Genesis-Leviticus: God Builds a People for Himself


Number of Lessons: 3Avg. Lesson Length: 26 MinutesTime Required: 3 Hours MinimumLevel: Intermediate


Genesis – Leviticus: God Builds a People for Himself tells the story of Israel’s roots. From the creation of all things to the creation of Israel as a nation at Sinai, this course studies God’s process of building a nation to represent Him on earth. It is the foundation for understanding the struggles and triumphs of the relationship between God and Israel that is recorded in the rest of the Old Testament books.

With this course you will also receive Ray C. Stedman’s teaching commentary related to this section of the Bible. Click here to see a sample chapter.


The Old Testament always has such great lessons that I learn something new from every single time. This course was well thought out and hit some great points.

Course Reviewed: 2 months ago

An interesting and informative course from wise and knowledgeable presenters. I wish i had known of these courses years ago. They are really helping with my understanding of the role of Israel in God’s plans for our salvation. Thank you.

Course Reviewed: 7 months ago


ProfessorDouglas K. Stuart, PhD
  • Harvard University, PhD
  • Yale Divinity School, graduate studies
  • Harvard University, BA


  1. To introduce students to survey information of the Old Testament.
  2. To help develop critical and practical aptitudes in understanding the Bible.
  3. To provide scholarly information that will help students better understand the historical and biblical context of the Old Testament.

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Biblical Studies IIDetails


Very good overview of Genesis through Leviticus. Thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you.

Course Reviewed: 10 months ago

This class was very insightful and interesting.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago

It is good to tie the OT to the NT consistently. We must understand the OT if we are to really understand the NT.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago