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 16 I A Seriously Bad Idea

God’s favor is no excuse for hurting other people. God’s favored ones must continually seek God’s solutions to their problems Their journey was long. Abram and Sarai left home decades ago and saw miracles. Pharaoh could not touch them, nor…

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Genesis 15 I Promise Keeper

God is a promise keeper, and made an eternal promise to Abram. Abram talks directly to God, and learns something new. Not obvious at first glance, but the chapter is one of the most theologically rich in all scripture. First…

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Genesis 14 I Play It Cool

If only we could learn to play it cool. Nothing new, war breaks out in the Middle East. Instead of the modern Israeli/Muslim conflict, the descendants of Shem face off against the decendants of Ham, making it a family fight…

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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.