Bible Stories for Adults
Genesis 5 - 10
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Generations (Genesis 5)
What was the typical lifespan during the first 1656 years of human history?
How and why was this changed?
What was the typical lifespan between Noah and Abraham and beyond?
How many generations were born by Adam's death?
How did Enoch die, and why?
How did Methuselah die?
Genesis 5:25-29, 7:11
NOTE: Methuselah means "when he is dead, it shall come"
World-wide Wickedness (Genesis 6:5-9)
How had disharmony affected God's creation?
What did God decide to do as His judgment?
How did God follow this judgment with His grace?
Why did God save Noah?
Genesis 6:8-9 (also 7:1)
Preparations (Genesis 6:14-22)
What preparations did God tell Noah to make?
Genesis 6:14-16, 19-21
What did Noah do in response to God's instructions?
Why did Noah build this huge boat on dry land?
Entering the Ark (Genesis 7:1-10)
How old was Noah when the flood began?
At his age, how did Noah gather all of the animals?
How did Noah close the door of the ark?
The Flood (Genesis 7:11-24)
Where did the floodwaters come from?
How long did the floodwaters come?
What is the importance of verse 20?
How long did the flood last?
The Waters Subside (Genesis 8:1-12)
How did God end the flood?
When was dry land first visible?
Why did Noah send out birds?
Why didn't Noah look for himself?
What did Noah learn from the dove's next two trips?
Back on Dry Ground (Genesis 8:13-20)
How long had Noah and his family lived on the ark?
How did Noah know when to get out of the ark?
What was the first thing Noah did after leaving the ark?
Wouldn't Noah eliminate species by sacrificing clean animals?
God's Response (Genesis 8:21-9:7)
How did God respond to Noah's worshipful sacrifice?
What else did God decide to sustain?
How did man's relation to animals change?
Since man could now kill, what did God command against and why?
What did God command to restore his creation?
Genesis 9:7 (see 1:28)
God's Covenant (Genesis 9:8-17)
With whom did God make a covenant?
What was God's promise under the covenant?
What sign or signature guaranteed this covenant?
Washing Waters that Save (1 Peter 3:18-21)
What was washed from the earth by the flood?
How are we washed from our natural sinfulness?
1 Peter 3:18-21
Why must we die?
How do our washing waters save us?
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