Friday, November 07, 2014

Homiletics Genesis 8:20-9:29

19 March 2013

Contents:            Where?                  Earth                                   Who?  Noah, Shem, Ham, Japheth

1
8:20-22
Noah built an altar and made offerings, God smelled it and promised to never destroy living things again.
2
9:1-7
God blessed Noah and sons to be fruitful and gave them animals to eat without blood, and whoever sheds man’s blood will have his blood shed by man.
3
9:8-17
God made covenant w/ Noah/sons/descendants to not destroy earth by flood with bow in the cloud as its sign; God will see and remember covenant between Him and all flesh.
4
9:18-23
Noah farmed and planted vineyard, got drunk and was found uncovered in his tent by Ham (father of Canaan), who told Shem and Japheth who covered Noah w/o looking.
5
9:24-27
Noah woke and knew what youngest did, so he cursed Canaan and blessed Shem and Japheth.
6
9:28-29
Noah lived 150 years after flood for a total of 950 years, then he died.

 

Divisions:

1
8:20-9:7
Noah made offerings and God blessed him and gave him animals to eat.
Principle:
Worshiping God should be our first response after any situation.
God demands an accounting for shed blood.
2
9:8-17
God made a covenant with Noah and his descendants with the bow in the cloud as a sign.
Principle:
God promised to never again destroy all life by flood.
The bow in the cloud is pointed toward God.
3
9:18-29
Noah made wine, Ham made a mistake, Shem and Japheth made Noah proud, and Noah lived to 950.
Principle:
Drunkenness leads to uncharacteristic behavior.
When we witness someone else’s embarrassment, we should keep It to ourselves.
Love covers a multitude of sins.

 

Subject Sentence:

Noah receives a blessing, new diet, covenant and long life.

 

Aim (Christian and Non-Christian):

TCMAT know that God’s promise to Noah is also to us and we should always seek to display God-honoring behavior.

 

Application:

1
What was your response to God after the last situation He brought you through?
How might you ensure that you would respond with worship following any circumstance in the future?
2
How does God’s covenant with Noah affect His people today?
3
How should we handle a situation when we witness someone else’s embarrassment?
How can we practice “love covering a multitude of sins”?

 

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