Category Archives : Genesis (Rayburn)


The Heart of God Gen 6:1-7

Download audio Download sermon Genesis 6:1-7 We’re reading this morning the first seven verses of the sixth chapter of Genesis. We have read most recently the genealogy of Cain and the succeeding generations of unbelief and increasing wickedness descending from him and then in chapter five the long line of the descendants of Adam through […]


The Antithesis Gen 6:9-22

Download audio Download sermon Genesis 6:9-22 We begin today the narrative of the flood, one of the most definitive events in the history of the world. “Whereas the narrator races through the millennia between Adam and Noah, and between Noah and Abraham, he slows the action to a standstill and devotes a full [chapter] to […]


The Flood Gen 7:1-24

Download audio Download sermon Genesis 7:1-24 The judgment of human wickedness by a flood and the sparing of Noah and his family had been promised in the previous chapter. Now the rains begin to fall. Text Comments v.1       The second “you” in v. 1 is singular. This doesn’t mean that the other members of Noah’s […]


The Bible in Sum Gen 12:1-9

Download audio Download sermon Genesis 12:1-9 It is important to set the following narrative in historical context. It has been impossible to fix the dates of any of the events related in chapters 1-11. That is one reason why there are such fierce arguments concerning those dates. But counting backward from information in the Bible, […]