The King, His Kingdom, His People Pt. 1: Act 1 - Creation
|Series||The King, His Kingdom, His People|
|Key Speaker||Brian Jeansonne|
BACKGROUND: GENESIS 1 & 2
Cultural & historical context
THE KING ‐ Genesis 1
The King creates and rules
Genesis 1 & 2 intends to answer the question: Who is God?
Kingdoms are monarchies that are established and ruled by kings
God's Kingdom is the realm in which he rules and his will is done
Genesis 1 & 2 intends to answer the question: What is this God doing in creation?
HIS PEOPLE ‐ Genesis 1:26 ‐ 2:25
The King places an image of himself in his kingdom
The King gives his image bearing creatures responsibility
The King cares for his image bearing creatures
The King dwells with his image bearing creatures
There is complete harmony between the King and his creation all dwelling together in his Kingdom
Genesis 1 & 2 intends to answer: What is the relationship between God, the creator and king, and his people like?
Prior to this weekends teaching, what was your understanding of the creation story? What did you understand God's role to be and humanities role to be?
Based on Genesis 1 & 2, what would you say the role of humanity is in the creation narrative? How might this understanding of humanity's role differ from what you previously thought or were taught?
How does our understanding of how the story of God begins actually impact our lives today?
What might it look like to live our lives today under the Kingship of God as Adam and Eve experienced in Genesis 1 & 2?
The Lost World of Genesis One
The Eden Project