Sidney Greidanus offers a practical companion volume to his earlier Preaching Christ from the Old Testament . Written to further the ministries of preaching ,seminary students , and Bible teachers , Preaching Christ from the Genesis Narrative will enable them to quickly build valuable sermons and lesson on Genesis , the foundation al book of the Old Testament , and to bring Christ into the Old Testament picture .
Greidanus begins by addressing issues encountered when preaching Christ from Genesis including literary and interpretation , the narrative sermon form , and the common lack of preaching from the pulpit on this text . He delves into the genre of Genesis narratives - legend, myth, saga,and redemptive - historical narrative. He also presents two hermeneutical moves and seven ways of preaching Christ .
The majority of the book that follows it taken up with the text of Genesis broken into 22 section . Each chapter follows same basic pattern for the narrative based on Greidanus' ten -step method to move from text sermon , allowing for an eventual basic hermeneutical -homiletical approach to biblical text to emerge.
Preaching Christ from the Genesis Narratives is a valuable resource for any preacher seeking to better proclaim the Genesis narratives