NextLevel Online: The Pentateuch

Session 1: A God who Creates

In session 1, we give descriptions of God, a God who acts and a God who creates. We also talk about the Pentateuch or the first five books.


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Notes from Teaching Video

  • Descriptions of God
    • The Pentateuch = Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
  • Gods who Act
  • A God who “creates”
  • Genesis 1
    • Days of Creation
  • Genesis 2 and on…

Questions for Discussion and Reflection

  • Look up the following texts, all of which use the Hebrew word bara’, "to create": Exod 34:10; Num 16:30; Deut 4:32; Isa 4:5; 40:26, 28; 41:20; 43:1, 7, 15; 45:7-8; 48:7; 54:16; 57:19; 65:17-18; Ps 51:12; 102:19; 104:30; 148:5; Eccl 12:1. What types of things does God bara’ in the Old Testament?

  • Why is it significant for us to understand God as Creator?

  • What do you think about God creating in light of humanity's choice to sin? What do you think about God creating again out of man’s chaos?

  • Spend some time praying, thanking God for the various things he has created.

About NextLevel Online

The vision of Ozark Christian College is to glorify God by evangelizing the lost and edifying Christians worldwide. The mission of Ozark Christian College is to train men and women for Christian service as a degree-granting institution of biblical higher education.