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Genesis Chapter 50

The burial of Jacob back in the Promised Land                                V. 1-14

There are only two Jewish men we read of being ________________________ in the Bible, and both are in this chapter – Jacob and his son Joseph.

In verse 10 we see them reach the Promised Land, and what do they do?

To this day Jews practice something they call shiva, which means ___________.

Why did the locals call the place Abel Mizraim, “Mourning of Egypt?”

Where does the burial take place?

The Romans 8:28 of the Old Testament                                             V. 15-21

What Joseph says to his brothers shows how strong his _______________ really is

But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.     -Genesis 50:20

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.               -Romans 8:28

2 Corinthians 1

Part of your own growth and maturity as a believer will be coming to __________ with the Genesis 50:20 ways God has worked in your life to bring you to where you are now, where He want to use you for His glory and the good of others!

The death of Joseph in Egypt                                                                 V. 22-26

What confidence does Joseph express in verse 24?

“By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel, and gave instructions concerning his bones.” -Heb. 11:22

Note the last word of the Book of Genesis is the word ___________________.




Key things to remember from the Book of Genesis

Genesis means beginnings, or origin. The first word is Bereshith in Hebrew, which means “In the beginning.”

Genesis 1-11 give us the origin of the world and everything in it; Genesis 12-50 give us the origin of Israel, from the Abrahamic Covenant to the 12 Tribes.  

Great Events affecting the whole world in Genesis 1-11 –

Creation          7th Day Marriage         Fall      Covering         Flood               Babel

The First prophecy of Christ:

“And 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 3:15

First reference to the Trinity – “Let “US” create mankind in our image,” Gen. 1:26

First rapture – Enoch

Noah’s Ark as a type of being “in Christ”

Babel as indicative of antichrist sentiment

The Great Abrahamic Covenant affecting Israel and the entire world begins in Genesis 12.

The Three Promises of the Abrahamic Covenant:

Blessing                      Land                Seed                            (BLeSsing)

“In your Seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed.”          -Genesis 22:18

The first mention of justification by faith:

And he (Abram) believed in the LORD, and He accounted it to him as righteousness.                        -Genesis 15:6

The great encounter with Melchizedek in Genesis 14, including the first tithe; The beautiful encounter between Hagar and the Angel of the Lord in Genesis 16; The willingness to sacrifice Isaac in Gen. 22 as a type of Christ’s coming sacrifice – “God will provide for Himself the lamb.”

Jacob wrestling with God in Genesis 32

Joseph being raised up to deliver the children of Israel from famine (Gen. 50:20); Judah being willing to take Benjamin’s place of judgment in Genesis 44 as a type of Christ’s coming sacrifice

The great prophecy in Genesis 49:8-12 that the Christ would come from the tribe of Judah!

Four of the 15 most mentioned men in the Bible come from Genesis: David, Moses, Aaron, Saul, Abraham, Solomon, Jacob, Joseph, Joshua, Paul, Peter, Joab, Jeremiah, Samuel, Isaac