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Genesis: The Beginning of God’s Plan of Salvation (Focus on the Bible | FB)

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Genesis provides us with a foundation for correctly understanding the world. Within Genesis, the character and the role of human beings within the world God has created is revealed. In reading Genesis, we find on every occasion, in his dealings with mankind, God steps in by his grace and demonstrates that he is in control.

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“2:4–4:26 (The Account [Toledot] of the Heavens and the Earth” (Page 61)

“The power of God is also demonstrated in His forming and fashioning the earth to be a good place for mankind to live” (Page 53)

“only human beings are said to be created in the image of God” (Page 55)

“There are three main views concerning the identification of the sons of God.3 The first view is that the sons of God are angelic beings who take for themselves human wives and through this union produce the mighty Nephilim.” (Pages 87–88)

“The third view argues that the sons of God represent the godly line of Seth who married women from the ungodly line of the Cainites.” (Page 89)

  • Title: Genesis: The Beginning of God’s Plan of Salvation
  • Author: Richard P. Belcher Jr.
  • Series: Focus on the Bible Commentary
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Print Publication Date: 2012
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Pages: 286
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. O.T. Genesis › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781845509637, 1845509633
  • Resource ID: LLS:FOBC01GE
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-10-05T16:52:42Z

Richard P. Belcher Jr. is the John D. and Frances M. Gwin Professor of Old Testament and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. His books include Job: The Mystery of Suffering and God’s Sovereignty, Ecclesiastes: A Mentor Commentary, and Prophet, Priest, and King. He is a contributor to IVP’s Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Writings and Poetry.


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