Chapter 1

The Book of Beginnings

The Book of Beginnings

January 18, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Genesis provides a total cosmology of the Christian worldview, defining the order and structure of God's creation.

The Six Days of Creation

The Six Days of Creation

February 1, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the creation account we see God's separation and setting of things into covenantal relationship. By virtue of creation all people are covenantally related to God, either as covenant keepers or as rebels.

The Creation of the World

The Creation of the World

January 25, 2015  |  Joe Boot

The creation account is foundational to Christian theology. The literal interpretation of Genesis 1 is supported by the rest of the Bible, linguistic analysis, the testimony of historic Christian orthodoxy, and science itself.

The Creation of the World

The Creation of the World

January 25, 2015  |  Joe Boot
The creation account is foundational to Christian theology. The literal interpretation of Genesis 1 is supported by the rest of the Bible, linguistic analysis, the testimony of historic Christian orthodoxy, and science itself.

The Book of Origins

January 1, 2005  |  Joe Boot
This lecture explores the importance of Genesis and origins for the Christian worldview.
Scripture: Genesis 1
The Six Days of Creation

The Six Days of Creation

February 1, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the creation account we see God's separation and setting of things into covenantal relationship. By virtue of creation all people are covenantally related to God, either as covenant keepers or as rebels.

The Book of Beginnings

The Book of Beginnings

January 18, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Genesis provides a total cosmology of the Christian worldview, defining the order and structure of God's creation.

Revolutionary Sexuality
Blog Entry

Revolutionary Sexuality

February 21, 2017  |  Joe Boot

Human beings are inherently sexual creatures, created male and female, in the image of God. It should not surprise us, then, that revolt against God is expressed in decidedly sexual ways.

Topic: Sexuality
Scripture: Genesis 1:27
The Relationship of the Gospel and Culture
Interview (Apologia TV)

The Relationship of the Gospel and Culture

June 28, 2017  |  Joe Boot
What is the Gospel? What is the Culture? And what is the calling of man in light of the resurrection and glorification of Jesus? Dr. Joe Boot answers these questions and more as a special guest on Apologia TV.
 
This program was produced by Apologia Radio.
Series: Apologia TV
Topic: Culture
Scripture: Genesis 1:28

Chapter 2

The Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden

February 8, 2015  |  David Robinson

God personally and intimately forms man from the dust of the ground, and woman from the rib of man. God then graciously grants them a priestly work of extending the Edenic garden blessings to the whole earth.

The Paradise of Work
Blog Entry

The Paradise of Work

June 12, 2017  |  Joe Boot

Since the beginning, man was called to cultivate God's creation into a godly civilization, this involved work, and only work done in obedience to God can bring blessing, while work done in rebellion reaps futility and frustration.

Topic: Creation
Scripture: Genesis 2:15
Marriage, Family and the Creation of Woman

Marriage, Family and the Creation of Woman

February 15, 2015  |  Joe Boot
God created woman distinct from the rib of man; yet man and woman are interdependent, and created to be in covenant with God and one another in marriage.
Marriage, Family and the Creation of Woman

Marriage, Family and the Creation of Woman

February 15, 2015  |  Joe Boot

God created woman distinct from the rib of man; yet man and woman are interdependent, and created to be in covenant with God and one another in marriage.

Article (Jubilee Journal)

Augustine on the Good of Marriage (Part 1)

April 1, 2013  |  David Robinson

Augustine's theology of marriage hinges on the three goods of marriage: children, fidelity, and sacrament. The denial of these goods is a critical point in contemporary efforts to redefine marriage.

Of Man's Disobedience

Of Man's Disobedience

February 22, 2015  |  Scott Masson

The world and mankind are fallen because our first parents ceased to listen to the Word of God, rejecting what God said and what He revealed about the world He created.

Of Man's Disobedience

Of Man's Disobedience

February 21, 2015  |  Scott Masson

The world and mankind are fallen because our first parents ceased to listen to the Word of God, rejecting what God said and what He revealed about the world He created.

