Genesis (Program #47) – The Background and Origin of God’s Calling and the Experience of the Called Ones
Genesis is broken into three sections and now we are just beginning to get into the third section, a very encouraging section that deal with God’s calling.
Although Genesis is a rather lengthy book, it is divided into 3 main sections. The first concerns God’s creation. The second deals with Satan’s corruption and his leading man into a corrupted state. The third concerns God’s coming in to save man through His calling and His all-sufficient grace. God’s creation deals not only with the original creation but as we have pointed out in several earlier messages, God’s re-creation and further creation climaxing in mankind created in God’s image.
The second section concerns Satan’s activity mainly behind the scene to lead man further and further into the fall in at least 4 stages. Man fell in Genesis 3 away from God by disobeying Him. Man fell again in Genesis 4 by turning away from God’s ordain means of salvation. In Genesis 6, man fell unto the flesh and became polluted and then even after the flood and the institution of human government, man continue to fall and the whole human race rose up in defiant rebellion against God. At that point, God no longer dealt directly with humanity as a whole but determine to work along another line by calling out a new people, a new race for Himself…
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