and the rise of Joseph to save his people from death. The book of Genesis gives us a glimpse of the whole of redemptive history. Each week we will go through one-chapter pointing out the significant themes throughout the book.
January 11, 2022