Book of Genesis

Simple Bible Commentary on the Book of Genesis

Are you looking for a simple and easy to use commentary so you can write better content and speak better sermons from the Book of Genesis? I want to make this as simple for you as possible, so here are my long-form pulpit notes from decades of experience behind the pulpit and training leaders.

Genesis 25 * The Birthright

JACOB’S MEAL FOR ESAU JACOB’S STOLEN BIRTHRIGHT ABRAHAM TOOK A YOUNG WIFE Abraham was about 130 years old when he married Keturah, a woman scripture calls a “concubine,” and whose name means “incense or perfumed.” God’s promise of nation building…

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Genesis 24 * Isaac’s Marriage

IT’S LOVE AT FIRST SITE IT’S ROMANTIC FOR SURE It was true love, and is a wild story. Enjoy one of the sweeter chapters in all scripture. Sarah is dead and Abraham is on his way, though the Patriarch prospered…

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Genesis 23 * Sarah Died

Sarah died almost thirty years after Isaac was born Sarah is one of the few women scripture tells us to follow Sarah is one of the most unusual women in scripture. She was highly not perfect, a case study in…

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My name is Rick Soto and I love the scriptures, and treasure every opportunity to teach someone about God. More than anything, I pray in this lifetime I am a wonderful witness for Christ, and a friend on the journey. I was not always this way. It was during my senior year at San Diego State University when I had a radical encounter with Jesus Christ. Instantly, a powerful love from heaven overwhelmed my life—I can honestly tell you I was not expecting that to happen, and since then, I have never been the same.