BUILDING OF THE
THE ACCOUNT ‑ SUMMARY cont’d
THE SONS OF NOAH - (WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM?)
Gen 10:1 "These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth..."
THE SONS OF JAPHETH
10:2-5 The sons of Japheth.-
called the Gentiles of which we are by natural birth.
THE SONS OF HAM
10:6-20 The sons of Ham - a
good study, of his seed and their evil ways as they exist in the world today!
We see the continent of
THE SONS OF SHEM
Gen 10:21-32 The seed of Shem - The good seed and their righteous ways.
Out of the seed of Shem, came the father of faith - Abraham and his righteous seed Isaac, to whom God gave the promises.
Pre-Flood: Cities excavated to reveal truths that existed in Noah's day.
Eridu - Obeid - Erech - Tepe - Gawra -
Painted pottery, copper, mirrors, flint instruments, hoes, tools of all kinds, sickles, turquoise vases, fishhooks, copper axes, models of boats, underground kilns, brick ruins of temples painted red, figures of birds, chariots.
Summary The time of new beginning – in many ways this is what it is like to be born again. The old man is crucified with Christ and buried in the waters of baptism, and we have a new beginning.
We can see how the choices we make affect everything in our lives and generations to come.
Bonus Gen. 6:3 Why did the Lord reduce the lifespan of mankind to 120 years?