Thursday, November 8, 2012

Genesis 8:20-9:29; Lesson 8

Chuck's study this week:

Lesson     8

Passage Genesis 8:20-9:29

Content (List of Topics or Events)
Instructions from God to Noah (Genesis 8:20-9:7)
a. Never Again – A Flood as judgment (8:20-22)
b. Restates instruction to be fruitful and increase with food guidelines (9:1-3)
c. Lifeblood restriction on food (9:4-7)

God’s Covenant with Noah and descendants (Genesis 9:8-17)
a. God’s covenant to never again send a flood (9:8-11)
b. Sign a rainbow an everlasting covenant  (9:12-17)
Noah Son’s disposition (Genesis 9:18-29)
a. Noah’s wine and son’s reaction(18-23)
b. Noah’s anger and Ham his youngest son (24-25)
c. Noah’s blessing of Shem and Japheth (26-27)
d. Noah’s years (28-29)
Divisions (Main Blocks of Thought)
Instructions from God to Noah   
Genesis 8:20-9:7
God’s Covenant with Noah and descendants
Genesis 9:8-17
Noah Son’s disposition
Genesis 9:18-29

Subject Sentence (Summarizes the contents of the Divisions – No more than 10 words)
Noah’s post-flood instructions and covenant with son’s heritage.
Aim (Main Teaching Point of the Passage)
To Learn God has an everlasting covenant with His people with demonstrated evidence; it should be demonstrated in our heart actions. 
Specific Application Questions

1.       How do we take instructions from God; are we listening?

2.       In what ways to we stand on God’s promises?

3.       What is our heritage and how are we showing it?
Principles to Remember

God wants the best for us.

God is faithful to us; we need to be faithful to Him.

We have a legacy; it should show our faith

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