Chapter 3

God's Gracious Judgment

God's Gracious Judgment

March 1, 2015  |  David Robinson

Adam and Eve are cursed with pain and difficulty in their callings as well as physical and spiritual death.  But even in judging sin God is gracious and in the judgment there is hope.

God's Gracious Judgment

God's Gracious Judgment

March 1, 2015  |  David Robinson

Adam and Eve are cursed with pain and difficulty in their callings as well as physical and spiritual death.  But even in judging sin God is gracious and in the judgment there is hope.

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

March 8, 2015  |  Joe Boot
Outside of Christ we remain people who are driven from the presence of God, covenantally separated from God and alienated from one another.
Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

March 8, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Outside of Christ we remain people who are driven from the presence of God, covenantally separated from God and alienated from one another.

Chapter 4

Murder in the First and the Cainitic Mind

Murder in the First and the Cainitic Mind

March 15, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Like all rebels after him, Cain sought to justify himself by destroying the reminder of his guilt. Cain was also striking at God by killing God's image bearer.

Murder in the First and the Cainitic Mind

Murder in the First and the Cainitic Mind

March 15, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Like all rebels after him, Cain sought to justify himself by destroying the reminder of his guilt. Cain was also striking at God by killing God's image bearer.

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

March 22, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Cain resists God's judgment of banishment from the covenant people and he creates a rival city of man in rebellion against God's rule and worship.

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

March 22, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Cain resists God's judgment of banishment from the covenant people and he creates a rival city of man in rebellion against God's rule and worship.

Chapter 5

The Ten Generations (Adam - Noah)

The Ten Generations (Adam - Noah)

March 29, 2015  |  David Robinson

In contrast to Cain's rebellious city, the line of Seth called on the name of the Lord, living before God in a culture of prayer, worship, and obedience.

The Ten Generations (Adam - Noah)

The Ten Generations (Adam - Noah)

March 29, 2015  |  David Robinson
In contrast to Cain's rebellious city, the line of Seth called on the name of the Lord, living before God in a culture of prayer, worship, and obedience.

Chapter 6

Godly Relationships

Godly Relationships

April 12, 2015  |  Joe Boot
God calls us to nurture godly marriages, relationships, families, and communities that we might glorify God and fulfill His kingdom purposes for our lives.
Godly Relationships

Godly Relationships

April 12, 2015  |  Joe Boot

God calls us to nurture godly marriages, relationships, families, and communities that we might glorify God and fulfill His kingdom purposes for our lives.

Noah, Grace and the Future

Noah, Grace and the Future

April 19, 2015  |  Joe Boot

If we do not understand the sinful depravity of man, we cannot fully comprehend God's judgment, His justice, or His grace.

Noah, Grace and the Future

Noah, Grace and the Future

April 19, 2015  |  Joe Boot

If we do not understand the sinful depravity of man, we cannot fully comprehend God's judgment, His justice, or His grace.

Chapter 7

The World that Perished

The World that Perished

April 26, 2015  |  Scott Masson

God destroyed the wicked and their world, but saved a remnant through the obedience of one man.

The World that Perished

The World that Perished

April 26, 2015  |  Scott Masson

God destroyed the wicked and their world, but saved a remnant through the obedience of one man.

Chapter 8

Rest on Unfailing Promises

Rest on Unfailing Promises

May 3, 2015  |  Joe Boot
Despite the flood's total destruction, God never abandons creation or culture, but rather He renews it by preserving a faithful remnant.
Rest on Unfailing Promises

Rest on Unfailing Promises

May 3, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Despite the flood's total destruction, God never abandons creation or culture, but rather He renews it by preserving a faithful remnant.

Chapter 9

Renewed Mandate for Cultural Renewal

Renewed Mandate for Cultural Renewal

May 10, 2015  |  David Robinson

The flood did not cleanse the human heart but, in Christ, God promises us blessing and renewal by the Holy Spirit that we might have eternal life.

