Two thousand years passed between the time of Adam and Eve and when Abraham arrived on the scene. That was a long time from the first prophecy given in Genesis 3:15. God was certainly patient! Almost everything we know about these first 2000 years of humanity is recorded in the first eleven chapters of Genesis. While God does not give us all the details of what occurred and why, there are some very remarkable people and events during this time. Genesis 5 records the genealogy starting with Adam. Adam lived 930 years. Enoch, the father […]
Abraham is chosen by God and becomes the patriarch of the nation of Israel. His son Isaac marries Rebekah and they have twin sons, Jacob and Esau. A family feud develops between the two brothers which lasts for centuries, and it even has a connection to King Herod who attempts to kill the baby Jesus 1700 years later. The two brothers follow different paths. Jacob is given the birthright, takes the name Israel, and has 12 sons who become the 12 tribes of Israel. The other brother Esau becomes angry at God, never repents, and […]

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Two thousand years passed between the time of Adam and Eve and when Abraham arrived on the scene. That was […]