14 May 2023 (am) – Genesis 9:1-17

PodcastAndy Bruins preaching from Genesis on Sunday 14th May 2023.


Noah and his family have disembarked; before them is a world that has been washed clean by the flood, and they must start again multiplying and filling the earth.
But is Noah’s family really any better than those who were swept away by God’s Judgement? How will the human race be able to stop history repeating itself?
This passage in Genesis chapter 9 tells us about the changes God has made in order to accomplish His design for them.


Q What do most people think is the greatest threat to the survival of the human race?

Q Compare Genesis 6:5 and Genesis 8:21. What has or hasn’t changed about the human race before and after the flood?

Q Read v1-7. What has stayed the same in God’s mandate for the human race? What new features have been added?
How do we see God’s provision and protection in these verses?

Q Read 8:20-22 and 9:8-17.
What does God promise in His covenant?

Who does God make this covenant with? What are the terms of the covenant?

What is the sign of this covenant? How does the sign function?

Q In the context of the story of the flood, what is really the greatest threat to the survival of the human race?

Q Read Hebrews 8:10-12. What is better about the New Covenant? Why is this the best news for the human race?

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