Sermon Bible Study Guides

Genesis 8:1-19 - June 8th 2018

Waiting for our rescue

Read Genesis 8:1-19

  1. What did God do and why?
    1. What does it mean that "God remembered"? Had he forgotten about Noah? 
  2. How long had the waters been on the earth? How much longer does Noah wait?
    1. What does that tell you about God and his plans?
  3. What does God command Noah to do? 
    1. What does this language remind you of?
  4. How does Noah respond?

Application:

  1. What do we learn about God in this passage?
    1. Which promises of God are kept through this passage?
    2. Which promises of God are preserved through this passage? (Which have not yet been kept?)
  2. What do we learn about man in this passage?
    1. What can we learn from Noah about:
      1. our role in God's plan.
      2. waiting on the Lord.
      3. listening to the Lord.
  3. How does the story of Noah fit into the over arching story of the Bible? (What does it point forward to? What does this particular passage preview?)

Genesis 6:9-7:24 - June 1st 2018

Wrath and Rescue

Read Genesis 6:9-7:24

  1. How is Noah described? Who else has been described this way?
  2. What does God instruct Noah to do? Why does he tell Noah to do this?
  3. How does Noah respond?
  4. What does the Lord instruct Noah to do next? What does the Lord do then?
  5. Who and what is saved through the ark?
  6. The waters cover the face of the earth. What scene already described in Genesis does this refer back to? What do you think Moses is teaching in describing them in the same way?

Application:

  1. What do we learn from this passage about how God views sin?
    1. Why are all living things on earth destroyed when it is man who is sinful?
    2. What does this teach us about the dangerous effects of our own sins?
  2. What do we learn about God’s mercy and provision in this passage?
  3. How should this affect the way we view sin?
  4. How should this affect the way we think about God’s care for us?
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