SERIES: This sub-series is a 11 part collection of talks by Dr. BJ Boles that are part of the overall “Light My Path 313” series. This sub-series is entitled “Forefathers of Faith” and is from the Old Testament of the Bible. The patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph are presented and content comes from the book of Genesis.
TALKS: Each completed talk is available to view by clicking the links provided below or you may also visit our YouTube Channel at www.LMP313.com
COMPANION BOOK: The companion book for the “Genesis” series is “Patriarchs and Prophets” by Ellen G. White. The book is available online free at: http://www.whiteestate.org/books/pp/pp.asp
Topic: Faith, Covenant, Blessings and Curses
Summary: This talk is about a promise that God makes with a man named Abraham. God calls Abraham to leave his home and to journey to a strange land.
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 11) “The Call of Abraham”
“Well Ordered House” (#2 of 11)
Topic: Golden Rule, Good Choices, Godly Households
Summary: This talk is about Abraham and Lot and their parting of ways. Abraham saves Lot. Also discussed is the manner in which Abraham ran his house.
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 12) “Abraham in Canaan”
Topic: Tests of Faith
Summary: This talk is about when God asked Abraham to sacrifice his only son Isaac. Why would God do such a thing? What did it foretell?
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 13) “The Test of Faith”
“Pleading for the Lost” (#4 of 11)
Topic: Immoral World, Consequences, Judgment, God's Mercy
Summary: This talk is about destruction of Sodom. What is God's strange act? Is there a day of accountability coming?
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 14) “Destruction of Sodom”
Topic: Finding the Perfect Mate, Trusting God
Summary: This talk is about Abraham sending his servant to find a wife for his son Isaac. Guidelines for finding the perfect mate are given.
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 15) “The Marriage of Isaac”
Topic: God's Timing, Deception, God's Promises
Summary: This talk is about Jacob and Esau fighting over the birthright and blessing of their father Isaac.
Companion Reading: Patriarchs and Prophets (Chapter 16) “Jacob and Esau”