Week of August 5th, 2018

Scripture Memorization: 

ESV Genesis 8:22While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”(Gen. 8:22 ESV)

 Reading Plan:

Read Genesis 8:20-9:17 every day this week.  After reading Genesis 8:20-9:17, please reflect on the corresponding question(s) for each day listed below.

 

  • August 6th: Genesis 8:20-9:17(8:20-21 – Why would Noah built an altar and offer burnt offerings after the Flood? How does God respond to Noah’s offering?)
  • August 7th: Genesis 8:20-9:17(8:22 – How should the Christian view many contemporary fears of man-made catastrophe considering God’s promise here?  What is a biblical perspective of environmentalism?)
  • August 8th:Genesis 8:20-9:17 (9:1-4 – How does this passage relate to what we find in Genesis 1? What are the similarities?  What are the differences?)
  • August 9th: Genesis 8:20-9:17 (9:5-6 – How does this passage relate to the story of Cain and Abel? What does it mean that God will require a reckoning for the life of man from both man and beast?  How does this passage relate to capital punishment?)
  • August 10th: Genesis 8:20-9:17 (9:7 – What does the repetition of this verse tell us about its importance? Why is this blessing reiterated now, post-flood?  In what ways does this blessing rebuke our society?)
  • August 11th: Genesis 8:20-9:17 (9:8-17 – What is a covenant? What is the covenant that God makes with Noah? What is the sign of the covenant?)