Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6)

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Thus far in our study of Genesis we have learned that God created everything “and saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good” (1:31). A key part of God’s creation is humans uniquely created in His image (1:27). Tragically, the first humans rebelled against God resulting in a broken world filled with evil, sin, and death. With the world in such condition, let us turn our attention to Genesis 6 and learn more about God’s character.

  1. God’s Love Revealed in Grief (vs. 1-6, 11-12). God is love. By the time we reach Genesis 6, we learn that “the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” We are told that the “sons of God saw that the daughters of man…

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Sparking Conversation

Over the last several months I have devoted a great deal of time discussing topics largely by engaging categories established by others.  I have set out to inspect a number of statements about issues of gender and sexuality against Scripture in hopes of encouraging others to question the status quo that exists in American Evangelicalism.  One of my greatest wishes is for people to be empowered to read Scripture both privately and corporately in a way that inspires all to imitate Christ by loving all people and joining with them in fellowship.

That is, I have strived to impress upon the reader that the purpose of reading Scripture is not to merely inform or support our own opinions or experiences.  Neither is it to assist in developing a series of absolutist propositions towards a system of universal theological truth.  Instead, the purpose of Scripture is to draw us into the…

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WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NOAH AND THE ARK

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Noah’s Ark is among the trending stories told by both believers and unbelievers! The cartoon industries and comic books have also done great jobs using its story line! People who have not ever had their bibles opened or stepped feet in the church can have something to say about Noah and his ark! Many including theologians argues that Noah’s story is a mere Jewish studies used to teach people morals! There is more to this story than what we know!

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What We Know

The Bible, in Genesis 5–9, gives us the bulk of what we know about Noah and his life. Noah was married and had three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Each of the sons had his own wife. In the years Noah spent building the Ark, his grandfather Methuselah and father Lamech were alive and may have even assisted Noah in some ways. We are told that Noah…

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