A Disappointing New Start (Genesis 9 & 10)

How quickly the fresh start of 2016 can sour! The New Year’s Resolutions that are enthusiastically determined before the old year ends are quietly discarded after the New Year begins. The gym membership that sounded so promising in 2015, now sounds unreasonable in 2016. The promises of quality time with family have succumbed to theContinue reading “A Disappointing New Start (Genesis 9 & 10)”

Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)

Over the past few weeks we have learned about Noah and the flood. In Genesis 6, God saw that the world was corrupt because of the wickedness of man. God decided to destroy the earth with a flood. Before the flood came, however, Noah found favor with God because he was a righteous man. GodContinue reading “Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)”

Our Faithful God Remembers (Genesis 8:1-19)

  Have you ever wondered if God has forgotten about you? Do you sometimes wonder if God is really there? Do you wonder if He is aware of your trials? Do you sometimes wonder if He cares? If so, Genesis 8 is a good reminder that God is there, He is aware, and He cares.Continue reading “Our Faithful God Remembers (Genesis 8:1-19)”

The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)

In Genesis 6 we learned that humans had corrupted the earth so much that God determined to destroy everyone by a flood of waters. We also learned that God planned to graciously save one man named Noah because he was righteous and blameless. In Genesis 7, we find out more about Noah and the floodContinue reading “The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)”

Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6)

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 filledContinue reading “Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6)”