Renewed Mandate for Cultural Renewal

Renewed Mandate for Cultural Renewal

May 10, 2015  |  David Robinson

The flood did not cleanse the human heart but, in Christ, God promises us blessing and renewal by the Holy Spirit that we might have eternal life.

Signs of the Covenant

Signs of the Covenant

May 17, 2015  |  Joe Boot
God made the rainbow a sign of his covenant that he would never again flood the Earth. Since this sign is visible to all peoples everywhere and through all times then everyone is included in God's covenant and is subsequently either a covenant-keeper or a covenant-breaker.
Signs of the Covenant

Signs of the Covenant

May 17, 2015  |  Joe Boot

God made the rainbow a sign of his covenant that he would never again flood the Earth. Since this sign is visible to all peoples everywhere and through all times then everyone is included in God's covenant and is subsequently either a covenant-keeper or a covenant-breaker.

Covering the Nakedness of Noah

Covering the Nakedness of Noah

May 24, 2015  |  David Robinson

Noah was caught up in the sin of drunkenness, and his sons showed their hearts by their responses exposing or covering his shame. God's love for us is demonstrated in the cross of Christ; only God can cover our sin and shame.

Covering the Nakedness of Noah

Covering the Nakedness of Noah

May 24, 2015  |  David Robinson

Noah was caught up in the sin of drunkenness, and his sons showed their hearts by their responses exposing or covering his shame. God's love for us is demonstrated in the cross of Christ; only God can cover our sin and shame.

Chapter 10

The Table of Nations and Renewed War

The Table of Nations and Renewed War

May 31, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the record of Noah's descendants we already see the conflict between the kingdom of God and the kingdoms of evil which God's people must confront.

The Table of Nations and Renewed War

The Table of Nations and Renewed War

May 31, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the record of Noah's descendants we see already the conflict between the kingdom of God and the kingdoms of evil which God's people must confront.

Chapter 11

Tower of Babel: The Society of Satan

Tower of Babel: The Society of Satan

June 7, 2015  |  Joe Boot
Babel's rebellion of autonomous man-centred religion is present with us today, but, in Christ, God is establishing an everlasting kingdom which will shatter all kingdoms of men.
Tower of Babel: The Society of Satan

Tower of Babel: The Society of Satan

June 7, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Babel's rebellion of autonomous man-centred religion is present with us today, but, in Christ, God is establishing an everlasting kingdom which will shatter all kingdoms of men.

A New Beginning: The Man of Faith

A New Beginning: The Man of Faith

June 14, 2015  |  Scott Masson

Leaving his father's house, Abraham follows the Lord's call in faith and receives His salvation promises.

A New Beginning: The Man of Faith

A New Beginning: The Man of Faith

June 14, 2015  |  Scott Masson

Leaving his father's house, Abraham follows the Lord's call in faith and receives His salvation promises.

Can't We all Just Get Along?

February 4, 2015  |  Joe Boot

There is a humanistic movement towards a superficial religious unity, which amounts to little more than the abolishment of distinctions as part of a greater effort towards man-centered sociopolitical unity.

Topic: Humanism
Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9

Chapter 15

Searching for Truth: Rock of Ages

May 4, 2014  |  Scott Masson
The people of God in the body of Christ share in the redemptive renewal of a sin-spoiled creation.

Searching for Truth: Rock of Ages

May 4, 2014  |  Scott Masson

The people of God in the body of Christ share in the redemptive renewal of a sin-spoiled creation.

Chapter 21

Thirsty Souls and Living Water

January 3, 2010  |  Joe Boot

When people reject the things of God, whether knowingly or unknowingly they reap destruction. Mocking God has the consequence of covenantal separation from God. In our culture, we are reaping the consequences of mocking God: a generation of aimlessness and despair.

Series: Evangelism
Scripture: Genesis 21:8-20