The unusual passage in Genesis 6 teaches that the culture was defined by its fallen heroes, sexual perversion, widespread corruption and violent headlines, just like today. God’s grace was given a deadline before He sent the flood. We can choose to follow what is popular and cause God grief and pain, or find God’s favor by obedience and walking with Him.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Genesis 6:1-4, Jude 1:6-7, Job 1:6, Job 2:1, 1 Peter 3:18-22
Job not only overcomes despair and suffering, he prospers. This proactive man of God responds to adversity by cultivating sustained relationships -- a deep relationship with God, a cluster of close friends and a deep-seated love for self. Close friends can provide earthly comfort, companionship, encouragement and help. Loving ourselves enough to make something special with the...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Job 42:1-17, James 5:10-11, Genesis 6:5-6, John 11:35, Luke 10:21
Topic: Loving Others
God declared to Noah that man was so sinful He had to destroy the earth: not just people, but all of the creatures and land He had entrusted to their care. We must learn to repent and care for His creation. Protect it and foster all the glory of God that is on display. God no longer waits to flood the earth with water and wash away life as we know it. Instead, He floods our...
Speaker: Ryan Kramer
Scripture: Genesis 6:5-8, Genesis 7:21-24, Genesis 9:1-3, Genesis 9:11-17
Topic: Grace of God
Does Nephilim mean “Giants”? For many people, the beginning of the 6 th chapter of Genesis, where the word Nephilim comes from, is one of the most baffling passages of the Bible: 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the...
Author: Julia Blum
Scripture: Genesis 6:4-4
What is Noah's Ark? The Ark of Noah is at the very heart of this story. Therefore, it is the Ark that becomes God’s prophetic message to future humanity. At times people have thrown a bottle containing a message, into the sea, and years later it is found and the message contained within it is read. This is the picture I have for the Ark of Noah: the prophetic message is inside...
Author: Julia Blum
Scripture: Genesis 6:8-14, Genesis 8:1-1